How To Activate A Sim Card For Smartwatch? 

In 2022, everybody is using smartwatches instead of using their phones. But after purchasing a smartwatch. Most people didn’t know how to activate a sim card for the smartwatch and were confused about whether they should keep their phones with them or not. 

You don’t have to worry because I am going to tell you how you can activate your sim card for a smartwatch.

adding sim card in smart watch

Recently, I activated my smart watch by following these simple steps below in that article. So, if you are stuck and don’t know what to do with your smartwatch. Here is the article that will explain all the easy steps to activate your sim card. 

Furthermore, if you left your phone at home and got stuck.No problem, this article will fix all your problems.

Following are the precautions which you should follow before inserting a sim card:

How to activate sim card for smartwatch?

Below is the method for activating a sim card on the smartwatch.

Turn Off Your Sim Card:

Before inserting, make sure you have to turn off your smartwatch. Turn it on, after the insertion of the sim card.

Check Slot Size of the Sim and SmartWatch:

The size of the Sim Card comes in many ways. You have to check whether the size is nano, large or micro. Sim size is on the box or in the user manual. Through that, you can check the compatibility.

Look into your battery percentage:

You have to fully charge your battery. So that no problem occurs during the activation process.

What is the Easy Way Of Activating a sim card for smartwatch?

Insertion of SimCard

Before activating, you have to insert your sim card into the slot. Check the side panel slot and insert the sim facing golden part upward. After insertion, it will display a network connection.

If the slot is not located on the side panel, check it on its back panel and insert the sim card.

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Activation Of SimCard on Smartphone

Now, you have to contact your network provider to activate the sim card. The network provider will send you a link that you have to follow. You have to enter the right OTP code for activation of the sim card.

incoming call on watch

How To activate a sim card on Samsung Smartwatch?

  • First, you have to install Galaxy Wearable on your phone and make your phone and galaxy watch ready.
  • After detection, tap on ”Connect”.
  • A code on the screen that should match your other device will display. If it is the same, then tap on the “OK” icon.
  • Now, your phone will start searching for a mobile network in your Galaxy Watch.
  • A code will appear on your screen, use that code and scan your eSim QR.
  • Now download it after accepting the terms and conditions.
  • Finally, after connecting your Galaxy Watch will activate on your eSim. Click Here for more about Apple Watches

Can I Use A Smartwatch Without Having My Phone?

Obviously yes, but your phone should be connected to Wi-Fi Or a cellular network connection.

Related Article; Don’t Buy a new Apple Watch before Reading These Awesome Settings.


This article taught you how to activate a Sim Card for your smartphone. And how to activate eSim on Galaxy Watch and  precautions before inserting the sim card which is following 

  • Turn Off Your Sim Card.
  • Then check the Slot Size of the Sim and SmartWatch.
  • Lastly, look into your battery percentage.

Hopefully, that article will help you to solve all your problems regarding smartwatches. Now you have got to know what step you are missing and why it’s not working.

Pro Tip: Your phone should be fully charged. So, no problem occurs during the activation process.

If you are stuck or your problem isn’t solved yet tell us in the comment section and we will help you out through our new article.


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