How to Pair Bluetooth Devices to a Polar M200

Introduction

The Polar M200 is a waterproof running watch with wrist-based heart rate, integrated GPS and 24/7 activity tracking.

This guide will guide you through the pairing process with your Polar M200 fitness tracker.
Multiple Polar M200 devices in various colors.

? What kind of device would you like to pair with your Polar M200?

  1. Mobile Device
  2. Heart Rate Sensor
  3. Polar Balance Scale

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The Polar M200 is a waterproof running watch with wrist-based heart rate, integrated GPS and 24/7 activity tracking.

This guide will guide you through the pairing process with your Polar M200 fitness tracker.
Multiple Polar M200 devices in various colors.

Your Polar Fitness Tracker can be setup using your smartphone or tablet.

  • On your phone or tablet, this guide will help you make sure Bluetooth is enabled, the app is installed, and guide you through first-time setup.Multiple Polar product offerings and mobile devices displaying the Polar Flow app.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
  1. Launch the Play Store on your mobile device.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Tap in the search box at the top of the screen.
    Google Play Store with Search bar highlighted.
  3. Search for "polar flow" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in Google Play search.
  4. Tap Install and then Open to use it.
    Install button highlighted in Play Store for found app.
  1. Launch the Polar Flow App.
    Polar flow app icon
  2. Select Get Started.
    polar flow app welcome page
  3. Sign in with an existing Polar account or select Create Account to create a new Polar account to log into.
    Polar flow app sign in page
  4. Once you are logged in, you will be prompted to add a device to the Polar Flow app. Ensure Bluetooth is turned ON on your mobile device, and make sure you are near your Polar device (within 10 feet).
    polar flow app add device
  5. Once your mobile device has found your Polar device, follow the on-screen instructions to complete pairing your Polar device with your mobile device.
  6. You should now be at your main/home screen of the Polar Flow app. Congratulations! Your Polar device will now begin synchronizing with the Polar Flow app automatically when it is in range of your mobile device.
    polar flow app home screen
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.
  1. Launch the App Store on your mobile device.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Tap Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Search for "Polar Flow" and tap on the found app.
    Keyword highlighted in App Store search.
  4. Tap Get and Install, then Open to use it.
    Get button highlighted in App Store for found app.

When you're wearing a Polar Bluetooth Smart heart rate sensor that's paired with your M200, the M200 does not measure heart rate from the wrist.

To pair a Polar heart rate sensor with your M200, do the following:

  1. Wear the moistened heart rate sensor as instructed in the heart rate sensor user manual.
    Moistening the heart rate sensor pads. Illustration.
     
  2. The M200 only has 2 buttons - a Left button and a Right button. Press the Right button until you see Settings. Then, press and hold the Right button to enter that menu.
    Polar M200 device displaying the settings option on-screen.

  3. Press the Right button until you see Pair & sync. Then, press and hold the Right button to select it.
    Polar M200 device displaying the pair and sync option on-screen.

  4. Press the Right button until you see Pair & sync devices. Then, press and hold the Right button to select it.
  5. Your M200 will begin searching for an available device. Bring your Heart Rate sensor close enough to touch the M200.
  6. Pairing will begin to display on-screen once your M200 has located the Heart Rate sensor.
    Polar M200 device attempting to pair, displaying pairing on-screen.

  7. Completed will display after the pairing process is complete.

To pair a Polar Balance scale with your M200, do the following:

  1. The M200 only has 2 buttons - a Left button and a Right button. Press the Right button until you see Settings. Then, press and hold the Right button to enter that menu.
    Polar M200 device displaying the settings option on-screen.

  2. Press the Right button until you see Pair & sync. Then, press and hold the Right button to select it.
    Polar M200 device displaying the pair and sync option on-screen.

  3. Press the Right button until you see Pair & sync devices. Then, press and hold the Right button to select it.
  4. M200 starts searching for your scale. Searching is displayed on the M200.
    Polar M200 device searching for a device to pair with.

  5. Step on the scale. The scale display shows your weight.
  6. After a beep sound, the Bluetooth icon on the scale display starts flashing, meaning that the connection is now on.
    Polar scale highlighting the Bluetooth icon on the display.

  7. Your Polar fitness tracker will attempt to connect to the scale once it is within range.
    Polar device attemptig to connect to a Polar scale.

  8. Once complete, it will begin recording your weight as you use your scale.
    Polar device displaying captured information from the Polar scale on-screen.

The scale can be paired with 7 different Polar devices. When the number of paired devices exceeds 7, the first pairing will be removed and replaced.

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