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Yes - all models of Apple Watch, including Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) - can be used to send and receive texts and to make and receive calls when your iPhone is nearby and connected to a cellular network and, potentially, also under other certain other circumstances (see below): Send messages. Answer phone calls.
A: I purchased the GPS watch and can still receive phone calls, texts and reply to them from my watch. As long as your phone is in the distance to be picked up you will get the notifications. I left my phone in my office at work and walked around the office- I received all my texts and phone calls.
The steps below apply to the Apple Watch® Series 3 and newer models.
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Yes - all models of Apple Watch, including Apple Watch Series 3 (GPSApple Watch Series 3 (GPSAll Apple Watch models feature Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) also features built-in GPS that works independently of your iPhone for distance, pace, and route mapping in workouts.) - can be used to send and receive texts and to make and receive calls when your iPhone is nearby and connected to a cellular network and, potentially, also under other certain other circumstances (see below): Send messages.
A: Yes you can do all of the above. Texting back has quick responses or you can use your microphone to text what you want. On calls if you answer the call it comes through your watch. A: You don't need to involve your carrier when activating a GPS Apple Watch.
No, I'm afraid that you can't. A compatible model of iPhone is required in order to set up and use all models of Apple Watch, including for managing and syncing with the watch over time: Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6 or newer with the latest version of iOS 11.
Apple Watch 3 – Display and speaker It offers the same resolution as last year's model, with a 272 x 340 (38mm) or 312 x 390 (42mm) OLED display. Importantly, it still has that 1000 nits of brightness, just like the recent Fitbit Ionic – and it's what sets the Apple Watch devices apart from other rivals.
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS, 38mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band - Apple.
Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS only) The Series 3 has Apple's older display tech, so it's smaller (38mm model: 563 sq mm; 42mm model: 740 sq mm) and has square corners. The SE and Series 6 have larger displays (40mm model: 759 sq mm; 44mm model: 977 sq mm) with rounded corners to match the display body.
Apple originally sold cellular versions of the Apple Watch Series 3, but has since discontinued them. Now, the only lower-cost Apple Watch with cellular option from Apple is the Apple Watch SE. You may, however, be able to find a cellular Apple Watch Series 3 for sale via a third-party reseller.