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    Chris

    Hello Everyone!

     
    We thank you for casting your vote, and it is our pleasure to announce that the grand winner of our feature requests poll is Sleep Enhancements!
     
    We are thrilled to share that our data acquisition process has already begun, and if everything goes according to plan, our new Sleep Monitoring Algorithm will be implemented within 12 months.
     
    Once again, thanks for your participation!
     
    Happy posting,
    Chris 
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    ljungbaeck

    The idle-reminder, if you've been sitting down for too long, it would be nice to get an vibrating alarm to go move around for a bit. I've had it in previous activity trackers, it's an awesome feature, set between which hours and days it should remind you and as soon as you stop moving, set the timer for a reminder in 60 min or so. 

    This would make the watch perfect!

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    josh

    Vibration setting:  I’d appreciate it if there were a way to adjust the strength of the vibration.  Right now I think it’s too weak.

    Hands: how about a little color on the tips of the hands on the regular model so it’s easier to see them (I think you already do this on the Sport model).

    Always-On Display: How about an option where you can leave the date or time on the display showing constantly?  I recognize that this may drain the battery faster, but it could nonetheless be an option for people to choose.

    Thanks for asking for our feedback!

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    andrew.q.do

    1) Reliability 'feature': watch and software that stops disconnecting and requiring me to open the app to check if it's connected.

    2) Flick to display time: Used in Pebble watches, you can flick your wrist to activate the display. You then don't have to press the button on your watch or reach for phone in pocket. Particularly useful in the dark.

    2b) glow in the dark hands

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    maria.tancu

    Considering the watch can track sleep,cant it be more accurate? I cant believe i sleep so shallow...

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    otorrisi

    how about include a finding my phone (from my watch) andalso find my watch (from the app).

     

    Best Regards

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    zafislam9

    Find my watch another great feature that is missing. Add to the list
    Regards...

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    damiandb

    Fixing the Strava integration is the main point for me.

    Find my phone would be good too. I'd also like the ability to replace the watch glass when I eventually break it. This should not be a disposable item.

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    chrisnewton3535

    just make the vibration a bit more customisable...be nice to make it go longer so we dont miss notifications etc

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    maria.tancu

    Can you please adjust the step counter to track also small trips of 5-10 steps? I have also an o2 and that one tracks them, without confusing these with brushing teeth for example. I had almost 500 steps difference between the two devices in only one day...

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    damiandb

    Might Withings include VO2 max estimation for cycling and possibly other activities also? I felt a little cheated when, having bought a watch that claimed VO2 estimation, I discovered that was only for runners. My last medical included VO2 max measurement on an exercise bike, so it surely can't be hard to include functionality for cyclists?

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    pieterdoms

    Invest in your Customer Service department io adding new features.. Worst I have ever encountered. 

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    tim.carapiet

    Would like to see two lines of notification, change scroll speed (faster) and notification history. Thanks!

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    davorc

    Please add an interval timer feature. Let say, we can setup an interval scheme on our mobile phones and transfer it to the watch.

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    thegodswan

    Glad to see you included the stopwatch feature in the list: not having it on the Steel HR Sport is odd.

     

    It would also be useful to be able to set alarms from the watch for reminders.

    Or, if not from the watch itself, at least from inside the app with much more ease (or maybe setting countdowns).

     

    To me the watch is nice, but for the moment I'm not sure it's offering me such features that would make me think it was useful to buy it. Ok sleep analysis and HeartRate, but more than this it's not so functional.

    I need GPS from my phone, I still have to use my phone for reminders\starting calls\stopwatch features.

    Also, notifications: I still haven't been able to figure out what's the logic behind displaying them or not. Sometimes they just don't work, while they work if I'm already looking at my phone (woah).

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    nickymcginniss

    The option choose kilojoules over calories would be great.

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    ryan.c.aylwin

    A new addition that I'd really like to see is a smart DND mode (where it automatically turns off any notifications when it detects you are sleeping) or failing that a DND scheduler where you can select certain times for notifications to be turned off.

    That would be the one quality of life improvement I'd appreciate the most. I've had a Pebble before (schedule DND times) and an Amazfit Bip (auto/smart notification disable when sleeping, my favourite implementation) which were fantastic.

    The problem with the current implementation (having to open the notification view on the watch, then manually enable/disable) is that I can easily forget to disable it some nights and then get woken up by notifications (which is a major annoyance) or if I forget to enable it again in the morning and miss important notifications. So a smarter/more automatic function would be perfect.

    That's my two cents.

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    zafislam9

    Hi would like some improvement with the notifications. Definitely Need some work doing there. Also the app as well. Agree with the people on the forum. It's been almost 5 months no updates on the watch. Minor update to the app.
    Can we have a roll back option if the app update Is faulty this is a big must
    This should be at the top of list.
    Regards..

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    guillemette.max

    Bonjour Alain,

    I would love to have audio notifications while I'm running each kilometer with what my watch is measuring.

    A replaceable glass. After one year of wear and tear, it's not as good looking as is was.

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    max.pohl

    Can you please:

    1.) track speed and distance via smartphone also when the activity ist detected automatically- not only if I start it manually? I can not understand that issue anyway.

    2.) can you add „Skateboarding“ as activity.

    thanks :)

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    nehulp

    Start tracking REM sleep. All other watches do it and I find it valuable for tracking this information. I come from Fitbit and it’s a standard feature.

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    jayujace

    **Stand-up-Reminder:**


    issue a Vibration/notification whenever the user did not make any/sufficient steps within a set (via app configurable) timespan.

    This would contribute to the health of anyone working in an office who has to work most of his day on a desk/computer

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    rioachim

    Customizable alarm vibration length

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    davidtokeley

    How about the ability to turn it off. As I want to store my watch and try as I might I cant find a way to do this.

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    zafislam9

    Hi withings on the vote section you can only have 1 choice from the selection can you change for at least 2 choices pls. Under the weather and temp an we have UV support also thanks for asking

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    zafislam9

    Hi this is a app update under the badges we achieved this badge but can we have numbers of days as well it took to achieve. Best regards

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    sekander.sharifi
    1. Adjust the strength of the vibration. Right now it’s too weak
    2. Slimmer design
    3. More accurate sleep-tracking
    4. Include a finding my phone and also find my watch function
    5. An ECG sensor
    6. Keep the elegant dress watch design
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    maximelegrand34

    Well, I am going to paste the main ideas I got from many months ago :

    1. as said earlier, a finding my phone function would be so great

    2. i'd like you to improve the app and the notifications, I am still receiving only 20% of my notifications, can't figure why it doesn't work all the time, even on the same app. You might think about an option which look inside the phone to find options who might be responsable of that bug (like sleep mode, etc).

    3. when I setup an alarm on the clock, i'd like that the app setup an alarm on the phone himself, for example : if i can't wake up with the vibration of the clock, the phone start ringing after few minutes, so I won't miss my work

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    markah1

    Please add the ability easily to turn on an "airplane mode", so that the watch only stores data internally but does not transmit it.  

    Also, the ability to turn off the heart rate monitor temporarily would be helpful!

    Thanks for considering these suggestions.

     

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    suparag

    Coming from a Garmin watch, Steel HR Sport seems to lack so many features. 

    1. At the end of the day, there is 500+ steps difference between what shows on the watch vs. no. of steps in the healthmate app (The app is always higher). 

    2. Indoor walking distance is pathetically wrong (0.18 mile detected) per mile. Walking portion works good outside and also fails to work when walking on a treadmill. Garmin had no issues with it. 

    3. Notification is very limited, it works for messages and nothing else. ( I am OK with it)

    4. can barely feel the vibration notification.

    5. Display to come on with wrist turn like every other smartwatch.

    Bought the Steel HR sport for the looks, feature set leaves a lot to be desired. Response in the forum seems sporadic to non-existent.

     

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