Do you have the first-generation Oura ring? Are you ready to take your new Oura ring into use? This article has the answers to many of the questions you may have.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Your first Oura ring
  • Your new Oura ring
  • An iPhone (iOS 11.0 or higher) or an Android device (Android 6.0 or higher)
  • An Internet connection on your device
  • The Oura ring chargers and USB cables
  • A power source with a USB port (such as a laptop)

First, watch the video for a quick overview.  

Below are step-by-step instructions on getting started with the new Oura ring if you have the first-generation Oura ring.

1. Unbox and charge the new Oura ring

Charging the new Oura ring is very similar to charging the first Oura ring. You place the ring on the charger, plug it into a USB port and the light on the charger starts blinking. When the light glows steadily, it means the ring is fully charged. Watch the video for an overview of how to charge the new Oura ring.

Begin by unboxing and placing the new Oura ring on the charger.

2. Update the Oura app to the newest version

A. If you're on an iPhone, go to the App Store and update to the latest version of the Oura app.
B. If you're on Android, go to Google Play and update to the latest version of the Oura app. 

3. Back up the data from your first Oura ring

A. Make sure you have your first Oura ring nearby. Place it on its charger if it's running low on battery.
B. Open the Oura app
C. Sync the first Oura ring with the Oura app. It should sync automatically if it's connected to the app.
D. Open the menu from the top left corner in the Oura app
E. Go to Settings. Tap on Back up all data. Wait for the back up to finalize.

4. Connect your new Oura ring to the Oura app

A. First, remove your old Oura ring from the list of connected Bluetooth devices in your phone's Bluetooth settings.
B. Make sure your new Oura ring is on the charger and near your phone.
C. On the home screen of  the Oura app, tap on the circle icon in the top right corner.
D. Tap on Set up a new ring at the bottom of the screen
E. Tap Set up a new ring in box that opens up.
F. As instructed on the screen, make sure that Bluetooth is enabled on your phone. Tap Continue.
G. Wait for your new Oura ring to show up on the screen. Tap Connect.
H. The Oura app may ask you to update the firmware on the new Oura ring. Make sure that the ring is on the charger and near your phone before you begin the firmware update.

5. Fully charge your new Oura ring before you start wearing it

Charge it, wear it, make the most out of it.

Tip to Android users: pair your ring via the Oura app, not in the phone settings.

If you have more questions, have a look at the other articles in our Getting Started section.

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