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Suunto 7 User Guide

Exercise with music

With Suunto 7, you have access to your music and other audio during sports – even with gloves on or in wet conditions.

Automatic media controls
Open media controls during exercise
Pause and skip tracks with buttons
Listen to music without your phone

Automatic media controls


If you start playing music from your phone during exercise, the media controls can appear on top of your exercise views.

To exit the media control view, swipe right.

Manage media controls

Open media controls during exercise

If you need to pause or skip tracks during exercise you need to first leave Suunto Wear app, then open media controls.

Using a button shortcut this is easy even with gloves on or in wet conditions:

  1. Press the Power button to leave Suunto Wear app during your exercise.


  1. While on the watch face, press the middle button to open media control view.


  1. Adjust your music however you want, you can use touch or buttons.


  1. Press the Power button to go back to the watch face.
  2. Press the top right button to go back to your exercise recording.

Your exercise continues to record even if you leave Suunto Wear app.

Pause and skip tracks with buttons

The media controls app supports using buttons in addition to touch gestures. With buttons, you can control your music even if your hands are sweaty or you have gloves on.


Pause & play
Press the middle button to pause, press again to play.

Next track
Press the top right button.

Previous track
Press the bottom right button.

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