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Blood Pressure Cuff Manual (iOS)

Some versions of the Noom app allow you to measure and record blood pressure readings using a blood pressure cuff. Your blood pressure cuff should’ve come with instructions on how to pair it with the app, but if you didn’t receive these instructions, you can follow the steps below. 

  1. Download Noom
    If you haven’t done so already, download the Noom app from the App Store.
  2. Unfold the cuff into a loop
    When you take the monitor out of the box it will be folded in half. Open the monitor by unfolding the Velcro to create one big loop.
    Note: Your blood pressure cuff must be charged for at least an hour out of the box.
  3. Put the cuff on your arm
    Make sure you put your hand through the loop with the blue arrow pointing toward your hand and the red arrow pointing toward your shoulder.
  4. Tighten the cuff
    Tighten the monitor by pulling on the strap until it’s tight. When you close it with the Velcro, make sure you can still fit two fingertips between the strap and your arm under the red arrow.
    Note: The measurement can’t be done on a sleeve, so make sure the monitor is directly on your skin.
    BP cuff steps 3 & 4
  5. Sit down comfortably
    Sit down with your feet flat on the floor without crossing your legs.
  6. Put your arm on a table
    Place your hand in front of you on a table with your palm facing the ceiling.
    BP cuff steps 5 & 6
  7. Track more progress
    Open the app and tap the Track more progress card at the bottom of the home screen.
  8. Take your blood pressure
    Tap Take blood pressure.
    BP cuff steps 7 & 8
  9. If Bluetooth isn’t turned on: 
    a) Tap Open Settings
    b) Tap Settings
    BP cuff steps 7 & 8
  10. Tap the toggle
    a) Tap the Bluetooth toggle to turn on Bluetooth. If you’re seeing green, that means the toggle is turned to the On position.
    Exit settings
    b) Press the home button to exit Settings.
    BP cuff step 10
  11. Return to the app
    Tap the Noom icon to reenter the app.
  12. Make sure the blue light on the cuff is blinking
    a) If it’s not blinking, press and hold the orange button on your cuff for 3 seconds until the blue light starts blinking. Then, tap Next. Pair your cuff with Noom
    b) Tap your device name (it will begin with BP5). It may take a moment to show up on the screen.
    Note: If you still don’t see your BP5 device in the accessory list, make sure your cuff is turned on, as indicated by the blinking blue light.
    BP cuff step 12
  13. Double-check your cuff
    a) Make sure that your cuff is properly positioned on your arm and tap Next. Follow the tips for getting an accurate reading.
    b) Tap Start to begin measuring your blood pressure.
    BP cuff step 12 & 13
  14. Your cuff should now inflate
    If you’re having technical issues, please contact your Noom Coaches or reach out to our Support Team using our Contact Support Form.