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  • On Jan 4, 2020
    Suzann from CA Asked

    Hi Wonderful panel! Is there a way to pair MagicBands with a smart watch? I’d prefer not to wear 2 bands If possible. Thank you

    Suzann,

    At this time you cannot pair the MagicBand technology with a smart watch. Believe me, as an avid Apple Watch wearer, I can say that this would be a great thing!

    But no worries, the Panel is here to the rescue!

    So the ShopDisney online store has a MagicBand section that has lots of different bands you can purchase. But also there you will find a lanyard 'medal' where you can remove the core 'puck' from the middle of the MagicBand and put in this medal that can then be clipped to a lanyard, or a belt loop or similar location. This is just one of a few similar items they have in the stores at the resorts and parks down at Walt Disney World.

    I also found another solution.  There are a lot of home crafters that have created similar 'medals' that will then clip on to the band of my Apple Watch. The one I bought was VERY secure, and it resulted in me having only the one watch band, with both my watch and my MagicBand pass together.

    Have a Magical Vacation!




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I am one of the Dads on the Moms Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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