Pairing the ELEMNT BOLT to the Companion App


  1. Remove from packaging.
  2. Turn on by pressing the power button located on the left side of the device. After first time loading, a QR code will be displayed.You are now ready to start setting up the ELEMNT Bolt with the companion app on your smartphone.

NOTE: Although the ELEMNT Bolt ships with approximately 50% charge, for best results, it is recommended that the device be charged fully before performing your first workout.

Pairing the ELEMNT Bolt to your Android smartphone:

  1. Download the companion app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Open the companion app & watch the introductory welcome video or skip to continue. Make sure you have bluetooth turned on.
  3. Select “Start” to proceed with pairing the companion app to your ELEMNT Bolt.
  4. If not turned on already, turn your ELEMNT Bolt on by pressing the button located on the left hand side of the device.
  5. Pair your ELEMNT Bolt with your smartphone by scanning the QR code displayed on the ELEMNT Bolt. (Simply place the ELEMNT Bolt in front of your phone camera.) NOTE: The companion app requires access to the camera in order to scan the QR code. Please enable access to the camera when prompted.
  6. The companion app will now display the login page. Log in by signing up to the Wahoo Fitness Cloud or use your Facebook login to proceed. NOTE: Log in is necessary to back up your data and sync between devices. This step can be skipped, but will be required in order to view your data on other devices.
  7. Connect the ELEMNT Bolt to a wifi network to enable essential services such as update of your device, upload rides, download maps & load routes.
  8. Log in to your favorite fitness sites and ELEMNT Bolt will automatically upload your rides over wifi. Alternatively, select Next and add these later.
  9. Complete a basic profile to be used with the ELEMNT Bolt. This information will be used to calculate metrics such as calories and HR zones.
  10. Enable Live View if desired to allow you to see other riders on the ELEMNT Bolt and allows them to see you. Additionally, you can also share a link with family and friends to view your location online.
  11. If you choose to enable Live View, you can also automatically share your location with others. Add recipients via email to continue or select Next.

After initial installation, the ELEMNT Bolt will perform a step-by-step tour. Read up on how to use or select “Skip tour” to exit. Your ELEMNT Bolt is now set up and ready for action.