Keeps bothering me about granting access to notifications and calendar permission (which I have no intention to do for ANY app), every half an hour or so. I turned off anything notification related in app settings, but didn't help. According to Android guidelines an application should be able to work without unnecessary permissions in best possible way.
Update: Most recent update has made it unable to sync with my VivoActiveHR. It's been 3 days now and no new activity shows on my app. I've uninstalled and reinstalled a couple times, so pretty disappointed. Hope it will be fixed asap. Plenty of helpful info to aide marathon training, which enhances each run. Not gonna make or break my runs, but offers convenient feedback to improve performance. Easy to use and quick to sync, otherwise it wouldn't be worth it
Needs more/better/consistent pairing with other apps. I bike a lot but use my Garmin as an activity tracker, and love the range of "activities" (sleep, cycling, calories), however since I don't have a "compatible device" and rely on apps and phone tracking alone, I have to manually put in ALL of my biking information. When that is the case, and biking is a huge portion of your caloric output, AND it takes forever to input, and is not always necessarily accurate....it makes me less likely to use it at all.
When my Fitbit but the dust after less than a year, I decided to advance to a Garmin as in a Garmin fan in general. Good move and one of the reasons I like it is the app. It connects with a lot of different products and I love the options for adding watch apps and such. I do think the app itself could be a little more straightforward, but overall very good.
Love the app. I pair it with MyFitnessPal and keep track of everything I eat and everything I burn off. Sometimes I have difficulty getting the device to connect to my phone and the app. It's supposed to automatically, and sometimes I have to restart my phone before it will connect. But all-in-all, I love it, and am really glad I bought the Garmin vivosmart HR and downloaded these apps!
Switched over from my fitbit today to my new vivosmart hr+ and I have a couple things to say about the differences. Number one they need to add heart rate to one of the pages for the app. I really like how fitbit displays your heart rate for the day and its a simple add for garmin. Number 2 would be to add a sport mode instead of other such as basketball for example. Update: App has come a long way but still needs sport modes
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