MOTOACTV Software Update 6.0 Now Available, Let The Online Challenges Commence

The major MOTOACTV update that was supposed to roll out on Wednesday but was delayed, is finally available. Software update 6.0 brings quite an array of new features and all you have to do is connect your MOTOACTV device to your PC or Mac to get them. For a look at what’s new check out the full changelog after the break.

MOTOACTV Software Upgrade 6.0

We Never Rest
Like you, we’re always finding ways to perform better. So we’re proud to announce our new personal best — the latest software upgrade for MOTOACTV. It features over 40 new activities – like rope-jumping, yoga and Pilates — and provides enhancements such as online competitions.

To install the latest software, just connect your MOTOACTV device to your PC or Mac and you’ll be prompted to download and install. It’s free and easy!

New Features

New Custom Activities
Challenge yourself with truly measurable stats. MOTOACTV has dramatically expanded its capabilities by adding 40 new trackable activities including tennis, yoga, soccer and martial arts. Plus, you can monitor your data, like calories burned and heart rate, online at the MOTOACTV Training Portal.

Online Competitions
You asked—and we listened! By popular demand, you can now host your own competitions, and compete in others created by fellow users in the MOTOACTV Community. Go ahead, lay down the gauntlet and take those guys down!

Wrist Motion Screen Activation
Activate your display with a flick of the wrist. That’s right, no more fumbling for the power button. It’s a super-convenient feature for all-day tracking.

Additional Watch Faces We’ve added excellent watch faces to make your MOTOACTV experience even more awesome.

Expanded Account & Wi-Fi Setup
Our latest release makes setting up a Wi-Fi connection easier than ever. Yep, you can now configure Wi-Fi networks directly on your device and set up a MotoCast ID to automatically sync data to MOTOACTV.COM – give it a try!

Available Upgrades:

8GB & 16GB NA

MA 1.6.0 N8 & MA 1.6.0 N16
8GB & 16GB EU

MA 1.6.0 E8 & MA 1.6.0 E16

Who Can Use This Release?
All MOTOACTV users on official software releases 4.55.97, 4.56.97, 4.57.97, 4.58.97

Additional Information

There is no charge for this software upgrade.

To see what version of MOTOACTV you currently have please check on your device by going to SETTINGS > GENERAL > MOTOACTV STATUS > SYSTEM VERSION

If your upgrade does not automatically install, please make sure that your device is plugged in and click DEVICE > Check for Device Upgrade (in MOTOCAST USB)

If you continue to have difficulty with this software upgrade or for more information on MOTOACTV upgrades and repairs, visit us at Specific functionality and features with each software version of Android may vary.

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