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How to Link Polar WearLink®+ transmitter Nike+ with Nike + iPod

When using the Polar WearLink®+ transmitter Nike+ for the first time, you need to link the transmitter with your receiving device Nike + iPod.

Before linking make sure that there are no other transmitters or sensors nearby (40 m/131 ft).

Polar WearLink®+ transmitter is compatible with iPod nano and iPod nano Multi-Touch (5th generation or later).


1. Wear Polar WearLink®+ transmitter Nike+. Remember to moisten the electrode areas on the back of the transmitter.
2. Attach the Nike + iPod receiver to your iPod nano (5th generation or later). Go to

  • in iPod nano 5th generation Nike + iPod → Settings → Heart Rate Monitor → Link. Press Center button to link to a new transmitter (this can take few seconds).

  • in iPod nano Multi-Touch Settings → Nike + iPod → Heart Rate Monitor → Link. iPod has found the new Heart Rate Monitor is displayed when linking is done.


3. Transmitter has now been linked with Nike+ iPod and you are ready to start your training.

Picture 1. Menu structure in iPod nano 5th generation



If you are using two different transmitters with your Nike +iPod, you need to Unlik the transmitter before using the other transmitter. Go to

  • in iPod nano 5th generation Nike + iPod → Settings → Heart Rate Monitor → Unlink. Press Center button to unlink the transmitter (this can take some seconds).

  • in iPod nano Multi-Touch Settings → Nike + iPod → Heart Rate Monitor → Unlink.


You can now link new transmitter with your Nike +iPod.

Polar WearLink®+ transmitter Nike+ battery lifetime is 600h.

For more information on the Nike+ iPod, see the complete manual available at www.apple.com/ipod/nike

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