Truphone Launches Family Setup Support For Apple Watch in the United States
Truphone launches cellular service for Family Setup in watchOS 7, in Germany, France, Poland, Spain, the UK and the USA.
Its plans are built specifically for Apple Watch Family Setup.
Truphone has launched cellular support for Family Setup, which allows kids and older family members of the household who do not have iPhone to enjoy Apple Watch. Truphone will support Family Setup in Germany, France, Poland, Spain, the UK and the USA.
For complete pricing and availability details, please visit Truphone’s website.
Apple introduced Family Setup in watchOS 71, bringing the communication, health, fitness, and safety features of Apple Watch to kids and older family members of the household who do not have an iPhone.
For the first time, Apple Watch can be set up through a parent’s iPhone, so kids can enjoy its fun and useful tools while parents have peace of mind knowing they can reach their child and identify their location, and that all personal data stays securely encrypted.
Kids and older family members using Family Setup will have their own phone number through a separate cellular plan. Family Setup will be available with watchOS 7 and iOS 14, and requires cellular models of Apple Watch Series 4 or later or Apple Watch SE, paired with iPhone 6s or later.
With Truphone’s unlimited Apple Watch plans, customers can get the most out their Apple Watch and Family Setup. Designed specifically for the needs of the Apple Watch customer, customers can expect no hidden costs and one flat fee. This makes Truphone’s cellular plans for Apple Watch especially appealing for those who want to get started with Family Setup.
Every plan comes with a 7-day free trial per Apple Watch, which includes unlimited data, voice minutes and SMS, and a separate phone number for each Apple Watch. It also offers fast 4G data speeds and voice calls with no lock-in contract. Truphone makes the experience of connecting multiple Apple Watches through your iPhone as simple and seamless as possible.
Ralph Steffens, CEO, Truphone said: “We at Truphone are delighted to once again support the latest Apple innovations after many successful years of offering connectivity plans on iPad and through My Truphone, our eSIM-powered app for iPhone. Truphone is always hard at work to build affordable plans especially for families—already offering robust cellular connection in key markets across the world — which is why we’re so excited to be supporting Family Setup.
“This is a great solution for customers to stay in regular contact with younger children or elderly parents and be reassured of their safety —using the best wearable device on the market. Truphone’s trusted and reliable global network is perfectly placed to support this groundbreaking Apple Watch feature, helping all generations to stay connected.”
For more details on Family Setup, please visit www.apple.com.
1 Not all features will be available if Apple Watch is set up through Family Setup. Wireless service plan required for cellular service.