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Button functions and LEDs

Verity Sense has one button that has different functions depending on the situation of use, and how long it is pressed. See below what functions the button has in different modes, and what the different colored LEDs mean.

Button functions

Turn the sensor on/off
  • Turn the sensor on by pressing the button shortly.
  • Turn the sensor off by pressing and holding the button.
Choose the training mode
  • Choose the training mode by pressing the button shortly until the LED next to the desired mode lights up.
  • You can check which training mode is locked by pressing the button shortly. The status LED on the side lights up blue in heart rate mode, green in recording mode and white in swimming mode.

LED colors and their meanings

When choosing the training mode

When choosing the training mode, the status LED on the side lights up blue in heart rate mode, green in recording mode and white in swimming mode. The LED lights that are used for the heart rate measurement also guide you in choosing the correct training mode by indicating which mode is currently chosen:

For more information, see Choosing training mode.

 

Battery status
  • Battery low: Red LED blinks slowly
  • Battery critical: Red LED blinks quickly

 

Battery status when charging

When charging, the status LED blinks certain colors to indicate the battery status of the sensor:

Red: 0-9%

Orange: 10-29%

Yellow: 30-79%

Green: 80-99%

Green LED is continuously on when the battery is full.

The sensor syncs automatically with the Polar Flow app during charging if your phone is within the Bluetooth range. The LED blinks blue during synchronization.

 

During fitness test

Purple LED blinks once every two seconds.

For instructions on performing the Polar Fitness test with Verity Sense, see the support document Polar Fitness Test with Verity Sense.

 

Other
Syncing: Blue LED blinks
Updating firmware: Blue LED continuously on
Error: Red LED blinks