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Garmin Connect App Bluetooth MinimumDevice RequirementsThe Garmin Connect App can be installed on an Android or iOS device. Devices that run thisoperating system must meet the following minimum requirements:Android Requirements: 4.4 OS or laterBluetooth 4.0 or laterThe Android mobile operating system is used by many different manufacturers across theworld. Garmin makes a concerted effort to ensure full compatibility with the most popularmobile devices.Apple iOS Requirements: iOS 10.0 or laterCompatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touchNOTE: If you are experiencing Bluetooth connection issues between your Garmin device andyour mobile device, please review the related content at the bottom of this page fortroubleshooting.Please note that the following phone models did not pass our internal tests with some of ourdevices. The phone and device may work together, but may require regular Bluetoothtroubleshooting. Lenovo S960 VIBEXMeizu mx4Huawei PhonesIf you are experiencing a poor Bluetooth connection between your Huawei smartphone andGarmin device, we have released software updates which addresses a Huawei identified issuethat improves this problemGarmin Connect App BluetoothTroubleshooting

The following topics cover the most common Bluetooth connection issues when using yourGarmin device with the Garmin Connect App. Select a topic below that best describes yourissue in order to review solutions that may solve your problem.Common Bluetooth Issues: My Garmin Device Is Paired but Not Connecting to Sync Data to My Garmin ConnectAccountoSymptoms include: Garmin Device does not connect and sync when the app is open Data from the Garmin device is not displayed in Garmin Connect I am getting a "Pairing Failed" message when setting up my Garmin device through theGarmin Connect App The Garmin Connect App is Not Finding my Garmin Device During the Pairing ProcessNone of the above topics cover my issue.If none of the topics above best describe your solution below you will find that many Bluetoothissues can also be solved by ensuring the following: Make sure that you are running the latest version of the Garmin Connect Appo Confirm that software on the Garmin device is up to date by connecting it to a personalcomputer and installing Garmin Express.o Garmin releases updates to the Garmin Connect App usually on a monthly basis. Choose your app store below to checkfor and install any available updates:Garmin Express will automatically check for and install any available updates once you have added the device to theprogram.Confirm that the operating system on your smartphone is up to date.oMost phones will have a feature to check for software updates under settings. Consult your phone manufacturer forassistance if needed.

Review our Bluetooth Minimum Device Requirements to ensure your phone meets ourminimum system requirementsTurning Bluetooth Pairing Mode on for aForerunner 35If you need to pair a Forerunner 35 to a smartphone through the Garmin Connect app, you needto turn on the Bluetooth Pairing mode on the device. Turning on pairing mode will trigger aBluetooth beacon signal that the Garmin Connect App will look for. Below are steps to enablingPairing mode:Steps to enable pairing mode on a Forerunner 35:1.2.3.4.Press the bottom left button on the watchScroll and select SettingsScroll and select BluetoothSelect Pair SmartphoneThe Forerunner 35 will now be in Bluetooth pairing mode.Pairing Forerunner 35 with Garmin ConnectMobileWhen paired with your device, the Garmin Connect Mobile app can wirelessly upload and sharefitness data with the Garmin Connect website as well as send smart notifications from yoursmartphone to your wrist.To pair your Forerunner 35 choose your phone's platform:iOS:1.2.3.4.5.6.7.Place the iOS device within 10 ft. (3 m) of the Forerunner 35Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the iOS device (see iOS device manual for details)On the iOS device, open the Garmin Connect Mobile applicationTouch the More icon in the lower right cornerTouch Garmin DevicesTouch Add DeviceTouch Browse all compatible devices

8. Touch Forerunner9. Touch Forerunner 3510. Complete the Personal Information if requested. This allows the Forerunner 35 to assignpersonalized goals and learn your activity level.11. Touch Next12. On the Forerunner 35, press and hold the Menu button13. Press the down arrow button to locate Settings14. Select Settings15. Select Bluetooth16. Select Pair Smartphone17. Touch Start in the Garmin Connect Mobile application18. Touch Yes after verifying the passkeys match19. Touch your choice for Activity Tracking20. Touch .17.18.Place the Android device within 10 ft. (3 m) of the Forerunner 35Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the Android device (see Android device manual for details)On the Android device, open the Garmin Connect Mobile applicationTouch the Menu button ( ) located in the upper-left cornerTouch Garmin DevicesTouch Add DeviceTouch Browse all compatible devicesTouch ForerunnerTouch Forerunner 35On the Forerunner 35, press and hold the Menu buttonPress the down arrow button to locate SettingsSelect SettingsSelect BluetoothSelect Pair SmartphoneTouch Search for DeviceTouch Yes after verifying the passkeys matchTouch your choice for Activity Tracking, if promptedTouch OK when the devices are pairedWindows:1. Place the Windows phone within 10 ft. (3 m) of the Forerunner 352. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the Windows phone (see Windows device manual fordetails)3. On the Windows phone, open the Garmin Connect Mobile application4. Touch the Menu button ( ) located in the upper-left corner

5.6.7.8.9.10.11.12.13.14.15.16.17.18.Touch Garmin DevicesTouch Add DeviceTouch Brows all compatible devicesTouch ForerunnerTouch Forerunner 35With the Forerunner 35 in Pairing Mode, touch Add DeviceOnce discovered, touch the device to pair.When requested, type or verify the PIN displayed on device and touch AllowAfter connection is successful, touch Close and continueIf connection fails, touch Close and troubleshoot pairingIf permissions are requested, touch YesWait for Setup and initial Sync to completeOnce pairing is complete, touch DoneDevice is now Paired and ReadyYou have now successfully paired the Garmin Connect Mobile application with your Forerunner35, and the device can now sync

The Garmin Connect App is Not Finding my Garmin Device During the Pairing Process . On the Android device, open the Garmin Connect Mobile application 4. Touch the Menu button ( ) located in the upper-left corner 5. Touch Garmin Devices 6. Touch Add Device 7.