Garmin adds a ton of new features and bug fixes in latest beta

Garmin Enduro 2 displaying different exercises on the watch screen

Garmin adds a ton of new features and bug fixes in latest beta

What you could know

  • Garmin has launched a beta replace (model 17.10) for a number of smartwatches, introducing quite a few modifications.
  • The beta is on the market for fashions just like the Fenix 7/7 Professional, Fenix 7s/7s Professional, Fenix 7x/7x Professional, Epix/Epix Professional Gen 2 (in varied sizes), Enduro 2, MARQ Gen 2, and Quatix 7.
  • Notably, the beta quickly disables the ECG function on the Fenix 7 sequence.

Garmin has launched a contemporary beta replace for a bunch of its smartwatches, packing in a great deal of modifications.

The smartwatch maker introduced that beta model 17.10 is up for grabs for a bunch of Garmin watches just like the Fenix 7/7 Professional, Fenix 7s/7s Professional, Fenix 7x/7x Professional, Epix/Epix Professional Gen 2 (in 42mm / 47mm / 51mm sizes), Enduro 2, MARQ Gen 2, and Quatix 7 (through NotebookCheck). However in the event you’re rocking a Garmin MARQ Aviator Gen 2 or Tactix 7, you are not in on the beta social gathering.

Garmin has dropped a hefty changelog for model 17.10 beta, filled with tons of contemporary options and a few tweaks to make issues higher.

  • Added skill to discover a misplaced telephone throughout an exercise with GPS.
  • Added Utilized Ballistics Wind Mode (Tactix solely).
  • Added Indoor Stroll exercise.
  • Added Messenger App.
  • Added Restoration Advisor as an choice in Morning Report and glances.
  • Added self analysis to extra exercise varieties.
  • Fastened battery saver mode being allowed as an influence mode identify.
  • Fastened incorrect DSW on watch face.
  • Fastened situation inflicting the cadence flashlight to allow incorrectly when in an exercise resume later state.
  • Fastened situation with ski run rely within the Final Sport look.
  • Fastened situation with the altimeter look when in giant font mode.
  • Fastened points with Morning Report exercises web page.
  • Fastened points with some watch face knowledge fields.
  • Fastened potential situation inflicting the touchscreen to not absolutely operate after a show wakeup.
  • Fastened potential situation with the climate map overlay.
  • Fastened potential shutdown in morning report.
  • Fastened potential shutdown within the physique battery widget when viewing close to midnight.
  • Fastened potential shutdown when loading exercise historical past with auto lock enabled.
  • Improved entry to further characters on the contact keyboard by including a press and maintain choice to some keys.
  • Improved discover my telephone alert immediate UI.
  • Renamed Climb sport to Mountaineering.

Nevertheless, Garmin mentions that this beta will flip off the ECG (electrocardiogram) function within the Fenix 7 sequence. So, in the event you’re all about these common ECG checks, you may need to skip this replace.

However, in keeping with Garmin, as soon as this beta hits its closing stage proper earlier than the official launch, ECG performance ought to come again on-line for the Fenix 7 sequence. The corporate assures us that ECG ought to operate usually on different suitable fashions.

When you’re a part of Garmin’s public beta program, you possibly can snag model 17.10 beta by heading to Menu > System > Software program Replace and hitting Examine For Updates in your watch.

Hold your eyes peeled in direction of the tip of the general public beta cycle as a result of Garmin plans to start out sending out beta updates by means of regular strategies through OTA updates.

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