1.82K reviews
Content rating
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image
Screenshot image

About this app

Staying connected with your life and your friends - smart connectivity means this is also possible while cycling. The Bosch SmartphoneHub and COBI.Bike app connect your eBike to your digital world.

***Important note: this app works only in combination with the Bosch SmartphoneHub and COBI.Bike hardware (for eBikes and conventional bikes) and requires Android 6 or higher.***


The COBI.Bike system connects your bike with your digital world. Our product provides smart features to your bike and intelligent assistance using the smartphone. The result: more safety, comfort and fun on any cycling route.


The dashboard gives you quick access to speed, weather, fitness and performance info in a beautiful interface.


All the control you'd expect, with the simplicity of a thumb controller. Start, stop and pause your tunes with intuitive thumb presses. It works with all your media apps too – from Spotify to podcasts.


Make a quick call by selecting a contact using the thumb controller. You can also answer calls without letting go of the handlebars, which means no more risky phone action while riding.


With Help Connect you enjoy a premium function of the COBI.Bike app for more safety while eBiking. This provides you, as a pedelec rider, with a digital companion that alerts a trained service team in case of an emergency. The smartphone app uses an intelligent algorithm to recognize that the eBiker has fallen, and how bad the accident was.

IMPORTANT: Available for eBikes with SmartphoneHub and COBI.Bike and for German SIM cards only. Please note that the Smartphone must be mounted onto your SmartphoneHub or COBI.Bike.

To use Help Connect with your SmartphoneHub, please update to the latest firmware version. To find out how to update the software on your device, click here: https://www.bosch-ebike.com/en/service/faq/how-is-cobibike-software-updated/


The system integrates with Bluetooth sensors to display important data like heart rate zone and cadence – directly on the dashboard. You can automatically track your rides with Google Fit, Strava and komoot as well.


Even if you don't look at your phone, the optional voice feedback gives you confidence when navigating through the app, including turn-by-turn navigation commands.


The blazing fast route selection begins with a tap on the home screen. It takes your current bike location into account, which means setting up the perfect route is done in just three steps. You can choose between fastest, shortest and quietest route. Connect your komoot account to extend the best connected biking system with the best tour planning experience.


For optimal bike route guidance the app offers a full-size navigation with turn-by-turn voice feedback – based on OpenStreetMap (OSM). Global offline maps included.

Working with the world's best data providers, you get a minute precise, hyper-local weather forecast for your ride, indicating chances of rain, felt temperature and other important weather conditions.


Complete your and your bike's profile and choose your favourite interface color to customize your ride experience.


The app features are continually evolving. In addition wireless hub firmware-upgrades keep the hardware functions up-to-date.

So that you always have access to the latest features and improvements, we recommend that you update your app, COBI.Bike or SmartphoneHub to the latest software version.

To find out how to update the software on your device, please refer to our FAQ under bosch-ebike.com/FAQ

To ensure that all features are fully functioning and to receive full support, the eBike Connect app for Android must be downloaded from the official Google Play Store.
Updated on
Jul 24, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, App activity and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Personal info
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

1.79K reviews
Bruce Crist
May 20, 2023
For the most part, this is a good App. It does take some trial and error to find your way around, but it all seems to work OK. While the mapping feature found some nice bike friendly shortcuts I wasn't aware of, it is EXTREMELY difficult to view roads and trails as these lines are white on a mostly white background. Also, it would be helpful to view the remaining battery percentage.
1 person found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?
Robert Bosch GmbH
May 22, 2023
Thank you for your feedback, Bruce Crist. We are working on improvements and aim at increasing your satisfaction with the upcoming releases. Your Bosch eBike Team
Ryan Jorgensen
March 24, 2022
I find the interface confusing at times and don't like it when an app tries to protect me by disabling certain features unless I come to a complete stop. The navigation has been frustrating at times, putting me in Germany rather than where I am (in the US), although this hasn't happened in several months. I still appreciate having this app as my bike interface, rather than the simple LCD display on my bike.
3 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?
Robert Bosch GmbH
March 24, 2022
Hi Ryan. Thank you for your detailed feedback - we appreciate it and are working on improving our products. Please note that the described problem with navigation is caused if GPS coordinates cannot be retrieved and no last known location has been saved. Your Bosch eBike Team
Ken Levin
April 2, 2022
The latest version of this app no longer uploads power or heart rate data to Strava, at least with my phone and bike. This system is long on promise and short on delivery. For instance, to plan a route, I must do it in Komoot, then link and upload to cobi.bike. But even then, if I'm in the fitness screen, navigation goes on pause. It's OK for basics, but lacking in flexibility or customization.
2 people found this review helpful
Did you find this helpful?
Robert Bosch GmbH
April 4, 2022
Hi Ken. Thanks for your feedback and suggestions for improvement. We are already working on a solution for the problem with missing values after syncing to Strava. Thank you for your patience. Your Bosch eBike Team

What's new

We have made a number of minor bug fixes and some structural and layout improvements.