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Question: Non-cellular Apple Watch 3 - Music

I'm looking into buying an Apple Watch Series 3, NON-cellular to use primarily as a fitness device. With Non-cellular can I download music and podcast to the watch itself? And go running without my phone and listen to playlists/podcasts on my run?

Apple Watch Series 3

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Mar 9, 2018 5:49 PM in response to anniehb In response to anniehb

Hello anniehb,

Thank you for using Apple Support Communities!

I understand from your post that you would like to know if you can listen to music and podcasts to the watch itself and go running without your iPhone. Yes, you can create playlists and then play them when you start a workout as suggested below:

Apple Watch User Guide

Rock out while you work out

The right music can be the perfect motivation to run that extra mile, crest the next hill, or spend 10 more minutes on the bike. When wearing Apple Watch Series 1 and later, open the Apple Watch app User uploaded file on iPhone, tap My Watch, then tap Workout. Choose a playlist, and it plays automatically when you start a workout.

Best Regards.

Mar 9, 2018 5:49 PM

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