Follow the steps to access the gesture backlight setting on your watch.
- VERTIX / APEX Pro: System > More Settings > Backlight > Auto.
- APEX / PACE: System > More Settings > Gesture Backlight > Auto.
Unfortunately this setting can't be adjusted by users.
Start Time: 1 hour earlier than the local sunset time.
End Time: 1 hour later than the local sunrise time.
If the Auto mode isn't displaying the correct sunset/sunrise time, please start any outdoor workout on your watch and ensure the GPS signal is fully acquired. Then the Auto mode should display the correct time based on your GPS location.
PACE & APEX
Disabling the Gesture Backlight mode will NOT disable the backlight on the watch. Operating buttons will still activate backlight on PACE and APEX.
APEX Pro & VERTIX
Disabling the Backlight mode will also disable the gesture backlight feature. Operating buttons will NOT activate backlight on APEX Pro and VERTIX. However, you can press the LIGHT button to activate the backlight.