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March 29th, 2017 | Product News

Pace Update for March

Just in time for Spring training, an OTA update for the Pace watch has been released. With this latest firmware version, we added a new Elliptical sports mode, Training Plan feature, System Settings dashboard, weekly activity summary, and option to change time formats.

What's New for Pace Firmware v.1.3.2

  • Updated GPS firmware to v2.85
  • Added Training Plan feature for beginners, 5k, 10k and marathon runners
  • Added Sports Mode for Elliptical workouts
  • Added option to switch between 12 hour and 24 hour clocks
  • Consolidated new dashboard for all System Settings
  • Sending weekly activity summary every Monday as a pop up notification
  • Other bug fixes, including issues from daylight savings time change

How to Update Your Watch

If not prompted, here's how you can manually update the watch.

Connect To Wi-Fi

You must have access to a Wi-Fi network of 2.4 Ghz to update the watch.

  1. From the home screen, swipe down to access the new System Settings dashboard. You'll see a summary of the weather, your movement index, and four widgets for: Airplane mode, Silent mode, Backlight, and More Settings.
  2. Tap More Settings (the purple widget on the right).
  3. From Settings, tap Connection.
  4. From Connection, tap Wi-Fi.
  5. The Wi-Fi password prompt will show up in your Amazfit Watch companion app.

Update

  1. After connecting to Wi-Fi, press the activation button on the upper right corner of your watch. 
  2. From the home screen, swipe down once.
  3. Tap More Settings
  4. From Settings, scroll up until you reach an arrow icon labeled Update
  5. Tap Update to perform the firmware update.

How to Switch Time Formats

You now have the option to toggle between 12 hour and 24 hour time formats. This was a popular request that was initiated thanks to your feedback!

On the Pace Watch

  1. From the home screen, swipe down to access the Systems Settings dashboard.
  2. Tap More Settings.
  3. From Settings, tap Common.
  4. In Common, tap Time Format to toggle between 12 and 24 hour modes.

How to Access Training Plans

To prevent injuries, we've added Training Plans designed for anyone from beginners to experienced runners. Each plan provides daily targets to hit in order to improve and build up to longer runs. Each plan is 8 weeks long and includes Rest Days.

On the Pace Watch

  1. Start on the home screen.
  2. Swipe left 9 times - past Steps, Sleep, Heart Rate, Alarm, Weather, Music, Compass, Stopwatch - until you reach Training Plan.
  3. Tap the Training Plan you want. Choose from beginner, 3.1 mi., 6.2 mi., half marathon, and marathon plans.
  4. Each Training Plan runs for 57 days. To choose another plan, swipe up until you reach End My Plan, located at the bottom of Week 8.

As always, we take your feedback seriously and plan to integrate several other highly-requested features in the months ahead. Let us know how you're liking the update in the comments below!

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Linda Cheng, Social Media and Content Manager

Linda graduated from the University of California, Irvine with three majors in Psychology, Urban Studies, and Social Ecology, as well as a minor in Global Sustainability. Her goal is to promote sustainable healthy living by providing the resources needed for success. Using smart data services and motivational psychology, she aims to move users towards long-term lifestyle changes for better health and fitness.

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