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Garmin releases Alpha version 22.73 software update to Fenix 6, Enduro, Tactix and MARQ series smartwatches

The Fenix 6 series has received a few new features with Alpha version 22.73, along with various bug fixes. (Image source: Inside-Digital)
The Fenix 6 series has received a few new features with Alpha version 22.73, along with various bug fixes. (Image source: Inside-Digital)
Garmin has announced a new Alpha software update for the Fenix 6 series, also available to Enduro, Tactix and MARQ series smartwatches. With Alpha version 22.73, Garmin has added several features while also fixing over half-a-dozen outstanding bugs. Alpha version 22.73 is to download and install now.

Garmin has started issuing a new software update to the Fenix 6 series, which is also available to the Enduro, Tactix and the MARQ series, excluding the MARQ Aviator. Currently in Alpha, version 22.73 introduces a few new features to the smartwatches concerned, including support for eBikes.

Additionally, Garmin claims to have updated the Max HR alert and has improved its V02 Max graph to include 4 weeks of data. Moreover, Garmin has added a power key control menu item for RCT, while also enabling a Reference Point feature. Furthermore, Garmin states that it has addressed the following bugs:

  • Fixed issue with golf scorecard appearing multiple times
  • Fixed issue with rep counting
  • Fixed issue with auto lap pace alert showing 0:00 time
  • Fixed issue with watersports units
  • Fixed an issue with preloaded transit cards
  • Fixed an issue with Cycling VO2 Max
  • Fixed an issue with Daily suggested workout preview

While there are no known issues with Alpha version 22.73, you must download the update manually. For reference, you can download each applicable build through Garmin's forum post. Incidentally, Garmin notes that Alpha version 22.73 also contains a GPS update, for which the company has provided two update files. In the same forum post, Garmin explains that you should use the GPS version 5.50 if your smartwatch is on v5.xx and v6.30 if v6.xx is already present. 

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Alex Alderson, 2022-07- 5 (Update: 2022-07- 5)