Connect IQ: 3 Popular Apps for the New Year


With 2015 behind us it’s time to focus on your health in the New Year. What better way to kick off 2016 then with popular apps for your Garmin smart watch? Now you can keep your New Year’s Resolution on track with three popular apps from the Connect IQ Store.

Create and import new routes and send them directly to your Garmin smart watch with the dwMap app from the Connect IQ store. Designed for cyclists, runners and hikers, you can use go to to create a route, or import routes from popular sites like Garmin Connect, Ride with GPS, or MapMyRun.


Are you frequently using the gym to get in shape and stay out of the bitter cold this winter? Now you can make the most out of each workout with the Gym Timer app from the Connect IQ store. Gym Timer is there to help you break down your time spent in the gym. The app has 10 preconfigured timers that you can edit and save. Each one also has 4 main attributes. You’ll see timer duration, rest time duration, rest timer enabled or disabled, as well as manual or continuous mode. In manual mode, after you start your countdown, a vibration alert will notify you when the timer expires, in continuous mode the timer will automatically restart when the countdown finishes. Make your next gym session count with the Gym Timer app.


Do you ever wonder how your activities this week compare to last week? With the Activity History App from the Connect IQ store you can now view a simple graphical history from your last week. Press START to loop between steps, distances and calories. For steps, green = goal achieved, blue = goal missed, grey line = goal. Put an end to your curiosity and Beat Yesterday with Activity History.


Stay on track this year with a Garmin smart watch and the power of the Connect IQ store. All apps from the Connect IQ store are free and most are compatible with fēnix 3, D2 Bravo, Forerunner 230Forerunner 235Forerunner 630Forerunner 920XTepix, and vívoactive.

Interested in building something with us? Connect IQ is our first-ever open platform for third-party developers to create apps for our products. Get the Connect IQ SDK now to start building apps for our wearable devices. Don’t forget to share your adventures with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and use hashtag #ConnectIQ.