Garmin Approach G30 Golf GPS

Garmin Approach G30 is a compact golf GPS device. Through Garmin Approach, you can know the distance to the green, shot distances, scorecard function, and you can also synchronize it with your mobile phone. The most attractive feature of Garmin Approach G30 is its touch screen display, it contains only one button, and all the other settings can be controlled through the touch screen.

Garmin Approach G30 Golf GPS

How Does Garmin Approach G30 Work

  • Garmin Approach G30 works with the help of four features, device key, touchscreen, weather cap, and a micro-USB power and data port.
  • With the device key, you can turn on and turn off your device. You can also use the button for locking and unlocking your device. Garmin Approach G30 has a single button, and you need to modify all the settings using the touch screen.
  • By using the touchscreen, you can access all the features of your Garmin Approach G30 GPS device.
  • If you want to access the USB port and the data port, you need to pull up the weather cap, which you can find at the bottom of your device.
  • You have a data port, and Garmin approach G30 can be charged with the given mini USB cable.

Garmin Approach G30 -- How To Use?

  • Garmin Approach G30 is a usual golf map in a compact device. You can attach it to your bag, or you can also keep it inside your pocket.
  • When you touch the Play button, Garmin Approach G30 finds your location and the nearest course in just 20 seconds.
  • You can play a tournament with your friends as it can record scores for around four participants. Including putts and fairways hit are summarized at the end of each round. You can also synchronize the results with your phone.

Garmin G30 Approach App

  • Engineered with a sleek and compact design
  • When you pair your Garmin Approach G30 device with your smartphone, you can get the most from your device. You need to download the Garmin Connect app to proceed further.
  • If you are using an Android mobile, go to the Play Store and download the Garmin Connect app.
  • If you are using an iPhone, go to the App Store to download the Garmin Connect app.
  • Open the Garmin Connect app on your smartphone and select the option to add your smartphone to the Garmin Connect Mobile account.
  • Carry out the on-screen instructions to complete the pairing setup.

Pairing Garmin Approach G30 With Garmin Golf App

  • Garmin Connect app enables you to connect your Garmin Approach G30 device with your Garmin Golf app.
  • Open the Garmin Golf app and log in to your account. If you do not have an account, you can create a new one.
  • When the app opens, tap on More. You can find it at the bottom.
  • Select Garmin Devices, tap on Add device, and select the device as Garmin Approach G30.
  • On your Garmin Approach G30 device, tap on the Settings icon > Bluetooth, and then pair the Garmin Golf app.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to finish pairing.
  • Through Garmin Connect, you can track the online statistics of all the rounds you have played. With the Garmin Connect site or mobile app, you can also connect with your friends.

Pairing Garmin Approach G30 With Garmin Golf App

  • In your default browser, visit the official website of Garmin. In the search field, type Garmin Approach 30 and press Enter.
  • You will be directed to the support page of Garmin Approach G30.
  • Go down to the bottom of the page. Tap on Manuals.
  • On the next page, download the manual according to your preference.

Garmin Approach G30 Golf GPS Setup

  • Unpack your Garmin Approach G30 device. Your package contains a Garmin Approach G30 device, Belt clip, USB cable, and a Manual
  • Charge your device using a wall charger or a USB port on your computer
  • Before you start using Garmin Approach G30, give it some time to locate satellites and find your course.
  • Start tracking by tapping the Play button and select the course you want to play.
  • The Hole View on your device gives complete details of the hole you are playing, like par and distance to the pin.
  • When you are done with your round, tap on End Round on your device and see how you did. You can also track scores for up to four players by using the scorecard feature.

Garmin Approach G30 - Playing Golf

  • Tap on the Play button and select the course.
  • Hole view in your Garmin Approach G30 will show the hole you are currently playing. It displays the present hole number, and it also shows the distance for the current hole.
  • When you are playing a round, you can use the Touch Targeting feature to measure the distance between you and any particular point on the map.
  • Start playing and drag your finger to position the target circle. You can use the Plus symbol to zoom the screen, so you can get a closer view of the target circle.

Garmin Approach G30 Finding Courses

  • Through the Garmin Approach G30 device, you can find courses nearby you or in a specific city. You can also find a golf course by its name.
  • Tap on Preview and select your preferred option. If you want to locate the course nearby you, tap on Search Near You. If you want to locate the course in a specific city, tap on Spell City. If you want to locate a course by its name, select Spell Course.
  • When you find a course, Garmin Approach G30 can provide you a hole-by-hole overview of the course you have selected, and you can also measure the distances with the Touch Targeting feature.
  • When you preview a course and select the hole, you can view the simulation of the course. Even if you do not touch the screen, the simulation of the course starts automatically.

Recording And Viewing Truswing Metrics On Your Approach Device

    • Turn on your TruSwing device and make sure it is mounted on the club securely.
    • On your Garmin Approach G30 device, tap on an icon that is similar to the percentage symbol. Now, your Garmin Approach device will be paired with your TruSwing device.
    • Now select a club and hit a shot.
    • After every swing, you can look at the swing measurements on your Garmin Approach G30 device. You can also access the recorded swing metrics by tapping the left and right arrows.

Garmin G30 Truswing

  • The TruSwing feature enables you to look at the swing metrics you have recorded on your TruSwing device.
  • You can look at the metrics on your Garmin Approach G30, on Garmin Connect, or on the Garmin Connect mobile app.

Recording And Viewing Truswing Metrics On Your Approach Device

  • Turn on your TruSwing device and make sure it is mounted on the club securely.
  • On your Garmin Approach G30 device, tap on an icon that is similar to the percentage symbol. Now, your Garmin Approach device will be paired with your TruSwing device.
  • Now select a club and hit a shot.
  • After every swing, you can look at the swing measurements on your Garmin Approach G30 device. You can also access the recorded swing metrics by tapping the left and right arrows.

Garmin Approach G30 Troubleshooting

How To Reset Garmin G30

  • Power on your Garmin Approach G30 device and give a long press on the upper left corner of the display.
  • You’ll see the following message: ‘Do you really want to erase all your user data?’
  • Tap on Yes.
  • Now, your user data will be deleted permanently.

Garmin G30 No GPS Signal

When there is no GPS signal on your Garmin Approach G30 device, update the software and keep it outdoors in a stationary position. Within minutes, your GPS signal will be back.

Garmin G30 Not Charging

See if the USB cable you are using is in good condition, and check whether the charging port on your device is damaged. If you find any issues with the cable or the charging port, replace them with a new one. But if you cannot find a problem, replace your battery.

Garmin G30 Not Turning On

See if the USB cable you are using is in good condition, and check whether the charging port on your device is damaged. If you find any issues with the cable or the charging port, replace them with a new one. But if you cannot find a problem, replace your battery.

Garmin G30 Not Turning On

Check whether your Garmin Approach G30 device has sufficient charge to turn on.

Reinstall the battery and check if the device turns on.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can actually rely on the Garmin Approach G30 device. It does its work perfectly. You can trust its accuracy. However, inaccurate readings can happen with a GPS-compatible device.

Your Garmin Approach G30 device has a single power button. You need to press it to turn off your Garmin Approach G30 device.