Can I use my own fitness tracker?

We understand that there are those who would like to use their own fitness tracker. Global Challenge's award-winning site accepts step and sleep data from a variety of third-party fitness trackers.

In general, you should be able to connect a FITBIT®, Garmin, Microsoft Band or Misfit account via the Devices page of the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge website.

Apple HealthKit accounts can be connected via the 'My Device' page on the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge app.

We currently support the following devices (please note, more devices may have been added since this list was updated):

  • Apple Watch (Sleep not supported)(connect via the app)
  • FITBIT® Alta
  • FITBIT® Alta HR
  • FITBIT® App and Webportal
  • FITBIT® Blaze 
  • FITBIT® Charge
  • FITBIT® Charge HR 
  • FITBIT® Charge 2
  • FITBIT® Flex
  • FITBIT® Flex 2
  • FITBIT® Force 
  • FITBIT® One 
  • FITBIT® Surge 
  • FITBIT® Ultra
  • FITBIT® Zip Tracker (Sleep not supported)
  • Garmin Approach® S20
  • Garmin Approach® X40
  • Garmin D2™ Bravo
  • Garmin Connect™ App
  • Garmin epix™
  • Garmin fēnix® 3
  • Garmin fēnix® 3 HR
  • Garmin fēnix® 5
  • Garmin Forerunner® 15 (Sleep not supported)
  • Garmin Forerunner® 225
  • Garmin Forerunner® 230
  • Garmin Forerunner® 235
  • Garmin Forerunner® 25 (Sleep not supported)
  • Garmin Forerunner® 630
  • Garmin Forerunner® 735XT
  • Garmin Forerunner® 920XT
  • Garmin Forerunner® 35
  • Garmin Forerunner® 935
  • Garmin quatix® 3
  • Garmin tactix® Bravo
  • Garmin vívoactive®
  • Garmin vívoactive® HR
  • Garmin vívofit®
  • Garmin vívofit® 2
  • Garmin vívofit® 3
  • Garmin vivomove®
  • Garmin vivoki® (Sleep not supported)
  • Garmin vívosmart®
  • Garmin vívosmart® HR
  • Garmin vívosmart® HR+
  • Garmin vivosmart® 3
  • Google Fit (Sleep not supported)(connect via the app)
  • Microsoft Band
  • Microsoft Band 2
  • Misfit Flare
  • Misfit Flash
  • Misfit Ray
  • Misfit Phase
  • Misfit Shine
  • Misfit Shine 2
  • Misfit Shine 2 Swimmer's Edition
  • Misfit Vapor

As well as the devices which you can sync automatically, the below devices have been tested for accuracy against the Pulse and you can enter daily steps recorded on these devices manually into the 'step entry' page:

  • LifeTrak™: Zone C410, Move C300, Core C200
  • Withings: Pulse
  • Striiv: Smart, Play
  • Omron: HJA-300-EK, HJA-300-EY

If you have any further questions regarding fitness trackers, please let us know.

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