How do I setup my Garmin Forerunner 225?

Pairing Your Smartphone

  1. Go to, and download the Garmin Connect™ Mobile app to your smartphone.
  2. From the Forerunner device, select Menu > Settings > Bluetooth > Pair Mobile Device.
  3. Open the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
  4. Select an option to add your device to your Garmin Connect account:

How do I change the time on my Garmin Forerunner 225?

By default, the time is set automatically when the device acquires satellite signals.

  1. Select Menu > Settings > System > Clock > Set Time > Manual.
  2. Select Time, and enter the time of day.

Does Forerunner 225 have Bluetooth?

The Forerunner 225 includes Bluetooth for syncing data with an Android and iOS device, but it doesn’t do so automatically. In order to save battery life, the phone and watch don’t maintain a constant Bluetooth connection.

Is the Garmin Forerunner 225 waterproof?

The Forerunner 225 is fully waterproof up to 50 meters, so you don’t have to remove it to go into the pool or shower. Note, however, that it does not have a proper swim-tracking mode.

How do I turn off my Garmin 225?

Resetting the Device

  1. Hold for 15 seconds. The device turns off.
  2. Hold for one second to turn on the device.

How do I connect my Garmin Forerunner to Bluetooth?


  1. From the phone, open the Garmin Connect app.
  2. Select (upper-left corner)
  3. Select Garmin Devices.
  4. Select Add Device.
  5. Select the Forerunner 235.
  6. From the Forerunner, place it into pairing mode.
  7. From the phone select Search for Device.
  8. Select OK to link Connect with Forerunner 235.

Why is the time on my Garmin wrong?

Hold the touchscreen, and select Settings > System > Time. Verify the Auto option is enabled. Select an option: Confirm that your smartphone displays the correct local time, and sync your device to the smartphone (Using the Garmin Connect App).

How do I correct the time on my Garmin watch?

Setting the Time Manually

  1. Select Menu > Settings > System > Clock > Set Automatically > Off.
  2. Select Set Time, and enter the time of day.

How long does Garmin 225 battery last?

Device Specifications

Battery type Rechargable, built-in lithium-ion battery
Battery life Up to 6 wk. in watch mode Up to 4 wk. in watch mode with activity tracking 7 to 10 hr. in GPS mode using wrist heart rate
Water rating 5 ATM1
Operating temperature range From -20º to 60ºC (from -4º to 140ºF)

When did Garmin 225 come out?

Product Comparison Charts:

Function/Feature Fitbit Surge Garmin Forerunner 225
Product Announcement Date Oct 27th, 2014 May 12th, 2015
Actual Availability/Shipping Date Dec 10th, 2014 July 2015
GPS Recording Functionality Yes Yes
Data Transfer Bluetooth Smart USB, Bluetooth Smart

Why is my Garmin watch showing a blue triangle?

If your Fenix 5 is stuck, frozen or locked up on the Garmin Logo and will not complete the boot sequence, you need to restore defaults through a reset and then update your fenix 5 watch through Garmin Express.

How do I turn my Garmin watch off?

Press and hold the power button until the watch turns off. icon to shut the watch off. Press the same button to turn the watch back on. Return to the Garmin Connect app to attempt the pairing process again.