BLUETOOTH WATCH

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GB-6900AA/AB
User's Guide for Mobile Link Functions (for iPhone)

Checking the Connection

You can find out if the watch is connected with the phone by checking the Bluetooth icon () on the watch display. You can also perform a connection check operation on the phone to sound the watch's tone.

Displayed

Connected (Mobile Link functions enabled.)

Flashing

The connection has been temporarily lost and the phone is searching for the watch. After a while, the icon will stop flashing (connected) or disappear from the screen (connection lost). Refer to the sections listed below.

Auto Reconnection

Power Saving

Link Loss

Not displayed

The connection between the watch and phone has been lost. Refer to the sections described below.

Causes for loss of connection:

How to Re-connect:

To check the connection from the phone

On the top menu of the G-SHOCK+ app, tap "Link check". If the watch's tone sounds, it means that the phone and watch are connected.

Auto Reconnection

In the cases described below, the watch and phone will re-connect automatically.
 

Link Loss
 

(Example: When communication is temporarily cut when the distance between the watch and phone becomes too great.)

Auto re-connect conditions:
If the phone is moved close to the watch while the Bluetooth icon is flashing, they will re-connect within about one minute* and the icon will stop flashing.

Power Saving
 

(Example: Watch removed from the wrist and not moved for about one hour)

Auto re-connect conditions:
Putting the watch back on or otherwise moving it will cause the Bluetooth icon to start flashing. If the phone is moved close to the watch while the Bluetooth icon is flashing, they will re-connect within about one minute* and the icon will stop flashing.

If re-connection is not performed automatically (Bluetooth icon disappears from the display), perform the operation under "To re-connect manually after a connection is cut".

To re-connect manually after a connection is cut

On the phone:

1.
On the Home Screen tap the following items in sequence: Settings - Bluetooth. Next, check to make sure that Bluetooth is enabled.
  • If you are running iOS 5.1.1, tap: "Settings" - "General" - "Bluetooth".
2.
Move the phone close to (within one meter of) the watch.

On the watch:

3.
In the Timekeeping Mode, hold down B for about two seconds until the screen shown on the left below appears.
  • The Bluetooth icon will flash, indicating that the phone is searching for the watch. Wait for about one minute. If the watch's Bluetooth icon stops flashing and remains displayed, it means that re-connection was successful.
  • If the Bluetooth icon is no longer displayed, restart the above procedure from step 1.
  • If re-connection is not successful after several tries, see "What to do if you cannot re-connect".

What to do if you cannot re-connect

Perform the procedure under "To re-pair the watch with the phone".