Music controls

Control music and media playing on your phone with your watch during training sessions as well as from the Music controls view when not training. Music controls are available for iOS and Android phones. To use the music controls you need to have the Flow app running on your phone, and it also needs to be paired with your watch. For instructions, see Pairing a mobile device with your watch. If you did the setup for your watch via the Flow app your watch is already paired with your phone.

Set the music controls on from Settings > General settings > Music controls.

The music controls setting becomes visible after pairing your watch with your phone via the Flow app.

Choose Training display to control music during your training sessions and Views to access the controls when not training.

  • During training, swipe left or right to scroll to the music controls training view. The music controls training view is enabled when the player is on and a session has been started
  • When not training, swipe left or right from the watch face to navigate to the Music controls view.
  • Adjust the volume with volume controls.
  • Pause/play or switch between songs with the controls.


The music control widget allows you to pause and play music directly from the watch face. You can add it to the watch face in the Watch face settings.

Music controls settings in Polar Flow app

You can adjust the Music controls settings also from the Polar Flow app Devices menu:

  • Tap the button next to Music controls to set the Music controls feature on or off
  • Always on: You can control music from both the training display and the Music controls view.
  • Training: On: You can control music from the training display.
  • Training: Off: You can control music from the Music controls view.

If you change your settings remember to sync your watch with the Flow app.