Compatibility of Polar H6 / H7 Heart Rate Sensor

How do I measure heart rate with Polar H6 and Polar H7 heart rate sensor?

You need to have a mobile phone or other receiving device that fully supports Bluetooth Smart (Bluetooth 4.0) and its standardized heart rate service. At the moment we recommend only the following iOS and Android products.
 

iOS products (iOS 7 or later)

  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c,
  • iPod touch (5th generation)
  • iPad (3rd & 4th generation)
  • iPad mini
  • iPod Nano (7th generation)

Android products (Android 4.3 or later)

  • HTC One M8
  • HTC One Mini
  • HTC One
  • LG G2
  • LG Nexus 4
  • LG Nexus 5
  • Motorola Moto G
  • Motorola Moto X
  • Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Sony Xperia Z1
  • Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

- You can also use H7 with Polar heart rate monitor using GymLink data transfer, e.g. FT40, RS300X, CS400. See all compatible training computers from here.

Currently Polar H6 and Polar H7 are not compatible with Windows phones.

What application should I use?

Polar Beat is a great application we recommend for the H6 / H7 sensor. It's a training and exercise application that goes beyond just recording your workouts.
With it, you can PLAN your training before you get started, TRAIN at the right intensity, ANALYZE and understand your training session, and SHARE your results with friends.

Download Polar Beat at the Apple App Store.

Download Polar Beat at Google play.

Extra features can be purchased from the application.

Polar H7 can be purchased via Polar Beat application at Polar web shop or from a Polar retailer, if available in your country.

What about in-app purchases?

With in-app purchase you can step up your training with Polar Smart Coaching - Polar Smart Coaching feature: Energy Pointer
- Training benefit based training target.

Download Polar Beat at the Apple App Store. Extra features can be purchased from the application.

Polar H7 can be purchased via Polar Beat application from Polar web shop or from Polar retailer network, if available in your country.
 

Polar Beat cannot be installed to iPod Nano (7th generation)

iPad supports Polar Beat as iPhone application.

Are there other compatible applications?

Other than Polar Beat, the following applications seem to work together with H6 / H7:
  • Endomondo
  • Cardio Mapper
  • Runtastic
  • iSmooth Run

Check that your receiving device is compatible with the application.