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Polar Vantage updates

Welcome to the Polar Vantage V and M enhancements page

Welcome to the Polar Vantage V and M enhancements page

We’re committed to giving you the best possible experience with Polar Vantage V and M. Here you’ll find the latest info on all upcoming enhancements that will help you get the most out of your training device.

The schedule and content for each release are updated as the release time gets closer, so stay tuned. For details on all software releases for your product, have a look here for Vantage V, and here for Vantage M.

Future updates

UPDATE 4.0

Timing: October 2019

What’s included:

  • Galileo/QZSS/BeiDou satellite system support. This update improves GPS functionality in specific areas.
  • Fitness Test: You can do it both with wrist-based heart rate and chest strap heart rate sensor.
  • Zone Lock: You can lock a training zone during your workout.
  • Lap details: time, distance, average pace etc., in the training file on your Vantage watch.
  • Manual stride sensor calibration.
  • Sleep Plus Stages™: Deeper information on your sleep with sleep cycles and sleep score.
  • Nightly Recharge™: A recovery measurement that shows how well you recover from stress and training during the night.
  • Serene™ breathing exercise: Relax your body and calm down your mind with the new Serene breathing exercise.
  • Constant backlight setting for training: you can choose to have the backlight always on during training sessions.
  • Inactivity Alert: When you’ve been sedentary for an hour, you get an alert so that you know it’s time to get up and take a little walk.
  • Enhancements for existing features.

UPDATE 5.0

Timing: December 2019

What’s included:

  • Strava Live Segments support (only for Vantage V).
  • Race Pace.

Released updates

Polar Vantage V and Polar Vantage M

Update 3.2.10

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage V & M

What’s included:

  • Activity tracking update: Your accumulated activity will better reflect how active you’ve been during your day.
  • GPS performance: Several updates have been made to improve GPS performance.
  • Enhancements for existing features.

You’ll find further info and more details about each update here

Polar Vantage V

Update 3.1

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage V

What’s included:

  • Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages are now available.
  • Phone notifications now show the most common emojis.
  • Enhancements to existing features.

You’ll find further info and more details about each new feature here

Polar Vantage M

Update 3.1

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage M

What’s included:

  • Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages are now available.
  • Phone notifications now show the most common emojis.
  • Enhancements to existing features.

You’ll find further info and more details about each new feature here

Polar Vantage V

Update 3.0

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage V

What’s included:

  • Sleep watch face: Last night’s sleep time and stats now have their own specific watch face.
  • Do not disturb: Keep your watch quiet and unlit during night time.
  • Phone notifications: Stay connected with notifications from your phone for calls, messages and more.
  • Back to start: Get guidance back to your starting point.
  • Route Guidance for downloaded routes: Discover new routes from other users in Polar Flow and third-party services
  • Quick menu in pre-training mode: Favorites, timers, routes and Back to start for easy access.
  • Enhancements for existing features.

You’ll find further info and more details about each new feature here

Polar Vantage M

Update 3.0

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage M

What’s included:

  • Sleep watch face: Last night’s sleep time and stats now have their own specific watch face
  • Do not disturb: Do not disturb: Keep your watch quiet and unlit during night time.
  • Phone notifications: Stay connected with notifications from your phone for calls, messages and more.
  • Back to start: Get guidance back to your starting point.
  • Quick menu in pre-training mode: Favorites, timers, and Back to start for easy access.
  • Enhancements for existing features.

You’ll find further info and more details about each new feature here

Polar Vantage V and Polar Vantage M

Update 2.0

Timing: Released
Devices: Polar Vantage V & M

What’s included:

  • Stopwatch, countdown timer and interval timer: Stopwatch comes in handy in many situations. Countdown timer and interval timer help you in your training sessions.
  • Enhancements for existing features.

Read more about the release here

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Your thoughts and opinions are important to us! Send in your enhancement wishes and we’ll add them on our list: we’re continuously compiling a list of most wanted updates and tweaking our software updates accordingly.