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A point of interest, or POI, is a special location, such as camping spot or vista along a trail, you can save and navigate to later. You can create POIs in Suunto app from a map and do not have to be at the POI location. Creating a POI in your watch is done by saving your current location.
Each POI is defined by:
You can store up to 250 POIs in your watch.
You can add a POI to your watch either with Suunto app or by saving your current location in the watch.
If you are outside with your watch and come across a spot you want to save as a POI, you can add the location directly in your watch.
To add a POI with your watch:
You can remove a POI by deleting the POI from the POI list in the watch or removing it in Suunto app.
To delete a POI in your watch:
When you delete a POI from your watch, the POI is not permanently deleted.
To permanently delete a POI, you need to delete the POI in Suunto app.
You can navigate to any POI that is in your watch POI list.
When navigating to a POI, your watch uses full power GPS.
To navigate to a POI:
Select Start exercise if you want to use the POI for exercising or select Navigate only if you only want to navigate to the POI.
If you only navigate to the POI, nothing will be saved or logged in Suunto app.
The POI navigation has two views:
Swipe left or right, or press the middle button, to switch between views.
While in the POI view, tap on the screen to see additional information in the lower row such as altitude difference between current position and POI and estimated time of arrival (ETA) or en route (ETE).
In the map view, other POIs nearby are shown in gray. Tap on the screen to switch between the overview map and a more detailed view. In the detailed view, you adjust the zoom level by pressing the middle button and then zooming in and out with the upper and lower buttons.
While navigating, you can swipe up from the bottom of the screen or press the lower button to open a list of shortcuts. The shortcuts give you quick access to POI details and actions such as saving your current location or selecting another POI to navigate to, as well as ending navigation.
The following POI types are available in Suunto 9 Peak Pro: