vii. Smartphone App

How do I download the Propeller smartphone app?

The Propeller app works on these smartphones or tablets: iPhones running on iOS 8+ iPads/iPods running on iOS 8+ Smartphones and tablets running on Android 4.4+ Propeller is not available on Amazon Kindle tablets or phones and tablets running Windows Phone OS.

How do I keep my sensor syncing with my Smartphone or Tablet?

Having some trouble staying synced?  Here are some tips that may help. The Propeller sensor uses Bluetooth to communicate with your smartphone or tablet.  Every few hours or so, the sensor checks in to let us know that it’s still working and sends any data it has on when your inhaler was used to your […]

My sensor stopped syncing with my smartphone or tablet. How do I fix that?

Make sure you’re signed in to the Propeller App.  Not sure how to do that?  Check out this article. Grab your Propeller sensor. Open the Propeller app on your smartphone or tablet Press the button on the side of your sensor.  A light should flash green on your sensor to confirm you pressed hard enough […]

Why do I have to keep Bluetooth turned on all the time?

The Propeller sensor uses Bluetooth to communicate with your smartphone or tablet.  Every few hours or so, the sensor checks in to let us know that it’s still working and sends any data it has on when your inhaler was used to your smartphone.  If there’s not any data to send, it still checks in. […]

Do I have to use my data with Propeller?

No, you do not have to use your phone data with Propeller if you have a Wi-Fi connection.  However, limiting Propeller to Wi-Fi only may mean that the app can’t communicate with our server.  This can result in the information in the app being out of date until you get back on Wi-Fi.  You can […]

How much data does Propeller use in a month?

The short answer is, it depends.  When Propeller is running in the background on your smartphone or tablet, it’s occasionally checking to see if the sensor is trying to send data and then sending that information back to our server.  This action does not require much data at all.  Your data usage also depends on […]

How much battery does Propeller use in a day?

The short answer is, it depends.  When Propeller is running in the background on your smartphone or tablet, it’s occasionally checking to see if the sensor is trying to send data.  This action should have very limited impact on the battery life of your device. Your battery usage also depends on how frequently you’re opening […]

With which smartphones and tablets can I use the Propeller app?

The Propeller sensor and Propeller smartphone app  are compatible with the following devices: iPhones running on iOS 8+ iPads/iPods running on iOS 8+ Smartphones running on Android 4.4+ Propeller is not compatible with Amazon Kindle tablets or phones and tablets running Windows Phone OS.


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