These tutorial videos, featuring avid runner and Garmin blogger Jake of Jake’s Journal, highlight the features of the Forerunner 405, a sleek sport watch that calculates your time, distance and pace, then wirelessly sends your data to your computer.

*Note: Due to similarity in features and operations, you can refer to these videos to learn more about the Forerunner 410 as well.

Before Your First Run

Learn how to turn on auto lap and auto pause features, plus acquire satellite signals.

Touch Bezel

The unique touch, slide and tap operations of the 405’s touch bezel make it easy to change screens and select features on the fly.

Power and Charging

How to wake up Forerunner 405 from power save mode and charge it.

Quick Run

See how Jake measures up to Forerunner 405’s Virtual Partner.

Garmin Connect

Take your training to the next level with Garmin Connect, an online training community. The 405’s wireless sync feature automatically sends your data to your computer.

Software Updates

Keep your 405 fresh with software updates. Garmin Connect makes it easy by letting you know when software updates are available.

Resetting Forerunner

Jake shows you how to reset your Forerunner 405 if it locks up.

Heart Rate Monitor

Set up your heart rate monitor for use with Forerunner 405.

More Heart Rate Options

Learn how to customize Forerunner’s training pages to view heart rate data during training and how to set up a quick heart rate workout.

Indoor Workout

Pair Forerunner 405 with an optional foot pod to track your indoor workouts on a treadmill or indoor track.

Simple Workouts

Set up simple workouts based on time, distance or calories burned, and let Forerunner guide and motivate you to the finish.

Interval Workouts

Forerunner is the perfect training partner for interval workouts. Set up your workout based on time or distance and number of repeats and Forerunner will guide you through each step.

Transfer Data

Forerunner 405’s wireless technology allows you to transfer courses, waypoints and advanced workouts to another 405.

Bike Mode

Take a spin and let Forerunner 405 track your miles. Learn how to change sport modes and customize the training pages for cycling.

Changing Wrist Bands

Jake shows you how to change the wristband on the 405CX. This adjustable wrist strap is available for the Forerunner 405.


Get lost in your run without losing your way. Find out how Forerunner can get you back to your starting point or other locations.

Customizing Screens

Forerunner serves up options for more than 30 different types of data to display on up to 3 different training pages.