So can you sync 8GB of locally stored music on Series 3 or not?

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  1. XciteMePls macrumors member

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    I know the Series 3 has 16GB of storage compared to the first 2 watches 8GBs.

    I also know Apple Watches 1 and 2 were limited to just 2GB of music synced.

    Can anybody confirm the AW3 will let you sync 8GB of music?

    If so that's a big push for me to upgrade (I still have a Series 0)

    Thanks guys.
     
  2. igrover macrumors regular

    igrover

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    Would like to know this as well - 9to5 mac says 8GB of music sync on the LTE model.
     
  3. elmacci macrumors newbie

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    Seems like you can at least sync 8gb (on 16gb watch) to it, maybe more...
     

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  4. nippyjun macrumors 65816

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    On mine I can only sync 2gb. I have version 3 Watch with LTE.

    I wonder if it is limited when you have 2 watches synced to same playlist on the same phone. What I mean is i have version 2 Watch still synced to the phone.
    I had created a playlist that now syncs to both watches. If I add more songs to that playlist it says to free up more space.

    If I get some time I'll unsync that playlist from the version 2 Watch and then see if I can add more to the version 3 Watch.

    Anyone else have similar experience?
     
  5. lmcrael macrumors member

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    You get an error message stating that the watch can’t hold more than two gigs, but if add the music it still syncs. Check my screenshot, LTE version here
     

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  6. elmacci macrumors newbie

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    it might also have something to do with the available storage. Only the Stainless Steel LTE Models and Ceramic Editions have 16GB of Storage afaik. Just a guess
     
  7. shyam09 macrumors 68020

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    All LTE models have 16GB of storage. All non-LTE models have 8 GB of storage.
     
  8. nippyjun macrumors 65816

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    Ok. Now for some reason I'm not getting the delete some songs message and I have over 2gb synced.
     

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