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Firmware Update Instructions - Android

Below are step-by-step instructions for how to update the firmware on your Over the Air (OTA) capable CycleOps product via Bluetooth using CycleOps VirtualTraining installed on your Android Tablet/Mobile device.

  1. Download and install CycleOps VirtualTraining from the Google Play store.


  2. Before continuing, ensure that you have the Bluetooth on your Tablet/Mobile device turned on.


  3. Open the VirtualTraining Application.
    open the application


  4. Log in to VirtualTraining. Don’t have a login? Click Signup to create a free account.
    sign up to create a free account


  5. Open the Menu
    open the menu


  6. Tap Settings
    tap settings


  7. Tap Virtual Bike
    tap virtual bike


  8. Tap Select to choose your type of trainer.
    tap select


  9. In this example, we are updating the Firmware on a Magnus trainer, so we selected CycleOps Magnus.
    select the Magnus


  10. VirtualTraining will now begin searching for your device, ensure that it’s plugged in and transmitting now. This may require you to pedal the bike to ensure your trainer is awake.
    searching for your device


  11. Once your device is found it’ll show up as connected.

    IMPORTANT: Make sure the sensor has the Bluetooth icon next to it, not the ANT+ icon.


  12. Now tap the connected device to continue.
    tap the device


  13. This screen displays device information and will let you know if you have a firmware update available. If an update is available for your device tap Update Available.
    device information


  14. You will see a list of all the changes the firmware update will apply. Tap Update Firmware to begin the update.
    Update firmware


  15. Sit back and let the magic happen. It’s important that during the update that you not exit the VirtualTraining app or power off your tablet/mobile device.
    Magic happening


  16. Success!!
    Success


  17. Once completed the detail screen will now show that the firmware is up to date.
    Detail screen

** Please note that the most trainers have sleep timers, so be sure that your device has not fallen asleep by pedaling the bike to ensure it's awake before starting the update.

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