How to guides

Active JR is the number 1 source for how to guides for wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home. The how-to guides have been designed to be easy to follow and understand to help you when using wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home devices.

The wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home markets are growing and new products and devices are being launched weekly. These how-to guides will you get the most of your wearables, fitness tech and Smart Home products.

Garmin Fenix 6 guide

Fenix 6 guide: How to get the most of your fitness watch

Garmin has released the Fenix 6, its latest in its flagship line up, which has multiple new features and settings. If you want to...
How to access the Garmin folder using a Mac

How to access the Garmin folder on your Wearable using a Mac

How to connect my Garmin watch to a Mac Do you own a Garmin Fenix 6, Fenix 5 Plus, Forerunner 945/645, MARQ series or Vivoactive...
Hive Home & HomeKit

Hive Home HomeKit support, well sort of, Hey Siri Shortcuts

Hive HomeKit support via Siri shortcutsHive Home has now been around for a few years starting with its Hive heating product and now expanded...
detailed topp maps for Garmin Fenix 6, Fenix 5 and Forerunner 945

How to install detailed TOPO maps on your Garmin Fenix 6, Fenix 5 Plus,...

Have you recently bought or own a Garmin wearable such as the Fenix 6, Fenix 5 Plus or the Forerunner 945. If so, Then...
How to install tvOS 13 to an Apple TV

How to install tvOS 13 beta on a Apple TV without a developer account

Just like with iOS 13 beta and macOS Catalina, Apple makes versions of tvOS 13 Beta available for developers to download and test with...
Download WatchOS 6 Apple Watch

WatchOS 6 Beta – install on Apple Watch without a developer account

Just like with iOS 13 beta and macOS Catalina, Apple makes versions of WatchOS 6 Beta available for developers to download and test with...
iOS 13 beta profile download

iOS 13 beta profile – install on iPhone and iPad without developer account

iOS 13 officially launches in the autumn of 2019. But if you want to try out the next version of iOS 13 before everyone...
Download and Install macOS Catalina

Download and install macOS Catalina to your Mac without a developer account

macOS Catalina developer preview has been released with new features that need testing before they're launched to the public. I will show you how...
Create a HomeKit enabled Floodlight

How to create a HomeKit Floodlight with motion detection on a budget

How to create and set up a HomeKit floodlight with motion detection Whilst floodlights with HomeKit support are starting to hit the market now with...
How to setup Home Assistant on a QNap NAS

How to setup Home Assistant on Qnap container station

Install Home Assistant on a Qnap NAS Are you wanting to combine the power of you Qnap NAS and the Home Assistant open source software, then...

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