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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.

How to connect your Garmin Fenix 5 Plus to a Mac

How to connect a Garmin Fenix 5 Plus to a Mac

How to connect my Garmin watch to a Mac Have you recently upgraded to the Garmin Fenix 5 or the Forerunner 645 Music and found it...
Import a GPX onto a Garmin fitness watch

How to import GPX routes to a Garmin fitness watch

Most Garmin fitness watches come with the ability to navigate using either built in colour maps or breadcrumb maps. While the easiest way is...
How to improve battery life Fenix 5 Plus

How to improve battery life on the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus

How to fix poor battery life on the Garmin fitness watches The Garmin Fenix 5 Plus has been out now for about 3 months and...
Best apple watch cycling apps

The Best Apple Watch cycling apps

The Apple Watch is a great fitness watch with incredible smartwatch features. Whilst Apples focus for the Apple Watch is doing things smart, it does...
Amazfit Stratos bluetooth sensors

Amazfit Stratos bluetooth pairing process

Pairing Bluetooth sensors to the Amazfit Stratos After reviewing the Amazfit Stratos, the GPS fitness watch as a number of different ways to pair Bluetooth...
what is SWOLF

What is SWOLF score : Fitness watches and improving swimming

When you first start swimming you will soon start to hear the word SWOLF and SWOLF score. So the reason you are visiting this...
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...
Garmin Fenix 5 on a bike mount

How to install a Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 onto a bike mount

Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 bike mount tutorial The Garmin Fenix 5 and 3 is a top of the line navigation enabled GPS watch. It offers many...
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...
Garmin Fenix 3 HR with quickfit bands

How to install the Garmin Quickfit bands to a Fenix 3 HR

Install a Garmin Fenix 5x Quickfit 26mm band to a Fenix 3 HR This tutorial video shows you a simple and easy way to get the...

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