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Fat mass 2% lower than on other scale

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    Raven

    I have the exact same problem of getting a lower fat mass percentage until I found out that my scale just needs to be cleaned. You can try to clean the surface of the scale with lint-free cloth moistened with water. I hope this helps!

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    bwv3

    You also have to make sure in the app that it is not on Athlete Mode in your Profile  Although I would think it would be off more than 2%.  Which brings me to another issue.  Why would it need to be set in either Athlete Mode or Regular to gauge your body fat?  Sounds suspiciously like it is just using general BMI tables.  I thought it sent waves through you to determine all that.

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    bluebioman

    Whether Athlete mode is on or off has nothing to do with the discrepancy readings on my scales.

    It doesn't send waves but current to measure impedance.  The current goes from one foot and up the leg then down the other leg and foot.  Then through their algorithm they determine what your Fat mass and BMI is based on the height, age and sex you entered.  By default the algorithm assumes you have a normal body.  If you are an athlete with a lot of muscles or a body builder then you need to enable Athlete mode.  This basically just adjusts the algorithm so the readings don't make it look like you are overweight when you really just have a lot of muscles.  

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    hey_fai

    This issue also happened to me, anyone knows how to fix it?

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