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Old 03-16-2023, 08:10 PM   #1
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Default The I Watch is a Apple Scam

The whole idea is to leave your I Phone at home and go to lunch. It does not work. Been working with AT&T and Apple sense January.
The I Watch mirrors your I Phone and nothing else. You have to have both to get the dang watch to work.
2K down the drain. Put it in a bag in a drawer this morning. Apple jacked me...
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:12 PM   #2
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Hate it didn't work out for you...but this is a known thing that they are one in the same
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:18 PM   #3
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Hate it didn't work out for you...but this is a known thing that they are one in the same
I am kind of like you. I make money on the internet and I need to keep pace with technology. Finaly getting to leave the I Phone on my desk and go to lunch. Wow how cool.
And it still does not exist. What a scam...

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Old 03-16-2023, 08:23 PM   #4
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My apple watch works without my phone. I can receive/call people and talk over my watch, send/receive texts, get the weather etc.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:24 PM   #5
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Yea you need the Apple Watch that you can buy a data plan for. I believe some are capable of operating independently from the phone and some are not.
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I bought my wife one after she fell and broke her ankle in two places and was unable to reach her phone. I was driving back to Brenham from the ranch and she laid there for over two hours before I got to Brenham and started calling her, with no answer.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:29 PM   #7
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Is it a cellular model? Were you connected to wi-fi? Can’t you get your money back?
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My apple watch works without my phone. I can receive/call people and talk over my watch, send/receive texts, get the weather etc.
Yup if you are 100 yards from your phone and it is on. Turn it off and drive 1000 feet away and report back to us.

They are garbage. Best minds in the industry tried to get mine to work. Pure trash. Been burning them on Amazon, Apple, and AT&T. Now the Green Screen. Truly a scam by Apple. Please sue me...
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:33 PM   #9
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Yup if you are 100 yards from your phone and it is on. Turn it off and drive 1000 feet away and report back to us.

They are garbage. Best minds in the industry tried to get mine to work. Pure trash. Been burning them on Amazon, Apple, and AT&T. Now the Green Screen. Truly a scam by Apple. Please sue me...

Well i just turned my phone is off right now and left it in a solid brick building and walked outside in my unit and sending texts and receiving from my wife?

Sounds like something with your watch. Maybe its not the model with service?
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Well i just turned my phone is off right now and left it in a solid brick building and walked outside in my unit and sending texts and receiving from my wife?

Sounds like something with your watch. Maybe its not the model with service?
$750 watch and 1K brand new phone. They are trash. This is simple - Amazon, Apple, and AT&T are selling a truck load of cow manure...

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Old 03-16-2023, 08:45 PM   #11
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You paid $2000 for the Apple Watch?

Edit: we were typing at the same time.

I love my Apple phone…and watch.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:46 PM   #12
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$750 watch and 1K brand new phone. They are trash...
Yeah i have the SE version or whatever it is not the new fancy one. But mine works fine, sucks you are having problems. Id return it if they cant get it to work.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:47 PM   #13
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$750 watch and 1K brand new phone. They are trash. This is simple - Amazon and AT&T are selling a truck load of cow manure...
I also purchased mine from an apple store i dont think id buy tech off of amazon. I also use AT&T for my service with no issues.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:50 PM   #14
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My wifeís cellular watch works fine. About 2 years now. Goes for runs and such without her phone.


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Old 03-16-2023, 08:51 PM   #15
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Mine works by itself also. It is a model capable of cell service and I pay additional monthly fee for it on my cell bill. I am with Verizon and got it for emergency use as mentioned. I do still prefer the phone for all uses though.
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:52 PM   #16
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You live in Houston and im in Deer Park, if you want i can see if i can help you get it working if you are still wanting to use it. If you are over it i understand that too
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Old 03-16-2023, 08:57 PM   #17
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My G-Shock has been solid as a friend.
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:02 PM   #18
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What model Apple Watch did you buy!
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:05 PM   #19
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Here again the idea is leave the I Phone on the desk and go to lunch. They still can not do it. It's a scam...
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:07 PM   #20
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If you have a watch capable of cellular it will work just fine, if you activate the cellular option. I think itís $10 at ATT.
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:08 PM   #21
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Thanks for letting us know how much you spent. ��*♂️

Do you have the watch that has the cellular plan? Sounds like you don’t, or if you do you watch needs to be replaced.
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Here again the idea is leave the I Phone on the desk and go to lunch. They still can not do it. It's a scam...
Answer the questions Capt Cookie Duster.
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:12 PM   #23
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You got the non cellular version if that’s the case, gotta look into what you buy first then complain.
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:13 PM   #24
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Sounds like #1. operator error or #2.. wrong Apple watch which would then be "see #1"
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:22 PM   #25
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The more you speak…

Well, you know the rest!
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:23 PM   #26
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Lack of research makes them trash?
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:28 PM   #27
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Johnny, did you buy the watch and phone at the same time from the AT&T store? If so, have you gone back to ask them to help you?








p.s. It is NOT a scam.
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:29 PM   #28
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Go get some pot weed and calm down
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:37 PM   #29
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Does your watch have a red dot on it?
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:44 PM   #30
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Operator error.


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Old 03-16-2023, 09:56 PM   #31
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My 10 yr old has an iWatch without a phone (connected to my phone). Her watch works just fine for making calls when sheís not home.

Sounds to me you didnít get the cellular version of the watchÖ
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:59 PM   #32
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C’mon, Johnny. You posted a rant but won’t respond to readers’ questions.

Edit: I see you are logged out.

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Old 03-16-2023, 10:00 PM   #33
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Here again the idea is leave the I Phone on the desk and go to lunch. They still can not do it. It's a scam...
Forgot my phone in Tennessee and operated for three days without it just utilizing my watch. Far from a scam. Even used Apple Pay on my watch when Iíve forgotten my wallet. Do whatever you want with your money and your stuff, but the products work as advertised.

Best of luck with it.
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Old 03-16-2023, 10:03 PM   #34
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Let me put it a simpler way:

The watch comes two ways:

GPS only
GPS + Cellular

If you bought GPS only, your watch is tethered to your phone via bluetooth.

If you bought GPS+Cellular, your watch has an LTE cellular antenna and can make calls, send texts, send emails, etc. even if your phone is off or not with you.

I have a work cell I carry with me all the time during the day and I wear my LTE apple watch (not linked to my work phone). I use my watch just like I use my personal phone if I need it but it is seldom done as I don't do personal things while working.

Bottom line you either have the wrong watch or you need to get some things set up right. You'll need a phone number and a data plan added to your watch for starters, if it is LTE.

I'll say this, though. It's kind of weird talking to someone on your watch, lol.

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Old 03-16-2023, 10:33 PM   #35
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Yup if you are 100 yards from your phone and it is on. Turn it off and drive 1000 feet away and report back to us.

They are garbage. Best minds in the industry tried to get mine to work. Pure trash. Been burning them on Amazon, Apple, and AT&T. Now the Green Screen. Truly a scam by Apple. Please sue me...
My wife’s works if she leaves her phone at home.


I thought you needed a big brain to do what you do?

So I call BS on the best minds in the industry trying to help you.

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Old 03-16-2023, 11:07 PM   #36
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But. Can your apple watch do TBH stuff? eh eh

I'm with Dangerr then
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Old 03-17-2023, 03:15 AM   #38
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Johnny, I think the answer has been posted repeatedly. If you refuse to see it then that’s on you.

There is no scam here.

Someone even offered to come to you. Take them up on that before you keep crying scam please.

You absolutely can leave your phone at home and go to lunch if you have the right watch.
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Old 03-17-2023, 03:44 AM   #39
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You have to take your brain when you pick your watch now days
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Thanks for letting us know how much you spent. ��*♂️

Do you have the watch that has the cellular plan? Sounds like you donít, or if you do you watch needs to be replaced.
On my second watch.
The AT&T plan is like $30.00 a month with insurance. OF COURSE it has cellular and GPS.
Paid $750 to get the newest watch available and then bought the newest phone available. Hours at AT&T - hours at the Apple Genius Bar. Hours on the phone with tech support.

It's a scam.........
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My Apple watch (6 cellular w/ATT) works without my phone including browsing the internet.
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Old 03-17-2023, 06:20 AM   #42
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My watch works fine without my phone around. Heck I left my phone at home one day and went to work with just my watch. 70 miles away.
Received all my calls and texts.
Sorry you are having trouble but it’s not a scam. Only time there are issues is if the watch can’t get a good signal on its own. Obviously doesn’t signal as strong as a full phone.
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Old 03-17-2023, 06:41 AM   #43
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There's something going on with your apple watch. I left my phone at the office two days ago and was using my watch to call the office and have them make sure my phone was there. I noticed when I was about 30 miles away from the office. They work if they're setup and functioning correctly.
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On my second watch.
The AT&T plan is like $30.00 a month with insurance. OF COURSE it has cellular and GPS.
Paid $750 to get the newest watch available and then bought the newest phone available. Hours at AT&T - hours at the Apple Genius Bar. Hours on the phone with tech support.

It's a scam.........
find a 13 year old to show you how it works!!!
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Old 03-17-2023, 07:18 AM   #45
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My wife's seems to work fine with or without her phone nearby...
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Wow. Lots of watch owners on here.
And only one complaint

If I was still employed in an office, I would have one. However, my current lifestyle is too rough for expensive jewelry

IMHO the only thing more infuriating than having some checking their _____ ing watch in a meeting / conversation is having them do the same with their phone.

Both appear addictive and in our society to stay.
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Old 03-17-2023, 07:29 AM   #47
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On my second watch.
The AT&T plan is like $30.00 a month with insurance. OF COURSE it has cellular and GPS.
Paid $750 to get the newest watch available and then bought the newest phone available. Hours at AT&T - hours at the Apple Genius Bar. Hours on the phone with tech support.

It's a scam.........

Nice save attempt. .

10 people plus a little kid in this thread can use their watch away from their phone. My brotherís GF uses hers away from her phone. Iíve dove hunted right next to her and watched her conduct business with their construction company and text with her phone back in the hotel. My wife was considering it so I was asking her questions about it.

Actually do what you said above or find a kid to show you how to work it.

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Old 03-17-2023, 07:31 AM   #48
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Maybe it doesn’t have enough memory.
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find a 13 year old to show you how it works!!!
Lmao

It must really suck to have to carry that giant heavy phone

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Old 03-17-2023, 07:39 AM   #50
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On my second watch.


It's a scam.........


WAIT!!!! Was the first watch a scam too? Were you able to go to lunch with it and not your phone?

If not, then why did you buy a second one?

Just trying to understand.

Youíre calling it a scam, but itís your second one.
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