Should I cancel my Series 3 LTE order?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by ZachTWB, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. ZachTWB macrumors newbie

    ZachTWB

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    I recently ordered an Apple Watch Series 3 JUST because I like the idea of having cellular on my Apple Watch (I have the very first Apple Watch right now) My series 3 is supposed to be delivered sometime in the middle of October.
    I've been noticing that a lot of AT&T customers are having issues activating cellular on their new Apple Watches. Do you think these issues will be fixed by the time my watch is delivered, or should I just go ahead and cancel the order until further notice? I really don't want to go through the headache of activating cellular on my watch if AT&T is still experiencing issues.
     
  2. dolphin2421 macrumors regular

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    They've already rectified many of the problems that occurred at launch, most of which seemed to be training issues within ATT customer support. Just confirm that your data plan is supported to add the $10 wearable and you'll be all set.

    The Series 3 is a huge improvement over the initial release in every way. You will be glad you upgraded.
     
  3. ZachTWB thread starter macrumors newbie

    ZachTWB

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    Thank you very much, this helps a lot! :)
     
  4. porkrind, Sep 24, 2017
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    porkrind macrumors regular

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    And remember the rule of message boards, no one logs in to write a post saying they didn’t have problems.
     
  5. sorka macrumors newbie

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    Normally yes but that's actually happening a lot yesterday and today :)
     
  6. Bazooka-joe macrumors 68020

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    It’s potluck to be honest. In the UK it seems that the forums are full of people having problems connecting to EE but my watch installed without a hitch.
    You could always return it if you don’t like it but believe me going to a Series 3 is a world of difference from the earlier releases
     
  7. bradbomb macrumors 6502

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    to piggyback on the other people, although a lot of people on the forums were having issues activating, mine activated on AT&T without a hitch. It really depends on your AT&T account it seems. Most people who had no issues were on newer plans and on multi-line plans.
     
  8. PinkPony#117 macrumors newbie

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    I got mine today. It works. Att did it. I think its fixed. By the time you get yours they will be trained. You should have no prob..
     
  9. adam1314 macrumors newbie

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    I don't think you will have any issues, but even if you can't use cellular the Series 3 is a big improvement and is worth it in my opinion. I have the original Apple Watch, tried Series 2 and didn't notice a big enough difference to keep it, but Series 3 is miles ahead with apps opening quickly (native apps especially) and Siri actually being usable.
     

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