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How to pair an external heart rate monitor to Apple Watch

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How to pair an external heart rate monitor to Apple Watch

How do I pair an external heart rate monitor to Apple Watch? You'll be able to want to head into your Bluetooth settings.

Whilst your Apple Watch's heart sensor will have to carry out simply superb for passive tracking, any person coaching or short of a lot more correct knowledge could also be at an advantage with a heart rate monitor strap. Fortuitously, the Apple Watch helps connecting a Bluetooth enabled strap or monitor. When you pair it inside of Settings, you are prepared to move!

Understand that whilst the Apple Watch will have to reinforce many Bluetooth heart rate monitor straps, it would possibly not give a boost to they all: Straps that use older legacy Bluetooth generation is probably not known, as used to be the case with an older Garmin strap I had laying round. More recent straps will have to paintings simply high-quality, then again. In case your Apple Watch can not attach however locates your monitor, remember to have not by chance paired together with your iPhone. From my checking out, you'll be able to't pair an external monitor to two units directly.

How to pair your external heart rate monitor together with your Apple Watch

  1. Be certain that your heart rate monitor is discoverable.
  2. Release the Settings app in your Apple Watch.
  3. Faucet on Bluetooth.
  4. Faucet at the identify of your tool beneath Well being Units when it sounds as if so as to pair it.

Up to date October 2016 to mirror adjustments in watchOS 3.


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