Activate and use We Connect extra SIM watch

With We Connect extra SIM watch, you can also use your mobile subscription on your smartwatch: make calls, send messages and stream music – whenever you want.
We will explain to you how to set up and use We Connect extra SIM watch on your smartwatch.

Requirements for connecting your smartwatch

Requirements and activation

You will need:

  • a Sunrise mobile subscription

  • an iPhone 6 or later

  • at least the operating system iOS 11.2 or higher

  • an Apple Watch with at least watchOS 4.2 or higher

  • carrier settings with at least Sunrise 31.1

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Search for and install carrier settings

  1. Make sure that your iPhone is connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile network.

  2. Select Settings > General > About. If an update is available, an option to update the carrier settings will be shown.

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Connect up to five devices

You can connect up to five Apple Watch devices to your mobile subscription.

Activate We Connect extra SIM watch on the Apple Watch

During the Apple Watch pairing process

The easiest thing to do is to activate the We Connect extra SIM watch option while pairing your Apple Watch with your iPhone.

Afterwards in the app

You can also activate the We Connect extra SIM watch option at a later date. Use the Apple Watch iPhone app to do so.

Use abroad

Roaming

It is currently not possible to use the We Connect watch subscription abroad.

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Use Bluetooth connection

With the Bluetooth connection to your smartphone, you can use your smartwatch to make and receive calls.
The smartwatch uses your mobile phone’s mobile network.

Usage by a third party

Not recommended

The We Connect extra SIM watch option is linked to your mobile subscription and your phone number.

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Devices and subscriptions are linked

Since the We Connect extra SIM watch option is linked to your mobile subscription and your phone number, the third party could receive calls to your phone number, read your messages and access your apps.

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