How can I calibrate the touchscreen for my Approach S3, S4, S5, or S6?
To calibrate the Approach S3, S4, S5, or S6: Press and hold POWER/LIGHT to shut down watch When prompted to shut down the device, Touch Yes Press and hold MEASURE and POWER/LIGHT until device powers on Release POWER/LIGHT and continue to hold MEASURE when Software Loader message appears Release MEASURE once Touch the dot message appears Once the calibration screen is present, complete the calibration process by touching the dot with a stylus or other sufficiently accurate tool that will not ...
What is the difference between a resistive and a capacitive touchscreen?
Because resistive touchscreens respond to pressure, you can use a stylus, fingernail, or another implement to touch the screen. These types of screens do not require the use of pressure and are more responsive to touch. Unfortunately, you can't use a fingernail or a stylus (unless it is a special, capacitive stylus) to touch the screen.
What are the dots in the top left corner of the Time/Date view of my Approach golf watch?
What are the dots in the top left corner of the Time/Date view of my Approach golf watch? The animated dots are a quick reference to show that the Approach is tracking your total distance with the Odometer. To enable the Odometer on the Approach S1 reference the owner's manual.
Can the Approach golf course map be used on my nuvi or other Garmin GPS?
Can the Approach golf course map be used on my nuvi or other Garmin GPS? The Approach series is a market specific Garmin GPS utilizing golf course mapping. Since the Approach devices have functionality only specific for golf course use, the capabilities are not available on other Garmin products.
How do I download the latest golf course mapping for the Approach?
How do I download the latest golf course mapping for the Approach? The golf course mapping, CourseView, has over 39,000 golf courses worldwide1 and is still growing. 1 Course capacity and coverage may differ for each device; to view course capacity and coverage, visit the product specs page for the Approach series device in question.
Will my Garmin device work while connected to the External Power Pack?
The external power pack will supply power without using battery power on compatible devices that use removable batteries. Devices will be useable when the external power pack is plugged directly into the device, with the exception of devices that require a charging clip, which will display the charging screen. * The External Power Pack can charge the NiMH Battery Pack and the Lithium-ion Battery Pack on compatible devices.
What is the maximum number of golf courses my Approach can handle?
What is the maximum number of golf courses my Approach can handle? The Approach S1 is capable of holding approximately 18,000 courses. Currently there is no limit to the number of golf courses the Approach S4, S3, S2, G3, G5 or G6 can hold.
Will products like sunscreen or lotion harm my Garmin watch?
Will products like sunscreen or lotion harm my Garmin watch? Products such as lotion or sunscreen may cause damage to the watchband and lead to premature failure. Items that can cause damage include lotions, sunscreens, makeup, bronzers, and cleaners.
Can I backup my saved locations I made on the Approach?
Can I backup my saved locations I made on the Approach? The Approach S3, S4, S6, G6, G7, and G8 have the ability to save up to five locations per hole with a total 5,000 total locations. While the locations can be saved on the Approach, there is not a way to backup the locations to a computer or other memory-storing device.
Are the courses I play available for the Approach?
The Approach series does not include every golf course at this time. The Course List on the Approach web page will list the current list of courses available. The Golf Course Report Form is accessible to request golf courses that are not currently available.
How do I change the wrist band on my Forerunner 610 or Approach S3?
How do I change the wrist band on my Forerunner 610 or Approach S3? The bands on the Forerunner 610 and Approach S3 are user replaceable. We recommend viewing the Garmin training video demonstrating how to properly change the band for further clarification.
How do I perform a master reset on my Approach S3 or S4?
How do I perform a master reset on my Approach S3 or S4? Master resets clear user settings by restoring the device to factory default settings. To perform a master reset: Power off device Press and hold Score Press the Power button Select Yes when prompted "Clear user data?" (all buttons may be released at this time) The device should now be reset to default factory settings, and the device should function as expected.