The plus (+) means the app supports other similar activity types. To access the other activity types can be done in two (2) ways:
1.)In Configuration Settings using Connect App or Express App, the fourth setting is the Activity Type Selection. Select and save. The next time you start your activity the selected activity will be chosen.
2.) From the watch, at the start screen (Press Start..) of the app, either long press the up button or touchscreen watches long press the screen. A menu will appear, select the activity, and start the activity.
Select Game type: Esport, Virtual Reality, and select Custom Names 1 – 5
Set the 5 Custom Names in the Connect IQ Store -> Esports+ VR settings
Select Activity Type that is saved to Garmin. Cardio or General (other)
Sensor Support (ANT+/BLE)
- Internal Heart Rate
- External Heart Rate
Energy Expenditure – (in Calorie/hr)
Saturation Oxygen – (in %) (CIQ 3.2+)
Breath Rate – (in BrPM) (CIQ 3.3+)
Total Step Distance – Step based Distance in watch units
Step Distance (m) -Step based Distance in meters
Total Steps – total steps during activity
Battery Used – % Battery used during activity
Gamer Efficiency (GE) is a value of Distance/Calories. The value indicates your fitness level, higher level indicates better fitness.
Step Distance is based on Garmin Walking Stride Length, Set this value in Connect App or Connect Web User Setting Profile section. In Connect App select, the three dots “…” (Bottom Right) > Settings> User Settings> Custom Stride Length. Adjust “Custom Stride Length” Walking 1 meter is a typical value.
At Watch Menu Long press up-button or long press screen
Activity Type select Cardio or General (other)
Game Select Esport, Virtual Reality, and select Custom Names 1 – 5
Theme Dark or Light
Accent Color 12 color selections
screen rotation (every 6 seconds)
updated 5/31/2019 v1.0