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Software updates – Suunto Race

Enjoy the convenience of over the air software updates via Suunto app so that your Suunto Race always has the latest and greatest software.

Over the air software update

When an update is available and your watch is connected with Suunto app, the software update will be downloaded to the watch automatically.

Once the software is downloaded to your watch, the watch will update itself during the night as long as the battery level is at least 50%.

If you want to install the update manually before it happens automatically during the night, navigate to Settings > General and select Software update.

Release notes


Staged update starting on July 3rd 2024

This update brings new features, improvements and bug fixes.

New features:

  • New climb guidance feature during navigation
  • Three new watch faces
  • Possibility configure watch face complications
  • Sport mode specific display settings
  • New pause view and exercise end user interface
  • Vietnamese language support

Improvements and bug fixes:

  • Map zooming now possible up to 20km
  • Improved Emoji support with colors and more characters
  • Improved step counter to avoid misdetection


Staged update starting on May 21st 2024

Improvements and bug fixes:

  • Fixed bug that caused the mobile sync to fail
  • Fixed a problem with SuuntoPlus structured workout guides


Staged update starting on April 23nd 2024

Improvements and bug fixes:

  • Fixed bug that caused device to go blank in charger
  • Fixed a problem with SuuntoPlus device communication


Staged update starting on March 25th 2024.

This update brings new features, improvements and bug fixes.

New features:

  • Three new watch faces
  • Map ruler tool shows distance to nearby location when panning map
  • Improved high contrast map style for use with always on display
  • Log pause resume reminder when starting to move
  • First version of emoji support in mobile notifications

Improvements and bug fixes:

  • Improved training zone data sync perfromance
  • Suunto app sync speed improved
  • Running race estimate problems fixed


Staged update starting on December 18th 2023.

This update brings improvements and bug fixes.

Improvement and bugs fixed:

  • Several improvements to general stability
  • Fixed problem with map not showing properly in all locations
  • Fixed missing weather icon from the widget
  • Fixed lap button functionality in SuuntoPlus guides
  • Fixed log summary rendering problems in some cases
  • Fixed some sleep tracking and step counter problems


Staged update starting on November 30th 2023.

This update brings new improvements and bug fixes.

New features:

  • New SuuntoPlus sport apps in some default sport modes
  • Map zoom level up to 2km instead of 500m


  • Faster interface
  • Improved stability
  • Improved GNSS accuracy with updated GNSS firmware