September 9, 2022
Let’s face it: we all keep an eye on our notifications. Whether it’s a text message from a friend, an email from your boss, or just a calendar reminder to make sure you don’t miss your next dentist appointment (again), it’s how we stay connected. But staying connected doesn’t have to mean being glued to your phone all the time. With your Garmin smartwatch, you can dial in as often as you want without taking your phone out of your pocket.
Compatible with your Apple® or Android™ smartphone, syncing with your Garmin smartwatch gives you so much more. Along with next-generation battery life, activity profiles for nearly any sport in the sun, and advanced physiological data tracking, Garmin smartwatches make it easy to stay connected to what matters.
- Get smart notifications for texts, calls, calendar reminders, emails and more. Notifications sent to your phone will be sent to your watch, unless you opted out of some notifications. (You may not want your clock to ring every time someone posts to your local HOA social media group. Predetermined response options. Also, some smartwatches, such as the Venu® 2 Plus, have a speaker and microphone. It’s built-in so you can make calls from your watch, send text messages or ask questions using your paired smartphone’s voice assistant.
- Use the find my phone feature. Sometimes it feels like everything in our lives is on our smartphones: photos of loved ones, banking information, saved passwords. So don’t panic if you don’t find it next time. Use the Find My Phone feature on your compatible Garmin smartwatch to quickly find it.
- Add more safety precautions. It’s always a good idea to help friends and family find you in an emergency. A Garmin smartwatch user sets up his LiveTrack feature in his Garmin Connect™ app, compatible smartphone(For safety and tracking feature requirements and limitations, see Garmin.com/safety.) It displays your real-time location during GPS activity, so you’re ready for your next jog. Your loved ones can see your current location. If you choose to share information, they can see your location, activity duration, distance traveled, heart rate, and more.
The Garmin Connect app brings all your health and fitness data together in one place so you can easily view the metrics your watch is tracking and receive free training plans and workouts. I can. even better? The Garmin Connect app is completely free.
Ready to stay connected without staring at your phone screen all day? Click here to shop Garmin smartwatches.
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Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google LLC.