15 Best Garmin Watch Faces (LATEST DESINGS 2022)

There are tons of Garmin watch faces available on Garmin Connect IQ so that you can customize your watch regularly according to your outfit. 

Garmin Users can use Garmin Connect IQ, which consists of many customizable watch faces. Each watch face shows in-depth insights into your daily activities, time, date, battery status, and more.

By default, there are few watch faces in every Garmin watch, but later, you can access a deep sea of watch faces from Garmin Connect IQ. 

The latest Garmin models like Fenix 6, Forerunner 245 and above, Venu 2, Vivoactive 3, and above support more exciting watch faces. These latest Garmin watch faces are developed by hardworking developers using the latest API and languages.

So let’s have a look at some of the most famous and amazing Garmin watch faces.

Best Garmin Watch Faces:

1- Alfa Zulu

alfazulu garmin watch face

Availability: Free

Alfa-Zulu is one of the famous military-style watch faces that shows different metrics. It’s a very detailed watch face divided into quadrants, and each quadrant is fully customizable. 

You can change the colors and location of widgets according to your need. The good thing about this watch face is it’s free of cost. Although it’s a free watch face, it still offers a lot of information on a screen. 

Overall, with Alfa Zulu’s best customizable watch face, you can use dozens of widgets on this watch face. But don’t over customize the face, as it drains the battery more quickly.

This watch face is compatible with all the Garmin watches, including; Garmin Forerunner series (245+), Garmin Fenix 5 and later versions, Marq series, Vivoactive series, Tactix Dela, D2, and Vivolife.

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2- Glance Watch Face

glance

Availability: Free

If you want a more colorful and stylish watch face, then Glance is the best Garmin watch face. It offers a very colorful widget that makes it more worthy. 

The watch face is free and hits 100K+ downloads in just 2 months. Further, for the elderly, this is a recommended watch face. The main goal of this watch face is to make it easy to see everything at a glance.

As compared to other Garmin watches faces, this one has a large font size so that you can check all insights very quickly. The best thing about this watch face is the choice of background color. 

Because of its fully customizable mode, it is way better than other Garmin watch faces.

You can use this watch face with any outfit or style. It’s free of cost and compatible with the majority of Garmin watches.

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3- SHNACT II

SHN ACT II

Availability: Paid

Few of the Garmin watch faces offer an elegant look, and it’s a great experience when you check insights of all activities more elegantly. 

The SHN ACT II is free to use watch faces, but some premium features are paid. In this watch face, you will get 2 gauges, 1 ring data, and six customizable data fields. 

Because of the bold font, you can see all the stats. The good thing about the SUN ACT II watch face is it doesn’t drain the battery like other colorful watch faces. If you don’t like more stylish and colorful watch faces, the SHN ACT II is the best option for you.  

Overall, this is a detailed watch face that shows information in a more classical and elegant style.

Compatibility: Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Fenix 5X/5 plus/6/6+, Marq series, Venu series, D2 series.

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4- EuroPilotPlusDiet 

EuroPilotPlusDiet

Availability: Free

EuroPilotPlusDiet is another free-of-cost Garmin watch face that gives you a unique feel of a swiss watch. For analog watch lovers, this one’s a must-have watch face. 

This watch face is specifically designed for simplicity, and anyone can easily read the dial. You wouldn’t get much fitness tracking data on this watch face, so it saves battery life. 

The bold and large fonts are easy to read, making this watch face perfect for the elderly. There is no second hand, but we may expect it in future updates. You can customize the color of watch hands which is pretty useful. 

You can customize the watch face according to your outfits and style. Moreover, this watch face offers GMT and Dual timezone hands so that you can view two time zones on your wrist.

Compatibility: Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, Quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Fenix 5X/5 plus/6/6+, Marq series, Venu series, D2 series.

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5- DigiSport

garmin watch faces

Availability: $0.99

This watch face is much similar to the Galaxy watch active 2watch face. With a sporty feel and simple design, it’s one of the best Garmin watch faces for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts.

DigiSport is a very clean and easy-to-read watch face, with one Glance, you can view all your fitness data. This watch face is specifically designed for those who love minimalist designs. 

A paid version is available that gives access to customization and color-changing options. While in the free version, you can view the time, calendar, data, phone connection, steps, phone connection, etc. 

The only thing is you can’t change the color of each item separately, and only one color change will apply globally on each widget. Overall, the Digisport watch face is my favorite because of its simple design. It’s much similar to the Nike+ edition Apple Watch face.

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, Quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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6- Jogging Master

Jogging Master

Availability: Free

Jogging is an official watch face made by Garmin itself. Such types of simple watch faces are primarily found in all smartwatches. 

The analog dial face looks more attractive with a colorful second hand. Three circles show the stats of battery, calories, and steps. 

You can customize the color and widget according to your choice. The theme is free; you don’t need to access its extra customizable options. 

You can use a jogging watch face for sports purposes, especially jogging and running. This is the most recommended watch face. The easy-to-read stats and font make it the best Garmin watch face for everyone, and even you can see the stats under direct sunlight. 

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, Quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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7- Lachesis

Lachesis garmin watch face

Availability: Free

Lachesis is one of the luxurious and light-looking watch faces. Garmin officially designs this theme, and it’s free.  

With over 150k+ downloads, this one is the most famous watch face. 4 different sections tell about battery status, date/time, calories burned, and steps count. You can customize the color of each section separately, which is a plus point.

Lachesis watch face offers more premium features than any other unpaid theme offers. The circle shows the status of your daily goals, and you can also change the colors of these circles. Overall, Lachesis is a minimalist watch face that wouldn’t drain the battery. 

There is also a light background that makes the watch’s face more attractive, and you can also change this background.  

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, Quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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8- ActiFace

ActiFace

If you want a more detailed watch face, you must try Actiface. Because of its attractive and color full look, this watch face has over 230+ downloads. 

The good news is that Actiface offers many premium features free of cost. But such a type of watch face uses more battery than a simple one. You have to turn on GPS from settings to show sunrise/sunset data; otherwise, it will show blank lines.

You can customize the entire watch face according to your outfit, and there are many customizing options available. The font size is standard; you can easily view the time, but you have to keep watch closer to your eyes to consider other stats. 

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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9- NoFrills

NoFrills

Availability: Free

No-frills is a beautiful and easy-to-read watch face. Especially for summer days, this one is the best option. Here you can view all of your essential widgets, and all are correctly aligned to give an elegant look.

 NoFrills watch face doesn’t have many customizable options, but this watch face looks more attractive. Secondly, such watch faces save battery life as they don’t use much backend resources. 

The best part of this watch face is filling fonts; when your goal is completed, the font will fill up automatically. You can view steps, calories, distance, heart rate data, sunset, and temperature, etc.

There are also Bluetooth and notification options available. Further, you can set both the time format (12/24) from the watch’s settings.

This watch face is compatible with all the Garmin watches, including; Garmin Forerunner series (245+), Garmin Fenix 5 and later versions, Marq series, Vivoactive series, Tactix Dela, D2, and Vivolife.

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10- Coros Apex Like Plus 

Coros Apex Like Plus 

Availability: Paid

Along with the style of a watch face, it should be easy to read so you can pick all of your reading at a glance. Coros Apex is one of the latest Garmin watch faces on Garmin Connect IQ that gives a more attractive look with easy-to-read fonts. 

This watch face was free initially, but now you have to pay little pennies for its premium features.

Coros Apex watch face is divided into two parts. On the right side, you can view the time, and on the left, there are calories burn readings, heart rate, steps, and date. But you can also customize the entire watch face, and it has a lot of things to customize. 

To see the weather on the top, you have to turn on the GPS from settings. It looks like the developer has put a lot of effort into developing this friendly watch face. I have also seen this type of watch face in Apple and Galaxy watches.

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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11- SkyTracker

SkyTracker

Availability: Paid

SkyTracker is another easy-to-read and soft watch face. It’s not overcrowded with tons of watch faces; that’s why it saves battery.

You have a weather widget; in the center, you can view time and date, and on the bottom, it has heart rate readings, battery status, and notification. You can also customize the widget and add more devices like calories burned, goals status, and more. 

SkyTracker is a paid theme. You have to pay $1.99 to access its premium features. Like other watch faces, this one also allows you to use both 12 and 24 hours watch formats, changing the time format from settings. 

The plus point in this watch face is dynamic fields. Means data automatically change with respect to your movements; the steps field will change data in real-time if you walk. 

Overall it’s a great watch face that you can use for multiple purposes, whether you’re doing sports or any activity. This watch face excellently shows every detail.

This watch face is compatible with all the Garmin watches, including; Garmin Forerunner series (245+), Garmin Fenix 5 and later versions, Marq series, Vivoactive series, Tactix Dela, D2, and Vivolife.

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12- Hexagonalia 3

Hexagonalia 3

Here comes another stylish theme that looks more attractive on thin bezel Garmin watches like Venu. You can use this watch face to make your Garmin watch more fun.

You have some colorful hexagons on the bottom right, and then you have time, date, steps, calories, and small notification icons. You can see the time, but the notification icon is too small that you have to hold your hand for a while to view it. 

Hexagonal allows you to change the colors of the background and hexagons according to your choice. The theme is paid, and you have to pay $1.99 to access its full features. 

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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13- Infocal

Infocal

Availability: Free

Info call is a clean and easy-to-read watch face with time in the center. At the same time, the rest of the insights show in an analog way. This watch face looks more beautiful on Fenix series watches.

With a maximum of 8 widgets on the screen, you can view all of your activities data at a glance. Further, you can customize the widgets and colors according to your choice. 

The bottom shows your heart rate graph that looks gorgeous and makes the watch face more worthy. But to get all the readings on your home screen, you have to turn on GPS. 

 Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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14- Ranger

ranger

If you love analog watch faces, you should install a Ranger watch face. Till now, it’s my favorite analog watch face because it gives a more clean and soft feel. Besides telling time, it also shows heart rate readings and steps out. 

Moreover, you can adjust the color of the themes according to your choice. Overall, Ranger is a specific theme that saves battery life, and you can use it with your casual outfit.

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Approach® S60, Darth Vader™, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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15- Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay

Availability: Free

Halong Bay is an official Garmin watch face with a more fun background. The beautiful animated scenes make your Garmin watch look more attractive. 

Especially if you are on holiday, you can turn on this watch face on your Garmin watch. And if you don’t like many metrics on your home screen, this watch face is recommended for you. 

You can see your steps count, time, data, connectivity, and battery status with an animated boat. This is a free Garmin watch face, but it has very few customization options.

Compatibility: Fenix 5/6 series, Fenix Chronos, Approach® S60, Darth Vader™, Marq, Forerunner 234/45/55/645/745/935/945, Approach® S60, quatix Vivoactive 3/4/4s, Venu series, D2 series.

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How Can You Install Garmin Watch Face?

Installing a new watch face on a Garmin watch is very easy. With Garmin Connect IQ, you have access to thousands of watch faces, apps, and many things. You can download new watch faces from Garmin Connect IQ by following these steps. 

  • First of all, you must have a Garmin Connect IQ app on your smartphone. Install it from the Play Store or Apple store if you don’t have one. 
  • After installing your Garmin Connect account, sign up by filling out a form with some basic information if you don’t have an account.
  •  Now open the app and look for the watch face you want. Next, tap on downloads, and it will start downloading. 
  • Now go to your Garmin Connect app, Here you will see the desired watch face, tap on it to install, and it will take a few seconds to sync with your watch completely.

How To Change Watch Face In Garmin Watch

Changing a watch face on Garmin smartwatches is a pretty easy task. The method mentioned below is the same for most of the Garmin watches. But it may vary for old models. 

  • First of all, hold the Up button on your Garmin watch and select the watch face.
  •  A scroll bar appears on the left side; you can scroll between all the options via up and down buttons. It shows by default watch faces, plus you can add new ones from there. 
  • If you like any watch face there, just tap on it and Apply. You will also see other options like Customize and Delete. 

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