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Big Numbers - customizable big readable text


Shows up to 4 large and 4 small side data fields, fully customizable for data and color of each field. HR Zone color option.</p><p>When submitting comments, please include your email address. Without that, I can't respond to you.</p><p></p><p>*** added "Big Numbers Pg2" field, allowing two full screens to be configured independently - identical to this field</p><p></p><p>Default setup: Speed, time, avg speed, distance, cadence, heart rate</p>

What’s New

1.29 - 9/26/2023 - Workout Steps reset lap counters like native lap fields.</p><p>1.28 - 5/27/2023 - workaround for system CIQ bug on the FR645 and E130+. Note font sizes are a compromise for now, but at least it doesn't crash.</p><p>1.27 - 3/12/2023 - new devices</p><p>1.26 - 12/14/2022 - bug fixes</p><p>1.24 - 11/13/2022 - added recent devices, fixed HR Zone colors</p><p>1.22 - 8/5/2022 - font sizing issue fix on various devices</p>

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Average Rating: (36 Ratings)

Jeannette Pantani
October 12, 2023 | Version 1.29

Thank you so much. This is just the format I needed for the elapsed time as now Garmin for some reason puts the hour in tiny writing by the bigger minutes and seconds. Please consider having a screen with elapsed time and time of day only. It would be great for ultras to track cutoff time check. Thank you!

Developer Reply
October 12, 2023, ekutter

Thank you. Great to hear you find it useful. You can always configure it to just show 2 fields, having the other fields set to "none". The two fields won't be any bigger than they currently are, but you won't be distracted by the other data. Also not there is also the BigNumbersPg2 data field in case you want to configure two separate pages.

Elbert Iswara
September 27, 2023 | Version 1.29

Excellent app! My old eyes are grateful :) Is it possible to add Gears or Gear Ratio for cyclists please?

Developer Reply
September 27, 2023, ekutter

Great to hear it's working out well for you. Thanks for the suggestion on gears. I'm not actively working on this data field currently, but I'll add it to the feature request list for when I am.

May 31, 2023 | Version sw 1.28

Very useful, and nicer than the original data fields. Unfortunately on my Venu SQ is not working since some time (like if there is a lot of clipping, or not installing) - and I miss it.

Developer Reply
May 31, 2023, ekutter

Enzo, this is a know system bug that impacts all CIQ data fields. It's only letting you draw in the middle of the screen. Hopefully Garmin will get this fixed soon. Glad you were finding the field useful, and hopefully you will again soon.

November 10, 2022 | Version 1.22

amazing job, simple and beauty two qestionds: 1. is the new wrist power supported? 2. if so can you add color by power zone?

Developer Reply
November 11, 2022, ekutter

Thanks for the positive feedback. Power should work the same, whether it's from cycling or running. Unfortunately, that means just current power at this point as I've never had any requests for anything more. I don't currently have any support for power zones for either cycling or running. I'm not currently working on this data field, but I'll add it to the request list for when I do.

November 8, 2022 | Version 1.22

Great for my old eyes, thanks! Would it be possible to add the speeds(avg, max, current) in knots and distances in nautical miles?

Developer Reply
November 11, 2022, ekutter

Glad you are finding it useful. I'm not actively making changes to these data fields but I'll add it to my list of requests.

Woei Hong Tan
August 11, 2022 | Version 1.22

Many data field creators designs fancy looking data fields that is nice to look at but forgotten about practicallity. When u are running u simply can't see those grain size elements clearly. Tested a bunch of data field, this is the best. 8 fields are plenty without needing to rotate screen, and the extra large text is simply brilliant for visibility. It will be perfect if there more color options for the texts.

Developer Reply
August 11, 2022, ekutter

Thanks for the feedback. With the current interface, more options like colors gets a bit unwieldly. When I have some extra time, I'll look into options for doing on watch customization that could give more options.

Robert Schröttner
August 1, 2022 | Version 1.20

A very good app. After the last update, the numbers on my "EPIX2" are shown smaller by half.

Developer Reply
August 1, 2022, ekutter

Thanks for the report. The fonts on the Epix/V2 have been fixed in 1.21. I guess half size fonts probably aren't quite what you are looking for in "Big Numbers".

Roy Dyer
July 24, 2022 | Version 1.18

Great for running (and activities where you can't hold your wrist stationary enough to easily read small numbers). Waiting hopefully for this to be updated for the FR955/255 because there's nothing else like it out there!

Developer Reply
July 25, 2022, ekutter

Thank you, and thanks for bringing this to my attention. I was thinking I'd already released an update for the 955/255. I'll do that this week.

Malte Begerau
April 4, 2021 | Version 1.17

Great App! Exactly what I was looking for. I have one request though: Could you add a color for “Avg HR Zone”? Right now I use “HR Zone“ color for the Avg HR field but it would be nicer if the color would be matching with my avg hr.

Developer Reply
April 5, 2021, ekutter

I'm glad you like the field. I'll look at what's involved with using Avg HR for the zone color. Memory is pretty limited for many devices so not sure it will work out but I'll check.

Jeeradate Kaowkanchana
March 25, 2021 | Version 1.17

Big and can customize every thing via IQ App

Tyutrin Eugene
March 17, 2021 | Version 1.17

Супер экранчик. Нехватает параметра остаток батарейки

Shalini Rao
November 19, 2020 | Version 1.16

I set the first 3 fields to lap distance, lap time, and lap pace, but they all show the data for the overall activity and not the lap. Uninstalled and re installed, but same issue.

Developer Reply
December 26, 2020, ekutter

Sorry to hear you are having this problem. Are you still seeing it? I played with the latest version and it is properly display the lap info for lap fields.

Deepak Rao
November 19, 2020 | Version 1.16

Lovely app. One suggestion would be to change the cadence to 'lap' cadence, or to add lap cadence as a field.

Developer Reply
November 19, 2020, ekutter

Thank you. I'll look into the lap cadence for a future release. CIQ doesn't directly make lap data available but that should be an easy one to calculate.

Mark Stevens
October 23, 2020 | Version 1.16

Nice. but I have the same problem as Weichun. Power does not show up. I suspect it's because I have all the power data fields from Garmin installed so big numbers is lost? or it's something else, like it looks for stryd power not Garmin power? I do not want to start testing by removing each to data field to see... would be appreciated if you would explain. Thanks

Developer Reply
October 24, 2020, ekutter

Unfortunately I don't have access to that value. Please see my response to Weichun.

September 29, 2020 | Version 1.16

Good app. I use it every time I run. My question is how come the power field does not show up? I am using FR 645 and have a Garmin hrm-RUN. It shows power data in its page but not in Big Numbers' field.

Developer Reply
October 24, 2020, ekutter

I believe you are specifically referring to running power. Garmin doesn’t natively support running power and so never fills in the power info for CIQ. I believe you are using something like the Garmin Running Power CIQ data field or similar. If so, there is no way for me to get that value as it’s another Connect IQ field computing that value for itself. If you are using a Stryd CIQ data field, it is directly connecting to the Stryd sensor, and again, I wouldn’t have access to the data. It might work if you used Stryd and paired it as a power meter. But then you wouldn’t be able to use any other CIQ fields that connect to the Stryd. Unfortunately this is a limitation of the system that I have no control over.

September 26, 2020 | Version 1.16

Super, super, super, super!

Jorn Thalen
September 4, 2020 | Version 1.16

Great to add more info in one screen!Thanks!

Christian Förster
January 4, 2020 | Version 1.15

Is it possible that the last update caused a battery problem on Venu? After the update of 03.01.2020 my watch used up about 10% of the battery within 15 minutes. After I uninstalled the App Big Numbers the battery consumption returned to normal.

Developer Reply
January 4, 2020, ekutter

No, it's not possible that Big Numbers itself caused this. There is nothing that any CIQ data field could do that would cause this severe a battery drop. If having this on your device really caused the battery drain, it would be an issue with the Venu update and would happen with any CIQ data field.

October 20, 2019 | Version 1.12

Excellent Work, Saves battery too as no calculations in background. Kudos to Developer. Wish list 4 corners space empty; shall be filled with data like battery %, GPS, TOD, etc (... may be fixed type data)

October 2, 2019 | Version 1.12

Just wanna say BIG thank for updated simplify TOD (without seconds option). Now its perfect on my Fenix 5.

Alan White
September 25, 2019 | Version 1.11

As advertised, easy to read, easy to set up. I'm not complaining, but I would prefer to have the left and right hand fields one notch higher up. Parallel with the second metric / data field.

Developer Reply
September 25, 2019, ekutter

Glad you like it. I'm going to look in to adding an extra pair of optional small fields on the 2nd row to give more customization options. Thanks for the feedback.

August 5, 2019 | Version 1.07

I can't change the foreground in black and the data's letters in white!

Developer Reply
August 5, 2019, ekutter

I'm sorry that you are having issues. Big Numbers uses whatever color you've set up for the activity background as the background color. If you select black, the default foreground color will be white. You don't mention what device you are using, but there should be a setting for background color if you bring up the settings menu. This is not a Big Numbers specific setting. If you are still having issues, please click on the "contact developer" so I can get your issue sorted out.

July 30, 2019 | Version 1.07

Love the simplicity and very easy to read at a glance. Hope you could trim the Time of the Day (without second) option. Because it is a little bit longer and taking too much space in my Fenix 5. Good work.

Developer Reply
July 30, 2019, ekutter

Thank you, and glad you like it. I'll take a look at adding that as an option. I've got a couple other requested improvements so I'll try to look at refreshing it in the near future. I am fairly limited by the memory on legacy devices. At some point I may need to break it for different devices.

Jairon Carvalho Moura
June 27, 2019 | Version 1.07

Great app! Readability is awesome! One request though: the option to color the fields according to its gradations, like red and orange for accelerated heart rate, and so on. Thanks in advance.

Developer Reply
June 30, 2019, ekutter

Thanks. I'm glad you are finding the field useful and appreciate the feedback. I've added your request to my list of items to consider. I'm already running into memory limits on some devices so that will likely be a factor.

September 9, 2018 | Version 1.04-upd4

Very,very good, if it 's possible upgruding with ascent velocity ? and also upgrudiig for "time of day " without seconds (too much long now for display)