Garmin Forerunner 235 is a little device that has lots of different features and you can install new apps that will display notifications from your handset as it is almost like a smartwatch. You can always customize and personalize your running watch devices as much as you can. Here is how to install Garmin Forerunner 235 Apps on your watch in two simple ways: using a USB cable or over Bluetooth connection.
Garmin Forerunner 235 Apps Store
Unfortunately nearly all newer Garmin Forerunner watches are not Android based though they appear and perform like smartwatches. So Android app stores like Amazon App store or Google Play Store has no compatible apps for your Garmin watch. But you can find apps for Forerunner 235 only on their own compatible store Connect IQ Store for Garmin watches. Make sure you are logged into your Garmin Connect account for it to work. Widgets or watch faces are new apps for their watches that are available in this store. There are interesting options for your watch but the number of apps here is limited.
Installing New Garmin Forerunner 235 Apps Via Bluetooth
Installing apps over Bluetooth to your running watch is great alternative over a USB cable. Wherever you are, new apps can be installed to your phone just using your watch and your Android device making it the most practical method here. Connect your watch with your Android device. Now download and install Garmin Connect Mobile app on your Android device and sign in with your Garmin account. You will need the Internet connection for your device to download new apps. Start Garmin Connect and choose Connect IQ Store. Now you can search for the apps on the store. Choose Download and Accept if you want to install the app.
Installing New Garmin Forerunner 235 Apps Via USB Cable
You can also use a USB charging cable to install new apps to your Garmin watch. You need to download and install Garmin Express desktop app to do this. You just use a USB cable to connect your watch to your computer and the overall procedure is rather similar though it offers faster synchronization. Go to Garmin Connect page using the web browser and then log into your Garmin account. Choose the type of your watch and choose to Connect IQ Store. There is the list of apps available to choose. Download and install the Garmin Forerunner 235 Apps you want. Choose to open the external app Garmin Express. Now connect your watch to your computer and the Garmin Express will sync your watch and install the app into the watch.