How to Change the Garmin Watch Face: Step-by-Step Instructions


Do you want to change the look of your Garmin watch face? It’s actually a lot easier than you might think. In this blog post, we will walk you through the step-by-step instructions on how to change your Garmin watch face. We will also provide a few tips on how to find the perfect watch face for your needs. So, whether you are looking for a new style or just want to customize your watch to match your outfit, follow these simple instructions and get started today!

What You’ll Need:

  • A Garmin watch
  • The Garmin Connect app (free to download from the app store or play store)
  • An internet connection

Changing the Watch Face on Your Garmin Device:

Changing a Watch Face depends upon the type of Garmin device that you have, today we will tackle how to change a watch face from some of the Garmin Devices.

Garmin Fenix 6

  1. Press and hold the Up button to open the Menu on your Garmin watch
  2. Then tap the Watch Face icon
  3. Press the Upper Right button to enter
  4. Then you can scroll through the available Watch faces using the down button.
  5. After choosing the right one for you, press the upper right button to apply it
  6. Press the upper right button again to confirm

Garmin Forerunner 245

  1. Press and hold the Up button to open the Menu
  2. Select the Watch Face section using and open it using the Start and Stop button
  3. Scroll through the available watch faces using the up or down button
  4. Upon choosing the ones that you like, press the start and stop button to apply them to your watch.
  5. If you are using preloaded watch faces, you can press the start button to customize them.

Garmin Forerunner 45

  1. Press and hold the Up button to open the Menu
  2. Select the Watch Face section using and open it using the Start and Stop button
  3. Scroll through the available watch face options using the up or down button
  4. Upon choosing the ones that you like, press the start and stop button to apply them to your watch.
  5. If you are using a pre-loaded watch face, pressing the start button will give you a customizing feature.

Garmin Vivoactive HR

  1. Press the Menu button
  2. Tap the Watch Faces
  3. Tap the Type of Watch Face
  4. Scroll through the available options that you like
  5. Tap the one that you like and it will automatically be put on your watch face

How To Download Garmin Watch Faces

This is how you download a watch face for your Garmin watch, and it mainly involves using the Connect IQ Store App

The Connect IQ Watch Face

in this section, you will be able to see loads of watch faces, from an analog, watch face to a digital watch face, select among these your favorite ones and include them in your watch. Instructions on how to download it are found below.

Garmin Connect App

  1. Open the Garmin Connect App on your phone
  2. Go to the Connect IQ store then tap it
  3. Scroll through a bunch of options and among the loaded watch face, select the one that you like by tapping it
  4. Tap Download and it will be added to your watch

How to Install a Watch Face

  1. After downloading go back to the Garmin Connect App
  2. Tap Appearance, then Watch Faces
  3. You’ll see it under the Not Installed area
  4. Tap the watch face and tap install
  5. It will be then added and the new watch face will appear on the screen

Customizing the Watch Face of Your Garmin Device

If you are tired of the same old watch face and wanted to change the style and add more features to it, or just customizing watch faces is just your thing, then here is how you do it.

  1. Open the Garmin Connect app on your phone.
  2. Select your “My device” from the list of devices.
  3. Select “Watch Faces.”
  4. Tap on the watch face you would like to customize.
  5. Tap on the “Settings” tab at the top of the screen.
  6. You can now customize the watch face to your liking.
  7. When you are finished, tap on “Save.”
  8. The watch face will now be customized to your liking.

How to make your own Watch Face

  1. Download the Garmin Connect IQ store
  2. Open it select the 3 horizontal lines on the upper right
  3. Select Face it
  4. Select the plus sign below the “My Gallery”
  5. You can either pick the picture that you want or take a new picture
  6. You can then proceed to customize them, their format, features, colors, font, etc.
  7. Once finished select the Done icon, add a name, and save it.
  8. After that, you will preview the watch face so that you can edit it again before finalizing it.

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Watch Face:

-Think about what you want your watch face to do.

-Choose a watch face that is easy to read.

-Take into consideration the battery life of your watch.

-Think about your style.

Troubleshooting watch face issues:

-If the watch face you selected is not displaying correctly, try uninstalling and reinstalling it.

-If you are still having issues, try restarting your device.

-If the issue persists, contact Garmin Support Center

Conclusion

Changing Watch Faces can be hard at first when you don’t know what you’re doing. But I hope that after reading the blog you will realize how easy it is to do. I hope that this token of mine can help you use your Garmin Watch to its full potential!

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