POI navigation

Suunto Ambit2 S User Guide - 2.0

POI navigation

Adding your location as a point of interest (POI)

Suunto Ambit2 S allows you to save your current location or define a location as a POI. You can navigate to a saved POI anytime, for example, during your exercise.

You can store up to 100 POIs in the watch. Note that also routes take up this quota. For example, if you have a route with 60 waypoints, you can additionally store 40 POIs in the watch.

You can select a POI type (icon) and POI name from a pre-defined list, or freely name the POIs in Movescount.

To save a location as a POI:

  1. Press Start Stop to enter the start menu.
  2. Scroll to Navigation using Start Stop and enter with Next.
  3. Press Next to select Location.
  4. Select CURRENT or DEFINE to manually change longitude and latitude values.
  5. Press Start Stop to save the location.
  6. Select a suitable POI type for the location. Scroll through the POI types with Start Stop or Light Lock. Select a POI type with Next.
  7. Select a suitable name for the location. Scroll through the name options with Start Stop or Light Lock. Select a name with Next.
  8. Press Start Stop to save the POI.

adding POI

TIP:

You can create POIs in Movescount by selecting a location on a map or inserting the coordinates. POIs in your Suunto Ambit2 S and in Movescount are always synchronized when you connect the watch to Movescount.

Navigating to a point of interest (POI)

Suunto Ambit2 S includes GPS navigation which allows you to navigate to a pre-defined destination stored as a POI.

NOTE:

You can also navigate when you are recording an exercise, see Navigating during exercise.

To navigate to a POI:

  1. Press Start Stop to enter the start menu.
  2. Scroll to Navigation using Start Stop and enter with Next.
  3. Scroll to POIs (Points of interest) using Light Lock and select with Next.
    The watch displays the number of saved POIs and free space available for new POIs.
  4. Scroll to the POI you wish to navigate to with Start Stop or Light Lock and select with Next.
  5. Press Next to select Navigate. If you are using the compass for the first time, you need to calibrate it. For more information, see Calibrating compass. After activating the compass, the watch starts searching for a GPS signal and displays GPS found after acquiring the signal.
  6. Start navigating to the POI. The watch displays the following information:
  7. indicator showing the direction to your target (see further explanation below)
  8. your distance from the target
  9. The watch informs you that you have arrived at your target.

navigating POI Ambit2

When stationary or moving slowly (<4 km/h), the watch shows you the direction to the POI (or waypoint if navigating a route) based on the compass bearing.

navigating POI stationary Ambit2

While moving (>4 km/h), the watch shows you the direction to the POI (or waypoint if navigating a route) based on GPS.

The direction to your target, or bearing, is shown with the empty triangle. Your direction of travel, or heading, is indicated by the solid lines at the top of the display. Aligning these two ensures you are moving in the correct direction.

navigating POI moving Ambit2

Deleting a point of interest (POI)

To delete a POI:

  1. Press Start Stop to enter the start menu.
  2. Scroll to navigation using Start Stop and enter with Next.
  3. Scroll to POIs (Points of interest) using Light Lock and select with Next.
    The watch displays the number of saved POIs and free space available for new POIs.
  4. Scroll to the POI you wish to delete with Start Stop or Light Lock and select with Next.
  5. Scroll to Delete with Start Stop. Select with Next.
  6. Press Start Stop to confirm.

deleting POI

NOTE:

When you delete a POI in Movescount and synchronize your Suunto Ambit2 S, the POI is deleted from the watch but only disabled in Movescount.