Apple Watch® Series 3 - Support Overview

Find device-specific support and online tools for your Apple Watch Series 3.
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Lexus Connected Car
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Motorola W385
Apple® iPad mini™ 3
Samsung SCH-u340
HTC Desire® 612
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Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
HTC One® remix
Enact™ by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
Samsung SCH-u430
HP Spectre x2
Samsung Gear S2 classic
LG VX8360
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Samsung SCH-a870
Google Nexus 7
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
Lucid™ by LG
Lancet™
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
Motorola MOTO™ VU204
Motorola Adventure™ V750
LG VX8350
Samsung SCH-u410
Samsung Reality™
Lucid™2 by LG
LG VX5300
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Verizon Wireless Coupe™
Motorola V325i
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
LG VX5200
Motorola V325
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Verizon Wireless CDM8975
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LG Clout™
Samsung SCH-a650
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Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
Motorola Entice™
Samsung SCH-a630
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Apple Watch Series 4
Apple® iPhone® XS Max
Yealink One TalkSM CP920 IP Conference Phone
Apple® iPhone® XS
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray
Samsung Galaxy Note9

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Manually Pair - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to manually pair your Apple Watch to your iPhone if the automated process doesn't work.
Replace Existing Device - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Cellular Service - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to activate your Apple Watch to share the mobile number used by your iPhone.
Set Up Device - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to pair and sync your Apple Watch with your iPhone.
Switch Paired iPhone® - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unpair your Apple Watch from your current iPhone and then pair with a new one.

Basics

Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to determine if your location has Verizon Wireless service available.
Apple Watch Series 3 Offer FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about our latest Apple Watch Series 3 offer from Verizon Wireless.
AppleĀ® Watch Series 3 Simulator: Getting to Know Your iPhone
[Interactive Simulation]
An interactive map of the Home screen and buttons on your Apple Watch Series 3.

Battery & Power

Charge the Device - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to charge your Apple Watch.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth® Discovery Mode - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to make your Apple Watch visible to Bluetooth devices.
Delete Paired Bluetooth® Connection - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unpair a Bluetooth accessory paired to your Apple Watch.
Turn Bluetooth® On / Off - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here are links on how to disable wireless connections (including Bluetooth) on your Apple Watch Series 3 / Series 4.

Calling & Dialing

Call a Number - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to call a number from your Apple Watch.
Emergency SOS - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here is a link to info on the Emergency SOS feature of your Apple Watch Series 3 / Series 4.

Contacts

View Contacts - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view contacts on your Apple Watch.

Device ID & Info

Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to help determine if your device has damage.
View Device ID (ESN / IMEI / MEID) - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view the number that identifies your device on the Verizon network.
View Device Info - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view device info for your Apple Watch.

Device Settings

Airplane Mode - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to control wireless connections by turning airplane mode on/off on your Apple Watch.
Display Settings - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the brightness and text size on your Apple Watch.
Turn Cellular On / Off - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn cellular on or off on your Apple Watch.

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Change Device Password - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the password used to securely access your Apple Watch.
Remove Device Password - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to reset your Apple Watch Series 3 / Series 4 if you're unable to unlock it.
Set Up Screen Lock - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to set up a screen lock to protect the info on your Apple Watch.
Turn Off Screen Lock - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to disable the screen lock setting on your Apple Watch Series 3 / Series 4.
Unlock Screen - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to unlock the screen on your Apple Watch.

Operating System & Software

Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to reset your Apple Watch if it has a blank or frozen screen or calling, app or audio issues.
Install Device Software Update - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to check for or to install software updates on your Apple Watch.
Apple Watch Series 3 Software Update
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update and view instructions to see how to download the software to your device.
View Software Version - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view the software version your Apple Watch is currently running.

SIM Card

View SIM Card Number - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view the SIM card number on your Apple Watch if needed during activation or troubleshooting.

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Volume Controls - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to change the volume levels for calls, alerts, and notifications on your Apple Watch.

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to create and send a text message from your Apple Watch.

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Zoom & Magnifier - Apple® iOS
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to turn Zoom and Magnifier on or off for your iPhone or iPad.

Wi-Fi & Network

Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to disconnect from your Apple Watch from connected Wi-Fi networks.
Verify Wi-Fi Connection - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to verify that you're connected to Wi-Fi on for your Apple Watch.
Wireless Connection Status - Apple Watch®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Here's how to view the method (Wi-Fi, cellular, etc.) your Apple Watch Series 3 is using to connect to other devices.

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