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Pebble 2: Fit & Smart

Pebble 2, the most complete wearable experience we’ve ever developed, is ready for your wrist!

Meet the Pebble 2 + Heart Rate family.

Meet the Pebble 2 + Heart Rate family.

The original Pebble put wearable technology on the map in 2012, inspiring others to follow our lead as we explored how wearable technology fits into our lives best. Pebble 2 is the ultimate expression of our approach to wearables: first-class fitness features coupled with the essential smartwatch experience we pioneered.

Pebble 2 is a long-lasting, water-resistant sports watch that’s thinner, lighter, and stronger than the original Pebble. It’s a focused, fun wearable that makes staying active, sleeping smarter, and nurturing healthy habits easier.

Pebble 2 + Heart Rate unifies the two experiences our community wants most: fitness tracking and time-saving convenience. No other band or smartwatch comes close to blending fit and smart together so beautifully for only $129.99.

Whether you’re psyched to live healthier or want to bring order to your digital life, Pebble 2 passes the test with flying colors.

Put Your Heart Into It

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Unlock Your Best Health, Quick Looks, and Fast Actions with Pebble 4.0 Apps and Firmware

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This post has been updated to include details about Pebble Firmware 4.0.1, released on Tuesday, 6 September.

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Team Pebble is proud to share the latest big update to our software and mobile apps. Version 4.0 is all about maximizing  your ability to “glance and go.” We worked hard to make sure your Pebble helps you get information quickly and act faster than ever before.

Pebble Health 4.0

All current users can update their Pebble apps to 4.0 from Google Play or the iTunes App Store. Pebble Time, Time Steel, and Time Round users can update their watches to 4.0 from the Pebble app: Menu » Support » Update Your Pebble. For more help with Pebble’s 4.0 software and app updates, visit our Support page (full release notes below).

Step Up to Smarter Health

Pebble Health is now faster, easier to find, and more informative from the wrist.

Pebble Health 4.0
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iOS Text Reply Expands to More Users, Actionable Emails Coming Next

Pebble watches are still the only non-Apple wearables that can reply to received iOS Messages. It’s part of the work we do to deliver a rich, fully-featured integration with iPhone that keeps getting better. From being able to filter which apps send notifications to your wrist to integrating Pebble Health with Apple’s HealthKit, making the Pebble iOS experience the best it can be is how we roll.

Actionable notifications like Pebble replies to texts and emails are a bit easier to implement for Android users, thanks to that operating system’s more open philosophy, but we’re always hard at work to make the Pebble experience on both mobile platforms as consistent as possible. The new features available for iOS Pebble users today have been available to Android users for some time now.

Pebble iOS Text Replies

iOS Text Reply Sneak Peek for UK, Australia, The Netherlands, and T-Mobile US

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Dive Into New Health and Text Features with Pebble’s v3.12 Software

Pebble SW 3.12

Time flies when you’re having fun. With summer around the bend, we’re excited to unleash the latest wave of goodies for your wrists. Dive into what we’ve been working on in version 3.12 of Pebble’s firmware and mobile apps.

To unlock what’s new:

  1. Update the Pebble app for iPhone or Android to version 3.12.
  2. Use the Pebble app to update your watch to Firmware 3.12 (select Menu » Support » Update Your Pebble if you aren’t automatically asked to update your Pebble).

Find Your Better Self with Pebble Health

With Pebble Health, the Time-series watches you already love wearing have evolved into a powerful platform for reaching your wellness goals. We’ve taken Pebble Health beyond daily step and sleep tracking. You can now paint a comprehensive picture of your achievements, see activity trends over time, auto-track runs and long walks, sleep smarter, and enforce healthy habits with insights and encouragement.

Pebble SW 3.12

Pebble Health now beautifully integrates with our mobile apps for iPhone and Android. Find a comprehensive overview of your activity and sleep data in the new Health section. Compare how your last day, week, or month of activity measures up against your typical performance and view your calories, step distance, and active time.

With new auto-detection of long walks and runs, Pebble Health sends an activity summary to your watch after completion and lets you dive into detailed stats for those activities on the mobile app.
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Enjoy Verizon Text Replies, Improved Sleep, and New Vibrations in Our Latest Updates

Spring has sprung, and we’ve got a fresh round of watch and app updates to enjoy.

iOS Text Reply

iOS Text Reply bypasses current messaging limitations in Apple’s operating system.

Version 3.11 of our firmware and apps expands iOS Text Reply to Verizon customers, upgrades Pebble Health’s sleep tracking, introduces new customization options, and more.

Dive in for what’s new and how to update your watch and Pebble apps. As always, keep us posted about what you love and want to see next.

iOS Text Reply for Verizon

A great chance.

Today!

As you wish!

Verizon Wireless is now a compatible carrier for iOS Text Reply, expanding Pebble’s reach as the first non-Apple smartwatches with working actionable message replies for iPhone.

Verizon Text Reply setup

Pebblers in the US with a Verizon contract can use iOS Text Reply from any Pebble smartwatch. After getting set up, incoming iOS and Verizon Messages can be responded to with a voice note (Time-Series watches only), emoji, or custom text reply.

Verizon Text Reply setup

With Verizon and AT&T on board as compatible carriers for iOS Text Reply, actionable message capabilities for Pebble users on iPhone continues to expand. We are working to get more carriers and services on board in response to your feedback.

For full details about iOS Text Reply, review our Support page.

New Features in 3.11 Firmware and Apps

3.11 Software Updates

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New Firmware and Android Updates for Pebble Time

Bigger, Brighter, Awesome-er: New Firmware and Android Updates for Pebble Time

We’re all about making the Pebble experience better over time, thanks to regular updates and feedback from the community.

New Dismiss All feature

Today, we’re happy to share updates to Pebble Time’s operating system and Android apps that bring top-requested settings and features to your wrist (full release notes below).

To update Pebble Time’s operating system/firmware, select Menu » Support » Update Your Pebble within the Pebble Time app for iOS or Android.

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7 Secret Tricks to Power-Pebble Like a Boss

Pebble: More to Love at Sweet New Prices

Pebblers love how their smartwatches get more awesome with time. There’s always cool new things to do and discover. Kick off the weekend with a roundup of tips to up your Pebble game.

Jumping to your favorite apps with one press, ordering menus how you want, and partying in the pool are just a taste of the seven powers you may not have known your Pebble had. Check them out below:

1) Quick Launch

Quick Launch lets you jump from a watchface to your favorite Pebble apps. It’s a beautiful way to access what you love with just one button press. Got two Pebble apps that you want to give VIP status to? Go for it:

  1. From your Pebble, press Select » Settings » Quick Launch.
  2. Select a button (Up or Down) you’d like to enable a Quick Launch shortcut for.
  3. Select Set App to assign a Quick Launch shortcut for the button you’re customizing.

Once set, a long press of the Up or Down buttons while in a watchface will Quick Launch the app you specified for each button. Easy!

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Chinese support is coming to Pebble ✌️

Chinese on Pebble

Chinese language support brings Simplified or Traditional Chinese to Pebble’s apps notifications!

It’s an exciting day for Chinese-reading Pebblers and fans. Starting now, Pebble’s operating system and notifications will feature simplified and traditional Chinese language support, thanks to the Beta program going live today.

Activating Chinese language support for any Pebble is easy:

  1. Make sure your Pebble’s firmware has been updated to version 2.9.
  2. Have the Pebble Android app (v2.3+) or the Pebble iOS app (v2.5+) installed on your smartphone.
  3. Set your Pebble’s language to Chinese (Simplified or Traditional) on your Pebble app in Menu » Settings » Current Language » Selected Language.
  4. For more help updating your Pebble or Pebble apps for Chinese language integration, visit our help page here.

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Keep the Momentum Going: Pebble’s got new Android superpowers (Release Notes)

Android Wear + Pebble

Pebble is all about momentum: Get a good running start, steadily pick up the pace, and keep the party going. On top of firmware and iOS app updates, it’s an especially awesome day for Android Pebblers. Our Android actionable notifications compatibility goes from Beta to public release, giving Pebble the power to reply and act on notifications right from your wrist.

Making the magic happen is easy: simply update your Pebble to the latest firmware released last week (v2.9) and grab the latest Pebble Android app (v.2.3.0) from the Google Play Store. 

Full release notes below.

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Apps for Heroes: CommandWear Pebble app keeps first responders heads-up and hands-free

First responders have one of the toughest, most critical jobs out there. Any chance Pebble gets to show love and support to these everyday heroes is a win in our book.

Paramedic + Pebble

Today we’re proud to share news that CommandWear—a platform for using technology to keep first responders heads-up and hands-free when out in the field—now integrates with Pebble and is live in our appstore for Android devices.

We love that CommandWear, like Pebble, is purpose-built to be truly useful for those who need it. During extensive testing with police, paramedics, and other first responders, CommandWear refined their app to make the best use of Pebble’s tactile, glanceable, durable, and fast design and interface.

“At festivals, concerts and other large public events, noise levels can be at a height where you can’t hear yourself think, let alone hear radio communications,” explained Rod Salem, Director of Emergency Management Operations at BC Ambulance. “We have tried a number of different products, such as headsets similar to what pilots wear. Although they solve the noise issue, they are cumbersome and not conducive to caring for patients in the field.”

First responders found Pebble’s wrist vibration gave them the ability to detect incoming messages that they would have missed on their radios or smart phones. It’s great to see emergency workers like Rod show love for this Pebble integration already, and look forward to more feedback as CommandWear becomes part of more safety agencies’ toolkits.

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