Note: This article applies to Suunto 9, Suunto 5, Suunto 3 Fitness and Suunto Spartan Collection watches.
With a wide range of pre-defined sport modes, your watch always shows the most relevant data during your exercise. In addition to pre-defined sport modes, you can now create custom sport modes with Suunto app.
Tip: You can create several custom sport modes for the same sport. For example, you can have a custom running mode for races and recovery sessions.
Find your new custom sport mode on top of the short list. Suunto app will automatically sync your new custom sport mode to your watch. Open Exercise on your watch and see your new custom sport mode on the top of the short list.
Unlike pre-defined sport modes, custom sport modes are highlighted with a colored icon in the short list in Suunto app and can be edited:
Suunto app will automatically sync your settings to your watch.
The short list in your watch reflects the sport modes that you have recently used. Both custom and pre-defined sport modes can be removed from the short list, but only custom sport modes can be edited.
Note: All sport modes cannot be deleted. You need to have at least one sport mode on the list.
Tip: To add a pre-defined sport mode back to your short list, open Exercise on your watch, scroll down to Other and start the exercise with the sport mode you want to add.
Settings like GPS accuracy, use of heart rate measurement and other, can be changed in the watch before you start the activity. Scroll down to Options menu below the exercise start screen.
When syncing a custom sport mode with the Suunto app to your watch, your watch connects to Suunto app. You will not be able to sync your activities with Suunto Movescount app and web from then on. Learn more.
To use sport mode customization, you need
Note: Screenshots made on iPhone 8 with OS 11.4.1.