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Suunto Wear app has free outdoor maps and 15 sport-specific heatmaps to explore – even when you are offline. Optimized for the outdoors, Suunto maps highlight altitude differences with accurate contour lines and show popular cycling and skiing tracks in addition to basic trails. Heatmaps visualize where others have trained so that you can follow the most popular routes.
With Suunto maps, you can:
Zoom in and out
Use top and bottom right buttons.
Pan the map
Touch and drag the map.
Center the map
When the map is panned, tap the map.
During exercise, the map will automatically center in a couple of seconds after you start moving.
The black circle indicates your current position on the map. The circle is gray if the watch does not have accurate current location.
The heading arrow inside the location indicator displays the direction you are headed.
The numeric value at the bottom of the map screen displays distance from your current location to places around you. The distance is measured from the center of the screen to the thin circle on the outer rim (radius).
Suunto Wear app has several map styles to choose from – an outdoor map, a winter map and 15 types of heatmaps for different sports like running, trail running, cycling and swimming. By default, the map view displays the Suunto outdoor map.
Heatmaps show the most popular tracks explored by the Suunto community around the world, based on millions of exercises. Discover new places to train in your own neighborhood or find out where the locals train when you are somewhere new. You can also explore heatmaps directly on Suunto mobile app.
Suunto Wear app has heatmaps for:
Heatmaps are created based on exercises that are shared publicly.
When heading to a new place or route, it’s often hard to figure out where to start. Check out popular starting points in Suunto Wear app or Suunto mobile app. The popular starting points are visible on the heatmap as small dots.
With Suunto Wear app you can have Suunto maps downloaded on your watch, leave your phone behind and use maps without an Internet connection. Suunto Wear app downloads and updates local offline maps with heatmaps for you automatically when your watch is charging and connected to Wifi. You can also create custom offline maps for your travels and adventures away from home.
With offline maps you can:
All heatmap styles are included in offline map downloads.
Local offline maps and heatmaps are updated and downloaded automatically from an area around when your watch is charging and connected to Wifi based on your last known location. The downloaded map area varies from 35 km × 35 km to 50 km × 50 km (from 22 mi × 22 mi to 31 mi × 31 mi) depending on where you are located.
You will get a notification on your watch when the map download is complete.
Be patient, activating the map can take a few seconds. If you still can’t see the map after waiting: