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Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor

This article will show you how to set up TrainerRoad to record your heart-rate readings. This process applies whether you have your workout type set to Heart Rate or Power/VirtualPower.

The Wahoo TICKR is one of the most commonly used Bluetooth heart rate monitors with TrainerRoad. 

Do I have Bluetooth Smart?

Make sure you have everything you need for Bluetooth Smart connectivity with TrainerRoad.

Pairing a Bluetooth Smart Heart-Rate Monitor (Desktop)

Go to the Devices tab in the app and click on the HR monitor.


Once your HR monitor is bordered in green it is now paired!


Pairing a Bluetooth Smart Heart-Rate Monitor (Mobile)

Navigate to the Devices tab and ensure you have Bluetooth turned on


Tap on the heart rate monitor and wait for it to pair. Once the device has a green border you are connected and ready to go!



Pairing a Bluetooth Smart Heart-Rate Monitor

Go to the Devices tab in the app

Scroll down to the section for Bluetooth devices.

Click "Pair"

TrainerRoad will look for the HR monitor


Wait for TR to find the HR monitor.

Your HR monitor is now paired!

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


TrainerRoad not finding your heart rate monitor?

1. Make sure you're wearing your HR monitor properly.

2. Wet the strap sensors to ensure a proper connection.

3. Replace HR strap's batteries.

If your having problems with your Bluetooth, check out this article on troubleshooting Bluetooth

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