******NOTE: SUPPORT FOR OLDER SCOSCHE myTrek and the original Rhythm is being discontinued in July, 2016 ******
If you are using an old-school Scosche Rhythm / myTrek using traditional bluetooth, Scosche stopped supporting them a while ago. Since the bluetooth classic monitors have been discontinued by Scosche, the SDK has not been updated in order for the monitors to work on iOS 9 and Android OS 5. This meant we could no longer support Scosche’s MyTrek and Rhythm Pulse monitor. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, and please see below for options on Android and iOS devices.
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However, you can download and install older versions of the Android app – iRunner or iCardio. The last version with support was v3.31 and here are the links below:
Once you have the file, you can uninstall the newer version of the app from your device, and copy the older APK file you found to the phone or tablet. If you tap on the links above on the device, it should install automatically.
If not, copy the file to either a new folder, or the existing Download folder. Then, you’ll need to find the file on your Android device (with a File Explorer app or similar), at which point you can tap on it and install it. Note that you will need to tick the box somewhere in your device’s settings menu to allow the installation of apps from “unknown sources”. Most but not all Android devices have this option.
For iOS users, there is only a limited time left to download a compatible app – as soon and the next release goes live in Apple iTunes it will no longer have support for these older heart rate monitors. iCardio no longer supports them, so you would have to download iRunner or iBiker, which are older versions. But remember not to allow automatic upgrades or the next update to those apps will no longer support the old app!
Turn off automatic updates:
For all compatibility, please view here:
We hope that helps!
Pairing your Android with the Scosche Rhythm or myTrek:
The beginning of every great story has an introduction. Well Android users, prepare to be introduced to the device that will change your life, the Scosche Rhythm. Learn how to Pair your Scosche myTREK or Rhythm with Fitdigits on the Android, and re-write your life story to include a happier and healthier you!
First, put on your Scosche sensor. Make sure your alignment is correct:
Next, turn on the Bluetooth settings in the iPhone and pair the Scosche sensor.
1. Go to your Android Settings
2. Tap Wireless & Network
3. Tap Bluetooth Settings
4. Make Sure Bluetooth is ON. If ON, tap Scan Devices
5. Your Heart Rate Belt should appear as “Scosche myTREK” below “Bluetooth devices”. Tap to pair
6. Your Scosche will now be paired. To delete a pairing, tap and and hold the Scosche sensor, and choose to unpair
7. Open your Fitdigits app and go to Settings -> My Sensors, and tap Heart so the check is orange
8. Choose Scosche from the menu that comes up
9. You will be taken back to the “Bluetooth devices” screen. Tap on Scosche and you are paired.
Start a workout, and you are ready to take this relationship to a whole new level!