From playing sports to playing your favorite songs, vívoactive 3 Music is the smartwatch for your active life. It features on-device music storage, so you can bring your tunes along for every workout. This sporty smartwatch has wrist-based heart rate² and more than 15 preloaded sports apps, so you can choose how you like to get fit. Built-in GPS lets you accurately record outdoor activities.
- Easily download up to 500 songs to your watch, and connect with Bluetooth® headphones (sold separately) for phone-free listening
- Garmin Pay™ contactless payment solution¹ lets you make convenient payments with your watch, so you can leave your cash and cards at home
- Customize with thousands of free watch faces, apps and more from our Connect IQ™ store
- More than 15 preloaded sports apps, including yoga, running, swimming, strength training and many more; use preloaded workouts, or create and download custom ones
- Monitor your fitness level with VO2 max and fitness age estimates, plus keep an eye on how you handle stress²
- Battery life³: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode and up to 5 hours in GPS with music mode
Your Watch, Your Music
With storage for up to 500 songs, vívoactive 3 Music puts the “beat” in your daily mission to beat yesterday. Use the Garmin Express™ software to easily transfer music from your computer, and then queue up your favorite songs for easy listening through Bluetooth-enabled headphones. You can even download select music service apps from Garmin's Connect IQ store, and then sync your customized playlists to your watch for offline ad-free listening4. Now you really can leave your phone behind when you work out, because the music that helps keep you moving is right on your wrist.
Pay Your Way
The vívoactive 3 Music smartwatch features Garmin Pay, which lets you pay for purchases with your watch. Use it just about anywhere you can tap your card to pay1. So, you can leave your wallet behind without missing out on that post-run caffè latte. Just tap and go.
Make It Yours
vívoactive 3 is compatible with our Connect IQ store, where you can download watch faces, widgets and apps that make it go from smartwatch to your watch. Keep tabs on when your Uberis arriving, turn on your lights at home with the SmartThingsapp, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain will start. You can also use our free Face It™watch face app to add personality to your device that’s uniquely you. Just download the app, choose any image from your photo library, make your customizations, and set it as your watch’s face.
Play More Sports
With more than 15 preloaded sports apps, finding a fun way to stay active is easy. Hit the golf course, go for a bike ride, take a yoga class, or even try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding. When you head outside, built-in GPS lets vívoactive 3 track the details of your chosen activity — with no phone connection required. From snowboarding to swimming and at least a dozen other options in between, this watch is the perfect playmate.
Fits You and All You Do
Feel free to take this watch outside in all kinds of weather. Not only is it safe for swimming and showering, its Garmin Chroma Display™ is easy to read — even in direct sunlight — and housed under extra-durable glass. It also features the Side-Swipe™ interface, which makes for quick scrolling and swift navigation of menus and widgets. Whether you scroll with your thumb or index finger, you can choose how to wear it. Comfortable, convenient and easy to see — vívoactive 3 just fits.
Download and Create Workouts
Keep your workout schedule fresh and invigorating. Create your own custom running, cycling, cardio or strength workouts, and download them to your watch. Then, your vívoactive smartwatch will keep track of the exercises, reps, sets and rest time for you.
Daily Fitness and Stress Tracking
With help from Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology², vívoactive 3 lets you monitor key aspects of your fitness and stress to show how your body responds under various circumstances. For example, it’s able to estimate your VO2 maxand fitness age — 2 indicators of physical fitness that can often improve over time with regular exercise. It also tracks your heart rate variability (HRV), which is used to calculate and track your stress level. vívoactive 3 can make you aware when physical or emotional sources cause your stress level to rise so you can find a way to relieve the pressure.
Life doesn’t have a pause button, so stay connected with your vívoactive 3 smartwatch while you’re playing hard or working out. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you’ll be able to receive and even respond5 to text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist. Find your phone, access music controls and let friends LiveTrack your sports. Your finished activities will even automatically upload to our Garmin Connect online fitness community.
Share and Compete
Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect is for more than just storing your data. Garmin Connect is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other’s successes and even share their triumphs via social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your smartphone with the Garmin Connect™ Mobile app.
Choose From Millions of Tracks
You’ll never get bored with your workout playlist when you can change it up anytime. vívoactive 3 Music is compatible with some of your favorite streaming services — and more are being added all the time. If you have a premium membership to these compatible services, then every track in their massive library is yours to download for offline listening on your watch. Learn more about the streaming services that are currently available. And check back soon to see who we’re adding next to the list.
Try These Top-notch Headphones
When you’re taking your tunes on the go, make sure you have the right headphones for the job. vívoactive 3 Music pairs effortlessly with a wide variety of Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled headphones, and we’ve identified some great options for you, including buds that stay firmly in place during your most intense runs and have long-lasting battery life. Learn more about the headphones that will be the perfect match for your new watch.
1View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information
2Activity tracking accuracy
3Under typical use; battery life may vary depending on usage and selected performance mode
4May require premium subscription by a third-party music provider
5Responding capability available for Android™ customers only
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