How do I get my heart rate on my Garmin Vivofit?

Press the device key to scroll to the heart rate data screen. icon flashes at the top of the screen. Wait while the device connects to your heart rate monitor. When the sensor is paired with your device, your heart rate and heart rate zone appear.

How do I use the Garmin Vivofit?

To get the most out of your vívofit® device, Garmin® recommends setting it up with your computer or compatible mobile device.

  1. Go to
  2. Select an option:
  3. Select the device key.
  4. Follow the instructions on your computer or mobile device to pair your vívofit device and complete the setup process.

Does Garmin Vivofit monitor heart rate?

Garmin Vivofit 4, First Take: Great battery life, but no heart-rate monitoring. The Vivofit 4 is a relatively straightforward activity tracker, although there are plenty of options in the Garmin Connect app.

How does a heart rate chest strap work?

Electrical. The electrical monitors consist of two elements: a monitor/transmitter, which is worn on a chest strap, and a receiver. When a heartbeat is detected a radio signal is transmitted, which the receiver uses to display/determine the current heart rate.

Does Vivofit 2 track heart rate?

Before you can pair your heart rate monitor, you must enable the heart rate data screen on your vívofit® 2 device. For more information about customizing the device screens, see Device Settings.

Does Vivofit 3 have heart rate?

The Vivofit 3 doesn’t come with a heart-rate monitor, but you can sync the device with ANT+ devices and view that data in Garmin Connect.

How do I turn on my Garmin Vivofit?

Turning On and Setting Up the Device

  1. From the app store on your smartphone, install the Garmin Connect app.
  2. Pinch the sides of the charging clip.
  3. Align the clip with the contacts.
  4. Plug the USB cable into a power source to turn on the device (Charging the Device).

How do I turn my Garmin Vivofit off?

Hold the device key for 10 seconds until the screen turns off.

How long does battery last on Garmin Vivofit?

vivofit can be used for at least 12 months before the internal batteries need to be changed. The device uses two CR1632 batteries. These coin style batteries can be purchased at most locations where watch batteries are sold. You will receive a notification in Garmin Connect indicating a low battery condition.

How do I know if my Garmin heart rate monitor is working?

You can just look at the back of the watch and see if the optical heart rate lights are on. If picking up off of the HRM they should be off. Also, you can go into sensors in the menu and confirm that your HRM is connected. I have been into Sensors and Accessories and it shows the HRM as being connected.