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Garmin Connect Mobile application

Last Updated: Aug 11, 2016 03:12PM EDT
Garmin VivoSmart HR can be paired with a supported mobile phone through the Garmin Connect Mobile application using Bluetooth. Once paired, activities from the device can be transferred wirelessly to Garmin Connect and viewed within the application or the website.

Below is the list of compatible devices:
Android:
  vívosmart® HR 
 
Android Mobile Phones
1-Google Nexus 4   
✓ 
Google Nexus 5 
Google Nexus 5X (H791)   
✓ 
Google Nexus 6       
✓ 
Google Nexus 6P (H1512)   
✓ 
Google Nexus 7       
✓ 
HTC One (M7)       
✓ 
HTC One (M8)       
✓ 
HTC One (M9)       
✓ 
HTC One (A9)       
✓ 
HTC One (M10)  ✓ 
HTC Butterfly S       
✓ 
LG Flex     
LG G3    
(Not compatible with Android 6.0) 
LG V10 H962       
✓ 
LG E988 Gpro       
✓ 
LG G3 Titan       
✓ 
LG G4 H815   
✓ 
LG G5 H860   
✓ 
2 Motorola RAZR M
Motorola Droid MAXX  
Motorola DROID Turbo
2
Motorola Moto G (1st Gen)
2
Motorola Moto G (2st Gen)
2
Motorola Moto X (1st Gen) *
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
2
Samsung Galaxy Note 3  
Samsung Galaxy Note 4  
Samsung Galaxy S3  
Samsung Galaxy S4  
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active  
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini *
Samsung Galaxy S5  
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active  
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini  
Samsung Galaxy S6  
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (SM- N9208)  
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (SM- G9287)  
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge+ (MS- G935FD)  
Samsung GALAXY J  
Samsung Galaxy A5 Duos
2
Sony Ericsson Xperia Z  
Sony Ericsson Xperia Z Ultra  
Sony Ericsson Xperia Z1 *
Sony Xperia Z2  
Sony Xperia Z3  
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
2
Sony Xperia ZR *
 
3 Sony XPERIA E1
 
ASUS Zenfone 2  
ASUS Zenfone 5  
ASUS Zenfone 6  
Meizu mx4  
Lenovo S960 VIBEX x
HUAWEI P8  
HUAWEI CRR_L09  
HUAWEI M100  
OPPO X9076  
OPPO X9009 *
XIAOMI 2  
XIAOMI 2S  
*
XIAOMI Note  
XIAOMI 3  
Sony XPERIA Z5  
 
* Special Notes:

1  - Pairing may timeout without finding the Garmin device, requiring additional attempts to pair Garmin devices. Once initial pairing has been completed connections between the device and this phone are stable.

2  - Garmin Connect Mobile may notify you that your phone or Garmin device need to be restarted when an unstable BLE connection occurs, or when the app cannot reconnect to a previously connected BLE device.

3 - Re-connection times between this phone and Garmin devices are longer than other Garmin device and phone combinations.

x - Device and phone combination did not pass our internal tests. The phone and device may work together, but will likely require regular Bluetooth troubleshooting.

* - Device and phone combination have not been tested.
Is your phone not listed? BCA and Garmin will attempt to keep this list up to date with the most popular Smartphones that feature Bluetooth Smart technology however it will be possible that a particular model may work but not be listed as compatible.

If your Smartphone is not listed above, it is possible for it to be compatible if it meets the following requirements:
          • Android 4.3 OS and above
          • Bluetooth 4.0 capable

iOS Devices:
  Vívosmart  HR 
Apple/iOS
Apple iphon e 4s   
 
Apple iphon e 5   
  ✓ 
Apple iphon e 5s   
  ✓ 
Apple iphon e 6   
  ✓ 
Apple iphon e 6s   
  ✓ 
Apple iphon e 6 plus   
  ✓ 
Apple iPad Pro   
  ✓ 
Apple iPad Air   
  ✓ 
Apple iPad Air 2   
  ✓ 
Apple iPad mini    
  ✓ 
Apple iPad mini 4   
  ✓ 
Apple iPhon e SE   
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* Special Notes:

 1  - Pairing may timeout without finding the Garmin device, requiring additional attempts to pair Garmin devices. Once initial pairing has been completed connections between the device and this phone are stable.

 2  - Garmin Connect Mobile may notify you that your phone or Garmin device need to be restarted when an unstable BLE connection occurs, or when the app cannot reconnect to a previously connected BLE device.

3 - Re-connection times between this phone and Garmin devices are longer than other Garmin device and phone combinations.
 
x - Device and phone combination did not pass our internal tests. The phone and device may work together, but will likely require regular Bluetooth troubleshooting.

* - Device and phone combination have not been tested.

Is your phone not listed? Garmin will attempt to keep this list up to date with the most popular Smartphones that feature Bluetooth Smart technology however it will be possible that a particular model may work but not be listed as compatible.

If your Smartphone is not listed above, it is possible for it to be compatible if it meets the following requirements:
• Bluetooth 4.0 capable

Windows Phones:
  Vívosmart  HR 
Window Phone
Nokia Lumia 635 
Nokia Lumia 640 
Nokia Lumia 640XL   
Nokia Lumia 830  ✓ 
Nokia Lumia 909 
Nokia Lumia 929Icon   
Nokia Lumia 930 
Nokia Lumia 950 
Nokia Lumia 950XL   
Nokia Lumia 1020       
✓ 
Nokia Lumia 1520   
✓ 
* Special Notes:

1  - Pairing may timeout without finding the Garmin device, requiring additional attempts to pair Garmin devices. Once initial pairing has been completed connections between the device and this phone are stable. 

2  - Garmin Connect Mobile may notify you that your phone or Garmin device need to be restarted when an unstable BLE connection occurs, or when the app cannot reconnect to a previously connected BLE device.

3 - Reconnection times between this phone and Garmin devices are longer than other Garmin device and phone combinations.

x - Device and phone combination did not pass our internal tests. The phone and device may work together, but will likely require regular Bluetooth troubleshooting.

* - Device and phone combination have not been tested.
 
Is your phone not listed? Garmin will attempt to keep this list up to date with the most popular Smartphones that feature Bluetooth Smart technology however it will be possible that a particular model may work but not be listed as compatible.

If your Smartphone is not listed above, it is possible for it to be compatible if it meets the following requirements:
          • Bluetooth 4.0 capable

 

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