Can watch be stand alone on TMobile

kbboykin

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I have a Gear S3 Frontier on my TMobile as a stand alone number wearable account. Can the Galaxy Watch be used on TMobile on this line or would I have to buy a voice line to use it? TMobile guy said I had to buy a phone with a voice line in order to activate the watch. Is this true? If so, I'll keep my Frontier S3 LTE.
 

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As I understand it (I don't have one) from TMO, you have to have at least one regular account. But the watch can get its own number.
 

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My Gear S3 has a wearable plan only and it's own number. WTF was Samsung thinking when they made this watch tied to a phone and a phone line. Or is this TMO's doing. :mad:
 

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I have a Gear S3 Frontier on my TMobile as a stand alone number wearable account. Can the Galaxy Watch be used on TMobile on this line or would I have to buy a voice line to use it? TMobile guy said I had to buy a phone with a voice line in order to activate the watch. Is this true? If so, I'll keep my Frontier S3 LTE.

Are you upgrading? If so, you could just trade in your Frontier and transfer the number to your Galaxy Watch. That's what I did.
 

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I tried that and the rep at the TMobile Store said I couldn't do that because I had a wearable only line and not a regular voice line. My voice line is with Sprint, my wearable line is with TMobile.
 

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I tried that and the rep at the TMobile Store said I couldn't do that because I had a wearable only line and not a regular voice line. My voice line is with Sprint, my wearable line is with TMobile.

So did you ever get this sorted out? What was the outcome?
 

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I tried that and the rep at the TMobile Store said I couldn't do that because I had a wearable only line and not a regular voice line. My voice line is with Sprint, my wearable line is with TMobile.
I'm just like you. I have Verizon but a tmobile gear s3. Unfortunately from my experience the galax watch won't work because it's no longer a stand alone it is now linked to their new digits platform.