How Do I Connect My Bluetooth To My Bowflex Treadmill BXT6

The Bowflex BXT6 is an excellent treadmill with several useful multimedia features, one of them being speakers. It features two high-quality speakers for your workout music.

It can connect to your smartphone device to send diagnostic data such as your heart rate, calories burnt, and distance traveled. However, to do this, you need to connect your device to your treadmill via Bluetooth.

In this tutorial, we will show the step-by-step methods for Bowflex BXT116 treadmill Bluetooth pairing and answer some questions regarding it.

How to Connect Bluetooth on Bowflex Treadmill

The Bowflex BXT116 features wireless connectivity via Bluetooth for up to 4 devices simultaneously. These devices can be registered to four separate users as well.

Meaning it can record and send data to the appropriate user. It is beneficial if multiple people in your house use the treadmill.

Connecting your treadmill to Bluetooth is a relatively straightforward process and shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes. The procedure is the same for all the devices that you connect. So, here’s how you do it –

Bowflex Treadmill Bluetooth Setup

First, you need to make sure Bluetooth is turned on in your device. You can do this by going to settings > Bluetooth and turning it on from there. Once it’s on, you should see a small Bluetooth icon on your notification bar.

Your treadmill always has Bluetooth turned on, so you don’t need to do it manually. Just power up the machine, turn it on, and you’re good to go.

Bowflex BXT6 Treadmill App

After setting up Bluetooth, go to the Play Store (for Android) and App Store (for IOS) and search for ‘Bowflex Treadmill’ and download the app. It’s a free app and relatively small in size, so it shouldn’t take much time to download.

Once downloaded, go into the app and follow the instructions provided by the app. At one stage, you will be asked to select your treadmill from a list of available devices.

If your treadmill is turned on properly, you should see its name at the top. Select it and press ‘pair.’ Now you’re connected!

However, if your treadmill doesn’t show up on the list, unplug it and wait 10 seconds. Then plug it in and try again.

What Apps Work with Bowflex Treadmill?

Unfortunately, most mainstream treadmill apps do not work with the BTX116 model. Some of the latest models from Bowflex support more apps.

As far as we know, this model only supports the official Bowflex app and the RunSocial app. RunSocial is a relatively popular app that allows you to simulate running outside on your phone or tablet.


Being able to record and track your running stats is pretty important if you are looking for improvement. And since now you know the method for Bowflex BXT116 treadmill Bluetooth pairing, you’ll be able to do all of that without any hassle.

If you face any other issues regarding connectivity, do let us know.

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