Configuring Garmin vivofit

Oral Roberts University Online has partnered with vivofit from Garmin to integrate wearable technology into the whole person education.

Please refer to the below technology guides below to setup and configure your Garmin vivofit with your computer and/or mobile devices.

When using the vivofit for the first time, you must complete the following steps to set it up on either a computer or compatible movile device. Please check here to make sure that your device is compatible with Garmin vivofit.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)

vivofit is only compatible on select Apple products. Please check the compatibility list with Garmin here for your device.

  1. Place the iOS device within 10 ft. (3 m) of the vivofit.
  2. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the iOS device (see iOS device manual for details).
  3. On the iOS device, open the Garmin Connect Mobile application.
  4. Touch the Menu button (3 lines) located in the upper-left corner.
  5. Touch 'Devices'.
  6. Touch '+' in the upper-right corner.
  7. Touch 'Health & Fitness'.
  8. Touch 'vivofit'.
  9. Enter each field of required Personal Information.
  10. Allows the vivofit to learn your activity level and assign a personalized daily goal.
  11. Touch 'Next'.
  12. Press and Hold the device key on the vivofit until 'PAIR' appears.
  13. Touch 'Start' in the Garmin Connect Mobile application.
  14. Verify Passcode shown in app matches code shown on vivofit screen.
  15. Touch 'Yes'.
  16. Allow initial Syncing to complete.
  17. Touch 'Done'.

 


 

Android OS

vivofit is only compatible on select Android devices. Please check the compatibility list with Garmin here for your device.

  1. Place the Android device within 10 ft. (3 m) of the vivofit.
  2. Ensure that Bluetooth is enabled on the Android device (see Android device manual for details).
  3. On the Android device, open the Garmin Connect Mobile application.
  4. Touch the Menu button (3 lines) located in the upper-left corner.
  5. Touch 'Devices'.
  6. Touch '+' in the upper-right corner.
  7. Touch 'Health and Fitness'.
  8. Touch 'vivofit'.
  9. Enter each field of required Personal Information.
  10. Allows the vivofit to learn your activity level and assign a personalized daily goal.
  11. Touch 'Next'.
  12. Press and Hold the device key on the vivofit until 'PAIR' appears.
  13. Touch 'Start' in the Garmin Connect Mobile application.
  14. Verify Passcode shown in app matches code shown on vivofit screen.
  15. Touch 'Ok'.
  16. Allow initial Syncing to complete.
  17. Touch 'Done'.
  18. You have now successfully paired the Garmin Connect Mobile application with your vivofit

 


 

Windows OS

  1. Plug the wireless USB ANT Stick into an empty USB port.
  2. Follow the prompts on the screen to install the setup software.
  3. Turn on your vivofit device.
  4. Hold PAIR on the vivofit until you see PAIR appear on your computer screen.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to pair up your device.
  6. Go to www.GarminConnect.com/vivofit and choose download for Windows.
  7. Follow the prompts to install the Garmin Express software.

 


 

Mac OS

  1. Plug the wireless USB ANT Stick into an empty USB port.
  2. Follow the prompts on the screen to install the setup software.
  3. Turn on your vivofit device.
  4. Hold PAIR on the vivofit until you see PAIR appear on your computer screen.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to pair up your device.
  6. Go to www.GarminConnect.com/vivofit and choose download for Mac.
  7. Follow the prompts to install the Garmin Express software.