How to Install Watch Faces – Garmin Forerunner 45 Tutorial

How to Install Watch Faces - Garmin Forerunner 45 Tutorial

How to install watch faces on your Garmin Forerunner 45 or Garmin Forerunner 45s? In this tutorial, I show you how download watch faces from the Connect IQ store and install them on your Garmin Forerunner 45. The Garmin Forerunner 45 comes with several default watch faces, but the Garmin Connect IQ store offers a wide variety of awesome watch faces.  

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Many of the watch faces in the Connect IQ store offer the following data sets: Battery, Calendar, Calories, Date, Floors, Garmin, Intensity Minutes, Move Bar, Seconds, Status, Steps, Sunrise/Sunset, and Weather. You can also get novelty watch faces that look similar to military designs, popular movies, sports teams, or characters.

Some of the most popular watch faces are Actiface, Gearmin, NoFrills, Steam Gauge, Simple Info Analog, Digic Watch, Sport Master, and Titanium.

If you would just like to customize a watch face you already have, check out our how-to video here:

How to Install Watch Faces on Garmin Forerunner 45:

  1. Open the Garmin Connect app and select the Menu button located in the top-left of the app.
  2. Once the Menu opens, select Connect IQ Store.
  3. Login to the Garmin Connect IQ Store.
  4. Once the store loads, select the blue drop-down menu labeled App Type, and then select Watch Faces.
  5. Search through the available watch faces. Once you find a watch face for your Garmin Forerunner 45, select the watch face.
  6. Once the watch information screen loads, select download, accept the terms, and select Allow.
  7. The next time your watch syncs, your new watch face will be installed.
  8. You have now installed a third party watch face on your Garmin Forerunner 45 or Garmin Forerunner 45s.

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