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Software updates – Suunto Vertical

Enjoy the convenience of over the air software updates via Suunto app so that your Suunto Vertical 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 release starting from June 28th, 2023.

This update brings an improvement to openwater swim accuracy.


Staged release starting from June 20th, 2023

This update brings improvements and bug fixes.


  • New GPS firmware improving tracking accuracy

  • Flashlight timeout changed from 30sec to 10min

  • Standby light defaults to OFF in order to save battery

  • Backlight behavior in DND mode improved

  • Voice guidance remembered per sport mode

  • Map style remembered

  • Compass calibration problem fixed

  • SuuntoPlus device connection fixed

  • SuuntoPlus sport app and guide can be used simoultaneously

  • Several Map UI improvements