Hi! I am trying to find out if the Garmin Fenix 6 Watch will make and recieve phone calls. Does anyone know of a watch that does this? I want to be able to recieve a phone call in case something happens to one of my children while I am trail running.
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While you can accept or deny phone calls from the Garmin Fenix 6 series watches, to talk to the caller you must use the connected smartphone. We do not currently offer any watches that can make calls on their own.
If you do not want to have to carry your phone while out on runs, we suggest looking for what is called a "standalone smartwatch", which will have its own SIM card and be able to make and receive calls. We are hopeful some other community members will weigh in here as well to share any feedback they have on one of these watches or other alternative systems.
Hopefully this helps!
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