To start using Apple Watch, the first thing we need to do is pair it with our iPhone. However, when we don’t have an iPhone, questions may arise about what the device can or cannot do. Well, that’s what we’re going to talk about in today’s article.
Those who don’t opt for the cellular version of Apple Watch that accepts a SIM card may be wondering what they can do with their Apple Watch if they don’t carry their iPhone with them. Well, here we list down ten things that the Apple Watch can do without the need for an iPhone, even if your Apple doesn’t have a SIM card.
Continue to use health features
You can continue to use health features on your Apple Watch even when your Apple Watch and iPhone are not together. These features depend on the model you have at the time. For the latest models, some of the features are as follows:
- Heart rate monitoring. Notifications for high or low heart rate.
- possibility of making one electrocardiogram From Apple Watch.
- Measures oxygen in blood.
- Measuring body temperature.
- Sleep monitoring.
- Keep track of menstrual periods.
- Medication records.
Listen to music, podcasts and audiobooks
If you like Continue listening to music on Apple Watch or other multimedia content such as podcast or audiobook, It’s possible even if you don’t have an iPhone nearby. To do this, you must access the corresponding application in which you normally use this content. For example, Apple Music or Spotify for listening to music, Apple Podcast for podcasts, and Scribl or Audible for audiobooks. Once inside these apps, select the option to download the album, podcast, or audiobook you want.
Once content is downloaded to your Apple Watch, you can access it anytime. Even if you don’t have an iPhone nearby or an Internet connection.
Log your workouts
Even if you don’t have an iPhone nearby, you can record your workouts during the day without any problems. Apple Watch will record all measurements as usual.Later, when you have your iPhone nearby again, you’ll be able to access all metrics from the Apple Watch itself and iPhone in the app Fitness or activity.
Once the two devices are close together again and have an internet connection, the data will sync.
Continue using Apple Pay
After you set up Apple Pay on your Apple Watch, you don’t need to have your iPhone nearby to make payments. The only thing you need to do is press the Apple Watch’s side button twice to activate the payment feature, and there’s no problem using the contactless sensor to pay even without your iPhone.
This is one of the most useful features that can save us in certain situations when we forget to bring our phone and also do not have the physical card with us.