Set up Movesense Device

This article will take you through the steps of setting up the Movesense device and linking it to your Labfront project.

Setting Up Your Movesense Device

Before linking the Movesense device to your project, make sure your phone's Bluetooth is on and the Movesense is ready to connect. 

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To "wake up" the device, touch the two metal connectors at the back. When the red LED flashes, the device is ready to connect.

  1. Open the Labfront Companion app to enter the project you're connected to. If you haven't yet downloaded the app and joined a study, follow the steps outlined here.
  2. You will see Movesense at the top of your screen. Click Start > Get Started. The app will search for the device.
  3. The paired device should show up during the scan. Select your device by checking the 12-digit serial number on the back.  Then click Link Device.
  4. Pair the device.

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You can also pair a device through the Labfront Companion Settings.
  1. Select gear icon Settings
  2. Devices > Movesense > Pair Device

Congratulations, you're all set 🎉! 

Now that the setup process is complete, participants will only need to open the Labfront Companion app to complete Movesense Tasks created by the researcher. 
If pairing is unsuccessful, follow the steps highlighted in the app, and if all else fails, reach out to


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