Can I use my Bluetooth headphones with my mobile device while it is connected via Bluetooth to my Garmin Device?
Can I use my Bluetooth headphones with my mobile device while it is connected via Bluetooth to my Garmin Device? Garmin models which connect via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)1 should still allow your Smartphone to connect to your Bluetooth headphones as the headphones typically connect via a non-BLE method. 1To learn more about what Garmin devices support BLE along with which mobile devices Garmin deems compatible please visit: www.garmin.com/BLE
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.
Do I need a foot pod to get speed and distance indoors using an epix, fenix 2/3 or Forerunner 220/620/920XT?
Do I need a foot pod to get speed and distance indoors using an epix, fenix 2/3 or Forerunner 220/620/920XT? The source for pace/speed while running outside comes from GPS. When a Garmin Foot Pod is paired with a compatible Garmin fitness device you will get cadence, speed/pace and distance data when there is no GPS signal such as when running indoors. However, the built-in accelerometer in the epix, fenix 2, 3 and Forerunners 220, 620, 920XT, and will provide this information while running ...
How do I download satellite data to my Edge 510/810/1000 or Forerunner 220/620/920XT?
How do I download satellite data to my Edge 510/810/1000 or Forerunner 220/620/920XT? Satellite location data, or ephemeris data, gives GPS devices needed information to acquire and maintain a GPS fix. Most devices will collect this data by searching for satellites for 10-20 minutes during the first satellite acquisition however the Edge 510/810/1000 and Forerunner 220/620/920XT can pre-load this ephemeris data enabling a faster satellite acquisition.
What can I try if my Garmin Foot Pod will not connect or loses connection with my Garmin device?
What can I try if my Garmin Foot Pod will not connect or loses connection with my Garmin device? If a Garmin device is unable to pair, consider the following: Activate accessory within main menu of device* Restart scan for foot pod Change battery in foot pod Update device software using Garmin Express Ensure foot pod is securely attached to shoelaces If the issue persists, the radio frequency (RF) the foot pod outputs to the device may be getting blocked by either your body or other RF ...
Is my phone compatible with Garmin’s Bluetooth Smart products?
Is my phone compatible with Garmin s Bluetooth Smart productsBluetooth Smart is a low energy, power-efficient technology that can be found in some of the newer Smartphones on the market today. The following is a list of phones that Garmin has tested and deemed compatible to work with our Bluetooth Smart devices:Android (Requires phone to be running Android 4.3 or higher): HTC One (M7) LG Flex Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
Why did my Forerunner 220/620 fail to update the GPS software?
Why did my Forerunner 220/620 fail to update the GPS software? When updating the GPS chipset software on your Forerunner 220/620, you may get an, "update failed" message. To successfully update GPS chipset: Plug device into computer Use Garmin Express to download Firmware 2.50 (or later) and GPS chipset software Safely eject device Install software update (may get update failed message) Plug device back into computer Use Garmin Express to download GPS chipset software Safely eject device ...
Where can I find ANT+ pairing procedures for my Garmin Fitness or Health and Wellness Device?
Where can I find ANT+ pairing procedures for my Garmin Fitness or Health and Wellness Device? After you pair for the first time, your Garmin device should automatically recognize the accessory each time it s activatedGarmin ANT+ fitness sensors include2: Bike Cadence Sensor (BCS) Bike Speed Sensor (BSS) Foot Pod Heart Rate Monitor (Hard Strap) HRM-Run Soft Strap Premium Heart Rate Monitor Speed/Cadence Bike Sensor (GSC10) tempe (Ext Temp Sensor) NOTE: Paring methods and sensor compatibility ...
How do I pair the heart rate monitor to my Forerunner 220/620?
Forerunner 220 and 620 can use a Garmin Heart Rate Monitor to receive heart rate data. To pair the heart rate monitor with the Forerunner, the heart rate monitor needs to be worn during the pairing process. To pair the heart rate monitor: Go to Menu (three lines on 620) Select Settings Select Sensors Select Add Sensor Select Heart rate monitor Wait until Heart Rate Found message appears The heart rate monitor is now paired.
When using Garmin Connect, which devices can I send my personal information and training zones to?
You can upload your personal information and training zones from Garmin Connect to the following Garmin fitness devices:Forerunner Series: Forerunner 620 Forerunner 610 Forerunner 410 Forerunner 405/405CX Forerunner 305 Forerunner 301 Forerunner 220 Forerunner 210 Forerunner 205* Forerunner 110* FR 70/60 Forerunner 15 Forerunner 10* Multisport Devices: Forerunner 920XT Forerunner 910XT Forerunner 310XT Health & Wellness: v�vofi v�vosmar Edge Series Edge 1000 Edge 810 Edge 800 Edge 705 Edge ...
What Garmin devices can pair with a foot pod?
This accessory is also necessary for devices without GPS capabilitiesDevices that can pair with a Foot Pod:Running devices: Forerunner 15 Forerunner 501 Forerunner 210 Forerunner 2202 Forerunner 305 Forerunner 405 Forerunner 405CX Forerunner 410 Forerunner 610 Forerunner 6202 FR 60/70 Mulitsport devices: epix fenix/22/32 Forerunner 310XT Forerunner 910XT Forerunner 920XT2 tactix Activity Tracking devices: vivoactive Once the foot pod is paired3 you will be able to get speed/pace and distance ...
What fitness devices compute calories using Firstbeat?
Devices that use the Firstbeat calorie computation are:Cycling devices: Edge 500 Edge 510 Edge 800 Edge 810 Edge 1000 Running devices: Forerunner 110 Forerunner 210 Forerunner 220 Forerunner 405CX Forerunner 410 Forerunner 610 Forerunner 620 Multisport devices: Forerunner 310XT Forerunner 910XT Forerunner 920XT Activity trackers: vivoactive Devices that only use a generic heart rate calculation method to determine calories burned are:Running devices: Forerunner 15 FR60 FR70 Activity trackers:...