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Suunto 7 User Guide

  • Control watch during exercise

Control watch during exercise

Wake up display
Change exercise views
Open other apps while exercising
Buttons and touch screen use during exercise

Wake up display

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.

Your stats during exercise are always visible but to wake up the display, you can:

  • Press the Power button
  • Touch the screen

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To wake up the display during exercise when in the map view, you can:

  • Turn your wrist
  • Press the Power button
  • Touch the screen

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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.

Change exercise views

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The stats you can follow during your exercise depend on the sport mode you choose. Most sport modes have 2 to 4 different exercise views displaying the most relevant exercise data for each sport. When you do outdoor sports, you can also see your track on a map.

To change between views:

  • Press the middle button
  • Swipe left or right

Open other apps while exercising

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If you need to use another app during your exercise, for example to skip a song or to check the weather, you can exit Suunto Wear app and keep the exercise recording.

  1. Press the Power button or touch the screen to wake up the display.
  2. Press the Power button to go to the watch face.
  3. Use your watch as you wish.
  4. Press the Power button to go back to the watch face.
  5. Press the top right button to go back to your exercise.
NOTE:

Keep in mind that some actions and apps can consume a lot of battery, which may affect how long you can record your exercise.

Buttons and touch screen use during exercise

You can start your exercise and adjust your watch during exercise even with gloves on or underwater. All sport features are optimized to work with buttons only if needed.

Change between views
Press the middle button or swipe left or right to see different metrics or to check the map.

Pause
Press the top right button. Press again to resume.

End
Press the top right button, then press the bottom right button.

Mark a lap
Press the bottom right button.

Lock buttons
Keep the middle button pressed.

Control the map
While in the map view, use the top right and bottom right button to zoom in and out.

Adjust exercise options
Keep the bottom right button pressed or swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the menu.

Change map style
Keep the bottom right button pressed or swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the menu.

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