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Polar M430 User Manual

This user manual helps you get started with your new M430. To see M430 video tutorials and FAQs, go to


Congratulations on your new Polar M430!

The Polar M430 is a GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate, Polar’s advanced training features and 24/7 activity tracking. The M430 gives you personalized guidance and feedback for training and daily activity to help you reach your goals. You will be able to track your running pace, distance, altitude and route with the compactly packed integrated GPS. When GPS is not available, your M430 tracks speed and distance from your wrist movements.

You don't need to wear a separate heart rate sensor; just enjoy running with the wrist-based heart rate measurement that’s always ready when you are.

With the 24/7 Activity tracking you can track the activities of your everyday life. See how they benefit your health, and get tips on how to reach your daily activity goal. And stay connected with smart notifications; get alerts to your M430 for incoming calls, messages and app activity on your phone.

Take full advantage of your M430

Get connected to the Polar ecosystem and get the most out of your M430.

Get the Polar Flow app from the App Store® or Google PlayTM. Sync your M430 with the Flow app after training, and get an instant overview and feedback of your training results and performance. In Flow app you can also check how you’ve slept and how active you’ve been during the day.

Sync your training data to the Polar Flow web service with the FlowSync software on your computer or via Flow app. In the web service you can plan your training, track your achievements, get guidance and see detailed analysis of your training results, activity and sleep. Let all your friends know about your achievements, find fellow exercisers and get motivation from your social training communities. Find all this at