Connected GPS Now on vívosmart 4

vívosmart 4 is the slim, smart fitness tracker that is both fashionable and packed with awesome fitness and wellness tracking1 features. Now this stylish band has connected GPS, so you can get more accurate data when you record an outdoor activity — such as a walk, run or bike ride. Just set up your phone to share location information with vívosmart 4, and you’ll be able to see your activity mapped out, with precise numbers for pace, distance and more.

Make sure you sync your watch with Garmin Connect to get the update on your vívosmart 4. Then follow the instructions below to enable connected GPS on your mobile device:

For iOS: 

  1. Go to your Garmin Connect Settings and open App Permissions.
  2. Scroll until your see Location, then select Manage to open your phone’s app settings. 
  3. Open Location and select Always to enable Garmin Connect to access your phone’s location. 
  4. Navigate back to App Permissions and make sure your Location status is set to On. 
  5. Get moving! The next time you record an outdoor activity, your watch will be able to use your phone’s GPS. 

For Android:

  1. Go to your Garmin Connect Settings and open App Permissions.
  2. Scroll until your see Location, then select Manage to open your phone’s app settings. 
  3. Open Permissions and toggle the Location switch on to enable Garmin Connect to access your phone’s location.
  4. Navigate back to App Permissions, and make sure your Location status is set to On. 
  5. Get moving! The next time you record an outdoor activity, your watch will be able to use your phone’s GPS.

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1See Garmin.com/ataccuracy