Fenix 6 Series - 8.73 Beta Release

Hello Fenix 6 customers,

The latest Fenix 6 beta software is now available for your upcoming adventures!

Please ensure that you are downloading the correct beta software for your specific device.

Fenix 6s: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15166
Fenix 6s Pro: 
https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15164
Fenix 6: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15162
Fenix 6 Pro: 
https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15160
Fenix 6x Pro: https://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=15168

Instructions for installation are available below the change log on each of the above pages.



8.73 Change Log Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where a CIQ watchface would crash if the user were to hit 'Back' from the incoming call page.
  • Fixed an issue where selection of an item in music lists (artist/genre) would yield a landing page for a different artist/genre.
  • Added support for downloading workout videos over Express or WiFi.
  • Added support for activities Climb Indoor and Bouldering.
  • Added support for a routes summary page to the activity review flow for Indoor Climb.
  • Added support for the device to manually add a shot through the measure shot page in Golf.
  • Updated the look and feel of the weather app.
  • Updated the look and feel of the End of Activity flow.
  • Improved the user experience layout for Altimeter, Barometer, and Notifications widgets.
  • Brought in cross-country ski improvements for Fenix 6 non-Pro models.
  • Made several improvements to the music experience.

Current beta peripheral software version numbers below. New versions are indicated in red.

GPS: 4.10
Sensor Hub: 5.06
ANT/BLE/BT (Pro models)5.01
ANT/BLE (non-Pro models): 2.11
Wi-Fi (Pro models only): 2.60

Please note, the beta updates released on these forums are not suitable for APAC region devices.

Please send all bug reports to [email protected], and indicate which model of the Fenix 6 Series you have in the subject line.

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