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Updating the Polar app

The following instructions also apply to updating the Polar Watch Faces app.

The Polar app on your M600 updates through the Play Store app on your smartwatch.
Android phone users: For you to be able to use the Play Store app on your smartwatch, your M600 needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi network, or your M600 needs to be connected to your phone via Bluetooth when your phone has an Internet connection.
iPhone users: Your M600 needs to be connected to Wi-Fi network for you to be able to use the Play Store app.

By allowing the Play Store app to update apps automatically, you'll ensure that also the Polar app on your M600 always has the latest improvements and fixes.

If the Auto update mode is off in the Play Store app on your M600, you'll receive a notification to your M600 when a new update is available for the Polar app. Notice that the Polar app will have the name Polar Flow - Activity & Sports in the Play Store! Follow the instructions below to manually update the app.

To manually update the Polar app

  1. Tap the notification about the available update for Polar Flow - Activity & Sports to open the Play Store app.
  2. Under Updates, tap Polar Flow - Activity & Sports.
  3. Scroll up to find and tap Update to download the update to your smartwatch.

You'll receive a notification when the Polar Flow - Activity & Sports update has been successfully installed to your M600. You'll also get a notification stating that the Polar App has been updated.

See also chapter Updating system software in this user manual and the answer to the question How can I check my M600 software versions on the Polar support pages.