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ANT+ Heart Rate Monitor

If your heart-rate monitor is only compatible via ANT+ this article shows you how to connect your HRM to TrainerRoad.

Some common ANT+ heart-rate monitors include the Wahoo TICKR and the Garmin Heart Rate Monitor.

First, make sure you've read through this article on ANT+ Connectivity to make sure you have everything you need for an ANT+ connection with TrainerRoad.

If you need help pairing a Bluetooth heart-rate monitor, check out this article about Bluetooth heart-rate monitors.

Pairing your ANT+ Heart-Rate Monitor (Desktop)

  1. Plug-in your ANT+ USB Stick to your computer

  2. Open the Devices tab in the TrainerRoad app

  3. Make sure ANT+ is "On" in TrainerRoad's settings

  4. Make sure your Heart Rate Monitor is on and is sending data. For most HRMs, this is as simple as putting the device on.

  5. Once the HRM is on, you should see it show up in the "Devices" menu. Click on the heart rate monitor to begin pairing.

  6. Your heart-rate monitor is paired! 

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The search box will turn green and display your current heart rate once the device is paired.

Pairing your ANT+ Heart-Rate Monitor (Mobile)

  1. Make sure that ANT+ is "On"
  2. If ANT+ does not show as "On", double-check your ANT+ dongle and check your built-in ANT+ receiver (if your phone supports this function)
  3. Wear the HRM so it can start transmitting a signal
  4. Tap the heart rate device to initiate pairing
  5. Once the border turns green the device is successfully connected and you are ready to ride!

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Pairing your ANT+ Heart-Rate Monitor (Legacy)

  1. Plugin your ANT+ USB Stick
  2. Wear the HRM so it can transmit a signal
  3. Select "Pair" located next to the heart-rate monitor
  4. TrainerRoad will search for the heart-rate monitor
  5. Wait for TrainerRoad to find the heart-rate monitor
  6. Your heart-rate monitor is paired!

The search box will turn green and display your current heart rate once the device is paired.

Troubleshooting

  • Make sure you're wearing your HR monitor properly 
  • Wet the sensors to ensure a proper connection
  • Replace HR strap's batteries if need be

If you are having problems with your ANT signal, Check out our ANT+ USB Troubleshooting Article.

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