This article introduces you to your new BodyTrace Scale and provides high-level details on some best practices to ensure optimal use and consistent results. For more information, please refer to the user manual included.
Setting Up your Scale
Good news - the scale is ready to use right out of the box! Simply insert the batteries and place your scale on a hard, flat surface. Placing the scale on a soft surface (such as carpet) will not yield accurate results.
Perform a Weigh-In
Step on the scale and remain still. The scale will turn on and display your weight. Your weight will flash to confirm the capture - step off the scale to begin the transmission process.
When the transmission begins, the display will show dashes going around, indicating the progress of the transmission:
When the transmission is successful, you will see a box:
Please allow up to 10 minutes for the reading to appear in the Vida app.
Here are some helpful tips to ensure accurate readings and connectivity for your scale:
- Place the scale on a hard flat surface.
- Keep the scale in the same place. If you move it, it may impact calibration. If the scale is moved and you find that your next weigh-in isn’t accurate, follow the steps in this article to recalibrate your scale.
- If possible, place your scale near a window to promote a stronger reception.
- Do NOT allow others to use your scale. The scale is provisioned for your use only. Any readings from others weighing in will reflect in your Vida App.