Suunto is committed to achieving Level AA conformance for this website in conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and achieving compliance with other accessibility standards. Please contact Customer Service at USA +1 855 258 0900 (toll free), if you have any issues accessing information on this website.

Suunto Ambit3 Peak User Guide - 2.5

Buttons and menus

Suunto Ambit3 Peak has five buttons which allow you to access all the features.

buttons Ambit3

Start Stop:

  • press to access the start menu
  • press to start, pause or resume an exercise or timer
  • press to increase a value or move up in the menu
  • keep pressed to stop and save an exercise


  • press to change displays
  • press to accept a setting
  • keep pressed to access/exit the options menu
  • keep pressed to access/exit the options menu in sport modes

Light Lock:

  • press to activate the backlight
  • press to decrease a value or move down in the menu
  • keep pressed to lock/unlock the buttons


  • press to change bottom row view
  • keep pressed to toggle the display between light and dark
  • keep pressed to access shortcut (see Shortcuts)

Back Lap:

  • press return to the previous menu
  • press to add a lap during exercise

When changing values, you can increase the speed by keeping Start Stop or Light Lock pressed until the values start to scroll faster.

Table of Content