Getting Started

To get the most out of your vívofit® device, Garmin® recommends setting it up with your computer or compatible mobile device.

  1. Go to
  2. Select an option:
    • If you are using a computer to set up your device, plug the wireless USB ANT Stick™ into an empty USB port, and download and install the Garmin Express™ setup software (Downloading the Software).

    • If you are using a mobile device to set up your device, install and open the Garmin Connect™ Mobile app (Downloading the Mobile App).

  3. Select the device key Callout number one to turn on the device.

    Device with a callout

    When you turn on the device for the first time, it is in pairing mode. If your device is not in pairing mode when you turn it on, you must hold the device key until PAIR appears.

    NOTE: Until you pair your device and complete the setup process, the device has limited functionality.
  4. Follow the instructions on your computer or mobile device to pair your vívofit device and complete the setup process.
  5. Synchronize your step count with your Garmin Connect account (Sending Data to Your Computer) (Synchronizing Your Data with the Garmin Connect Mobile App).
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