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Suunto 7 User Guide

  • Wake up your display

Wake up your display

The display on your watch will go to sleep if you haven’t interacted with your watch for a few seconds. By default, the display and gestures to interact with your Suunto 7 are set up to use a minimum amount of power in daily use. For the best experience, use default settings for Display and Gestures with Suunto’s power optimized watch faces.

Default settings for Gestures on Suunto 7:

  • Tilt-to-wake off
  • Power saver tilt on
  • Touch-to-wake on

Default setting for Display on Suunto 7:

  • Always-on screen off

Check the time
Wake up display
Put your display back to sleep
Wake up display during sports
Adjust display settings
Adjust gestures

Check the time

With Power saver tilt, you can turn your wrist to check the time without activating your watch. When you turn your wrist, the display will brighten up so that it is easier to read the time.

NOTE:

Suunto 7 has Power saver tilt on by default. You need to use a power optimized watch face to use Power saver tilt.

Wake up display

To wake up your display and interact with your watch, you can:

  • Tap the screen
  • Press the Power button
  • Turn your wrist (off by default)

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NOTE:

For longer battery life Suunto 7 has Tilt-to-wake off by default.

Put your display back to sleep

To put your display back to sleep, you can:

  • Tilt your wrist away from you
  • Cover the screen with your hand for a few seconds
  • Wait a few seconds. The display dims automatically when you don’t interact with it.

Wake up display during sports

While recording an exercise with Suunto Wear app the display and gestures to interact with your watch are optimized for sports and longer battery life.

To check your stats during exercise, you can:

  • Turn your wrist*
  • Press the Power button

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* Disabled during swimming for longer battery life.

NOTE:

During water sports, like swimming and kayaking, the touch screen for Suunto Wear app is disabled to avoid wet conditions causing unwanted touch actions.

If you exit Suunto Wear app during any exercise (including swimming), the touch screen will be enabled.

Adjust display settings

All watch faces designed by Suunto are power optimized to show the time in a low-power mode without activating your watch. Keep in mind that other watch faces might not be optimized the same way.

  1. While on the watch face, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap SettingsSettings icon Wear OS » Display.
  3. Adjust the settings according to your preferences.
NOTE:

To save more battery, Suunto 7 has Always-on screen turned off by default.

Adjust gestures

The way you interact with your watch affects how long your battery will last. By default, gestures to interact with your Suunto 7 are set up to use a minimum amount of power to provide you the best possible day-to-day experience with your watch.

  1. While on the watch face, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap SettingsSettings icon Wear OS » Gestures.
  3. Adjust the settings according to your preferences.
NOTE:

By default, Suunto 7 has Tilt-to-wake off, Power saver tilt on and Touch-to-wake on.

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