Garmin has today released the latest 19.74 public beta update for Fenix 6 & Marq series watches. The new firmware has brought new workout modes and improvements to the current features. Unlike, the previous updates, which only launched to fixed various issues, the 19.74 beta version adds new workout profiles to these smartwatches. Garmin has included a HIIT activity profile and workouts along with snowshoe and tennis activities. The high-intensity interval training or HIIT workouts will challenge you and take your exercises to another level.
The snowshoe and tennis workouts are popular, and it is good to see them on Garmin watches. To add the workout modes on your Fenix or Marq watches, go to the Garmin Connect app. In the app, open the Menu – Training – Workouts – Create a Workout, and choose workout type. In this option, set up a new workout, and save it.
Further, the watch will now alert you about low battery life while music sync, so you should take action accordingly. The SpO2 measurement loading UI & Explore Sync app waypoint load times have been improved in the new update.
Furthermore, users will see enhancement in alarms that not going off when the watch is set on Max, Battery Mode. Also, the new piece of code comes to fix Connect IQ to improve its performance.
The new 19.74 beta firmware is available for Fenix 6, Fenix 6 Pro, Fenix 6s, Fenix 6s Pro, Fenix 6x Pro, and Marq series smartwatches. To install new firmware, you have to download the zip file on your computer and follow the given instructions.