In General you set the general settings, including:
To enter General in Menu:
In Button tone you turn the button tone on or off. A button tone is emitted every time a button is pressed, confirming an action.
In tone guide you turn the tone guides on or off. You will hear tone guides when:
To turn tone guides on or off:
In Backlight you switch between two different light features: any button and light button.
To set the backlight to normal or night use:
When light button has been selected, you can activate the backlight with . The backlight is turned off automatically after 5 seconds. If you want to see the backlight when you are in the Menu, you need to activate it in the Time, Alti & Baro or Compass mode before entering the Menu. The backlight will then be activated until you exit Menu.
When any button has been selected, the backlight is activated every time you push a button.
In Language you choose the language of your Suunto Essential user interface (English, German, French or Spanish).
To choose a language:
You can activate and deactivate the button lock by keepingpressed down. When the button lock is activated, it is indicated with a lock symbol .
You can change views and use the backlight when the button lock is activated.