Developer's Overview


  • Supports watchface, data field, widget and activity apps
  • Unidirectional or bi-directional communication
  • Supports integer, floating point, and string data types
  • Send data between apps on the same device or between apps on different devices owned by the same user
  • Supports sending from one app to many or from multiple apps to a single app
  • Up to 10 mailboxes
  • RESTful API
  • Runs over HTTPS to provide transport encryption
  • Data is encrypted in transit and when stored on the server using a symmetric encryption key known only to the user’s device(s). The encryption key is not stored on the server and is not known to the web API service

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  • Share settings between apps
  • Display metrics from data fields and activity apps on a watchface
  • Send notifications from one app to another
  • Allow apps to use data that is calculated or measured in a different app


  • Garmin device supporting Connect IQ 3.1.0 or higher
  • Garmin Connect app on either Apple iPhone or an Android phone
  • Internet access for the smartphone

Development Support

  • Free 30 day license on a separate development server
  • Monkey barrel shared library and sample application source code provided
  • Email technical support


  • $2.99US for 4 months of access, charged per end user


  • Apps that communicate to each other should be developed by the same developer.
  • Garmin Bluetooth communication is only designed to support small volumes of data
  • Data that has been read may be deleted from the server after 30 days.

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To get started, for each Garmin app that you wish to use with Dacrosse, send the Garmin app id from your manifest.xml file

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