Pairing establishing a connection between two Bluetooth devices. It can be a complex process and the type of pairing can determine what possibilities are given to the connected device during day-to-day operation.
This describes types of pairing and how Gadgetbridge uses an auth key as a secret. Read more here.
Some device (Mi Bands, Amazfit watches and perhaps other brands too) from certain version of their firmware require server based pairing. For example Mi Band 3 does not require this. Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5 do require this. This means that for devices that require server base pairing you absolutely must use the original MiFit, Amzfit, Zepp or other official app to make the initial pairing, retrieve the pairing key and then use this key to pair with Gadgetbridge. Read more here.
Companion Device Management is a new Android way to establish entrusted connection between devices. It can be benefitial as this can provide better environment for Gadgetbridge to run in the background, launch activities from background - for example during the
Find my phone command. Read more here.
Pebble and Pebble2 related tips for the pairing process.
- Data Backup
- Permissions Explained
- Sports Activities Workouts
- Activity Sessions List
- Activity and Sleep Charts
- Heartrate measurement
- GPS recording of sports activities
- Integrating Sports Tracking apps with Gadgetbridge Sports Activities/Workouts
- Huami devices
- MyKronoz ZeTime
- Casio devices
- Fossil Hybrid HR
- How to Release
- Developer Documentation
- BT Protocol Reverse Engineering
- Support for a new Device
- New Device Tutorial
- Translating Gadgetbridge