Bluetooth Connected Features

The Forerunner® device has several Bluetooth® connected features for your compatible smartphone using the Garmin Connect™ Mobile app.

Activity uploads

Automatically sends your activity to the Garmin Connect Mobile app as soon as you finish recording the activity.

Audio prompts

Allows the Garmin Connect Mobile app to play status announcement prompts on your smartphone during a run or other activity.

Connect IQ™

Allows you to extend your device features with new watch faces, widgets, apps, and data fields.

Find my phone

Locates your lost smartphone that is paired with your Forerunner device and currently within range.


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.

Music controls

Allows you to control the music player on your smartphone.

Phone notifications

Displays phone notifications and messages on your Forerunner 230/235 device.

Social media interactions

Allows you to post an update to your favorite social media website when you upload an activity to the Garmin Connect Mobile app.

Software updates

Allows you to update your device software.

Weather updates

Sends real-time weather conditions and notifications to your device.

Workout downloads

Allows you to browse for workouts in the Garmin Connect Mobile app and wirelessly send them to your device.

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