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General Settings

To view and edit your general settings, go to Settings > General settings

In General settings you'll find:

  • Pair and sync
  • Flight mode
  • Button sounds
  • Button lock
  • Time mode tap sensitivity
  • Units
  • Language
  • I wear my product on
  • Training view color
  • About your product

Pair and Sync

  • Pair other device: Pair heart rate sensors, running sensors, cycling sensors or mobile devices with your V800.
  • Paired devices: View all the devices you have paired with your V800. These can include heart rate sensors, running sensors, cycling sensors and mobile devices.
  • Sync Data: Sync data with Flow app. Sync data becomes visible after you have paired your V800 with a mobile device.

Flight mode

Choose On or Off

Flight mode cuts off all wireless communication from the device. You can still use it to collect activity, but you cannott use it in training sessions with a heart rate sensor nor sync your data to the Polar Flow mobile app because Bluetooth® Smart is disabled.

Button Sounds

Set the button sounds On or Off.

Please note that this selection does not modify training sounds. Training sounds are modified in sport profile settings. For more information, see Sport Profile Settings

Button Lock

Choose Manual lock or Automatic lock.In Manual lock you can lock the buttons by manually from the Quick menu. In Automatic Lock the button lock automatically goes on after 60 seconds.

The tap function can be used when button lock is on.

Time Mode Tap Sensitivity

Choose Off, Light tap, Normal tap, Strong tap or Very strong tap. Set how hard you have to tap the display when using tap gestures.


Choose metric (kg, cm, °C) or imperial (lb, ft,°F). Set the units used to measure weight, height, distance, speed and temperature.


By default, V800 only comes in English. Other languages can added in the Flow web service. To add another language, go to and sign in. Click your name/profile photo in the upper right corner, choose Products, and then V800 Settings. Choose the language you want from the list, and sync with your V800. The languages you can choose are: Dansk, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano, 日本語, Nederlands, Norsk, Português, 简体中文, Suomi or Svenska.

I Wear my Product on

Choose Left hand or Right hand.

Training View Color

Choose Dark or Light. Change the display color of your training view. When Light is chosen, the training view has a light background with dark numbers and letters. When Dark is chosen, the training view has a dark background with light numbers and letters.

About Your Product

Check the device ID of your V800, as well as the firmware version and HW model.