ECHO Watch Heart Rate Monitor 4+

Connect HR BPM over Bluetooth

Bred Ventures Inc

    • 4.4 • 3K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

Description

Unleash the full potential of your Apple Watch and take your workouts to thrilling new heights with ECHO.

ECHO magically turns your Apple Watch into a connectable Bluetooth heart rate monitor. Use ECHO to connect heart rate from your Apple Watch to any workout equipment or App that supports connecting a standard Bluetooth heart rate monitor.

**Discover HEART RATE ZONES Like a Boss**
No more guesswork – with Echo, you can effortlessly track your heart rate zones directly from your Apple Watch and iPhone, whether Bluetooth-connected or not! Harness the power of industry-leading Heart Rate Zone models from renowned fitness giants such as Orange Theory Fitness®, Peloton®, iFit®, Echelon®, NordicTrack®, American Heart Association®, and Fat Burn®.

And now, brace yourself for the ultimate game-changer: **CUSTOM ZONE MODELS**!
Don’t see a heart rate zone model you like? Tailor your fitness experience to match your custom zone model, all for no extra charge!

**Try It for FREE!**
Experience the magic of ECHO with 20-minute workouts absolutely free! Dive into the world of cutting-edge fitness technology without any commitment, and witness firsthand how ECHO can elevate your training to a whole new level.

**The ULTIMATE COMPANION for Your Workout Devices**
Experience true versatility as ECHO effortlessly connects your Apple Watch with a multitude of fitness Apps and devices, including Rogue Echo Bike V3, Peloton®, iFit®, Zwift®, Precor®, Life Fitness®, Echelon®, NordicTrack®, Bladez®, Wahoo®, and Schwinn®. Whether you're an indoor cycling enthusiast, a treadmill devotee, or an elliptical conqueror, ECHO has got your back, ensuring a seamless and immersive fitness journey.

**PRIVACY First, ALWAYS**
Rest assured; your privacy is our top priority. We value your trust and NEVER store, share, or sell ANY user information. Your data is sacred, and we treat it as such – with the utmost care and confidentiality.

**Seamless Integration with APPLE HEALTH**
ECHO requires access to Health to read your heart rate data from your Apple Watch. We want to emphasize that your heart rate data is never stored or shared. ECHO serves as a conduit, receiving heart rate data from Health and securely delivering it to your connected device – no more, no less.

ECHO can also (optionally) save workouts to Health so that you can fill your rings and smash your fitness goals!

**Unleash the Power of Your APPLE WATCH**
Don't miss out on this unparalleled fitness experience! To dive into the world of ECHO, all you need is a connected Apple Watch, Series 3 or newer. Say goodbye to the limitations and inconvenience of chest straps and armbands and embrace the endless possibilities of the Apple Watch for heart rate and Zone Training.

**Non-compatible Devices**

GARMIN bike computers and Rogue Echo V2 bikes are not compatible with this app.



**Disclaimer: A Product of PK Fitness Apps**
We're proud to be an independent app company dedicated to delivering excellence in fitness technology. Please note that our products are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, any of the following companies: Orange Theory Fitness®, Peloton®, iFit®, Zwift®, Precor®, Life Fitness®, Pro-Form®, Echelon®, NordicTrack®, Bladez®, Schwinn®, Wahoo®, American Heart Association®.

What’s New

Version 5.4.7

Added a warning when the Health permission for heart rate has not been enabled.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
3K Ratings

3K Ratings

Matty2L ,

Just What I Was Looking For

I use a Garmin head unit on my mountain bike for tracking all my rides. I’m also a huge data geek and have power meters, speed, and cadence sensors on both of my mountain bikes and my road bike. I also love collecting HR data, but I can’t stand wearing the chest strap, so having an app that allows me to use my Apple Watch Ultra as an external HR monitor is awesome.

Most of the time, this works great, but for some odd reason, I’ll occasionally look down at my Garmin and realize it’s not getting any HR data. I’ll then open up my phone and notice that the app has closed out on its own. Restarting the app immediately reconnects it to my Garmin. This will typically happen once per hour at most (and not necessarily every ride), but on one ride last week, it disconnected 3 times in one hour.

From what I’ve read in the reviews on other comparable apps, this one seems to be the most reliable (not sure why there are so many connection issues with HR apps), but if they could get it to stop crashing, this would be 5 stars all the way.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the review.

I suspect the app is not crashing but rather stopping the workout sessions on the watch which stops the app. If it were crashing, we would see crash logs and we're not seeing any crash logs.

Reach out to us at support@pkfitness.com. Let's see if we can get this fixed for you.

GeekyDragonfly ,

Loving this app!!!

I’ve been using this app for a couple of weeks now and really love the convenience of not having to wear a chest strap to track my heart rate. The ease of just pressing a button to connect and start syncing my heart rate from my Apple Watch to my Nordictrack treadmill is a dream come true!! Thank you for developing it!!

I love that it keeps my workout data if my watch dies during a workout. My watch will sync it to my phone once it recharges.

My only issue is that I lose my workout data if I forget to stop it before I start another workout in another app that uses my watch. For instance, I usually do a mindful cooldown in Apple Fitness+ after my workout. If I don’t stop my Echo app before starting the mindful cooldown, the Echo is “interrupted” and will stop (to allow the Apple Fitness+ to take over), which is fine, but it should stop at that point and post my workout data, not lose it altogether. This has happened multiple times, so I am certain it’s not a fluke. You’d think, after so many times of losing my workout data, I’d remember to stop the echo app before starting another workout, but I guess I’m just too tired to think through that many steps. I hope the developers see this and fix it so I will stop losing my echo workout data. Surely others have noticed the same issue?

Developer Response ,

Hey there GeekyDragonfly, appreciate the detailed review and kind words about the app.

Regarding the interrupted workout, Apple only allows a single workout app to run on the watch at any given time. If you start another workout on your watch when Echo is running, it's going to kill it.

However, you should not be losing your workout, it should simply end it. Can you reach out to use at support@pkfitness.com when you have a minute to discuss this?

jsampsell ,

Easy peasy!

We purchased a treadmill in January of 2021 that has BLE heart rate monitor capabilities. After doing some research, I ran across a number of positive reviews for the ECHO app. When I first got the app, the brand of treadmill that we bought wasn’t listed in the available manufacturer list but I tried each one just to see if any may end up working. Sure enough, one of them worked and I emailed the ECHO team to share what I found to work. Figured it would benefit other users. Within a week, the app was updated and the brand of my treadmill was listed and worked perfectly. I’m not naïve enough to think that my email was what added my brand to the list but it just showed that they had already been working on updating the app. They even reached out to me a while after just to see if things were still working right. They certainly have. I have a series 6 watch, non-cellular, and an iPhone 11 Pro Max. Everything has worked flawlessly for about three months now. I definitely recommend the ECHO app if you have a BLE capable treadmill.

Developer Response ,

We love that! Thanks for trying on a new treadmill brand and providing us with the information so that we can add it for other users!

App Privacy

The developer, Bred Ventures Inc, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

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