Hardware & Firmware

How does background syncing work with Android?
Biostrap can sync data while the app is in the background, but Android has a few requirements for that to happen.  Android MUST allow Biostrap to run in...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
What kind of processor is used?
The Biostrap uses Cypress ARM Cortex-M0, with integrated bluetooth.
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
Why does Biostrap ask for voice permissions?
Biostrap asks for voice permissions to enable two features: Weight lifting tracker - You can  tell the Biostrap app the amount of weight you have lift...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
Do I have to be on my phone all the time to use Biostrap?
No, you don't need your phone on you all the time to collect data from your Biostrap! You can go a full day without having your phone nearby to sync t...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
Is Biostrap waterproof? Can I swim with it?
The Biostrap is not waterproof, and we do not recommend swimming or showering with it at this time.
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
Does Biostrap have GPS?
Biostrap is able to gather location data from your phone, and not the wristband device. We give you the option to map your activity with the phone GPS when...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
How do I update my firmware?
To update the firmware on your wristband device, please: Go to Settings in the Biostrap app Click the Wristband icon block   Click Update It sh...
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
How do I reset the wristband device?
To reset your wristband device, please go to: Settings > click Wristband icon on top left > Click Reset  
Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 10:47 PM
What kind of device do I need to access the Biostrap app?
Biostrap wristband and shoepod devices are compatible with select iOS and Android devices, including the following at oldest: iOS – iPhone 4s, 5,...
Tue, Feb 9, 2021 at 8:15 AM