Pairing Apple watch series 5 for the first time. ATT?

Early Christmas present. my dad upgraded one of his line to get a apple watch stainless steal and gave it to me. before opening it. does he have to install it or however it’s done before i use it. i’m not sure. i haven’t given it a try i still haven’t open the box. thank you

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  • 8 months ago

    Go right ahead and pair it to your iPhone, it doesn't know anything yet. When you tire of it, unpair it so the next owner can use it.

    If it's a cellular model (red on the knob) you can add a cellular plan for it ($10/month, plus setup fee) right there in the app on the phone.

    "Set up cellular on your Apple Watch"

    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207578

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