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Questions tagged [apple-watch-series-3]

The Apple Watch Series 3 is a smart watch released by Apple in September 2017. Use this tag if your question is specifically about this Apple Watch model.

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Why Apple watch Nike+ is in same price as normal watch?

I am planning to buy an Apple Watch series 3 (GPS only) but confused between normal and Nike+ edition. If I purchase Nike+ edition, am I losing anything that is in Normal watch? If Nike+ edition is (...
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if I purchase Apple watch series 3 or 4 (GPS only) from USA, will it work in India?

I am going to USA for 15 days next month. I am thinking to buy an Apple watch series 3 or 4 only GPS, no requirement for cellular for me. Will it work when I come back to India? I am living in India ...
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Apple Watch: Is Apple Watch series 3 wireless speed faster than Apple Watch series 1?

One of the problems I have with Apple Watch series 1 is the connection speed. Sometimes it takes a while for the weather, events near me or apple map to appear. I assume this is because of the ...
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MacBook Pro unable to communicate with Apple Watch

Apple Watch won't unlock MacBook Pro Up until yesterday, my MacBook Pro worked just fine with my Apple Watch - I walk up, touch the keyboard or trackpad, Mac unlocks and I get to work. No worries! ...
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How ferromagnet makes more sense than electromagnet in apple watch charging cable? [closed]

I don't see any use of ferromagnet in charging cable of apple watch or macbook (before 2017). Why don't apple opt for electromagnet as it would only be magnetic when the charging code is powered. We ...
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How do I send compass app data to apple watch?

Ok, I was very disappointed to know iWatch doesn't come with a most basic wrist watch feature: a compass. It's reasonable that due to magnets used in coils and straps, it's not possible to include a ...
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Why the huge calorie difference between outdoor and indoor activities in Apple Watch?

The calories consumed for an indoor activity is upto 2 to 4 times that of the outdoor activity of the same nature given the same conditions. For instance, the active calories consumed for an outdoor ...
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Is it safe to change Apple Watch battery with more capacity?

For example, while the original battery capacity for Apple Watch Series 1 (38 mm) is 205 mAh, can I replace it with a 273 mAh (38 mm) battery (originally for Apple Watch Series 2, 38 mm), and assuming ...
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Apple Watch Motion face: is there any way to just pick one flower as the default flower?

Is there any way to just pick one flower as the default flower?
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Apple Watch Series 3 create new text message won't appear

I am trying to create a new message in my Apple Watch Series 3. I can use Siri or scroll through my contacts but I am trying to figure out the touch gestures. The forum says: press firmly on the ...
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Cant hear incoming calls with Apple Watch series 3 cellular + GPS and iPhone 6s together

I have an Apple Watch series 3 Cellular + GPS bought recently and paired with my iPhone 6s. My carrier is airtel. When I am away from my iPhone 6s (switched off/out of range/Bluetooth turned off), I ...
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How to purchase a used Apple Watch?

What necessary and sufficient steps can one take, from the software side of the device, when (s)he is purchasing a used Apple Watch, to make sure the Watch is what the seller is claiming it to be? ...
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Apple Watch 3 is not charging fully

I have an Apple Watch 3 GPS model. Starting from this week, it is not charging fully. After a night of charging, it is only something like 95% Is that normal? Or is it a defect? It was always ...
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Apple Watch Series 3 with Cellular not receiving phone calls

I think I have a problem with my Apple Watch 3 with cellular. I have set it up with my carrier to use mobile data when away from my iPhone, but even though I’ve followed the setup steps ok, and my ...
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Does Apple Watch Cellular clone the SIM card?

I have read, that Apple Watch will have the same phone number as iPhone and if iPhone is far away, it can connect to cellular network itself. Doesn't this mean that Apple Watch clones the SIM and how ...
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How do I measure Heart Rate Variability?

Intermittently, and with no pattern I can discern, my Watch measures "Heart Rate Variability". But I don't see a way to measure this on demand, and I can't find any apps that measure it directly (...
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Running with the Apple Watch 3 non-cellular. Can I leave my phone behind?

The LTE version of the Apple Watch Series 3 is not available in my country. Can I use the non-cellular version of the watch for tracking my runs while leaving my phone at home? Would this compromise ...
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Reminders on the watch is showing two reminders lists

I have Apple Watch 3 GPS running watchOS 4.1. Reminders app on the watch is showing two reminders lists. One is empty and one contains items which I really have across all my Apple devices. Any ...
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iPhone X Activity and Health app: Doesn't work - shows spinning wheel instead

I just switched from iPhone 7 Plus to iPhone X. I have Apple Watch Series 3. Everything worked great until I switched to iPhone X. Now the Activity app on the phone (not the one on the watch) just ...
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Apple Watch activity too high

I have a new Apple Watch and have to learn how to use this device properly. Because I miss-add a workout in the Health App my activity rings show that I exercised more than 1000 minutes. I cannot ...
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Workaround to add reminder in Google Inbox via Apple Watch 3 with voice

How can I add a reminder in Google Inbox via my Apple Watch 3 by voice, without using my iPhone? When I had no Apple Watch I used to ask Siri to send an email to myself as a dirty hack instead of ...
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Apple Watch Series 3 Workout not adding to my Exercise ring! Why not?

I have one of those new fan dangled Apple Watches and sometimes my workouts don’t count towards my green exercise ring. Sometimes they do. Sometimes they don’t! Why? -Extra info- Before anyone ...
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Can I use the same cell number as my Android phone with an Apple Watch Series 3?

Title says it all. I know I won’t get the most out of an Apple Watch Series 3 using it with my Android phone, but I wonder if I can at least use the same number with an LTE Apple Watch Series 3? I am ...
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Can the Apple Watch alarm volume be changed?

I had a generation 0 Apple watch, and have used the alarm in nightstand mode for the past 18 months. The volume of the alarm was pretty low, but it always woke me up. This past weekend I upgraded to a ...
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Will old Apple Watch models work with AirPower?

Apple showed off its AirPower charging mat with an Series 3 Apple Watch. Will AirPower work with older Apple Watch models as well?
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Will barometric data from my iPhone be used for a workout created on an Apple Watch without a barometer?

If I take my iPhone on a run with an Apple Watch without GPS the workout app on the watch will use my iPhone's GPS data. Is that same true for barometric data now that the workout app uses the ...
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How will the cellular feature of the Apple Watch Series 3 work?

If a user goes outside with the Apple Watch Series 3 and keeps their iPhone at home, how will the calling feature work?