Safety and Tracking Features


The safety and tracking features are supplemental features and should not be relied on as a primary method to obtain emergency assistance. The Garmin Connect™ app does not contact emergency services on your behalf.


To use the safety and tracking features, the fēnix® watch must be connected to the Garmin Connect app using Bluetooth® technology. Your paired phone must be equipped with a data plan and be in an area of network coverage where data is available. You can enter emergency contacts in your Garmin Connect account.

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Allows you to send a message with your name, LiveTrack link, and GPS location (if available) to your emergency contacts.

Incident detection

When the fēnix watch detects an incident during certain outdoor activities, the watch sends an automated message, LiveTrack link, and GPS location (if available) to your emergency contacts.


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 web page.

Live Event Sharing
Allows you to send messages to friends and family during an event, providing real-time updates.
NOTE: This feature is available only if your watch is connected to a compatible Android™ phone.

Allows you to keep track of your connections using LiveTrack directly on screen and in real time.

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