Garmin Fenix 5 tips and tricks

Garmin Fenix 5 tips and tricks

Many different tips and tricks for Garmin Fenix 5 are shown in this video. To watch directly what is needed, this table of content with shortcuts can be used:

Table of contents
1 How to configure useful hotkeys — 00:00:26
1.1 The full list of possible hot keys (7 hotkeys) — 00:01:26
1.2 All 21 actions which can be selected for hotkey — 00:02:21
1.3 How hotkeys work from the main screen — 00:03:20
1.4 How to make a screenshot — 00:04:19
1.5 How to go to the main screen from started activity without stopping the activity and return back to the activity — 00:07:45
1.6 How to run timer or stopwatch when activity is running without stopping the activity and return back to it — 00:08:23
2 How to dismiss lap screen during running — 00:09:34
3 How to activate heart rate in Open Water Swimming — 00:10:09
4 How to use controls feature — 00:11:12
4.1 The full list of possible controls (19 possible options) — 00:12:08
4.2 How to reorder controls in the list — 00:13:32
4.3 How all controls work one by one — 00:14:20
4.4 How Lock Keys control works — 00:14:34
4.5 How Do Not Disturb control works — 00:14:57
4.6 How Find My Phone control works — 00:15:12
4.7 How Music Controls control works — 00:15:35
4.8 How Sync control works — 00:16:27
4.9 How Phone Connection control works — 00:16:38
4.10 How Stopwatch control works — 00:16:50
4.11 How Timer control works — 00:17:01
4.12 How Altimeter control works — 00:17:05
4.13 How Barometer control works — 00:17:13
4.14 How Compass control works — 00:17:20
4.15 How Backlight Brightness control works — 00:17:35
4.16 How Flashlight control works — 00:17:49
4.17 How Alarms control works — 00:18:01
4.18 How Broadcast Heart Rate control works — 00:18:09
4.19 How Save Location control works — 00:20:20
4.20 How Set Time With GPS control works — 00:21:08
4.21 How to remove controls — 00:21:19
4.22 How controls work during running activity — 00:21:45

For the reference here is the full lists of hotkeys and controls.
– The full list of possible hot keys (7 hotkeys)
* Hold start
* Hold back
* Hold down
* Start + down
* Start + up
* Back + light
* Back + up
– The full list of possbile controls (19 possible options)
* Power off
* Lock/unlock Keys
* Do not disturb on/off
* Find my phone
* Music Controls
* Pair VIBR
* Sync
* Phone connection
* Stopwatch
* Timer
* Altimeter
* Barometer
* Compass
* Backlight
* Flashlight
* Alarms
* Broadcast heart rate (only ANT+ protocol, means will work on the phone only if ANT+ Plugin Service, ANT+ Radio Service apps are installed or with another Garmin device)
* Save location
* Set time with GPS