Bluetooth Connected Features
The Forerunner® device has several Bluetooth® connected features for your compatible smartphone using the Garmin Connect™ app.
- Activity uploads
Automatically sends your activity to the Garmin Connect app as soon as you finish recording the activity.
- Audio prompts
Allows the Garmin Connect app to play status announcements, such as mile splits and other data, on your smartphone during a run or other activity.
- Find my phone
Locates your lost smartphone that is paired with your Forerunner device and currently within range.
- Find my watch
Locates your lost Forerunner device that is paired with your smartphone and currently within range.
- Music controls
Allows you to control the music player on your smartphone.
- Phone notifications
Displays phone notifications and messages on your Forerunner device.
- Safety and tracking features
Allows you to send messages and alerts to friends and family, as well as request assistance from emergency contacts set up in the Garmin Connect app. For more information, go to Safety and Tracking Features.
- Social media interactions
Allows you to post an update to your favorite social media website when you upload an activity to the Garmin Connect 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 app and wirelessly send them to your device.