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Garmin vivosmart HR Makes a Fine Add On for the OPPO R9s

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Linking the highly compatible Garmin vivosmart HR with the latest OPPO R9s phone over Bluetooth is a breeze. But first you will need to download and install the Garmin Connect Mobile App from Google Play on the phone. If you need help, click here to see how to install this App and log into your Garmin account.

  

On the App, go to the Main Menu and select the Garmin Devices screen. If you have registered the Garmin vivosmart HR before, you should be able to see the Garmin device listed here. If not, select the '+' sign on the upper right to add it to your Garmin account. While we will assume that the Garmin device has been added before, at the same time, also check that your Bluetooth is turned on before pairing with the device.

  

 

You will need to fill in your personal details before starting the pairing process. On the Garmin vivosmart HR, press the button on the side to enter your settings and swipe with your finger until you see 'Bluetooth'. After selecting Bluetooth, swipe again until 'Pair Smartphone' appears and then tap on the screen.

  

When the App has found the Garmin device, quickly enter the number shown on the Garmin into the Device Setup on the App. Note that if the Garmin is already connected to another device, the App will ask you to reset device. Choose 'RESET' to continue with the device setup.

 

After setup is completed, you will be notified that the Garmin vivosmart HR and your OPPO R9s are now paired. Now you can start using the App by swiping left and right to browse your data. 

Use the MyFitnessPal app to keep track on your calorie goals and daily fitness regime. To sync information between Garmin Connect Mobile and MyFitnessPal, on the My Day screen, tap on Remaining or Consumed followed by Log Calories in MFP. If you already have MyFitnessPal, it will take you directly to the App or it will prompt you to install.

 

  

Once that is done, you can have fun working out with the visually appealing Garmin Connect Mobile App. 

  

The seamless process of connecting the Garmin vivosmart HR with the OPPO R9s lets you extend the functionality and control for the fitness band with the Garmin Connect Mobile App.

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