BUSHNELL ION2 GOLF GPS WATCH

Experience the distance being made simple with the Bushnell iON2 Golf GPS watch. Pre-loaded with more than 36,000 courses, the compact and sleek watch has integrated Auto Course Recognition and Hole Advance for hassle-free use. The simple, round display features distances to the front, center, and rear with up to 4 hazard distances per hole. This will enable enhanced course management. The Bushnell App comes with the purchase. This makes it easy to pair the GPS wirelessly and watch those animations from your smartphone.

Bushnell Ion 2 Setup

BUSHNELL ION2 FEATURES

Some of the best features the Bushnell iON2 offers are the following,

  • Bluetooth for wireless course updates.
  • Long battery life -- can easily play up to 3 rounds after a full charge.
  • Easy to read distances -- front, read, and center.
  • Auto course detection & Auto Hole Advance.
  • Calculates the short distance and the round odometer.
  • Integrated fitness step calculator.
  • Pre-loaded with more than 36,000 courses in 30 countries.
  • Easy USB charging.
  • No membership fee or download fee required after the purchase.
  • Comfortable sports band for supreme comfort.
  • Legal to use during a golf tournament play.

HOW DO YOU USE A BUSHNELL ION2?

  • The Bushnell iON2 is a simple wearable device.
  • Once you set the date and time using the GPS, you can track your swing motion and course.
  • The two buttons on the left frame of the watch are the Golf Menu (UP) and the Main Menu (DOWN).
  • On the right frame of the watch are the up and down buttons. The down button is to Power on and off the watch.
  • The button in the middle is to select an option.

BUSHNELL ION2 APP

Only with the help of the app, you can avail the full features of the Bushnell iON2 GPS watch.

FOR ANDROID

  • Open the Google Play Store on your Android smartphone.
  • Search for Bushnell Golf in the search bar.
  • Once the page opens, tap the Install button.

FOR IOS

  • Open the App Store application.
  • Tap the search bar and type Bushnell Golf. Select the search icon.
  • Select the first search option and tap the Get button.

GARMIN APPROACH S60 MANUAL

  • Open the default browser on your smartphone or computer.
  • Click the address bar and type the URL for the Garmin S60 User Manual.
  • Once the search results are open, select the first link.
  • The PDF manual will open.
  • If you wish to download the manual, navigate the mouse pointer to the top right corner of the manual screen.
  • Click the Download icon to start the downloading process.

PAIRING YOUR SMARTPHONE TO GARMIN APPROACH S60

  • Open the Garmin Connect app on your smartphone.
  • Turn on the Garmin S60 GPS watch.
  • Select the language of your choice and then the screen will prompt you to pair it with the smartphone.
  • On the app, select the three-line icon and then select Settings > Pair Phone.
  • Please make sure that the Bluetooth option is enabled on your smartphone.
  • Now, simply follow the on-screen commands and finish pairing the device with your smartphone.

BUSHNELL ION2 MANUAL

  • If you want to have the manual for the Bushnell GPS watch, you can download it from the official website.
  • Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Click the address bar, type the URL for BushnellGolf, and press the Enter button.
  • Once the page opens, click the first link.
  • The PDF manual will now open.
  • To download, move the mouse pointer to the top right corner and click the Download icon.

HOW DO I SET UP MY BUSHNELL ION2? (STEPS)

  • Make sure the iON2 GPS watch battery has a full charge (the charge level should be 4 bars).
  • Press and hold on to the Power/Down button for a couple of seconds, then wait for the dial to light up.
  • The Bushnell iON2 GPS watch will power up in Watch Mode and will show you the date and time, one below the other.

HOW TO SYNC/PAIR BUSHNELL ION2 WITH THE APP?

  • Make sure the Bushnell iON2 watch is fully charged before use.
  • Turn on Bluetooth on your smartphone (from the Settings menu).
  • Select the SETTINGS option on the watch.
  • Choose BLUETOOTH and turn on the option.
  • Now, on your smartphone, open the Bushnell Golf app and select My Device.
  • Tap the Yes option on the watch.
  • The watch will display a code (you have to enter the code in the smartphone app).
  • Once the code verification is successful, the app on your smartphone will show you a confirmation and the Bushnell iON2 GPS watch will be paired.

BUSHNELL ION2 PLAY GOLF MODE

  • Make sure you are out in the open without any buildings and trees near you.
  • On your watch, select the GOLF MENU button.
  • Tap on the PLAY GOLF option and press SELECT.
  • The iON2 GPS watch will now try to find the satellite signal and will show you the local course results showing you the message “SEARCHING.”
  • With Golf Menu activated, the iON2 GPS watch will display options like PLAY GOLF, TEE TIME, SWING PRO, and SETUP.

BUSHNELL ION2 ALERT MESSAGES

Here are the alert messages you will receive on your Bushnell iON2 GPS watch.

  • MFW - Middle Fairway Water Layup
  • MFWC - Middle Fairway Water Carry
  • RFW - Right Fairway Water Layup
  • RFWC - Right Fairway Water Carry
  • RGW - Right Green Water
  • FGWC - Front Green Water Carry
  • FGW - Front Green Water Layup
  • LGW - Left Green Water
  • BGW - Back Green Water
  • LFB - Left Fairway Bunker
  • MFB - Middle Fairway Bunker
  • RFB - Right Fairway Bunker
  • LFW - Left Fairway Water Layup
  • LFWC - Left Fairway Water Carry
  • FGB - Front Green Bunker
  • RGB - Right Green Bunker
  • LGB - Left Green Bunker
  • BGB - Back Green Bunker
  • CRK - Creek Layup
  • CRKC - Creek Carry
  • EOF - End of Fairway

BUSHNELL ION2 SET TIME

  • Press the SELECT button on the GPS watch.
  • Press the Down button on the watch to highlight the SET TIME option.
  • Now, you have two ways to set time on your GPS watch (GPS method, Manually).
  • The best solution is to use the GPS method. Press SELECT and wait for the GPS to automatically set the time.

BUSHNELL ION2 SOFTWARE UPDATE

  • First, make sure the Bushnell GPS watch is connected to your computer.
  • To have any software updates for the Bushnell iON2 GPS watch, you need to register the watch on the Bushnell iGolf website.
  • You need to create a new account and log in to the account.
  • Once the login is successful, click the Sync Device button.
  • You will be prompted to download software updates (If there are any available updates).

BUSHNELL ION2 TROUBLESHOOTING

Like any device, the Bushnell iON2 GPS watch might go through some issues. Here are the solutions for the issues you might face with the GPS watch.

BUSHNELL ION2 RESET

  • The reset steps are quite simple.
  • Press and hold all 4 buttons on the GPS watch for about 10 seconds.
  • Keep the buttons on hold until you see the screen go off.
  • The watch will automatically reboot.

BUSHNELL ION2 NOT CHARGING PROPERLY

  • Avoid leaving the watch on charge for too long.
  • Make sure the device does not overheat after long hours of charging.
  • Ensure to use the USB cable provided by the watch manufacturer or a mobile USB charger.
  • Always connect the watch to the charger when the battery comes to 25% to have optimum performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • After a full charge, the Bushnell GPS watch lasts for 14 hours.
  • When it comes to battery life, on the whole, batteries last for approximately 12 months before it needs replacement.
  • Have the charging cradle separately.
  • Place the watch on the charging cradle (make sure the contacts on the watch go well with the pins in the charging cradle).
  • The charging cradle comes with a USB cable; plug the cable into the USB port of your computer or your phone charger (for faster charging).
  • To turn on Bushnell iON2, press and hold the Power button and wait for the screen on the watch to power on.
  • To turn off Bushnell iON2, press and hold the Power button and wait for the dial to turn off.