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How to check and update software for Garmin watch models


In order for a technology device to operate stably with the latest features and to fix the maximum error, users need to update the latest operating system, this is similar to Garmin smart watch.

For the best experience, users need to make sure the latest software is installed on their Garmin watch. Whether for the Forerunner, Fenix, Quatix or Vivoactive series, the new update will bring additional features and eliminate errors that reduce device performance.

Software updates for sports watches are a fairly simple operation because the device has the ability to automatically update the software. With this article, we will learn how to check if the device has used the latest software and how to update the software (automatic and manual).

Check for the latest updates

Unlike Android or iOS, software updates of Garmin watches are very diverse, each with a different software to optimize the features of each device.

To check the version of Garmin software in use, we follow these steps:

  1. Go to the item Installation – Introduction.
  2. Here we will be able to observe ID The software version is in the form of: 5.70 (1517997). This information will be really helpful if users have problems using it and need to troubleshoot through customer support.

Then, the easiest way to find out about current software for Garmin products is, look for the following content on Google: "[tên thiết bị và kiểu máy] updates and downloads ", continuing to access the latest search results of Garmin's official website, users will see the history of the software updates displayed. The image below is an example when looking for software of Garmin Forerunner 945.

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Link: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=14823

Automatic software updates

Most on Garmin watches, after pairing with the phone via the Garmin Connect application, the device will automatically update the software automatically. To check if this auto feature is enabled, follow these steps on your Garmin watch:

  1. Press and hold the top button to display the system menus.
  2. Choose section Settings – Start / Stop.
  3. Continue to select System and scroll down to the end of the category.
  4. Select the item Software updates.
  5. Use the selector button to toggle between on and off auto update.

When this feature is turned on, software updates are automatically transferred to the clock via the phone application. When there is a new update, the Garmin Connect application will automatically download and install on the watch.

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Manual software updates

In case the user does not want to turn on the automatic software update feature, we will perform the same operation as automatically updating. If the software has been downloaded by Garmin Connect application, users just need to press Settings to get the device updated.

The following are steps to perform manual software updates:

  1. Press and hold the top button to display the system menus.
  2. Choose section Settings – Start / Stop.
  3. Continue to select System and scroll down to the end of the category.
  4. Select the item Software updates.
  5. We will see the software version here, select Install now, users will see the estimated time to install the software.
  6. Click select to confirm.

The above are ways to check and update the latest software for Garmin watch. Wishing readers a successful implementation of the clock to maximize performance.


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