A3405 Body-Worn Transmitter User Manual 2 Garmin International Inc

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Owner’s Manual
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Table of Contents
Introduction.....................................................................1
Device Overview ......................................................................... 1
Touchscreen Tips .................................................................. 1
Locking and Unlocking the Touchscreen .......................... 1
Using the Controls Menu ....................................................... 1
Icons ........................................................................................... 1
Smart Features ............................................................... 1
Setting Up Your Smartwatch Features ....................................... 1
Pairing Your Smartphone ....................................................... 2
Connecting to Verizon Services ............................................. 2
Adding Contacts ..................................................................... 2
Sending a Message ............................................................... 2
Connected Features ................................................................... 2
Phone Notifications ................................................................ 2
Enabling Bluetooth Notifications ....................................... 2
Viewing Notifications ......................................................... 2
Replying to a Text Message .............................................. 2
Receiving an Incoming Phone Call ................................... 3
Managing Notifications ...................................................... 3
Turning Off Bluetooth Technology .................................... 3
Using Do Not Disturb Mode ................................................... 3
Finding Your Phone ............................................................... 3
Connect IQ Features .................................................................. 3
Downloading Connect IQ Features ........................................ 3
Downloading Connect IQ Features Using Your Computer .... 3
Wi‑Fi® Connected Features ....................................................... 3
Setting Up Wi‑Fi Connectivity ................................................ 3
Connecting to a Wi‑Fi Network .............................................. 3
Garmin Move IQ™ ...................................................................... 8
Activity Tracking Settings ............................................................ 8
Turning Off Activity Tracking .................................................. 8
Widgets........................................................................... 8
Viewing Widgets ......................................................................... 8
Customizing the Widget Loop ................................................ 8
About My Day ........................................................................ 8
Viewing the Weather Widget .................................................. 8
Heart Rate Variability and Stress Level ...................................... 8
Using the Stress Level Widget ............................................... 8
VIRB Remote .............................................................................. 9
Controlling a VIRB Action Camera ......................................... 9
Apps and Activities........................................................ 9
Adding Emergency Contacts ...................................................... 6
Starting an Activity ...................................................................... 9
Tips for Recording Activities .................................................. 9
Stopping an Activity .................................................................... 9
Adding a Custom Activity ............................................................ 9
Adding or Removing a Favorite Activity ...................................... 9
Indoor Activities .......................................................................... 9
Recording a Strength Training Activity ................................... 9
Calibrating the Treadmill Distance ....................................... 10
Outdoor Activities ...................................................................... 10
Going for a Run .................................................................... 10
Going for a Ride ................................................................... 10
Viewing Your Ski Runs ........................................................ 10
Going for a Pool Swim .............................................................. 10
Setting the Pool Size ............................................................ 10
Swim Terminology ............................................................... 10
Golfing ...................................................................................... 11
Downloading Golf Courses .................................................. 11
Playing Golf .......................................................................... 11
Hole Information ................................................................... 11
Changing the Pin Location .............................................. 11
Viewing the Direction to the Pin ...................................... 11
Viewing Layup and Dogleg Distances ................................. 11
Viewing Hazards .................................................................. 11
Measuring a Shot with the Garmin AutoShot™ Feature ...... 11
Keeping Score ..................................................................... 12
Setting the Scoring Method ............................................. 12
Tracking Golf Statistics ................................................... 12
Recording Golf Statistics ................................................. 12
Viewing Your Shot History ................................................... 12
Viewing Your Round Summary ............................................ 12
Ending a Round ................................................................... 12
Golf Settings ........................................................................ 12
Scoring Settings .............................................................. 12
Garmin Golf App .................................................................. 12
Heart Rate Features ....................................................... 6
Training......................................................................... 12
Garmin Pay..................................................................... 4
Setting Up Your Garmin Pay Wallet ........................................... 4
Paying for a Purchase Using Your Watch .................................. 4
Adding a Card to Your Garmin Pay Wallet ................................. 4
Managing Your Garmin Pay Wallet ........................................ 4
Changing Your Garmin Pay Passcode ....................................... 4
Music............................................................................... 4
Connecting to a Third-Party Provider ......................................... 4
Downloading Audio Content from a Third-Party Provider ...... 5
Disconnecting from a Third-Party Provider ............................ 5
Downloading Personal Audio Content ........................................ 5
Connecting Headphones using Bluetooth Technology ............... 5
Listening to Music ....................................................................... 5
Music Playback Controls ............................................................ 5
Emergency and Tracking Features ............................... 5
Wrist-based Heart Rate .............................................................. 6
Wearing the Device ................................................................ 6
Tips for Erratic Heart Rate Data ............................................. 6
Viewing the Heart Rate Widget .............................................. 6
Broadcasting Heart Rate to Garmin Devices ......................... 6
Turning Off the Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor ................... 6
About Heart Rate Zones ............................................................. 6
Setting Your Heart Rate Zones .............................................. 6
Heart Rate Zone Calculations ................................................ 7
About VO2 Max. Estimates ......................................................... 7
Getting Your VO2 Max. Estimate ........................................... 7
Activity Tracking............................................................ 7
Auto Goal .................................................................................... 7
Using the Move Alert .................................................................. 7
Sleep Tracking ............................................................................ 7
Intensity Minutes ......................................................................... 7
Earning Intensity Minutes ....................................................... 7
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Setting Up Your User Profile ..................................................... 12
Fitness Goals ....................................................................... 13
Workouts ................................................................................... 13
Following a Workout ............................................................ 13
Using Garmin Connect Training Plans ................................. 13
Starting Today's Workout ................................................ 13
Viewing Scheduled Workouts ......................................... 13
Adaptive Training Plans ....................................................... 13
Personal Records ..................................................................... 13
Viewing Your Personal Records .......................................... 13
Restoring a Personal Record ............................................... 13
Clearing a Personal Record ................................................. 14
Clearing All Personal Records ............................................. 14
Navigation..................................................................... 14
Saving Your Location ............................................................... 14
Deleting a Location .............................................................. 14
Navigating to a Saved Location ................................................ 14
Navigating Back to Start ........................................................... 14
Stopping Navigation ................................................................. 14
Compass ................................................................................... 14
Calibrating the Compass Manually ...................................... 14
History ........................................................................... 14
Using History ............................................................................ 14
Viewing Your Time in Each Heart Rate Zone ...................... 15
Garmin Connect ........................................................................ 15
Using Garmin Connect Mobile ............................................. 15
Using Garmin Connect on Your Computer .......................... 15
Customizing Your Device............................................ 15
Changing the Watch Face ........................................................ 15
Creating a Custom Watch Face ........................................... 15
Customizing the Controls Menu ................................................ 15
Activities and App Settings ....................................................... 16
Customizing the Data Screens ............................................ 16
Alerts .................................................................................... 16
Setting an Alert ................................................................ 16
Auto Lap ...............................................................................16
Marking Laps Using the Auto Lap Feature ..................... 16
Turning On the Manual Lap Function .................................. 17
Using Auto Pause® ............................................................. 17
Using Auto Scroll ................................................................. 17
Phone and Bluetooth Settings .................................................. 17
System Settings ........................................................................ 17
Time Settings ....................................................................... 17
Time Zones ..................................................................... 17
Setting the Time Manually ............................................... 17
Setting the Alarm ............................................................. 17
Deleting an Alarm ............................................................ 17
Starting the Countdown Timer ........................................ 17
Using the Stopwatch ....................................................... 18
Backlight Settings ................................................................ 18
Changing the Units of Measure ........................................... 18
Garmin Connect Settings .......................................................... 18
Device Settings on Your Garmin Connect Account ............. 18
User Settings on Your Garmin Connect Account ................ 18
Maximizing Battery Life ............................................................. 21
Restarting the Device ............................................................... 21
Restoring All Default Settings ................................................... 21
Acquiring Satellite Signals ........................................................ 21
Improving GPS Satellite Reception ...................................... 21
Activity Tracking ........................................................................ 21
My daily step count does not appear ................................... 22
My step count does not seem accurate ............................... 22
The floors climbed amount does not seem accurate ........... 22
Improving the Accuracy of Intensity Minutes and Calories .. 22
The temperature reading is not accurate .................................. 22
Getting More Information .......................................................... 22
Appendix....................................................................... 22
Data Fields ................................................................................ 22
VO2 Max. Standard Ratings ..................................................... 23
Wheel Size and Circumference ................................................ 23
Symbol Definitions .................................................................... 24
Index.............................................................................. 25
Wireless Sensors ......................................................... 18
Pairing Your Wireless Sensors ................................................. 18
Foot Pod ................................................................................... 19
Calibrating Your Foot Pod .................................................... 19
Improving Foot Pod Calibration ........................................... 19
Using an Optional Bike Speed or Cadence Sensor .................. 19
Calibrating Your Speed Sensor ........................................... 19
Situational Awareness .............................................................. 19
tempe ........................................................................................ 19
Device Information....................................................... 19
Charging the Device ................................................................. 19
Product Updates ....................................................................... 19
Updating the Software Using Garmin Connect Mobile ........ 20
Updating the Software Using Garmin Express .................... 20
Viewing Device Information ...................................................... 20
Viewing E-label Regulatory and Compliance Information .... 20
Specifications ............................................................................ 20
Device Care .............................................................................. 20
Cleaning the Device ............................................................. 20
Replacing the Bands ................................................................ 20
Troubleshooting........................................................... 20
Is my smartphone compatible with my device? ........................ 20
My phone will not connect to the device ................................... 20
My headphones will not connect to the device ......................... 21
My music cuts out or my headphones do not stay connected .. 21
My device is in the wrong language ......................................... 21
My device does not display the correct time ............................. 21
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Introduction
WARNING
See the Important Safety and Product Information guide in the
product box for product warnings and other important
information.
Always consult your physician before you begin or modify any
exercise program.
Device Overview
The touchscreen locks and does not respond to touches until
you unlock it.
3 Hold the key to unlock the touchscreen.
Using the Controls Menu
The controls menu contains customizable shortcuts, such as
locking the touchscreen and turning the device off.
TIP: You can check the Verizon connectivity signal strength or
Bluetooth connection status.
NOTE: You can add, reorder, and remove the shortcuts in the
controls menu (Customizing the Controls Menu, page 15).
1 From any screen, hold the key for 2 seconds.
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2 Select an option.
À Touchscreen: Swipe up or down to scroll through widgets,
features, and menus.
Tap to select.
Swipe right to go back to the previous screen.
During an activity, swipe right to view the watch face and
widgets.
During an activity, double-tap to mark a new lap, start a new
set of reps, or advance to the next stage of a workout.
Hold to view a menu of device settings and options for the
current screen.
Á Key: Press to turn on the device.
Hold for 2 seconds to view the controls menu, including
device power.
Hold for 5 seconds to request assistance (Emergency and
Tracking Features, page 5).
Press to return to the watch face from any screen, except
during an activity.
During an activity, press to pause the activity.
Touchscreen Tips
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Hold your finger on the touchscreen to view an options menu.
Drag up or down to scroll through lists and menus.
Swipe up or down to scroll quickly.
Tap to select a button, a list item, or a menu item.
From the watch face, swipe up or down to scroll through the
widgets on the device.
From a widget, tap to view additional widget screens, if
available.
During an activity, swipe up or down to view the next data
screen.
During an activity, swipe right to view the watch face and
widgets, and swipe left to return to the activity data fields.
Perform each menu selection as a separate action.
Locking and Unlocking the Touchscreen
You can lock the touchscreen to prevent inadvertent screen
touches.
1 Hold the key.
2 Select .
Introduction
Icons
A flashing icon means the device is searching for a signal. A
solid icon means the signal was found or the sensor is
connected.
GPS status
Smartphone connection status
Heart rate monitor status
Foot pod status
LiveTrack status
Speed and cadence sensor status
Varia™ bike light status
Varia bike radar status
tempe™ sensor status
VIRB
VIRB camera status
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Smart Features
Setting Up Your Smartwatch Features
To take full advantage of the vívoactive 3 Music smartwatch
features, complete these tasks.
• Pair your smartphone with the Garmin Connect™ app (Pairing
Your Smartphone, page 2).
• Connect with Verizon activation setup (Connecting to Verizon
Services, page 2).
• Add contacts (Adding Contacts, page 2).
• Send a message (Sending a Message, page 2).
• Set up safety features using the Garmin Connect app
(Emergency and Tracking Features, page 5).
• Download a music app using the Connect IQ™ store (Connect
IQ Features, page 3), and download songs onto the watch
(Music, page 4).
• Connect your Bluetooth headphones (Connecting
Headphones using Bluetooth Technology, page 5).
• Set up your Garmin Pay™ wallet (Setting Up Your
Garmin Pay Wallet, page 4).
TIP: You should check the battery life and charge the device
before leaving on your first phone-free adventure (Charging the
Device, page 19).
Pairing Your Smartphone
To set up the vívoactive device, it must be paired directly
through the Garmin Connect app, instead of from the Bluetooth
settings on your smartphone.
1 From the app store on your smartphone, install and open the
Garmin Connect app.
2 Select an option to enable pairing mode on your device:
• If this is the first time you are setting up your device, press
the key to turn on the device.
• If you previously skipped the pairing process or paired
your device with a different smartphone, hold the
touchscreen, and select Settings > Phone > Pair Phone
to manually enter pairing mode.
Select
an option to add your device to your Garmin Connect
account:
• If this is the first device you have paired with the Garmin
Connect Mobile app, follow the on-screen instructions.
• If you have already paired another device with the Garmin
Connect Mobile app, from the settings menu, select
Garmin Devices > Add Device, and follow the on-screen
instructions.
Connecting to Verizon Services
1 From the Garmin Connect app, select or .
2 Select Garmin Devices, and select your device.
3 Select LTE Connectivity.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Adding Contacts
You can add up to 20 contacts from the Garmin Connect app
and sync the contacts to your device. Three of these contacts
can be used as emergency contacts (Adding Emergency
Contacts, page 6). Contact emails can be used with the
LiveTrack feature.
1 From the Garmin Connect app, select or .
2 Select Contacts.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
After you add contacts, you must sync your data to apply the
changes to your device (Using Garmin Connect Mobile,
page 15).
Sending a Message
Messages are limited to 320 characters.
1 From the watch face, swipe right.
to set up text messaging.
2 Select
Select
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
5 Select an option:
• Enter a number, and select .
• Select one or more contacts, and select Done.
6 Select an option:
• Select and send a quick reply message.
• Select to send your location.
• Select to select and send an emoji.
• Select
to enter a message, and select Send.
Connected Features
Connected features are available for your vívoactive device
when you connect the device to a compatible smartphone using
Bluetooth wireless technology. Some features require you to
install the Garmin Connect Mobile app on the connected
smartphone. Go to www.garmin.com/apps for more information.
Some features are also available when you connect your device
to a wireless network.
Phone notifications: Displays phone notifications and
messages on your vívoactive device.
LiveTrack: Allows friends and family to follow your races and
training activities in real time. You can invite followers using
email or social media, allowing them to view your live data on
a Garmin Connect tracking page.
Activity uploads to Garmin Connect: Automatically sends
your activity to your Garmin Connect account as soon as you
finish recording the activity.
Connect IQ: Allows you to extend your device features with new
watch faces, widgets, apps, and data fields.
Software Updates: Allows you to update your device software.
Weather: Allows you to view current weather conditions and
weather forecasts.
Bluetooth sensors: Allows you to connect Bluetooth
compatible sensors, such as a heart rate monitor.
Find my phone: Locates your lost smartphone that is paired
with your vívoactive device and currently within range.
Find my device: Locates your lost vívoactive device that is
paired with your smarphone and currently within range.
Phone Notifications
Phone notifications require a compatible smartphone to be in
range and paired with the device. When your phone receives
messages, it sends notifications to your device.
Enabling Bluetooth Notifications
Before you can enable notifications, you must pair the vívoactive
device with a compatible smartphone (Pairing Your Smartphone,
page 2).
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Phone > Notifications.
3 Select During Activity to set preferences for notifications
that appear when recording an activity.
4 Select a notification preference.
5 Select Not During Activity to set preferences for
notifications that appear when in watch mode.
6 Select a notification preference.
7 Select Timeout.
8 Select a timeout duration.
Viewing Notifications
From the watch face, swipe to view the notifications widget.
Select a notification.
Scroll to read the full notification.
Select an option:
• To act on the notification, select an action, such as
Dismiss or Reply.
The available actions depend on the type of notification
and your phone operating system.
• To return to the notification list, swipe right.
Replying to a Text Message
NOTE: This feature is available only for smartphones with
Android™.
When you receive a text message notification on your vívoactive
device, you can send a quick reply by selecting from a list of
Smart Features
messages. You can customize messages in the Garmin
Connect Mobile app.
NOTE: This feature sends text messages using your phone.
Regular text message limits and charges may apply. Contact
your mobile carrier for more information.
1 Swipe to view the notifications widget.
2 Select a text message notification.
3 Select Reply.
4 Select a message from the list.
Your phone sends the selected message as a text message.
customize your device with watch faces, data fields, widgets,
and apps.
Watch Faces: Allow you to customize the appearance of the
clock.
Data Fields: Allow you to download new data fields that present
sensor, activity, and history data in new ways. You can add
Connect IQ data fields to built-in features and pages.
Widgets: Provide information at a glance, including sensor data
and notifications.
Apps: Add interactive features to your watch, such as new
outdoor and fitness activity types.
Receiving an Incoming Phone Call
When you receive a phone call on your connected smartphone,
the vívoactive device displays the name or phone number of the
caller. You can accept or decline the call. If your device is
connected to a smartphone with Android, you can also decline
with a text message by selecting from a list of messages on your
vívoactive device.
• To accept the call, select .
• To decline the call, select .
• To decline the call and immediately send a text message
reply, select , and select a message from the list.
Before you can download Connect IQ features from the Garmin
Connect Mobile app, you must pair your vívoactive device with
your smartphone.
1 From the settings in the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select
Connect IQ Store.
2 If necessary, select your device.
3 Select a Connect IQ feature.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Managing Notifications
You can use your compatible smartphone to manage
notifications that appear on your vívoactive device.
Select an option:
• If you are using an Apple smartphone, use the
notifications settings on your smartphone to select the
items to show on the device.
• If you are using a smartphone with Android, from the
Garmin Connect Mobile app, select Settings > Smart
Notifications.
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Using Do Not Disturb Mode
You can use do not disturb mode to turn off vibrations and the
backlight for alerts and notifications. For example, you can use
this mode while sleeping or watching a movie.
• To manually turn on or off do not disturb mode, hold the key,
and select .
• To automatically turn on do not disturb mode during your
sleep hours, go to the device settings in the Garmin Connect
Mobile app, and select Sounds & Alerts > Do Not Disturb
During Sleep.
The vívoactive device has Wi‑Fi connected features.
Activity uploads to your Garmin Connect account:
Automatically sends your activity to your Garmin Connect
account as soon as you finish recording the activity.
Workouts and training plans: Allows you to browse for and
select workouts and training plans on the Garmin Connect
site. The next time your device has a Wi‑Fi connection, the
files are wirelessly sent to your device.
Software updates: Your device downloads and installs the
latest software update automatically when a Wi‑Fi connection
is available.
Setting Up Wi‑Fi Connectivity
1 Select an option:
• Download the Garmin Connect Mobile app, and pair your
smartphone (Pairing Your Smartphone, page 2).
• Go to www.garmin.com/express, and download the
Garmin Express™ application.
2 Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Wi‑Fi connectivity.
Connecting to a Wi‑Fi Network
Finding Your Phone
You can use this feature to help locate a lost smartphone that is
paired using Bluetooth wireless technology and currently within
range.
1 Hold the key.
2 Select .
Signal strength bars appear on the vívoactive screen, and an
audible alert sounds on your smartphone. The bars increase
as you move closer to your smartphone.
3 Press the key to stop searching.
Connect IQ Features
Smart Features
Downloading Connect IQ Features Using Your
Computer
1 Connect the device to your computer using a USB cable.
2 Go to apps.garmin.com, and sign in.
3 Select a Connect IQ feature, and download it.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Wi‑Fi Connected Features
Turning Off Bluetooth Technology
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Phone > Status > Off to turn off Bluetooth
wireless technology on your vívoactive device.
Refer to the owner's manual for your mobile device to turn off
Bluetooth wireless technology on your mobile device.
You can add Connect IQ features to your watch from Garmin
and other providers using the Connect IQ website. You can
Downloading Connect IQ Features
You must connect your device to the Garmin Connect Mobile
app on your smartphone or to the Garmin Express application
on your computer before you can connect to a Wi‑Fi network
(Setting Up Wi‑Fi Connectivity, page 3).
You can connect the device to a Wi‑Fi network to help increase
the transfer speed of larger files.
1 Move within range of a Wi‑Fi network.
2 From the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select or .
3 Select Garmin Devices, and select your device.
4 Select General > Wi-Fi Networks > Add a Network.
5 Select an available Wi‑Fi network, and enter the login details.
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The Garmin Pay feature allows you to use your watch to pay for
purchases in participating stores using credit or debit cards from
a participating financial institution.
Setting Up Your Garmin Pay Wallet
You can add one or more participating credit or debit cards to
your Garmin Pay wallet. Go to garmin.com/garminpay/banks to
find participating financial institutions.
1 From the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select or .
2 Select Garmin Devices, and select your device.
3 Select Garmin Pay > Create Your Wallet.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Paying for a Purchase Using Your Watch
Before you can use your watch to pay for purchases, you must
set up at least one payment card.
You can use your watch to pay for purchases in a participating
store.
1 Hold the key.
2 Select .
3 Enter your four-digit passcode.
NOTE: If you enter your passcode incorrectly three times,
your wallet locks, and you must reset your passcode in the
Garmin Connect Mobile app.
Your most recently used payment card appears.
4 If you have added multiple cards to your Garmin Pay wallet,
swipe to change to another card (optional).
5 Within 60 seconds, hold your watch near the payment reader,
with the watch facing the reader.
The watch vibrates and displays a check mark when it is
finished communicating with the reader.
6 If necessary, follow the instructions on the card reader to
complete the transaction.
TIP: After you successfully enter your passcode, you can make
payments without a passcode for 24 hours while you continue to
wear your watch. If you remove the watch from your wrist or
disable heart rate monitoring, you must enter the passcode
again before making a payment.
Adding a Card to Your Garmin Pay Wallet
You can add up to ten credit or debit cards to your Garmin Pay
wallet.
1 From the vívoactive device page in the Garmin Connect
Mobile app, select Garmin Pay > .
2 Follow the on-screen instructions to enter the card
information and add the card to your wallet.
After the card is added, you can select the card on your watch
when you make a payment.
Managing Your Garmin Pay Wallet
You can view detailed information about each of your payment
cards, and you can suspend, activate, or delete a card. You can
also suspend or delete your whole Garmin Pay wallet.
NOTE: In some countries, participating financial institutions may
restrict the wallet features.
1 From the vívoactive device page in the Garmin Connect
Mobile app, select Garmin Pay > Manage Your Wallet.
Select
an option:
• To suspend a specific card, select the card, and select
Suspend.
The card must be active to make purchases using your
vívoactive device.
• To temporarily suspend all cards in your wallet, select
Suspend Wallet.
You cannot pay using your vívoactive device until you
unsuspend at least one card using the app.
• To unsuspend your suspended wallet, select Unsuspend
Wallet.
• To delete a specific card, select the card, and select
Delete.
The card is completely deleted from your wallet. If you
want to add this card to your wallet in the future, you must
enter the card information again.
• To delete all cards in your wallet, select Delete Wallet.
Your Garmin Pay wallet and all the card information
associated with it are deleted. You cannot pay using your
vívoactive device until you create a new wallet and add a
card.
Changing Your Garmin Pay Passcode
You must know your current passcode to change it. Your
passcode cannot be recovered. If you forget your passcode, you
must delete your wallet, create a new one, and reenter your card
information.
You can change the passcode required to access your
Garmin Pay wallet on your vívoactive device.
1 From the vívoactive device page in the Garmin Connect
Mobile app, select Garmin Pay > Reset Passcode.
2 Follow the on-screen instructions.
The next time you pay using your vívoactive device, you must
enter the new passcode.
Music
NOTE: This section is about three different music playback
options.
• Third-party provider music
• Personal audio content
• Music stored on your phone
On a vívoactive 3 Music device, you can download audio
content to your device from your computer or from a third-party
provider, so you can listen when your smartphone is not nearby.
To listen to audio content stored on your device, you must
connect headphones with Bluetooth technology.
You can also control music playback on your paired smartphone
using your device.
Connecting to a Third-Party Provider
Before you can download music or other audio files to your
compatible watch from a supported third-party provider, you
must connect to the provider using the Garmin Connect app.
1 From the Garmin Connect app, select or .
2 Select Garmin Devices, and select your device.
3 Select Music.
4 Select Get Music Apps, locate a provider, and follow the onscreen instructions.
Garmin Pay
NOTE: If you have already installed a provider, you can
select it and follow the on-screen instructions.
Downloading Audio Content from a Third-Party
Provider
Before you can download audio content from a third-party
provider, you must connect to a Wi‑Fi network (Connecting to a
Wi‑Fi Network, page 3).
1 Open the music controls widget.
> Manage > Music Providers.
2 Select
3 Select a connected provider.
4 Select a playlist or other item to download to the device.
5 Swipe right, and select .
6 When you are prompted to sync with the service, select .
7 Connect the device to an external power source.
Downloading audio content can drain the battery.
The selected playlists and other items are downloaded to the
device.
2 Connect your headphones with Bluetooth technology
(Connecting Headphones using Bluetooth Technology,
page 5).
> .
3 Select
NOTE: The icon at the top indicates the music source. You
can tap to change the source.
4 Select an option:
• To listen to music from a third-party provider, select the
name of the provider.
• To listen to music downloaded to the watch from your
computer, select My Music (Downloading Personal Audio
Content, page 5).
• To listen to music from your smartphone, select Control
Music on Phone.
5 Select to open the music playback controls.
Music Playback Controls
Disconnecting from a Third-Party Provider
1 From the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select or .
2 Select Garmin Devices, and select your device.
3 Select Music.
4 Select an installed third-party provider, and follow the on-
screen instructions to disconnect the third-party provider from
your device.
Downloading Personal Audio Content
Before you can send your personal music to your device, you
must install the Garmin Express application on your computer
(www.garmin.com/express).
You can load your personal audio files, such as .mp3 and .aac
files, to a vívoactive 3 Music device from your computer.
1 Connect the device to your computer using the included USB
cable.
On
your computer, open the Garmin Express application,
select your device, and select Music.
TIP: For Windows computers, you can select
and browse
to the folder with your audio files. For Apple computers, the
Garmin Express application uses your iTunes library.
3 In the My Music or iTunes Library list, select an audio file
category, such as songs or playlists.
4 Select the checkboxes for the audio files, and select Send to
Device.
5 If necessary, in the vívoactive 3 Music list, select a category,
select the checkboxes, and select Remove From Device to
remove audio files.
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Connecting Headphones using Bluetooth
Technology
To listen to music loaded onto your vívoactive 3 Music device,
you must connect headphones using Bluetooth technology.
1 Bring the headphones within 2 m (6.6 ft.) of your device.
2 Enable pairing mode on the headphones.
3 Hold the touchscreen.
4 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Add New >
Headphones.
5 Select your headphones to complete the pairing process.
Listening to Music
1 Open the music controls widget.
Emergency and Tracking Features
Manage Select to manage content from third-party providers.
Select to switch the music Source.
Select to browse the audio files and playlists for the selected
source.
Select to adjust the volume.
Select to play and pause the current audio file.
Select to skip to the next audio file in the playlist.
Hold to fast forward through the current audio file.
Select to restart the current audio file.
Select twice to skip to the previous audio file in the playlist.
Hold to rewind through the current audio file.
Select to change the repeat mode.
Select to change the shuffle mode.
Emergency and Tracking Features
CAUTION
Incident detection and assistance are supplemental features and
should not be relied on as a primary method to obtain
emergency assistance. The device and app do not contact
emergency services on your behalf.
The vívoactive device has emergency and tracking features that
must be set up with the Garmin Connect app. To use these
features, you must have Verizon connectivity or be connected to
the Garmin Connect app.
LiveTrack: Allows friends and family to follow your races and
training activities in real time. You can invite followers using
email or social media, allowing them to view your live data on
a Garmin Connect tracking page.
Incident detection: Sends a message to your emergency
contacts when the vívoactive device detects an incident
during a walk, run, or bike activity.
Assistance: Allows you to send an automated text message
with your name and GPS location to your emergency
contacts.
Adding Emergency Contacts
Emergency contact phone numbers are used for the incident
detection and assistance features.
1 From the Garmin Connect app, select or .
2 Select Safety & Tracking > Incident Detection &
Assistance > Add Emergency Contact.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
2 Tap the touchscreen to view your average resting heart rate
(RHR) values for the last 7 days.
Broadcasting Heart Rate to Garmin Devices
Heart Rate Features
The vívoactive device has a wrist-based heart rate monitor and
is also compatible with chest heart rate monitors (sold
separately). You can view heart rate data on the heart rate
widget. If both wrist-based heart rate and chest heart rate data
are available, your device uses the chest heart rate data.
Wrist-based Heart Rate
Wearing the Device
• Wear the device above your wrist bone.
NOTE: The device should be snug but comfortable. For more
accurate heart rate readings on the vívoactive device, it
should not move while running or exercising.
You can broadcast your heart rate data from your vívoactive
device and view it on paired Garmin devices. For example, you
can broadcast your heart rate data to an Edge device while
cycling, or to a VIRB action camera during an activity.
NOTE: Broadcasting heart rate data decreases battery life.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Heart Rate.
3 Select an option:
• Select Broadcast In Activity to broadcast heart rate data
during timed activities (Starting an Activity, page 9).
• Select Broadcast to start broadcasting heart rate data
now.
4 Pair your vívoactive device with your Garmin ANT+
compatible device.
NOTE: The pairing instructions differ for each Garmin
compatible device. See your owner's manual.
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Turning Off the Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor
NOTE: The optical sensor is located on the back of the
device.
• See Tips for Erratic Heart Rate Data, page 6 for more
information about wrist-based heart rate.
• For more information about accuracy, go to garmin.com
/ataccuracy.
Tips for Erratic Heart Rate Data
If the heart rate data is erratic or does not appear, you can try
these tips.
• Clean and dry your arm before putting on the device.
• Avoid wearing sunscreen, lotion, and insect repellent under
the device.
• Avoid scratching the heart rate sensor on the back of the
device.
• Wear the device above your wrist bone. The device should
be snug but comfortable.
• Wait until the
icon is solid before starting your activity.
• Warm up for 5 to 10 minutes and get a heart rate reading
before starting your activity.
NOTE: In cold environments, warm up indoors.
• Rinse the device with fresh water after each workout.
Viewing the Heart Rate Widget
The heart rate widget displays your current heart rate in beats
per minute (bpm) and a graph of your heart rate. The graph
shows your recent heart rate activity, high and low heart rate,
and color-coded bars to indicate the time spent in each heart
rate zone (About Heart Rate Zones, page 6).
1 From the watch face, swipe to view the heart rate widget.
For the vívoactive device, the default value for the Heart Rate
setting is Auto. The device automatically uses the wrist-based
heart rate monitor unless you pair a chest heart rate monitor to
the device.
NOTE: Disabling the wrist-based heart rate monitor also
disables the on-wrist detection feature for Garmin Pay
payments, and you must enter a passcode before making each
payment (Garmin Pay, page 4).
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Heart Rate >
Off.
About Heart Rate Zones
Many athletes use heart rate zones to measure and increase
their cardiovascular strength and improve their level of fitness. A
heart rate zone is a set range of heartbeats per minute. The five
commonly accepted heart rate zones are numbered from 1 to 5
according to increasing intensity. Generally, heart rate zones are
calculated based on percentages of your maximum heart rate.
Setting Your Heart Rate Zones
The device uses your user profile information from the initial
setup to determine your default heart rate zones. The device
has separate heart rate zones for running and cycling. For the
most accurate calorie data during your activity, you should set
your maximum heart rate. You can also set each heart rate
zone. You can manually adjust your zones on the device or
using your Garmin Connect account.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > User Profile > Heart Rate Zones.
3 Select Default to view the default values (optional).
The default values can be applied to running and cycling.
4 Select Running or Cycling.
5 Select Preference > Set Custom.
Heart Rate Features
6 Select Max. HR, and enter your maximum heart rate.
7 Select a zone, and enter a value for each zone.
For more information about activity tracking and fitness metric
accuracy, go to garmin.com/ataccuracy.
Heart Rate Zone Calculations
Auto Goal
Zone % of
Maximum
Heart Rate
Perceived Exertion
Benefits
50–60%
Relaxed, easy pace,
rhythmic breathing
Beginning-level
aerobic training,
reduces stress
60–70%
Comfortable pace,
slightly deeper
breathing, conversation
possible
Basic cardiovascular
training, good
recovery pace
70–80%
Moderate pace, more
difficult to hold
conversation
Improved aerobic
capacity, optimal
cardiovascular training
80–90%
Fast pace and a bit
Improved anaerobic
uncomfortable, breathing capacity and
forceful
threshold, improved
speed
90–100%
Sprinting pace,
unsustainable for long
period of time, labored
breathing
Anaerobic and
muscular endurance,
increased power
About VO2 Max. Estimates
VO2 max. is the maximum volume of oxygen (in milliliters) you
can consume per minute per kilogram of body weight at your
maximum performance. In simple terms, VO2 max. is an
indication of athletic performance and should increase as your
level of fitness improves.
On the device, your VO2 max. estimate appears as a number
and description. On your Garmin Connect account, you can view
additional details about your VO2 max. estimate, including your
fitness age. Your fitness age gives you an idea of how your
fitness compares with a person of the same gender and different
age. As you exercise, your fitness age can decrease over time.
VO2 max. data is provided by FirstBeat. VO2 max. analysis is
provided with permission from The Cooper Institute . For more
information, see the appendix (VO2 Max. Standard Ratings,
page 23), and go to www.CooperInstitute.org.
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Getting Your VO2 Max. Estimate
The device requires heart rate data and a timed, (up to 15
minutes) brisk walk or run to display your VO2 max. estimate.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select My Stats > VO2 Max.
If you have already recorded a brisk walk or run outdoors,
your VO2 max. estimate may appear. The device displays
the date your VO2 max. estimate was last updated. The
device updates your VO2 max. estimate each time you
complete an outdoor walk or run of 15 minutes or longer. You
can manually start a VO2 max. test to get an updated
estimate.
3 To start a VO2 max. test, swipe up, and select Test Now.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions to get your VO2 max.
estimate.
A message appears when the test is complete.
Activity Tracking
The activity tracking feature records your daily step count,
distance traveled, intensity minutes, floors climbed, calories
burned, and sleep statistics for each recorded day. Your calories
burned includes your base metabolism plus activity calories.
The number of steps taken during the day appears on the steps
widget. The step count is updated periodically.
Activity Tracking
Your device creates a daily step goal automatically, based on
your previous activity levels. As you move during the day, the
device shows your progress toward your daily goal À.
If you choose not to use the auto goal feature, you can set a
personalized step goal on your Garmin Connect account.
Using the Move Alert
Sitting for prolonged periods of time can trigger undesirable
metabolic state changes. The move alert reminds you to keep
moving. After one hour of inactivity, Move! and the red bar
appear. Additional segments appear after every 15 minutes of
inactivity. The device also vibrates if vibration is turned on
(System Settings, page 17).
Go for a short walk (at least a couple of minutes) to reset the
move alert.
Sleep Tracking
While you are sleeping, the device automatically detects your
sleep and monitors your movement during your normal sleep
hours. You can set your normal sleep hours in the user settings
on your Garmin Connect account. Sleep statistics include total
hours of sleep, sleep levels, and sleep movement. You can view
your sleep statistics on your Garmin Connect account.
NOTE: Naps are not added to your sleep statistics. You can use
do not disturb mode to turn off notifications and alerts, with the
exception of alarms (Using Do Not Disturb Mode, page 3).
Intensity Minutes
To improve your health, organizations such as the U.S. Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Heart
Association , and the World Health Organization, recommend at
least 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity activity, such
as brisk walking, or 75 minutes per week of vigorous intensity
activity, such as running.
The device monitors your activity intensity and tracks your time
spent participating in moderate to vigorous intensity activities
(heart rate data is required to quantify vigorous intensity). You
can work toward achieving your weekly intensity minutes goal by
participating in at least 10 consecutive minutes of moderate to
vigorous intensity activities. The device adds the amount of
moderate activity minutes with the amount of vigorous activity
minutes. Your total vigorous intensity minutes are doubled when
added.
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Earning Intensity Minutes
Your vívoactive device calculates intensity minutes by
comparing your heart rate data to your average resting heart
rate. If heart rate is turned off, the device calculates moderate
intensity minutes by analyzing your steps per minute.
• Start a timed activity for the most accurate calculation of
intensity minutes.
• Exercise for at least 10 consecutive minutes at a moderate or
vigorous intensity level.
• Wear your device all day and night for the most accurate
resting heart rate.
Garmin Move IQ™
When your movements match familiar exercise patterns, the
Move IQ feature automatically detects the event and displays it
in your timeline. The Move IQ events show activity type and
duration, but they do not appear in your activities list or
newsfeed.
The Move IQ feature can automatically start a timed activity for
walking and running using time thresholds you set in the Garmin
Connect Mobile app. These activities are added to your activities
list.
Stress: Displays your current stress level and a graph of your
stress level. You can do a breathing activity to help you relax.
VIRB controls: Provides camera controls when you have a
VIRB device paired with your vívoactive device.
Weather: Displays the current temperature and weather
forecast.
Viewing Widgets
From the watch face, swipe up or down.
Activity Tracking Settings
Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > Activity
Tracking.
Status: Turns off the activity tracking features.
Move Alert: Displays a message and the move bar on the
digital watch face and steps screen. The device also vibrates
to alert you.
Goal Alerts: Allows you to turn on and off goal alerts, or turn
them off only during activities. Goal alerts appear for your
daily steps goal, daily floors climbed goal, and weekly
intensity minutes goal.
Intensity Minutes: Allows you to set a heart rate zone for
moderate intensity minutes and a higher heart rate zone for
vigorous intensity minutes. You can also use the default
algorithm.
Move IQ: Allows you to turn on and off Move IQ events.
Turning Off Activity Tracking
When you turn off activity tracking, your steps, floors climbed,
intensity minutes, sleep tracking, and Move IQ events are not
recorded.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Activity Tracking > Status > Off.
Widgets
Your device comes preloaded with widgets that provide at-aglance information. Some widgets require a Bluetooth
connection to a compatible smartphone.
Some widgets are not visible by default. You can add them to
the widget loop manually.
Calendar: Displays upcoming meetings from your smartphone
calendar.
Calories: Displays your calorie information for the current day.
Floors climbed: Tracks your floors climbed and progress
toward your goal.
Golf: Displays golf information for your last round.
Heart rate: Displays your current heart rate in beats per minute
(bpm) and a graph of your heart rate.
Intensity minutes: Tracks your time spent participating in
moderate to vigorous activities, your weekly intensity minutes
goal, and progress toward your goal.
Last sport: Displays a brief summary of your last recorded
sport.
Music controls: Provides music player controls for your
smartphone or on-device music.
My day: Displays a dynamic summary of your activity today. The
metrics include timed activities, intensity minutes, floors
climbed, steps, calories burned, and more.
Notifications: Alerts you to incoming calls, texts, social network
updates, and more, based on your smartphone notification
settings.
Steps: Tracks your daily step count, step goal, and data for
previous days.
Customizing the Widget Loop
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Widgets.
3 Select an option:
• Select an item to show or hide it from the app list or
rearrange the app list.
• Select Add to add an item to the widget loop.
About My Day
The My Day widget is a daily snapshot of your activity. This is a
dynamic summary that updates throughout the day. As soon as
you climb a flight of stairs or record an activity, it appears in the
widget. The metrics include recorded activities, intensity minutes
for the week, floors climbed, steps, calories burned, and more.
You can tap the touchscreen for an option to improve accuracy
or to view additional metrics.
Viewing the Weather Widget
1 From the watch face, swipe to view the weather widget.
2 Tap the touchscreen to view hourly and daily weather data.
3 Scroll down to view daily weather data.
Heart Rate Variability and Stress Level
Your device analyzes your heart rate variability while you are
inactive to determine your overall stress. Training, physical
activity, sleep, nutrition, and general life stress all impact your
stress level. The stress level range is from 0 to 100, where 0 to
25 is a resting state, 26 to 50 is low stress, 51 to 75 is medium
stress, and 76 to 100 is a high stress state. Knowing your stress
level can help you identify stressful moments throughout your
day. For best results, you should wear the device while sleeping.
You can sync your device with your Garmin Connect account to
view your all-day stress level, long-term trends, and additional
details.
Using the Stress Level Widget
The stress level widget displays your current stress level and a
graph of your stress level for the last several hours. It can also
guide you through a breathing activity to help you relax.
1 While you are sitting or inactive, swipe to view the stress
level widget.
TIP: If you are too active for the watch to determine your
stress level, a message appears instead of a stress level
number. You can check your stress level again after several
minutes of inactivity.
Tap
the touchscreen to view a graph of your stress level for
the last four hours.
Widgets
Blue bars indicate periods of rest. Yellow bars indicate
periods of stress. Gray bars indicate times that you were too
active to determine your stress level.
3 To start a breathing activity, swipe up, select Yes, and enter
a duration for the breathing activity in minutes.
VIRB Remote
The VIRB remote function allows you to control your VIRB
action camera using your device. Go to www.garmin.com/VIRB
to purchase a VIRB action camera.
Controlling a VIRB Action Camera
Before you can use the VIRB remote function, you must enable
the remote setting on your VIRB camera. See the VIRB Series
Owner's Manual for more information. You must also set the
VIRB widget to be shown in the widget loop (Customizing the
Widget Loop, page 8).
1 Turn on your VIRB camera.
2 On your vívoactive device, swipe to view the VIRB widget.
3 Wait while the device connects to your VIRB camera.
4 Select an option:
• To record video, tap the touchscreen.
The video counter appears on the vívoactive screen.
• To stop recording video, tap the touchscreen.
• To take a photo, swipe right, and tap the touchscreen.
Apps and Activities
Your device includes a variety of preloaded apps and activities.
Apps: Apps provide interactive features for your device, such as
navigating to saved locations.
Activities: Your device comes preloaded with indoor and
outdoor activity apps, including running, cycling, strength
training, golfing, and more. When you start an activity, the
device displays and records sensor data, which you can save
and share with the Garmin Connect community.
For more information about activity tracking and fitness metric
accuracy, go togarmin.com/ataccuracy.
Connect IQ Apps: You can add features to your watch by
installing apps from the Connect IQ mobile app (Connect IQ
Features, page 3).
Starting an Activity
When you start an activity, GPS turns on automatically (if
required).
1 Press the key.
2 If this is the first time you have started an activity, select the
checkbox next to each activity to add to your favorites, and
select Done.
3 Select an option:
• Select an activity from your favorites.
• Select , and select an activity from the extended activity
list.
4 If the activity requires GPS signals, go outside to an area with
a clear view of the sky.
TIP: If
appears on a gray background, the activity does
not require GPS signals.
5 Wait until Ready appears on the screen.
The device is ready after it establishes your heart rate,
acquires GPS signals (if required), and connects to your
wireless sensors (if required).
6 Press the key to start the activity timer.
Apps and Activities
The device records activity data only while the activity timer is
running.
Tips for Recording Activities
• Charge the device before starting an activity (Charging the
Device, page 19).
• Swipe up or down to view additional data pages.
Stopping an Activity
1 Press the key.
2 Select Done.
3 Select an option:
• To save the activity, select .
• To discard the activity, select .
Adding a Custom Activity
You can create a custom activity and add it to the activity list.
1 Press the key.
2 Select > > Create.
3 Select an activity type.
4 If necessary, edit the activity app settings (Activities and App
Settings, page 16).
5 When you are finished editing, select Done.
6 Select an option:
• To add the activity to your favorites list, select .
• To add the activity to the extended list, select .
Adding or Removing a Favorite Activity
The list of your favorite activities appears when you press the
key from the watch face, and it provides quick access to the
activities you use most. The first time you press the key to start
an activity, the device prompts you to select your favorite
activities. You can add or remove favorite activities at any time.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Activities & Apps.
Your favorite activities appear at the top of the list with a
white background. Other activities appear in the extended list
with a black background.
3 Select an option:
• To add a favorite activity, select the activity, and select
Add Favorite.
• To remove a favorite activity, select the activity, and select
Remove Favorite.
Indoor Activities
The vívoactive device can be used for training indoors, such as
running on an indoor track or using a stationary bike. GPS is
turned off for indoor activities.
When running or walking with GPS turned off, speed, distance,
and cadence are calculated using the accelerometer in the
device. The accelerometer is self-calibrating. The accuracy of
the speed, distance, and cadence data improves after a few
outdoor runs or walks using GPS.
TIP: Holding the handrails of the treadmill reduces accuracy.
You can use an optional foot pod to record pace, distance, and
cadence.
When cycling with GPS turned off, speed and distance are not
available unless you have an optional sensor that sends speed
and distance data to the device (such as a speed or cadence
sensor).
Recording a Strength Training Activity
You can record sets during a strength training activity. A set is
multiple repetitions (reps) of a single move.
1
Press the key.
Select Strength.
Press the key to start the activity timer.
Start your first set.
The device counts your reps. Your rep count appears when
you complete at least 6 reps.
TIP: The device can only count reps of a single move for
each set. When you want to change moves, you should finish
the set and start a new one.
5 Double tap the touchscreen to finish the set.
The watch displays the total reps for the set. After several
seconds, the rest timer appears.
6 If necessary, hold the touchscreen, select Edit Last Set, and
edit the number of reps.
7 When you are done resting, double tap the touchscreen to
start your next set.
8 Repeat for each strength training set until your activity is
complete.
9 After your last set, press the key to stop the timer.
10 Select Done > to finish and save the activity.
Calibrating the Treadmill Distance
To record more accurate distances for your treadmill runs, you
can calibrate the treadmill distance after you run at least 1.5 km
(1 mi.) on a treadmill. If you use different treadmills, you can
manually calibrate the treadmill distance on each treadmill or
after each run.
1 Start a treadmill activity (Starting an Activity, page 9), and run
at least 1.5 km (1 mi.) on the treadmill.
2 After you complete your run, press the key, and select Done.
3 Select an option:
• To calibrate the treadmill distance the first time, select .
The device prompts you to complete the treadmill
calibration.
• To manually calibrate the treadmill distance after the firsttime calibration, select
> Calibrate.
4 Check the treadmill display for the distance traveled, and
enter the distance on your device.
Outdoor Activities
The vívoactive device comes preloaded with apps for outdoor
activities, such as running and biking. GPS is turned on for
outdoor activities. You can add apps using default activities,
such as cardio or rowing.
Going for a Run
Before you can use a wireless sensor for your run, you must pair
the sensor with your device (Pairing Your Wireless Sensors,
page 18).
1 Put on your wireless sensors, such as a foot pod or heart rate
monitor (optional).
2 Press the key.
3 Select Run.
4 When using optional wireless sensors, wait while the device
connects to the sensors.
5 Go outside, and wait while the device locates satellites.
6 Press the key to start the activity timer.
The device records activity data only while the activity timer is
running.
7 Start your activity.
8 Swipe up or down to scroll through data screens.
9 After you complete your activity, press the key, and select
to save the activity.
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Going for a Ride
Before you can use a wireless sensor for your ride, you must
pair the sensor with your device (Pairing Your Wireless Sensors,
page 18).
1 Pair your wireless sensors, such as a heart rate monitor,
speed sensor, or cadence sensor (optional).
2 Press the key.
3 Select Bike.
4 When using optional wireless sensors, wait while the device
connects to the sensors.
5 Go outside, and wait while the device locates satellites.
6 Press the key to start the activity timer.
The device records activity data only while the activity timer is
running.
7 Start your activity.
8 Swipe up or down to scroll through data screens.
9 After you complete your activity, press the key, and select
to save the activity.
Viewing Your Ski Runs
Your device records the details of each downhill skiing or
snowboarding run using the auto run feature. This feature is
turned on by default for downhill skiing and snowboarding. It
automatically records new ski runs based on your movement.
The timer pauses when you stop moving downhill and when you
are on a chairlift. The timer remains paused during the chairlift
ride. You can start moving downhill to restart the timer. You can
view run details from the paused screen or while the timer is
running.
1 Start a skiing or snowboarding activity.
2 Hold the touchscreen.
3 Select View Runs.
4 Select and to view details of your last run, your current run,
and your total runs.
The run screens include time, distance traveled, maximum
speed, average speed, and total descent.
Going for a Pool Swim
NOTE: Heart rate is not available while swimming.
1 Press the key.
2 Select Pool Swim.
3 Select your pool size, or enter a custom size.
4 Press the key to start the activity timer.
The device records activity data only while the activity timer is
running.
5 Start your activity.
The device automatically records swim intervals and lengths.
6 Press the key when you rest.
The display inverts color, and the rest screen appears.
7 Press the key to restart the interval timer.
8 After you complete your activity, hold the key to stop the
activity timer, and hold the key again to save the activity.
Setting the Pool Size
1 Press the key.
2 Select Pool Swim > Pool Size.
3 Select your pool size, or enter a custom size.
Swim Terminology
Length: One trip down the pool.
Interval: One or more consecutive lengths. A new interval starts
after a rest.
Apps and Activities
Stroke: A stroke is counted every time your arm wearing the
device completes a full cycle.
Swolf: Your swolf score is the sum of the time for one pool
length and the number of strokes for that length. For
example, 30 seconds plus 15 strokes equals a swolf score of
45. Swolf is a measurement of swimming efficiency and, like
golf, a lower score is better.
Golfing
Downloading Golf Courses
Before you play a course for the first time, you must download it
using the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
1 From the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select Download Golf
Courses > .
2 Select a golf course.
3 Select Download.
After the course finishes downloading, it appears in the list of
courses on your vívoactive device.
Playing Golf
Before you play a course for the first time, you must download it
using your smartphone (Downloading Golf Courses, page 11).
Downloaded courses are updated automatically. Before you play
golf, you should charge the device (Charging the Device,
page 19).
1 Press the key.
2 Select Golf.
3 Wait while the device locates satellites.
4 Select a course from the list of available courses.
5 Swipe up or down to scroll through the holes.
The device automatically transitions when you move to the
next hole.
The distances on the hole information screen are updated to
reflect the new pin location. The pin location is saved for only
the current round.
Viewing the Direction to the Pin
The PinPointer feature is a compass that provides directional
assistance when you are unable to see the green. This feature
can help you line up a shot even if you are in the woods or in a
deep sand trap.
NOTE: Do not use the PinPointer feature while in a golf cart.
Interference from the golf cart can affect the accuracy of the
compass.
1 Press the key.
2 Select .
The arrow points to the pin location.
Viewing Layup and Dogleg Distances
You can view a list of layup and dogleg distances for par 4 and 5
holes.
1 Press the key.
2 Select .
NOTE: Distances and locations are removed from the list as
you pass them.
Viewing Hazards
You can view distances to hazards along the fairway for par 4
and 5 holes. Hazards that affect shot selection are displayed
individually or in groups to help you determine the distance to
layup or carry.
1 From the hole information screen, press the key, and select
Hole Information
The device calculates the distance to the front and back of the
green, and to the selected pin location (Changing the Pin
Location, page 11).
À
Á
Â
Ã
Ä
Å
Current hole number
Distance to the back of the green
Distance to the selected pin location
Distance to the front of the green
Par for the hole
Map of the green
Changing the Pin Location
While playing a game, you can take a closer look at the green
and move the pin location.
1 Select the map.
A larger view of the green appears.
2 Swipe up or down to scroll through the pin locations.
indicates the selected pin location.
Press
the key to accept the pin location.
Apps and Activities
• The distances to the front À and back Á of the nearest
hazard appear on the screen.
• The hazard type  is listed at the top of the screen.
• The green is represented as a half circle à at the top of
the screen. The line below the green represents the center
of the fairway.
• Hazards Ä are shown below the green in approximate
locations relative to the fairway.
2 Swipe to view other hazards for the current hole.
Measuring a Shot with the Garmin AutoShot™ Feature
Your vívoactive device features automatic shot detection and
recording. Each time you take a shot along the fairway, the
device records your shot distance so you can view it later
(Viewing Your Shot History, page 12).
TIP: Automatic shot detection works best when you wear the
device on your leading wrist and make good contact with the
ball. Putts are not detected.
1 Begin playing a round.
When the device detects a shot, your distance from the shot
location appears in the banner À at the top of the screen.
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2 Select
3 Select
to view information for your last shot.
to view information about each shot for a hole.
Viewing Your Round Summary
During a round, you can view your score, statistics, and step
information.
1 Press the key.
2 Select .
TIP: You can tap the banner to hide it for 10 seconds.
2 Walk or drive to your ball.
3 Make your next shot.
The device records the distance of your last shot.
Keeping Score
1 While playing golf, press the key.
2 Select .
3 If necessary, hold the touchscreen to set up scoring or
change par for the hole.
4 Swipe up or down to change holes.
5 Tap the center of the screen.
6 Select or to set the score.
Setting the Scoring Method
You can change the method the device uses to keep score.
1 From the scorecard, hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Golf Settings > Scoring > Scoring Method.
3 Select a scoring method.
About Stableford Scoring
When you select the Stableford scoring method (Setting the
Scoring Method, page 12), points are awarded based on the
number of strokes taken relative to par. At the end of a round,
the highest score wins. The device awards points as specified
by the United States Golf Association.
The scorecard for a Stableford scored game shows points
instead of strokes.
Points
Strokes Taken Relative to Par
2 or more over
1 over
Par
1 under
2 under
3 under
Tracking Golf Statistics
When you enable statistics tracking on the device, you can view
your statistics for the current round (Viewing Your Round
Summary, page 12). You can compare rounds and track
improvements using the Garmin Golf™ app.
1 From the scorecard, hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Golf Settings > Scoring > Stat Tracking.
Recording Golf Statistics
Before you can record statistics, you must enable statistics
tracking (Tracking Golf Statistics, page 12).
1 From the scorecard, tap the center of the screen.
2 Set the number of strokes taken, and select Next.
3 Set the number of putts taken, and select Done.
4 Select an option:
• If your ball hit the fairway, select .
• If your ball missed the fairway, select or .
Viewing Your Shot History
1 After playing a hole, press the key.
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Ending a Round
1 Press the key.
2 Select End.
3 Select an option:
• To view your statistics and round information, tap your
score.
• To save the round and return to watch mode, select Save.
• To edit your scorecard, select Edit Score.
• To discard the round and return to watch mode, select
Discard.
• To pause the round and resume it at a later time, select
Pause.
Golf Settings
From the watch face, hold the touchscreen, and select Settings
> Activities & Apps > Golf > Golf Settings.
Scoring: Allows you to set the scoring options (Scoring
Settings, page 12).
Driver Distance: Sets the average distance the ball travels on
your drive.
Big Numbers: Changes the size of the numbers on the hole
view screen.
Scoring Settings
From the watch face, hold the touchscreen, and select Settings
> Activities & Apps > Golf > Golf Settings > Scoring.
Status: Sets score keeping to on or off automatically when you
start a round. The Always Ask option prompts you when you
begin a round.
Stat Tracking: Enables statistics tracking for the number of
putts, greens in regulation, and fairways hit while playing golf.
2 Players: Sets the scorecard to keep score for two players.
NOTE: This setting is only available during a round. You
must enable this setting each time you begin a round.
Scoring Method: Changes the method the device uses to keep
score.
Handicap Scoring: Sets your player handicap.
Garmin Golf App
The Garmin Golf app allows golfers to compete with each other
at different courses. More than 41,000 courses have a weekly
leaderboard that anyone can join. You can set up a tournament
event and invite players to compete. You can upload scorecards
from your compatible Garmin device to view detailed statistics
and shot analyses.
The Garmin Golf app syncs your data with your Garmin Connect
account. You can download the Garmin Golf app from the app
store on your smartphone.
Training
Setting Up Your User Profile
You can update your gender, birth year, height, weight, wrist,
and heart rate zone (Setting Your Heart Rate Zones, page 6)
settings. The device uses this information to calculate accurate
training data.
Training
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > User Profile.
3 Select an option.
Fitness Goals
Knowing your heart rate zones can help you measure and
improve your fitness by understanding and applying these
principles.
• Your heart rate is a good measure of exercise intensity.
• Training in certain heart rate zones can help you improve
cardiovascular capacity and strength.
If you know your maximum heart rate, you can use the table
(Heart Rate Zone Calculations, page 7) to determine the best
heart rate zone for your fitness objectives.
If you do not know your maximum heart rate, use one of the
calculators available on the Internet. Some gyms and health
centers can provide a test that measures maximum heart rate.
The default maximum heart rate is 220 minus your age.
Workouts
Your device can guide you through multiple-step workouts that
include goals for each workout step, such as distance, time,
reps, or other metrics. Your device includes several preloaded
workouts for multiple activities, including strength, cardio,
running, and biking. You can create and find more workouts and
training plans using Garmin Connect and transfer them to your
device.
You can create a scheduled training plan using the calendar in
Garmin Connect and send the scheduled workouts to your
device.
Following a Workout
Your device can guide you through multiple steps in a workout.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Workouts.
NOTE: This option appears only when you have workouts
loaded on your device for the selected activity.
4 Select a workout.
5 Select Do Workout.
6 Press the key to start the activity timer.
The device briefly displays the goals for the first step of your
workout.
7 After you complete the workout step, double-tap the
touchscreen to start the next step.
A summary of the workout step appears. After several
seconds, the rest timer and the goals for the next step
appear.
8 While resting, swipe down to view notes and additional
details about the next workout step (optional).
9 Double-tap the touchscreen to start the next step.
10 Repeat steps 6 through 9 until you complete all of the steps
in the workout.
TIP: If you want to stop the workout early, you can press the
key to stop the activity timer.
to end the cool down step.
11 If necessary, select
12 After you complete your activity, press the key, and select
to save the activity.
Using Garmin Connect Training Plans
Before you can download and use a training plan from Garmin
Connect, you must have a Garmin Connect account (Garmin
Connect, page 15), and you must pair the vívoactive device
with a compatible smartphone.
Training
1 From the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select Training >
Training Plans > Find a Plan.
2 Select and schedule a training plan.
3 Select , and follow the on-screen instructions.
4 Review the training plan in your calendar.
Starting Today's Workout
After you send a training plan to your device, the Garmin Coach
widget appears in your widget loop.
1 From the watch face, swipe to view the Garmin Coach
widget.
If a workout for this activity is scheduled for today, the device
shows the workout name and prompts you to start it.
2 Select a workout.
3 Select View to view the workout steps, and swipe right when
you are finished viewing the steps (optional).
4 Select Do Workout.
5 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Viewing Scheduled Workouts
You can view workouts scheduled in your training calendar and
start a workout.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Workouts > Training Calendar.
Your scheduled workouts appear, sorted by date.
4 Select a workout.
5 Select an option:
• To view the steps for the workout, select View.
• To start the workout, select Do Workout.
Adaptive Training Plans
Your Garmin Connect account has an adaptive training plan and
Garmin coach to fit your training goals. For example, you can
answer a few questions and find a plan to help you complete a 5
km race. The plan adjusts to your current level of fitness,
coaching and schedule preferences, and race date. When you
start a plan, the Garmin Coach widget is added to the widget
loop on your vívoactive device.
Personal Records
When you complete an activity, the device displays any new
personal records you achieved during that activity. Personal
records include your fastest time over several typical race
distances and longest run or ride.
Viewing Your Personal Records
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select My Stats > Records.
3 Select a sport.
4 Select a record.
5 Select View Record.
Restoring a Personal Record
You can set each personal record back to the one previously
recorded.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select My Stats > Records.
3 Select a sport.
4 Select a record to restore.
5 Select Previous > Yes.
NOTE: This does not delete any saved activities.
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Clearing a Personal Record
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select My Stats > Records.
3 Select a sport.
4 Select a record to delete.
5 Select Clear Record > Yes.
NOTE: This does not delete any saved activities.
Clearing All Personal Records
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select My Stats > Records.
NOTE: This does not delete any saved activities.
3 Select a sport.
4 Select Clear All Records > Yes.
The records are deleted for that sport only.
Navigation
You can use the GPS navigation features on your device to
save locations, navigate to locations, and find your way home.
Saving Your Location
Before you can navigate to a saved location, your device must
locate satellites.
A location is a point that you record and store in the device. If
you want to remember landmarks or return to a certain spot, you
can mark a location.
1 Go to the place where you want to mark a location.
2 Press the key.
3 Select Navigate > Save Location.
After the device acquires GPS signals, the location
information appears.
4 Select Save.
5 Select an icon.
Deleting a Location
1 Press the key.
2 Select Navigate > Saved Locations.
3 Select a location.
4 Select Delete > Yes.
navigate back to your starting location. This feature is not
available for all activities.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Stop Navigation.
3 Hold the touchscreen.
4 Select Navigation > Back to Start.
The compass appears.
5 Move forward.
The compass arrow points toward your starting point.
TIP: For more accurate navigation, orient your device toward
the direction in which you are navigating.
Stopping Navigation
• To stop navigation and continue your activity, hold the
touchscreen, and select Stop Navigation.
• To stop navigation and end your activity, press the key, and
select Done.
Compass
The device has a 3-axis compass with automatic calibration.
The compass features and appearance change depending on
your activity, whether GPS is enabled, and whether you are
navigating to a destination.
Calibrating the Compass Manually
NOTICE
Calibrate the electronic compass outdoors. To improve heading
accuracy, do not stand near objects that influence magnetic
fields, such as vehicles, buildings, and overhead power lines.
Your device was already calibrated at the factory, and the
device uses automatic calibration by default. If you experience
irregular compass behavior, for example, after moving long
distances or after extreme temperature changes, you can
manually calibrate the compass.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Compass >
Calibrate > Start.
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
TIP: Move your wrist in a small figure eight motion until a
message appears.
History
Navigating to a Saved Location
Before you can navigate to a saved location, your device must
locate satellites.
1 Press the key.
2 Select Navigate > Saved Locations.
3 Select a location, and select Go To.
4 Select an activity.
The compass appears.
5 Move forward.
The compass arrow points toward the saved location.
TIP: For more accurate navigation, orient the top of the
screen toward the direction in which you are moving.
6 Press the key to start the activity timer.
Navigating Back to Start
Before you can navigate back to start, you must locate satellites,
start the timer, and start your activity.
At any time during your activity, you can return to your starting
location. For example, if you are running in a new city, and you
are unsure how to get back to the trail head or hotel, you can
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Your device stores up to 14 days of activity tracking and heart
rate monitoring data, and up to seven timed activities. You can
view your last seven timed activities on your device. You can
synchronize your data to view unlimited activities, activity
tracking data, and heart rate monitoring data on your Garmin
Connect account (Using Garmin Connect Mobile, page 15)
(Using Garmin Connect on Your Computer, page 15).
When the device memory is full, your oldest data is overwritten.
Using History
Hold the touchscreen.
Select History.
Select an activity.
Select an option:
• Select Details to view additional information about the
activity.
• Select Laps to select a lap and view additional information
about each lap.
• Select Delete to delete the selected activity.
Navigation
Viewing Your Time in Each Heart Rate Zone
Before you can view heart rate zone data, you must complete an
activity with heart rate and save the activity.
Viewing your time in each heart rate zone can help you adjust
your training intensity.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select History.
3 Select an activity.
4 Select HR Zones.
Garmin Connect
Your Garmin Connect account allows you to track your
performance and connect with your friends. It gives you the tools
to track, analyze, share, and encourage each other. You can
record the events of your active lifestyle, including runs, walks,
rides, swims, hikes, golf games, and more.
You can create your free Garmin Connect account when you
pair your device with your phone using the Garmin Connect
Mobile app. You can also create an account when you set up
the Garmin Express application (www.garmin.com/express).
Store your activities: After you complete and save a timed
activity with your device, you can upload that activity to your
Garmin Connect account and keep it as long as you want.
Analyze your data: You can view more detailed information
about your fitness and outdoor activities, including time,
distance, heart rate, calories burned, cadence, an overhead
map view, and pace and speed charts. You can view more
detailed information about your golf games, including
scorecards, statistics, and course information. You can also
view customizable reports.
NOTE: To view some data, you must pair an optional
wireless sensor with your device (Pairing Your Wireless
Sensors, page 18).
Your device automatically syncs your data with the Garmin
Connect Mobile app and your Garmin Connect account.
Using Garmin Connect on Your Computer
The Garmin Express application connects your device to your
Garmin Connect account using a computer. You can use the
Garmin Express application to upload your activity data to your
Garmin Connect account and to send data, such as workouts or
training plans, from Garmin Connect website to your device. You
can also install device software updates and manage your
Connect IQ apps.
1 Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.
2 Go to www.garmin.com/express.
3 Download and install the Garmin Express application.
4 Open the Garmin Express application, and select Add
Device.
5 Follow the on-screen instructions.
Customizing Your Device
Changing the Watch Face
You can choose from several preloaded watch faces or use a
Connect IQ watch face that is downloaded to your device
(Connect IQ Features, page 3). You can also customize a
preloaded watch face or create a new one (Creating a Custom
Watch Face, page 15).
1 From the watch face, hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Watch Face.
3 Swipe up or down to scroll through the available watch faces.
4 Tap the screen to select the watch face.
5 Select Apply to activate the displayed watch face.
Creating a Custom Watch Face
You can customize the style and data fields for the watch face.
1 From the watch face, hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Watch Face.
3 Select an option:
Track your progress: You can track your daily steps, join a
friendly competition with your connections, and meet your
goals.
Share your activities: You can connect with friends to follow
each other's activities or post links to your activities on your
favorite social networking sites.
Manage your settings: You can customize your device and
user settings on your Garmin Connect account.
Using Garmin Connect Mobile
After you pair your device with your smartphone (Pairing Your
Smartphone, page 2), you can use the Garmin Connect Mobile
app to upload all of your activity data to your Garmin Connect
account.
1 Verify the Garmin Connect Mobile app is running on your
smartphone.
2 Bring your device within 10 m (30 ft.) of your smartphone.
Customizing Your Device
• To customize an existing watch face, select the watch
face, and select Customize.
• To create a new watch face, swipe to the bottom of the
watch face list, and select Create New.
4 Swipe up or down to scroll through the analog and digital
dials, and tap the screen to select the displayed dial.
5 Select each data field you want to customize, and select the
data to display in it.
A green border indicates the customizable data fields for this
dial.
6 Swipe left to customize the watch face hands.
NOTE: This option is available only for analog dials.
7 Swipe up or down to scroll through the hand styles, and tap
the screen to select the displayed hands.
8 Swipe left, and select an accent color.
9 Select .
10 Select Done.
The device sets the new watch face as your active watch
face.
Customizing the Controls Menu
You can add, remove, and change the order of the shortcut
menu options in the controls menu (Using the Controls Menu,
page 1).
1 Hold the key.
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The controls menu appears.
2 Hold the touchscreen.
The controls menu switches to edit mode.
3 Select the shortcut you want to customize.
4 Select an option:
• To change the location of the shortcut in the controls
menu, select the location where you want it to appear, or
drag the shortcut to a new location.
• To remove the shortcut from the controls menu, select .
5 If necessary, select to add a shortcut to the controls menu.
NOTE: This option is available only after you remove at least
one shortcut from the menu.
Activities and App Settings
These settings allow you to customize each preloaded activity
app based on your needs. For example, you can customize data
pages and enable alerts and training features. Not all settings
are available for all activity types.
Press the key, select an activity, and select Settings.
Data Screens: Enables you to customize data screens and add
new data screens for the activity (Customizing the Data
Screens, page 16).
Alerts: Sets the training alerts for the activity (Alerts, page 16).
Laps: Sets the options for the Auto Lap feature (Marking Laps
Using the Auto Lap Feature, page 16), and turns on the
manual lap function (Turning On the Manual Lap Function,
page 17).
Auto Pause: Sets the device to stop recording data when you
stop moving or when you drop below a specified speed
(Using Auto Pause , page 17).
Auto Scroll: Enables you to move through all of the activity data
screens automatically while the timer is running (Using Auto
Scroll, page 17).
GPS: Sets the mode for the GPS antenna. Using GLONASS
provides increased performance in challenging environments
and faster position acquisition. Using the GLONASS option
can reduce battery life more than using the GPS option only.
Pool Size: Sets the pool length for pool swimming.
Background: Sets the background color of each activity to
black or white.
Accent Color: Sets the accent color of each activity to help
identify which activity is active.
heart rate monitor or cadence sensor. There are three types of
alerts: event alerts, range alerts, and recurring alerts.
Event alert: An event alert notifies you once. The event is a
specific value. For example, you can set the device to alert
you when you burn a specified number of calories.
Range alert: A range alert notifies you each time the device is
above or below a specified range of values. For example, you
can set the device to alert you when your heart rate is below
60 beats per minute (bpm) and over 210 bpm.
Recurring alert: A recurring alert notifies you each time the
device records a specified value or interval. For example, you
can set the device to alert you every 30 minutes.
Alert Name Alert Type
Description
Cadence
Range
You can set minimum and maximum
cadence values.
Calories
Event,
recurring
You can set the number of calories.
Custom
Recurring
You can select an existing message or
create a custom message and select an
alert type.
Distance
Recurring
You can set minimum and maximum
heart rate values or select zone changes.
Pace
Range
You can set minimum and maximum
pace values.
Run/Walk
Recurring
You can set timed walking breaks at
regular intervals.
Speed
Range
You can set minimum and maximum
speed values.
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Stroke Rate Range
You can set high or low strokes per
minute.
Time
You can set a time interval.
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Customizing the Data Screens
You can customize data screens based on your training goals or
optional accessories. For example, you can customize one of
the data screens to display your lap pace or heart rate zone.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Settings > Data Screens.
4 Select one or more options:
• To adjust the style and number of data fields on each data
screen, select Layout.
• To customize the fields on a data screen, select the
screen, and select Edit Data Fields.
• To show or hide a data screen, select the toggle switch
next to the screen.
• To show or hide the heart rate zone gauge screen, select
HR Zone Gauge.
Alerts
You can set alerts for each activity, which can help you to train
toward specific goals. Some alerts are available only for specific
activities. Some alerts require optional accessories, such as a
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You can set a distance interval.
Heart Rate Range
Event,
recurring
Setting an Alert
1 Press the key.
NOTE: This feature is not available for all activities.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Settings > Alerts.
4 Select an option:
• To add a new alert for the activity, select Add New.
• To edit an existing alert, select the alert name.
5 If necessary, select the type of alert.
6 Select a zone, enter the minimum and maximum values, or
enter a custom value for the alert.
7 If necessary, turn on the alert.
For event and recurring alerts, a message appears each time
you reach the alert value (Alerts, page 16). For range alerts, a
message appears each time you exceed or drop below the
specified range (minimum and maximum values).
Auto Lap
Marking Laps Using the Auto Lap Feature
You can set your device to use the Auto Lap feature to mark a
lap at a specific distance automatically. This feature is helpful for
comparing your performance over different parts of an activity
(for example, every 1 mile or 5 kilometers).
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
NOTE: This feature is not available for all activities.
3 Select Settings > Laps.
4 Select an option:
• To turn the Auto Lap feature on or off, select the toggle
switch.
Customizing Your Device
• To adjust the distance between laps, select Auto Lap.
Each time you complete a lap, a message appears that displays
the time for that lap. The device also vibrates if vibration is
turned on (System Settings, page 17).
Turning On the Manual Lap Function
You can mark laps at any time or distance by double tapping the
touchscreen during timed activities such as running and biking.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
NOTE: This feature is not available for all activities.
3 Select Settings > Laps > Manual Lap.
Each time you mark a lap, a message appears that displays the
time for that lap. The device also vibrates if vibration is turned on
(System Settings, page 17).
The lap function stays on for the selected activity until you turn
off the lap function.
Using Auto Pause
®
You can use the Auto Pause feature to pause the timer
automatically when you stop moving or when your pace or
speed drops below a specified value. This feature is helpful if
your activity includes stop lights or other places where you need
to slow down or stop.
NOTE: The device does not record activity data while the timer
is stopped or paused.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Settings > Auto Pause.
NOTE: This feature is not available for all activities.
4 Select an option:
NOTE: Not all options are available for all activities.
• To pause the timer automatically when you stop moving,
select When Stopped.
• To pause the timer automatically when your pace drops
below a specified value, select Pace.
• To pause the timer automatically when your speed drops
below a specified value, select Speed.
Using Auto Scroll
You can use the auto scroll feature to cycle through all of the
data screens automatically while the timer is running.
1 Press the key.
2 Select an activity.
3 Select Settings > Auto Scroll.
NOTE: This feature is not available for all activities.
4 Select a display speed.
Phone and Bluetooth Settings
Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > Phone.
Status: Displays the current Bluetooth connection status and
allows you to turn Bluetooth wireless technology on or off.
Notifications: The device turns smart notifications on and off
automatically based on your selections (Enabling Bluetooth
Notifications, page 2).
Pair Phone: Connects your device with a compatible
smartphone equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology.
Connected Alerts: Alerts you when your paired smartphone
connects and disconnects.
Stop LiveTrack: Allows you to stop a LiveTrack session while
one is in progress.
Sync: Allows you to transfer the data between your device and
the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
Customizing Your Device
System Settings
Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > System.
Auto Lock: Automatically locks the touchscreen to prevent
inadvertent screen touches. You can press the key to unlock
the touchscreen.
Language: Sets the language of the device interface.
Time: Sets the time format and source for local time (Time
Settings, page 17).
Date: Alllows you to manually set the date and date format.
Backlight: Sets the backlight mode, timeout, and brightness
(Backlight Settings, page 18).
Vibration: Turns vibration on or off and sets the vibration
intensity.
Do Not Disturb: Turns on or off do not disturb mode.
Units: Sets the measurement units used to display data
(Changing the Units of Measure, page 18).
Data Recording: Sets how the device records activity data. The
Smart recording option (default) allows for longer activity
recordings. The Every Second recording option provides
more detailed activity recordings, but may require you to
charge the battery more frequently.
USB Mode: Sets the device to use media transfer mode or
Garmin mode when connected to a computer.
Reset: Allows you to reset the default settings or delete
personal data and reset the settings (Restoring All Default
Settings, page 21).
NOTE: If you have set up a Garmin Pay wallet, restoring
default settings also deletes the wallet from your device.
Software Update: Allows you to check for software updates.
About: Displays the unit ID, software version, regulatory
information, and license agreement.
Time Settings
Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > System > Time.
Time Format: Sets the device to show time in a 12-hour or a
24-hour format.
Time Source: Allows you to set the time manually or
automatically based on your paired mobile device.
Time Zones
Each time you turn on the device and acquire satellites or sync
with your smartphone, the device automatically detects your
time zone and the current time of day.
Setting the Time Manually
By default, the time is set automatically when the vívoactive
device is paired with a mobile device.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > System > Time > Time Source > Manual.
3 Select Time, and enter the time of day.
Setting the Alarm
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Clocks > Alarms > Add New.
3 Select Time, and enter a time.
4 Select Repeat, and select an option.
Deleting an Alarm
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Clocks > Alarms.
3 Select an alarm, and select Remove.
Starting the Countdown Timer
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Clocks > Timer.
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3 Enter the time.
4 Select Start.
5 If necessary, select the touchscreen for more options.
Using the Stopwatch
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Clocks > Stopwatch.
3 Press the key.
Backlight Settings
Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > System >
Backlight.
Mode: Sets the backlight to turn on when you interact with the
device, which includes receiving a notification or using the
key or touchscreen.
Gesture: Sets the backlight to turn on when you rotate your
wrist toward your body to view the device. You can use the
Only During Activity option to use this feature only during
timed activities.
Timeout: Sets the length of time before the backlight turns off.
Brightness: Sets the brightness level of the backlight. During an
activity, the backlight uses the brightest setting.
Changing the Units of Measure
You can customize units of measure for distance, pace and
speed, elevation, weight, height, and temperature.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > System > Units.
3 Select a measurement type.
4 Select a unit of measure.
Garmin Connect Settings
You can change your device settings from your Garmin Connect
account, using either the Garmin Connect Mobile app or the
Garmin Connect website. Some settings are available only using
your Garmin Connect account and cannot be changed on your
device.
• In the Garmin Connect Mobile app, select the image of your
device, and select Device Settings.
• On the Garmin Connect website, from the devices widget,
select Device Settings.
After customizing settings, sync your data to apply the changes
to your device (Using Garmin Connect Mobile, page 15, Using
Garmin Connect on Your Computer, page 15).
Device Settings on Your Garmin Connect Account
From your Garmin Connect account, select your device to view
the device settings.
NOTE: Some settings appear in a subcategory in the settings
menu. App or website updates may change these settings
menus.
Activity Tracking: Turns activity tracking features on and off.
Appearance: Allows you to change the watch face, widgets,
and shortcuts that appear in the controls menu (Customizing
the Controls Menu, page 15).
Auto Activity Start: Allows your device to create and save
timed activities automatically when the Move IQ feature
detects you have been walking or running for a minimum time
threshold. You can set the minimum time threshold for
running and walking.
Automatic App Updates: Allows your device to receive
Connect IQ app updates automatically.
Data Recording: Sets how the device records activity data. The
Smart recording option (default) allows for longer activity
recordings. The Every Second recording option provides
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more detailed activity recordings, but may require you to
charge the battery more frequently.
Date Format: Sets the month and day format.
Distance: Sets the device to display the distance traveled in
kilometers or miles.
Goals: Allows you to set a custom goal for daily steps and floors
climbed. You can use the Auto Goal setting to allow your
device to determine your step goal automatically. You can
also set the weekly intensity minutes goal.
Goal Animations: Allows you to turn on and off goal
animations, or turn them off only during activities. Goal
animations appear for your daily steps goal, daily floors
climbed goal, and weekly intensity minutes goal.
Heart Rate Zones: Allows you to estimate your maximum heart
rate and determine custom heart rate zones.
Language: Sets the language of the device interface.
Move Alert: Displays a message and the move bar on the
digital watch face and steps screen. The device also vibrates
if vibrations are turned on.
Move IQ: Allows you to turn on and off Move IQ events. The
Move IQ feature automatically detects activity patterns, such
as walking, running, cycling, swimming, and elliptical training.
Preferred Activity Tracker: Sets this device to be your primary
activity tracking device when more than one device is
connected to the app.
Sounds & Alerts: Allows you to customize alarms and phone
notifications. You can also turn on and off the Do Not Disturb
During Sleep feature.
Text Responses: Allows you to customize the list of automatic
text message responses. This feature is available only for
smartphones with Android.
Time Format: Sets the device to display time in a 12-hour or 24hour format.
Wrist Worn On: Allows you to customize which wrist the device
is worn on.
NOTE: This setting is used for strength training and gestures.
User Settings on Your Garmin Connect Account
From your Garmin Connect account, select Settings > User
Settings.
TIP: Some user settings are available in the vívoactive Device
Settings menu.
Personal Information: Allows you to enter your personal
details, such as birth date, gender, height, and weight.
Sleep: Allows you to enter your normal sleep hours.
Stride Length: Allows your device to more accurately calculate
the distance traveled using your custom step length for
walking and running. You can enter a known distance and
the number of steps it takes to cover the distance, and
Garmin Connect can calculate your step length.
Units: Allows you to set statute or metric units of measure.
Wireless Sensors
Your device can be used with wireless ANT+ or Bluetooth
sensors. For more information about compatibility and
purchasing optional sensors, go to buy.garmin.com.
Pairing Your Wireless Sensors
The first time you connect a wireless ANT+ or Bluetooth sensor
to your Garmin device, you must pair the device and sensor.
After they are paired, the device connects to the sensor
automatically when you start an activity and the sensor is active
and within range.
Wireless Sensors
TIP: Some ANT+ sensors pair with your device automatically
when you start an activity with the sensor turned on and near
the device.
1 Move at least 10 m (33 ft.) away from other wireless sensors.
2 If you are pairing a heart rate monitor, put on the heart rate
monitor.
The heart rate monitor does not send or receive data until
you put it on.
3 Hold the touchscreen.
4 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Add New.
5 Bring the device within 3 m (10 ft.) of the sensor, and wait
while the device pairs with the sensor.
After the device connects to the sensor, an icon appears at
the top of the screen.
Foot Pod
Your device is compatible with the foot pod. You can use the
foot pod to record pace and distance instead of using GPS when
you are training indoors or when your GPS signal is weak. The
foot pod is on standby and ready to send data (like the heart
rate monitor).
After 30 minutes of inactivity, the foot pod powers off to
conserve the battery. When the battery is low, a message
appears on your device. Approximately five hours of battery life
remain.
Calibrating Your Foot Pod
Before you can calibrate your foot pod, you must pair your
device with the foot pod (Pairing Your Wireless Sensors,
page 18).
Manual calibration is recommended if you know your calibration
factor. If you have calibrated a foot pod with another Garmin
product, you may know your calibration factor.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Foot Pod >
Calib. Factor.
3 Adjust the calibration factor:
• Increase the calibration factor if your distance is too low.
• Decrease the calibration factor if your distance is too high.
Improving Foot Pod Calibration
Before you can calibrate your device, you must acquire GPS
signals and pair your device with the foot pod (Pairing Your
Wireless Sensors, page 18).
The foot pod is self-calibrating, but you can improve the
accuracy of the speed and distance data with a few outdoor runs
using GPS.
1 Stand outside for 5 minutes with a clear view of the sky.
2 Start a running activity.
3 Run on a track without stopping for 10 minutes.
4 Stop your activity, and save it.
Based on the recorded data, the foot pod calibration value
changes, if necessary. You should not need to calibrate the
foot pod again unless your running style changes.
Using an Optional Bike Speed or Cadence
Sensor
You can use a compatible bike speed or cadence sensor to
send data to your device.
• Pair the sensor with your device (Pairing Your Wireless
Sensors, page 18).
• Set your wheel size (Calibrating Your Speed Sensor,
page 19).
• Go for a ride (Going for a Ride, page 10).
Device Information
Calibrating Your Speed Sensor
Before you can calibrate your speed sensor, you must pair your
device with a compatible speed sensor (Pairing Your Wireless
Sensors, page 18).
Manual calibration is optional and can improve accuracy.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > Sensors & Accessories > Speed/
Cadence > Wheel Size.
Select
an option:
• Select Auto to automatically calculate your wheel size and
calibrate your speed sensor.
• Select Manual, and enter your wheel size to manually
calibrate your speed sensor (Wheel Size and
Circumference, page 23).
Situational Awareness
Your vívoactive device can be used with Varia smart bike lights
and rearview radar to improve situational awareness. See the
owner's manual for your Varia device for more information.
NOTE: You may need to update the vívoactive software before
pairing Varia devices (Updating the Software Using Garmin
Connect Mobile, page 20).
tempe
The tempe is an ANT+ wireless temperature sensor. You can
attach the sensor to a secure strap or loop where it is exposed
to ambient air, and therefore, provides a consistent source of
accurate temperature data. You must pair the tempe with your
device to display temperature data from the tempe.
Device Information
Charging the Device
WARNING
This device contains a lithium-ion battery. See the Important
Safety and Product Information guide in the product box for
product warnings and other important information.
NOTICE
To prevent corrosion, thoroughly clean and dry the contacts and
the surrounding area before charging or connecting to a
computer. Refer to the cleaning instructions in the appendix.
1 Plug the small end of the USB cable into the charging port on
your device.
2 Plug the large end of the USB cable into a USB port on your
computer.
3 Charge the device completely.
Product Updates
On your computer, install Garmin Express (www.garmin.com
/express). On your smartphone, install the Garmin Connect
Mobile app.
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This provides easy access to these services for Garmin devices:
• Software updates
• Course updates
• Data uploads to Garmin Connect
• Product registration
Updating the Software Using Garmin Connect Mobile
Before you can update your device software using the Garmin
Connect Mobile app, you must have a Garmin Connect account,
and you must pair the device with a compatible smartphone
(Pairing Your Smartphone, page 2).
Sync your device with the Garmin Connect Mobile app (Using
Garmin Connect Mobile, page 15).
When new software is available, the Garmin Connect Mobile
app automatically sends the update to your device. The
update is applied when you are not actively using the device.
When the update is complete, your device restarts.
Updating the Software Using Garmin Express
Before you can update your device software, you must
download and install the Garmin Express application and add
your device (Using Garmin Connect on Your Computer,
page 15).
1 Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.
When new software is available, the Garmin Express
application sends it to your device.
2 After the Garmin Express application finishes sending the
update, disconnect the device from your computer.
Your device installs the update.
Device Care
NOTICE
Avoid extreme shock and harsh treatment, because it can
degrade the life of the product.
Avoid pressing the keys under water.
Do not use a sharp object to clean the device.
Never use a hard or sharp object to operate the touchscreen, or
damage may result.
Avoid chemical cleaners, solvents, and insect repellents that can
damage plastic components and finishes.
Thoroughly rinse the device with fresh water after exposure to
chlorine, salt water, sunscreen, cosmetics, alcohol, or other
harsh chemicals. Prolonged exposure to these substances can
damage the case.
Do not store the device where prolonged exposure to extreme
temperatures can occur, because it can cause permanent
damage.
Cleaning the Device
NOTICE
Even small amounts of sweat or moisture can cause corrosion
of the electrical contacts when connected to a charger.
Corrosion can prevent charging and data transfer.
1 Wipe the device using a cloth dampened with a mild
detergent solution.
2 Wipe it dry.
After cleaning, allow the device to dry completely.
TIP: For more information, go to www.garmin.com/fitandcare.
Replacing the Bands
Viewing E- label & Device Information
You can view the E-label, additional regulatory information,
unit ID, software version, and license agreement as follows:
The device is compatible with 20 mm wide, standard, quickrelease bands. Go to buy.garmin.com, or contact your Garmin
dealer for information about optional accessories.
1 Slide the quick-release pin À on the spring bar to remove the
band.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > System > About.
Specifications
Battery type
Rechargeable, built-in lithium-polymer battery
Operating
temperature range
From -20º to 60ºC (from -4º to 140ºF)
Charging
temperature range
From 0º to 45ºC (from 32º to 113ºF)
Wireless
frequencies/
protocols
2.4 GHz @ 8 dBm nominal
• ANT+ wireless communications protocol
• Bluetooth 4.2 technology
13.56 MHz @ -40 dBm nominal, NFC wireless
technology
782 MHz @ 23 dBm nominal and 1732 MHz @ 23
dBm nominal, LTE wireless technology
Water rating
Swim, 5 ATM*
*The device withstands pressure equivalent to a depth of 50 m.
For more information, go to www.garmin.com/waterrating.
2 Insert one side of the spring bar for the new band into the
device.
Slide
the quick-release pin, and align the spring bar with the
opposite side of the device.
4 Repeat steps 1 through 3 to replace the other band.
Troubleshooting
Is my smartphone compatible with my
device?
The vívoactive device is compatible with smartphones using
Bluetooth wireless technology.
Go to www.garmin.com/ble for compatibility information.
My phone will not connect to the device
• Enable Bluetooth wireless technology on your smartphone.
• Bring your phone within 10 m (33 ft.) of the device.
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Troubleshooting
• On your smartphone, open the Garmin Connect Mobile app,
select
or , and select Garmin Devices > Add Device to
enter pairing mode.
• On your device, hold the key, and select to turn on
Bluetooth technology and enter pairing mode.
My headphones will not connect to the
device
If your headphones were previously connected to your
smartphone using Bluetooth technology, they may connect to
your smartphone before connecting to your device. You can try
these tips.
• Turn off Bluetooth technology on your smartphone.
Refer to the owner's manual for your smartphone for more
information.
• Stay 10 m (33 ft.) away from your smartphone while
connecting headphones to your device.
• Pair your headphones with your device (Connecting
Headphones using Bluetooth Technology, page 5).
My music cuts out or my headphones do not
stay connected
When using a vívoactive 3 Music device connected to
headphones using Bluetooth technology, the signal is strongest
when there is a direct line of sight between the device and the
antenna on the headphones.
• If the signal passes through your body, you may experience
signal loss or your headphones may become disconnected.
• It is recommended to wear your headphones with the
antenna on the same side of your body as your vívoactive 3
Music device.
My device is in the wrong language
You can change the device language selection if you have
accidently selected the wrong language on the device.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Scroll down to the last item in the list, and select it.
3 Scroll down to the last item in the list, and select it.
4 Scroll down to the second item in the list, and select it.
5 Select your language.
My device does not display the correct time
The device updates the time and date when it syncs with your
smartphone or when the device acquires GPS signals. You
should sync your device to receive the correct time when you
change time zones, and to update for daylight saving time.
1 Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > System > Time.
2 Verify the Auto option is enabled.
3 Select an option:
• Confirm that your smartphone displays the correct local
time, and sync your device to the smartphone (Using
Garmin Connect Mobile, page 15).
• Start an outdoor activity, go outdoors to an open area with
a clear view of the sky, and wait while the device acquires
satellite signals.
The time and date are updated automatically.
Maximizing Battery Life
You can do several things to extend the life of the battery.
• Reduce the backlight timeout (Backlight Settings, page 18).
• Reduce the backlight brightness (Backlight Settings,
page 18).
Troubleshooting
• Turn off Bluetooth wireless technology when you are not
using connected features (Turning Off Bluetooth Technology,
page 3).
• Turn off activity tracking (Activity Tracking, page 7).
• Limit the smartphone notifications the device displays
(Managing Notifications, page 3).
• Stop broadcasting heart rate data to paired Garmin devices
(Broadcasting Heart Rate to Garmin Devices, page 6).
• Turn off wrist-based heart rate monitoring (Turning Off the
Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor, page 6).
Restarting the Device
If the device stops responding, you may need to restart it.
NOTE: Restarting the device may erase your data or settings.
1 Hold the key for 15 seconds.
The device turns off.
2 Hold the key for one second to turn on the device.
Restoring All Default Settings
You can reset all of the device settings to the factory default
values.
1 Hold the touchscreen.
2 Select Settings > System > Reset.
3 Select an option:
• To reset all of the device settings to the factory default
values and delete all user-entered information and activity
history, select Delete Data and Reset Settings.
NOTE: If you have set up a Garmin Pay wallet, this option
deletes the wallet from your device. If you have music
stored on your device, this option deletes your stored
music.
• To reset all of the device settings to the factory default
values and save all user-entered information and activity
history, select Reset Default Settings.
Acquiring Satellite Signals
The device may need a clear view of the sky to acquire satellite
signals.
1 Go outdoors to an open area.
The front of the device should be oriented toward the sky.
2 Wait while the device locates satellites.
It may take 30–60 seconds to locate satellite signals.
Improving GPS Satellite Reception
• Frequently sync the device to your Garmin Connect account:
◦ Connect your device to a computer using the USB cable
and the Garmin Express application.
◦ Sync your device to the Garmin Connect Mobile app using
your Bluetooth enabled smartphone.
◦ Connect your device to your Garmin Connect account
using a Wi‑Fi wireless network.
While connected to your Garmin Connect account, the device
downloads several days of satellite data, allowing it to quickly
locate satellite signals.
• Take your device outside to an open area away from tall
buildings and trees.
• Remain stationary for a few minutes.
Activity Tracking
For more information about activity tracking accuracy, go to
garmin.com/ataccuracy.
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My daily step count does not appear
The daily step count is reset every night at midnight.
If dashes appear instead of your step count, allow the device
to acquire satellite signals and set the time automatically.
My step count does not seem accurate
If your step count does not seem accurate, you can try these
tips.
• Wear the device on your non-dominant wrist.
• Carry the device in your pocket when pushing a stroller or
lawn mower.
• Carry the device in your pocket when actively using your
hands or arms only.
NOTE: The device may interpret some repetitive motions,
such as washing dishes, folding laundry, or clapping your
hands, as steps.
The floors climbed amount does not seem accurate
Your device uses an internal barometer to measure elevation
changes as you climb floors. A floor climbed is equal to 3 m
(10 ft.).
• Avoid holding handrails or skipping steps while climbing
stairs.
• In windy environments, cover the device with your sleeve or
jacket as strong gusts can cause erratic readings.
Improving the Accuracy of Intensity Minutes and
Calories
You can improve the accuracy of these estimates by walking or
running outside for 15 minutes.
1 From the watch face, swipe to view the My Day widget.
2 Select .
3 Follow the on-screen instructions.
The temperature reading is not accurate
Your body temperature affects the temperature reading for the
internal temperature sensor. To get the most accurate
temperature reading, you should remove the watch from your
wrist and wait 20 to 30 minutes.
You can also use an optional tempe external temperature
sensor to view accurate ambient temperature readings while
wearing the watch.
Getting More Information
• Go to support.garmin.com for additional manuals, articles,
and software updates.
• Go to www.garmin.com/intosports.
• Go to www.garmin.com/learningcenter.
• Go to buy.garmin.com, or contact your Garmin dealer for
information about optional accessories and replacement
parts.
Appendix
Data Fields
Some data fields require ANT+ accessories to display data.
24-Hour Max.: The maximum temperature recorded in the last
24 hours.
24-Hour Min.: The minimum temperature recorded in the last
24 hours.
30s Avg. Vertical Speed: The 30-second moving average of
vertical speed.
500m Pace: The current rowing pace per 500 meters.
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Average Cadence: Cycling. The average cadence for the
current activity.
Average Cadence: Running. The average cadence for the
current activity.
Average Distance Per Stroke: The average distance traveled
per stroke during the current activity.
Average HR: The average heart rate for the current activity.
Average HR %Max.: The average percentage of maximum
heart rate for the current activity.
Average Lap Time: The average lap time for the current
activity.
Average Pace: The average pace for the current activity.
Average Speed: The average speed for the current activity.
Average Stroke Rate: The average number of strokes per
minute (spm) during the current activity.
Average Strokes/Length: The average number of strokes per
length during the current activity.
Average SWOLF: The average swolf score for the current
activity. Your swolf score is the sum of the time for one length
plus the number of strokes for that length (Swim
Terminology, page 10).
Avg. 500m Pace: The average rowing pace per 500 meters for
the current activity.
Cadence: Cycling. The number of revolutions of the crank arm.
Your device must be connected to a cadence accessory for
this data to appear.
Cadence: Running. The steps per minute (right and left).
Calories: The amount of total calories burned.
Distance: The distance traveled for the current track or activity.
Distance Per Stroke: The distance traveled per stroke.
Elapsed Time: The total time recorded. For example, if you start
the timer and run for 10 minutes, then stop the timer for 5
minutes, then start the timer and run for 20 minutes, your
elapsed time is 35 minutes.
Elevation: The altitude of your current location above or below
sea level.
Floors Climbed: The total number of floors climbed up for the
day.
Floors Descended: The total number of floors climbed down for
the day.
Floors per Minute: The number of floors climbed up per minute.
Heading: The direction you are moving.
Heart Rate: Your heart rate in beats per minute (bpm). Your
device must be connected to a compatible heart rate monitor.
HR %Max.: The percentage of maximum heart rate.
HR Zone: The current range of your heart rate (1 to 5). The
default zones are based on your user profile and maximum
heart rate (220 minus your age).
Interval Distance: The distance traveled for the current interval.
Interval Distance Per Stroke: The average distance traveled
per stroke during the current interval.
Interval Lengths: The number of pool lengths completed during
the current interval.
Interval Pace: The average pace for the current interval.
Interval Stroke Rate: The average number of strokes per
minute (spm) during the current interval.
Interval Strokes: The total number of strokes for the current
interval.
Interval Strokes/Length: The average number of strokes per
length during the current interval.
Interval SWOLF: The average swolf score for the current
interval.
Appendix
Interval Time: The stopwatch time for the current interval.
Lap 500m Pace: The average rowing pace per 500 meters for
the current lap.
Lap Cadence: Cycling. The average cadence for the current
lap.
Lap Cadence: Running. The average cadence for the current
lap.
Lap Distance: The distance traveled for the current lap.
Lap HR: The average heart rate for the current lap.
Lap HR %Max.: The average percentage of maximum heart
rate for the current lap.
Lap Pace: The average pace for the current lap.
Laps: The number of laps completed for the current activity.
Lap Speed: The average speed for the current lap.
Lap Steps: The number of steps during the current lap.
Lap Time: The stopwatch time for the current lap.
Last Interval Distance Per Stroke: The average distance
traveled per stroke during the last completed interval.
Last Interval Stroke Rate: The average number of strokes per
minute (spm) during the last completed interval.
Last Interval Strokes: The total number of strokes for the last
completed interval.
Last Lap 500m Pace: The average rowing pace per 500 meters
for the last lap.
Last Lap Cadence: Cycling. The average cadence for the last
completed lap.
Last Lap Cadence: Running. The average cadence for the last
completed lap.
Last Lap Distance: The distance traveled for the last completed
lap.
Last Lap Pace: The average pace for the last completed lap.
Last Lap Speed: The average speed for the last completed lap.
Last Lap Time: The stopwatch time for the last completed lap.
Last Length Pace: The average pace for your last completed
pool length.
Last Length Stroke Rate: The average number of strokes per
minute (spm) during the last completed pool length.
Last Length Strokes: The total number of strokes for the last
completed pool length.
Last Length SWOLF: The swolf score for the last completed
pool length.
Lengths: The number of pool lengths completed during the
current activity.
Maximum Speed: The top speed for the current activity.
Pace: The current pace.
Speed: The current rate of travel.
Steps: The number of steps during the current activity.
Stroke Rate: The number of strokes per minute (spm).
Strokes: The total number of strokes for the current activity.
Sunrise: The time of sunrise based on your GPS position.
Sunset: The time of sunset based on your GPS position.
Temperature: The temperature of the air. Your body
temperature affects the temperature sensor.
Time in Zone: The time elapsed in each heart rate or power
zone.
Time of Day: The time of day based on your current location
and time settings (format, time zone, daylight saving time).
Timer: The stopwatch time for the current activity.
Total Ascent: The total elevation distance ascended during the
activity or since the last reset.
Total Descent: The total elevation distance descended during
the activity or since the last reset.
Vertical Speed: The rate of ascent or descent over time.
VO2 Max. Standard Ratings
These tables include standardized classifications for VO2 max. estimates by age and gender.
Males
Percentile
20–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
60–69
70–79
Superior
95
55.4
54
52.5
48.9
45.7
42.1
Excellent
80
51.1
48.3
46.4
43.4
39.5
36.7
Good
60
45.4
44
42.4
39.2
35.5
32.3
Fair
40
41.7
40.5
38.5
35.6
32.3
29.4
Poor
0–40
<41.7
<40.5
<38.5
<35.6
<32.3
<29.4
Females
Percentile
20–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
60–69
70–79
Superior
95
49.6
47.4
45.3
41.1
37.8
36.7
Excellent
80
43.9
42.4
39.7
36.7
33
30.9
Good
60
39.5
37.8
36.3
33
30
28.1
Fair
40
36.1
34.4
33
30.1
27.5
25.9
Poor
0–40
<36.1
<34.4
<33
<30.1
<27.5
<25.9
Data reprinted with permission from The Cooper Institute. For more information, go to www.CooperInstitute.org.
Wheel Size and Circumference
Tire Size
Wheel Circumference (mm)
Your speed sensor automatically detects your wheel size. If
necessary, you can manually enter your wheel circumference in
the speed sensor settings.
The tire size is marked on both sides of the tire. This is not a
comprehensive list. You can also measure the circumference of
your wheel or use one of the calculators available on the
internet.
20 × 1.75
1515
20 × 1-3/8
1615
22 × 1-3/8
1770
22 × 1-1/2
1785
24 × 1
1753
24 × 3/4 Tubular
1785
24 × 1-1/8
1795
24 × 1.75
1890
24 × 1-1/4
1905
Appendix
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Tire Size
Wheel Circumference (mm)
24 × 2.00
1925
24 × 2.125
1965
26 × 7/8
1920
26 × 1-1.0
1913
26 × 1
1952
26 × 1.25
1953
26 × 1-1/8
1970
26 × 1.40
2005
26 × 1.50
2010
26 × 1.75
2023
26 × 1.95
2050
26 × 2.00
2055
26 × 1-3/8
2068
26 × 2.10
2068
26 × 2.125
2070
26 × 2.35
2083
26 × 1-1/2
2100
26 × 3.00
2170
27 × 1
2145
27 × 1-1/8
2155
27 × 1-1/4
2161
27 × 1-3/8
2169
29 x 2.1
2288
29 x 2.2
2298
29 x 2.3
2326
650 x 20C
1938
650 x 23C
1944
650 × 35A
2090
650 × 38B
2105
650 × 38A
2125
700 × 18C
2070
700 × 19C
2080
700 × 20C
2086
700 × 23C
2096
700 × 25C
2105
700C Tubular
2130
700 × 28C
2136
700 × 30C
2146
700 × 32C
2155
700 × 35C
2168
700 × 38C
2180
700 × 40C
2200
700 × 44C
2235
700 × 45C
2242
700 × 47C
2268
Symbol Definitions
These symbols may appear on the device or accessory labels.
WEEE disposal and recycling symbol. The WEEE symbol is
attached to the product in compliance with the EU directive
2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
(WEEE). It is intended to deter the improper disposal of this
product and to promote reuse and recycling.
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Appendix
Index
accessories 18, 22
activities 9, 10, 16
adding 9
custom 9
favorites 9
saving 9
starting 9
activity tracking 7, 8
alarms 16, 17
alerts 16
ANT+ sensors 18, 19
applications 2, 3, 5, 12
smartphone 2, 9
assistance 5
Auto Lap 16
Auto Pause 17
auto scroll 17
backlight 1, 18
bands 20
battery
charging 19
maximizing 3, 18, 21
bike sensors 19
Bluetooth sensors 18
Bluetooth technology 2, 3, 5, 17, 20
headphones 5, 21
Bluetooth Technology 3
cadence
alerts 16
sensors 19
calendar 13
calibrating, compass 14
calorie, alerts 16
calories 22
charging 19
cleaning the device 20
clock 17
compass 11, 14
calibrating 14
computer 5
Connect IQ 2, 3
contacts 2
adding 2, 6
controls menu 15
countdown timer 17
courses
downloading 11
playing 11
selecting 11
customizing the device 12, 15, 16
cycling 10
data
storing 12, 15
transferring 12, 15
uploading 15
data fields 1, 3, 10, 16, 22
deleting
history 14
personal records 14
distance, alerts 16
dogleg 11
emergency contacts 2, 5, 6
foot pod 1, 19
Garmin Connect 2, 3, 5, 13, 15, 18, 20
storing data 15
Index
Garmin Express 3
updating software 19
Garmin Pay 4
goals 18
golf round, ending 12
GPS 1
signal 21
green view, pin location 11
hazards 11
headphones 21
Bluetooth technology 5, 21
connecting 5
heart rate 1, 6
alerts 16
monitor 6
pairing sensors 6
zones 6, 7, 13, 15
history 10, 14
sending to computer 12, 15
viewing 12
icons 1
incident detection 5
indoor training 9, 10
intensity minutes 7, 22
intervals 10
satellite signals 1, 21
saving activities 9, 10
scorecard 12
scoring 12
screen 18
settings 8, 12, 16–18, 21
device 18
shortcuts 1, 15
skiing
alpine 10
snowboarding 10
sleep mode 3, 7
smartphone 1, 3, 5, 8, 12, 20
applications 2, 3, 9
pairing 2, 20
snowboarding 10
software
updating 19, 20
version 20
specifications 20
speed and cadence sensors 1, 19
statistics 12
stopwatch 18
storing data 12, 15
stress level 8
strokes 10
swimming 10
swolf score 10
system settings 17
keys 1, 20
tempe 19, 22
temperature 19, 22
text messages 2
time 17
alerts 16
settings 17
time of day 17, 21
time zones 17
timer 9, 10
countdown 17
touchscreen 1
tracking 5
training 2
calendar 13
pages 10
plans 13
treadmill 10
troubleshooting 6, 20–22
laps 14, 17
layup 11
lengths 10
license 20
LiveTrack 5
locations 14
deleting 14
locking, screen 1, 17
main menu, customizing 8
maps 14
measuring a shot 11
menu 1
messages 2
music 1, 4
loading 5
playing 5
services 2, 4, 5
music controls 5
navigation 14
stopping 14
NFC 4
notifications 2, 3
phone calls 3
text messages 2
pairing
ANT+ sensors 6
sensors 18
smartphone 2, 20
payments 4
personal records 13
deleting 14
phone calls 3
pin location, green view 11
pool size
custom 10
setting 10
power (force), alerts 16
profiles, user 12
unit ID 20
units of measure 18
updates, software 20
uploading data 15
USB 20
user profile 12
VIRB remote 9
VO2 max. 7, 23
wallet 1, 4
watch face 1
watch faces 3, 15
weather 8
wheel sizes 19, 23
Wi-Fi, connecting 3
Wi‑Fi, connecting 3
widgets 1, 3, 6, 8
workouts 13
zones
heart rate 6
time 17
replacement parts 20
resetting the device 21
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