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Here's an update for all users using OnePlus Phone and Samsung Active 2 LTE who are unable to make LTE work using Airtel Post Paid. Here is the fix and please follow these to get it working :

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Phone : One Plus 6T or above, Watch : Active 2 with LTE , Telco : Airtel Post Paid (with Data Plan, pls check this with Airtel for your number)

Problem you are facing: Once you setup the watch with OnePlus, it shall goto the step to add a Data Plan however when you select that, the Samsung Wearable app will show a white page and after a while it shall time out. Hence LTE shall NOT get setup. Read On for the solution.

Solution : For this you need a Samsung Phone temporarily (an Hour or so). The Phone should be on Android 5 or above and should have 1.5 GB space free on it. 

Step 1 : Disconnect your Watch Active 2 from your One Plus Phone (if you had already set it up) Also please note that your watch shall reset in this process so any data on it might be lost so please backup your watch data.

Step 2: Remove your SIM from the One Plus. Insert it in the Samsung Phone. Make sure you are getting Network and are able to make/receive calls on your number on the Samsung Phone.

Step 3: Download Wearable app on Samsung Phone. Pair your Active 2 with Samsung Phone.

Step 4: Follow all steps for setup including Add Data Plan.

Step 5: This opens a page from Airtel on phone to add data plan and activate services.

Step 6: Please accept this option. You might also get an SMS from Airtel confirming activation.

Step 7: You shall now have successfully setup your LTE Data plan on Samsung Mobile and Active 2 for your mobile number. 

Step 8 : Now on the Active 2 down swipe from the top to goto the Screen that shows Battery %. On this screen you shall see at the bottom "Connected using Bluetooth" written. 

Step 9: To test the LTE setup, goto Samsung Phone settings and Turn Off Bluetooth. Now wait for a moment and your Active 2 watch shall vibrate once and show a small watch icon on the top of the watch face. Now downswipe again to get the Battery % screen. The bottom shall now show "Standalone" and after a few seconds it should change to "Standalone-Airtel" When this happens, above the Battery % sign you shall also see LTE sign on the watch. This means that now your watch is on LTE connection with the Network. Make a call to your mobile number from another phone and you shall now see that the call shall ring on the Samsung Phone and also on the Active 2. Answer the call from Active 2 and check Audio etc. Additionally check WhatsApp notifications too by sending test messages to and from your Watch while on the LTE mode. All should work seamlessly.

Step 10: Now this interim setup with Samsung is ok, hence we proceed to the step on making it work for the One Plus (as that is the one where we need it actually ‌‌)
Step 11: Turn Off the Samsung Phone and remove your SIM from it. Insert SIM in One Plus.

Step 12: Open Wearable App on the One Plus. Now add/re-connect or pair your Active 2 watch back with the One Plus. Do not worry if the setup process comes again and the Data Plan addition page comes again where once you select it gives a white screen and times out.

Step 13: Once done and Watch is connected to One Plus on Bluetooth you can see this from the Battery% screen bottom. Please perform step 9 above using the One Plus phone. To test the LTE setup, goto One Plus Phone settings and Turn Off Bluetooth. Now wait for a moment and your Active 2 watch shall vibrate once and show a small watch icon on the top of the watch face. Now downswipe again to get the Battery % screen. The bottom shall now show "Standalone" and a few seconds it should change to "Standalone-Airtel" When this happens, above the Battery % sign you shall also see LTE sign on the watch. This means that now your watch is on LTE connection with the Network. Make a call to your mobile number from another phone and you shall now see that the call shall ring on the One Plus Phone and also on the Active 2. Answer the call from Active 2 and check Audio etc. Additionally check WhatsApp notifications too by sending test messages to and from your Watch while on the LTE mode. All should work seamlessly.

Step 14: This setup should now work and you can return the Samsung Phone as it is not needed. You might need to get into the Wearable app on One Plus to setup notifications settings one time again as for some users the same get reset in the process.

Ideally this process should also work for other Non-Samsung phones like VIVO etc. as long as you are performing the One-time setup of LTE via the Samsung Phone as mentioned above. Basically what it does is enables a One Time Setting on LTE Network of forwarding calls/messages to another device, this is registered with Airtel in this process and hence when you change the phone after this to One Plus, there is no issue as the forwarding is setup in the Telco Switch and not the mobile phone.

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