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July 30, 2014

Echo Now Supported on Android!

by mikemaxson

android-news-thumbsupWe’re excited to announce that Android support is now available for Echo. If you have an Android smartphone that meets the minimum requirements,  you can now see real-time metrics from the Wahoo Fitness app and control your music on Echo.

Minimum Smartphone requirements:

  • Android 4.4 or later operating system
  • Bluetooth 4.0

Today, Echo works with the Wahoo Fitness app on Android. If you know the Wahoo Fitness app, you know that it’s extremely powerful and customizable, and the integration with Echo continues on that promise. With the app, you can customize Echo data screens to show the metrics of your choice. You can even customize the button functions. If you like the start/stop function on the bottom-right button, you can do it. Everything is configurable to your liking, even your uploads. You can send your data to the service of your choice (including: Magellan Active, Strava, MapMyRun, RunKeeper, Nike+ and many more). We’re already working with other app partners  and we’re excited to announce their Android support as it becomes available.

Wahoo Fitness – Android
– A running, cycling and fitness app that harnesses the awesome power of your Android device to transform the way you ride, run and reach your training and fitness goals.
– Sends real-time metrics to Magellan Echo
– Uploads activities to Magellan Active, Strava, MapMyRun, RunKeeper, Nike+ and more

wahoo fitness




In addition to the Wahoo Fitness app, you should also download the Magellan Utility App. You’ll use this app to change watchfaces and update your Echo firmware.

Magellan Echo Utility
Configure Echo
– Change watchfaces
– Update Echo firmware





We’re very happy to be supporting Android and thrilled to extend the Echo platform to a new audience.

Now that the Android SDK has been developed, we encourage developers to contact us at to learn more.


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