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Setting up and using Multi Device 

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Set up Multi Device, use it with Apple Watch and clarify other service-related questions. 

What is Multi Device?

With the Multi Device option you can use the same phone number on up to 10 additional devices (up to 3 "Smartphones & Tablets", up to 3 "Watches & Wearables" and up to 4 "Trackers & Sensors"). So you can take incoming calls on your master device plus additional devices enabled to take calls. And you can make calls on these devices using the same telephone number. You can also connect all your additional devices to the Internet at the same time.

 

You can also use your main and additional devices abroad: your roaming allowance applies to both your master and additional device(s) (with the exception of the Apple Watch).

 

To the Multi Device-enabled devices






Requirements

  • Master device
    A smartphone with an inOne (SME) mobile subscription or inOne XTRA mobile XS-XL subscription (not inOne mobile light)
  • Up to 10 additional devices
    With SIM compartment or eSIM
  • A Multi Device SIM for each additional device.
    If you don’t have a Multi Device SIM yet, you can order one here.

    You do not require a Multi Device SIM for the Apple Watches since they have an eSIM.
    You do not need a new SIM for your master device.You can continue to use your master device as it is.

    For technical reasons, you cannot use Multi Device in combination with Liechtenstein connections with the code +423.





Activate Multi Device


  1. On your master device, visit cockpit.swisscom.ch.
  2. Click "Devices".
  3. Click "Select Option".
  4. Select the Multi Device option you want to use.
  5. Click on "I have a SIM card or an eSIM profile".
  6. Click "Scan SIM QR code".
  7. Click "Scan now".
  8. Photograph the QR Code on the Multi Device SIM in the cockpit. (Please do not use a QR code reader app. Scanning only works in the cockpit.) You might have to allow access to your camera.
  9. Check your Multi Device order and click "Confirm".
  10. You will now see a confirmation that we have received your order.
  11. In the meantime insert the Multi Device SIM in your additional device.
  12. A text to your master device now notifies you that the Multi Device option has been activated.



Requirements:

  • iPhone 6 or above with the latest iOS version
  • The Apple Watch must be paired with your iPhone
  • You have a Swisscom Login

Activation:

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the "My Watch” tab.
  3. Choose "Cellular" > "Configure Cellular Plan”.
  4. You will now be guided through activation.


  1. Open cockpit.swisscom.ch on the master device.
  2. Click “Devices”.
  3. Click “Add additional device”.
  4. Select the Multi Device option you want to use.
  5. Click “I require a Multi Device SIM or eSim profile”.
  6. Click “Buy eSIM profile and activate directly”.
  7. Check your Multi Device order and click "Confirm".
  8. This creates an eSIM profile that you can print or save.
  9. A text to your master device now notifies you that the Multi Device option has been activated.
  10. Open the corresponding app for your eSIM device and scan your eSIM profile's QR code.
  11. The eSIM profile is downloaded and mobile communication is activated.

Requirements:

  • Samsung smartphones with Android OS 5.0 or later
    Please follow the instructions "Devices with eSIM" to activate via smartphones of other manufacturers (among others Huawei, Sony, HTC or even Apple iPhone 5 or higher)
  • You have a Swisscom Login

Activation:

  1. Open the Samsung Galaxy Wearable (Android) app on your smartphone.
  2. Select the device that you wish to pair.
  3. The Samsung app will now take you through the activation process and then take you to the Swisscom Cockpit.
  4. Log in using your Swisscom Login.
  5. Click “Add additional device”.
  6. Check your Multi Device order and click "Confirm".
  7. A text to your master device now notifies you that the Multi Device option has been activated.





 

Smartwatches

With Multi Device, both residential and SME customers can make calls and surf over the Swisscom mobile phone network with smartwaches.

Can I also use my smartwatch abroad (roaming)?

How much will I pay for the smartwatch with an inOne mobile L or XL subscription?

I want to give my smartwatch to someone else. What should I do?

My smartwatch has been stolen. What now?

I don’t want to use my smartwatch with Multi Device any longer; what should I do?

I want to transfer my contract, but keep my smartwatch; what should I do?






Frequently asked questions

Features & costs

You can find an overview of the Multi Device prices and functions for master devices and additional devices at www.swisscom.ch/multidevice


Can I use Multi Device together with other people?

Can I use WhatsApp and iMessage simultaneously on several devices?

Can I check usage per device in the Customer Center/Swisscom Cockpit?

Do I need a PIN for my Multi Device SIM?

When do I start paying for Multi Device?

How quickly do I need to activate the Multi Device SIM?

How can I change the settings to make calls on my additional device?

Why is it not possible to make calls on my additional device?

Swapping additional device or cancelling Multi Device

How can I change the additional device?

How can I cancel Multi Device?

What happens with my master device if I change or cancel the Multi Device option.

What happens to the SIM when I cancel Multi Device or remove the additional device?

Where can I order a replacement card?

Multi Device vs. Natel Data vs. Extra SIM

What is the difference between Multi Device, NATEL® data and an Extra SIM

Can I still buy a NATEL® data subscription and get the NATEL® data benefit?






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