How do I activate the Watch SIM on the Samsung Watch?

Modified on Wed, 27 Sep 2023 at 03:53 PM

To activate a cellular plan on your Samsung Galaxy Watch, you first need a supported Samsung Galaxy Watch model series (e.g. Galaxy Watch 5 or newer) with cellular capability and an active Watch SIM option: How can i buy the Watch SIM option?
  • Make sure your Samsung Galaxy Watch supports a cellular plan. (Cellular/LTE capable)

  • Make sure you have the latest software version installed on your paired Samsung smartphone.

  • Make sure your Samsung Galaxy Watch has the latest software version installed.

  • Make sure that the Samsung Galaxy Watch is connected to your Samsung smartphone via Bluetooth.

  • The Samsung Galaxy Watch must be connected to the Samsung smartphone that has our SIM card/eSIM installed.

  • The Samsung smartphone must be connected to a Wi-Fi or LTE/3G network.

Install mobile tariff:

As long as you meet all the requirements above, you can start setting up.

Make sure that no mobile plan has been installed on your Samsung Galaxy Watch yet. If it is, it must be removed first. If this is not possible, we recommend re-pairing the Samsung Galaxy Watch or resetting it to the factory settings. Very important! First, create a backup of the smartwatch.

  1. Buy the Watch SIM option first: How can i buy the Watch SIM option?
  2. Pair your smartwatch with your Samsung smartphone if you haven't already.
  3. Go to the settings on your smartwatch or in the "Galaxy Wearable" app".
  4. Go to "Mobile or network settings" and click on "Add mobile plan".
  5. On your Samsung smartwatch, the SIM selection will now open in the "Galaxy Wearable" app. Now select "DR" as the tariff. Follow the instructions to add your mobile plan.
  6. After the activation process is complete, you can check whether the mobile connection is activated in the settings on your Samsung Galaxy Watch.

The activation does not work? 
In such a case, we recommend unpairing the smartwatch or resetting it to the factory settings and then restarting the mobile plan activation again. Important! First create a backup of the Smartwatch.
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