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« on: January 28, 2019, 04:05:19 pm »

Can you text on the Garmin Vivosmart HR?

Best answer: Not really. While you can receive text messages on the Garmin Vivosmart HR, you can't reply to them or create new message threads. Some of Garmin's other trackers, like the Garmin Vivosmart 4, allow for limited text messaging.

Amazon: Garmin Vivosmart HR ($80)
Amazon: Garmin Vivosmart 4 ($100)
You can read your texts on your Garmin Vivosmart HR, but you can't send them

The Garmin Vivosmart HR isn't a smartwatch like an Apple Watch or other Wear OS device. It's a fitness tracker, but because it's a modern fitness tracker, it has support for receiving notifications for calls, texts, calendar alerts, and more than you receive on your phone while wearing the fitness tracker.

Unfortunately, once you receive these notifications, including those for text, you can't really do anything with them from your Vivosmart HR. The most you can do with your fitness tracker is read them, but you'll need to take out your phone to actually reply.

Garmin does make fitness trackers that su...

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