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New Edge 530 Version 5.00 Now Available

Firmware version 5.00 for the Edge 530 is now available. This update can be downloaded through Garmin Express or Garmin Connect Mobile.

Phased Rollout is at 100%

Changes made from version 4.10 to 5.00:

  • Added support for Connect IQ 3.1.
  • Added support to control Garmin inReach remotely.
  • Made improvements to the indoor cycling user experience.
    - Improved smart trainer discovery and initial setup experience when using an Indoor activity profile.
    - Improved the Follow Course experience by enabling UI (map, ClimbPro, Elevation, etc) and data recording from the simulated course.
    - Made improvements to smart trainer sensor calibration.
  • Made improvements to the workout user experience.
    - Added FTP line to workout comparison displays.
    - Allowed graphical workout data fields to be configured on regular data screens.
    -Improved the display for open steps on the workout comparison graph.
  • Made improvements to the ClimbPro user experience.
    - Made ClimbPro available for navigation to a location.
    - Added a setting in the ClimbPro data screen setup to specify which climbs should be detected (All, Medium/Large, Large Only).
    - Removed the ClimbPro page from the timer loop if there are no climbs left in the ride.
  • Made improvements to the Segment user experience.
    - Fixed an issue where segments with slashes in the name would not be processed and would create subfolders on the file system.
    - Fixed an issue where the segment leader could get reset during a sync.
    - Added setting in the Segments menu to set a Default Leader Priority, which allows the user to set a default leader to apply to all segments.
  • Fixed an issue with pairing to iPhone 11.
  • Added pressure filter in order to improve elevation recording.
  • Fixed an issue where activities could report inaccurate distances if GPS was acquired after the activity started.
  • Improved Firstbeat heat acclimation by utilizing weather forecasts.
  • Added ability to render Hebrew text for incoming smart notifications. This requires additional font files that can be downloaded through Garmin Express.
  • Fixed issues with the map zoom level not being set correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where Battery Save Mode could stop working mid-ride.
  • Added jump prompts for each jump in cases where there are multiple jumps in a row.
  • Fixed issues with the heart rate graph data field.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Auto Detect Max HR to always be enabled.
  • Improved the y-scaling on the elevation profile.
  • Fixed cosmetic issues with Extended Display mode.
  • Added additional info to the nutrition/hydration settings page.
  • Turned backlight on when the user laps or there is an autolap during an activity.
  • Automatically sized the text in the elevation data field.
  • Improved overall device stability by fixing crashes and freezes.