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Most models with LCD have hidden screens to test functions or sensors.

Using the hidden screens will not damage your watch. On some models you can change watch settings (like home town) within the hidden screens.



List of hidden screens

There is a main method to access to the hidden screens, which exists on most models. On some models some screens are not accessible using the main method. Try one of the other methods to check for additional hidden screens.:




Main method to access to the hidden screens:

  • Go to normal timekeeping mode.
  • #1 Press and hold A.
    #2 Press C + D simultaneously.
    => hidden screens will be shown.
  • Press D to cycle trough the different screens.
  • To exit, press any Button other than D.

Method 1:
  • Go to normal timekeeping mode.
  • #1 Press and hold A.
    #2 Press B + C simultaneously.
    => hidden screens will be shown.
  • To exit, press Light Button.
  • Example:
    • use this method to access the "Tilt Sensor Test (TLT)" on a GW-6900.
    • use this method to access the "Tilt Sensor Test (TLT)" and "Solar Panel Test (SLR) on a GW-9400. Press C to cycle trough the 2 screens
On some models some screens are not accessible using the main method. Try one of the following methods to check for additional hidden screens.:



Method 2:
  • Go to normal timekeeping mode.
  • #1 Press and hold D.
    #2 Press B + C simultaneously.
    => hidden screens will be shown.
  • To exit, press Light Button.
  • Example: use this method to access the "MultiBand/PowerSave" screen on a GW-6900/GW-7900/GWX-8900.


Method 3:
  • Go to normal timekeeping mode.
  • #1 Press and hold D.
    #2 Press A + B simultaneously.
    => hidden screens will be shown.
  • To exit, press Light Button.
  • Example: use this method to access the "Solar Panel Test (SLR or SR)" on a GW-6900.




Method 4:
  • Go to normal timekeeping mode.
  • #1 Press and hold A.
    #2 Press D + Light button simultaneously.
    => hidden screens will be shown.
  • To exit, press Light Button.
  • Example: use this method to access the "MultiBand/PowerSave" screen on a GW-9400.
List of hidden screens

Depending on the watch model, there are different screens available.




LCD Display Test

Standard test. Available on the most watches with LCD screen.
The display test will activate all segments of the LCD display. This way you can determine if there is any damage to the display.
The LCD display test consist of multiple screens. Press D to cycle trough the different screens.