18. května 2018 | Verze 5.0.2
Hi, I would like to write my question/suggestion here. As fenix 5 supposedly has memory problems for storing maps and maps are not supported, I guess your app works by not storing map data on fenix 5 but instead it overwrites data when generating new background map image (which phone downloads from internet). But if that is the case, why isn't it possible to make an application which would have the possibility to download and import high detail map onto your phone and store it for offline use, then do the same thing - send background images (of small size) to fenix 5/5S. That way we could have maps on our fenix 5/5S and we would need only our phones (with bluetooth connection) which would serve as offline maps storage and map background image generator. Just like that we could have proper navigation with maps only depended on gps. I would like to know if it is possible?
18. května 2018, r.485
Hi Ivan. Thanks for your review and for your suggestion. You're correct in your analysis, and it would indeed be a great feature. However, to the best of our knowledge, it is currently not possible to implement. As you probably realised, the images are not downloaded and sent to the watch by the companion app, but from the Garmin Connect app (this is why the companion app is optional). We cannot create a buffer of images on the Garmin Connect app, and companion apps are currently not allowed to send images to watch-apps. Cheers!
21. dubna 2018 | Verze 5.0.2
Send opntion not work on my device. I made my route by Android app. Maps r.485 and try to send my route to Fenix 5 but no any update on my watch. It's very un-user friendly app. No any error, information.
22. dubna 2018, r.485
Thanks for the review, Ozro. Please check if the Bluetooth connection between your phone and watch is working fine. Our suggestion is that you open the Garmin Connect app, confirm that the devices are syncing, and leave it running in background. Then open the r.485 app on your phone and on your watch and try to send the route. We suggest that because the message is ultimately sent by the Garmin Connect app (it makes the bridge), and it may be that the operational system on your phone is killing it when it isn't active. Other tips from Garmin to address Bluetooth connectivity problems: support.garmin.com/faqSearch/en-US/faq/content/reHBOSC1bt83UTDHqYJZG8
15. dubna 2018 | Verze 5.0.2
Approah S60 User Japan Everything was solved after the payment. It works fine. It is says dowload Free. but that was the complication for me.
30. března 2018 | Verze 4.6a
Great app for its purpose
14. března 2018 | Verze 4.6
How to change the map from English to Cantonese？
15. března 2018, r.485
Thanks for your review. Map images are provided by Google. The language cannot be configured within the app.
2. února 2018 | Verze 4.5-upd
The concept is good.But it's too slow to display map. Unfortunatelly, this app is hard to use on Vivoactive.
2. února 2018, r.485
Thanks for you review. As written in the app description: "Many users are disappointed because the maps do not work offline, because they are too small, or because they are to slow to load. These are limitations of the Connect IQ environment. My advice: concentrate on the navigation features, not on the map image. You have Google Directions on your watch!"
29. prosince 2017 | Verze 4.5-upd
Download works fine. The map feature works well with integration to smartphone.
What I can not figure out, is how to import a gpx track via the app. Is there a video tutorial on how do this or maybe a step by step manual?
8. prosince 2017 | Verze 4.5-upd
The app itself is cool. But cannot find a way to exit the app in vivoactive 3 chinese version. Confirmed with garmin and they confirmed the problem. However they found no problem in vivoactive 3 english version.
8. prosince 2017, r.485
Thanks for the review, Thomas. Just some extra info I could gather: this firmware issue affected all Vivoactive 3 devices in the beginning (normally it exits as any other app, by swiping right). Garmin solved the problem with a software update, but maybe it didn't reach the Chinese version yet. So remain positive :-). As you could confirm, this isn't a problem of Maps r.485 specifically. It affects all Connect IQ apps.
4. prosince 2017 | Verze 4.5-upd
iPhone 7 with IOS11/Fenix 5, just get a black screen "loading...", so app doesn't even start on the iPhone.
According developer because I have another device not running the app (Edge 1000).
If you have more than 1 device, this might not work for you.
Not even tried to resolve, just blaming it on ConnectIQ platform.
13. listopadu 2017 | Verze 4.5-upd
The app woks fine when routing but I cannot upload any .gpx file through my iphone 6S usinf native "files" application neither Dropbox. The file appears bu it cannot be selected. Any other way to upload a .gpx on my For runner 735XT_
13. listopadu 2017, r.485
Thanks for your feedback. I usually do it via iCloud, but I heard from users who succeeded doing it with Dropbox too. The file chooser is a very standard one, so I do not know what is going wrong on your device. Please let us know if you find a solution, then we can share the information and help other users having similar issues. Best regards
11. listopadu 2017 | Verze 4.5-upd
11. listopadu 2017, r.485
Hi. Thanks for your feedback. What's you device, by the way? There's a firmware issue affecting Fenix 3/3HR models. Garmin is aware of that and should fix in a next release. More info: https://forums.garmin.com/forum/developers/connect-iq/connect-iq-bug-reports/1271079-device-crash-err_log-txt-fenix-3-hr-sw-ver-430-450
22. října 2017 | Verze 4.4a
Love how I can plan a route and it shows on a map and I can record and it triggers live tracker in Garmin
1. října 2017 | Verze 4.3
Fantastic app!,so extremely useful,I've used this many times while out hiking all day,saving my phone battery which would be dead otherwise,so thankyou very much!
Future wish list would be a bigger map,exactly as you have done with your excellent map widget,which looks better than this app on round watches as it fills the screen.
All the best,
Fenix 3hr 4.30
Mohamed Bel Haj Hassine
25. září 2017 | Verze 4.3
I still give 5 stars because I think it is among the best applications. I think there is a bug with backlight.
14. září 2017 | Verze 4.3
Not compatibel wirh Approach S60 Crashes when sending routes to watch- Acc to developer a probably a S60Problem that will be corrected in future with firmware update
17. září 2017, r.485
Hi Bengt! Thanks for your feedback. We believe there is a firmware or other bug with your unit, as we heard from Approach S60 users who can run the app normally. I'm sure there's nothing we can change on our program to help you. Luckily Garmin updates the firmware quite often, so we may expect that it will be solved soon. Kind regards
8. srpna 2017 | Verze 4.0-upd
Hello, Sir. I have bought F5X from Taiwan last week.but the map and GPS function can't be work after back to China. I am so disappointed and don't know what's happen. Could you pls check and advise what's can I do now? Since these 2 function is so important for the reason I buy this watch. Appreciation your help and thanks.
8. srpna 2017, r.485
Hi Kevin. Thanks for you feedback. I'm sorry to hear about it, but we believe it is a limitation of the county and we are not sure if this can be solved.
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9. července 2017 | Verze 3.7
Hola! Hace dos dias compre y baje la version para celular para que de esta forma se desbloqueara el molestoso mensaje de desbloqueo en el mapa pero aún sigue apareciendo. Favor necesito que se desaparezca ese mensaje en la app de mi garmin 630.. ya que hice lo que se indica aca que es bajar el programa r.485 el cual pague!
10. července 2017, r.485
Hi Sergio! Thanks for your message. When you buy the unlock key on the mobile app, the app on your watch is automatically unlocked when you send a route from the phone to the watch. If you still experience problems, do not hesitate in contacting us for further assistance. You can use the 'Contact developer' link on this page or send a message to us on our Facebook page. Kind regards
21. května 2017 | Verze 3.7
I'm not sure why but maps won't even load on my Forerunner 230 its stuck on "loading maps" there is a GPS signal and the bluetooth is on. So basically I'm unable to use this maps at all
23. května 2017, r.485
I'm also not sure. I heard from some users with similar problems that it works when they leave the Garmin Connect Mobile app open (running in background) on their phones.
10. května 2017 | Verze 3.7
28. dubna 2017 | Verze 3.7
Good app! (I'm french so my english is not very good, try to understand =}D )
This map is what I search since I had my Vivoactive HR for Christmas...
Very good but can you add a function for the app on the watch can use the offline maps stocked on the phone via google maps ?
23. dubna 2017 | Verze 3.7
Aplication is almost perfect but when will be update for fenix 3 and change map to be circle not square, then it would be perfect.
15. března 2017 | Verze 3.6b
Have a installed in my new va hr but could get it to work as it is always waiting for GPS. The other default apps which use GPS work great.
Can pinpoint where the fault could be. Thus a 3*. Fault may be on this app or any recent Changes in FW which caused this problem.
Disappointed not to be able to use this app.
9. března 2017 | Verze 3.6b
I truely think this is the most useful app for the Garmin watch. Turn-by-Turn navigation, who could have thought. A big thank you to the developer.
19. února 2017 | Verze 3.3a
Working good on my Fenix 3.
Vũ Xuân Định
19. února 2017 | Verze 3.3a
It is a good idea. It will be better if you can set offline map which customer usually use. Thanks for your idea.