Activities and App Settings

These settings allow you to customize each preloaded activity app based on your needs.‍ For example, you can customize data pages and enable alerts and training features.‍ Not all settings are available for all activity types.

Press the key, select an activity, and select Settings.

Accent Color

Sets the accent color of each activity to help identify which activity is active.


Sets the training alerts for the activity (Alerts).

Auto Activity Start

Sets the minimum time threshold for automatically detecting and recording a timed activity. This feature is available for walking and running only.

Auto Pause

Sets the device to stop recording data when you stop moving or when you drop below a specified speed (Using Auto Pause).

Auto Run

Enables the device to detect ski runs automatically using the built-in accelerometer.

Auto Scroll

Enables you to move through all of the activity data screens automatically while the timer is running (Using Auto Scroll).


Sets the background color of each activity to black or white.

Data Screens

Enables you to customize data screens and add new data screens for the activity (Customizing the Data Screens).


Sets the mode for the GPS antenna. Using the GPS + GLONASS or GPS + GALILEO options provides increased performance in challenging environments and faster position acquisition. Using the GPS and another satellite together can reduce battery life more than using the GPS option only.


Sets the options for the Auto Lap® feature (Marking Laps Using the Auto Lap Feature), and turns on the manual lap function (Turning On the Manual Lap Function).

Pool Size

Sets the pool length for pool swimming.

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