Note: To get the most of your Apple Watch even when your iPhone isn’t nearby, keep your iPhone powered on and connected to a network. Apple Watch automatically switches to the most power-efficient connection available.
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From a watch face, swipe up to access Control Center.
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If your Cellular icon is green, that means you are connected to a cellular network.
Note: The top left corner of your watch will show your current signal strength.
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If your Cellular icon is white, that means your cellular connection has been activated, but that your watch is using a Wi-Fi connection.
Note: The top left corner of your watch will show a Wi-Fi icon. Enabling Wi-Fi calling on your watch may take up to 60 seconds each time you reconnect to the network.
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You've completed the steps!