Built-in GPS keeps track of your pace, distance and altitude during
training. You can view your route on a map in the Polar Flow app or
Flow web service after your session.
WRIST BASED HEART RATE TRAINING
Your M430 has a built-in heart rate sensor that measures your heart
rate from the wrist. This makes heart-rate based training more
convenient than ever.
24/7 ACTIVITY TRACKING
Your M430 tracks your steps, activity, sleep and calories 24/7 and
supports you in achieving your individual daily activity goal.
Train for a running event with a personal and adaptive training plan
in Polar Flow. Choose from four different targets: 5K, 10K, half
marathon or marathon, and get a training plan that ts you and your
Get notications from your phone on the screen of your Polar M430.
Pair your M430 with Flow app. Set the smart notications on in Flow
app (Devices > Smart notications) and sync your M430 with the
mobile app by pressing and holding the BACK button of your M430.
Get to know your Polar M430
How to get started
You can choose to set up your new Polar M430 either with (A) a mobile
device or with (B) a computer, whichever is the most convenient for
you. The M430 is in storage mode, and it wakes up in the setup. To
get the most accurate and personal training and activity data, it’s
important that you’re precise with the settings in the setup.
SET UP WITH A MOBILE DEVICE AND POLAR FLOW APP
Please note that you have to do the pairing in the Flow app and
NOT in your mobile device’s Bluetooth settings.
1. Make sure your mobile device is connected to the Internet
and turn on Bluetooth®.
2. Download the Polar Flow app from the App Store or Google
on your mobile device.
3. Open Flow app on your mobile device.
4. Flow app recognizes your M430 nearby and prompts you to
start pairing it. Accept the pairing request and enter the
Bluetooth pairing code shown on the M430 display to Flow
5. Sign in with your Polar account or create a new one. We’ll
walk you through the sign-up and setup within the app.
6. When you’re done with the settings tap
Save and sync and your
settings are synced to your M430.
If there is a rmware update available for your M430, we
recommend you install it during the setup. It may take up to 10
minutes to complete.
SET UP WITH A COMPUTER
1. Go to ow.polar.com/start and install Polar FlowSync data
transfer software to your computer.
2. Sign in with your Polar account or create a new one. We’ll walk
you through the sign-up and setup within the web service.
Plug your M430 into a powered USB port or a USB charger with the
custom USB cable that came in the box. It may take a few minutes for
your M430 to wake up. Let your M430 charge during the setup.
Illuminate the display by pressing LIGHT.
Lock buttons in time view by pressing and holding LIGHT.
Enter Quick menu in training view by pressing and holding LIGHT.
Return, pause and stop with the BACK button.
In time view, start pairing and syncing your M430 with your mobile
device by pressing and holding BACK.
Browse the menu, selections and training views by pressing UP.
Change the watch face by pressing and holding UP.
Browse the menu, selections and training views by pressing DOWN.
Enter the menu, conrm selections and start training by pressing
START. During training, press START to mark a lap, press and hold to
lock or unlock the heart rate zone you are currently in.
My Heart rate
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About the Polar M430
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