Zwift Companion

Zwift Companion

By Zwift, Inc

  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Release Date: 2015-03-31
  • Current Version: 2.3.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 24.30 MB
  • Developer: Zwift, Inc
  • Compatibility: Requires Android / iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4
4
From 87 Ratings

Description

The Zwift Companion App is the perfect companion to Zwift. Stay connected when you're on the go. Pair it with your computer over the same Wifi network and use it as a Zwift game controller when you're riding. HOME SCREEN At a glance see recent activities in your feed, upcoming events and progress on your goals. ZWIFTING NOW See who's riding on Zwift, anytime, anywhere. EVENTS Explore upcoming events, see who is going, and sign up. When you sign up, you can have it added to your calendar. ACTIVITY FEED See what the people you follow have been doing in Zwift. Want to pat someone on the back for a ride they did, give them a Ride On right in the feed. GOALS Create weekly or monthly goals to keep on track. MAP Want to see where you are in the world while you're Zwifting? Check out the map. Tap on your friend to send a Ride On or start a chat. WORKOUT When paired with the game, the workout screen lets you see and control your workout! TEXT MESSAGING Chat with people Zwifting around you or have a direct conversation with someone in particular. If you are in an event, you can chat with those in your group. DASHBOARD Don't have a bike computer? We've got you covered. The Dashboard provides all the key metrics you expect right at your fingertips - watts, speed, distance, elevation, time, cadence and heart rate. ACTIONS Mix it up with fellow Zwifters. Give an elbow flick when you want someone to pull through or wave to say "hi". Send real time encouragement or egg someone on with audio clips. Choose to see the action from four different POV and capture it with a snapshot. Actions are fun. APPLE WATCH With access to Apple Health, Zwift Companion for your Apple Watch may be used to read your heart rate data live into Zwift and save an activity into the Apple Health ecosystem. ZWIFTERS NEARBY Scroll up or down to see everyone on course in front or behind you. See how much time separates you, check their power output (w/kg) and how many laps they've completed. Private message anyone. DONE ZWIFTING End your ride and automatically upload it to one of your supported fitness sites right from your phone.

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Reviews

  • Remember my sign in, for the love of god

    2
    By Screw you, Fandango
    I have to type an email and password every time I open the app for a workout. I usually open the app while biking. Have you typed in credentials while biking? It's very unpleasant. Get it together, Zwift.
  • Notifications

    2
    By Csburleigh
    This app is starting to really annoy me!! Every couple of days i have to reinstall the app so I can get notifications of those that I am watching!! FIX IT!!!
  • Good App with one major bug

    3
    By CuteIjit
    I like the layout and the features of Zwift Companion, especially giving Ride-Ons to fellow Zwifters. Unfortunately, the app freezes when refreshing. Three times in the last week and the only way to fix it is to uninstall and reinstall the app.
  • Poor tech support

    2
    By mpf541
    I have been trying to get support from them for using a Apple Watch. Going on 3 weeks now. It seems like you request support and it takes several days to get a response and then they ask questions and it takes another few days. Like I said 3 weeks now and my watch still does not work with Zwift. Every other app works fine but Zwift. I am about to suspend my subscription. I thought the cable companies were bad with support but I have found someone worse than Comcast
  • Good app, but a few flaws

    3
    By DavisMW
    The new workout screen is great! It’s still a battery hog, though. I’ve also had some drop out issues that I didn’t have with the previous version.
  • Very good even without smart trainer

    4
    By ridingmore
    Wasn’t sure I wanted to invest in a “smart” trainer so I’m using a wahoo speed sensor and a wahoo cadence sensor. Writing this review to say that this works fine and is a good way to get started without spending $600on a smart trainer if you already own a trainer or need to buy a less expensive trainer. I am riding on my trainer a lot more often using this. If you like the software there is no doubt a smart trainer would enhance the experience and which type of smart trainer would depend on your pocketbook and commitment to training. I suspect many people would be happy with this with an inexpensive trainer and an iPad.
  • Great app, would love a few minor tweaks

    4
    By KenInPa
    I really love the app and it is a great companion to my Apple TV Zwift app. It’s like having a hi tech remote. I especially like the new workout screen but have a couple of nit picks with it. I have a controllable trainer so I am concentrating more on cadence than power during the workouts. The cadence font is so small and nested right under the power reading that it is hard to read, especially when really working hard. Perhaps moving it to the top left of the power arc and heart rate to the top right would make it all easier to read. There is some open screen real estate In those places, especially if the power arc is just a tad smaller. Additionally, the app is super power hungry. I went from 85% to 20% in 40 minutes. Not sure how to fix this considering everything it is doing, so I now plug my phone in (which requires a wire that I don’t want around my bike!) Lastly, it loses sync about once per workout and I have to close and reopen the app. Again, I consider these minor but if they can be fixed, I would have no problem upping my rating to 5 stars.
  • Really useful app but some glitches.

    4
    By ukatsone
    I have used the app for a week now and I really like it. A lot of times I will use this app to run in place using my Apple Watch. The only problem I have seen is that occasionally the heart rate will not be accurate. I will stop and check my pulse it is fine. Basically what happens is that my heart rate will spike up to twice the actual heart beats. I have tried placing the watch up a little more on my arm when I run and I have also tightened it as much as I can stand and still has the same issue. I’ve heard that sometimes people have issues with the monitor working correctly but I find that the Apple software works better and doesn’t have as many glitches. I really like your app and I use it primarily when the weather is bad outside so it has been very motivational. Thanks!
  • A lot of Bugs

    1
    By GlobalSvcs
    If you are using Apple TV and the Mobile Link, just recognize that there are a lot of bugs. Zwift is a great concept, but they seem to rush enhancements to the detriment of the riders. Documentation isn’t that good, and support acts like every bug reported is news to them, while there are a lot of comments about those issues and bugs on their website from users. If you can deal with all that, go for it. If you don’t want to spend most of your ride troubleshooting connections, connect via a computer instead of the sloppy TV OS and iOS apps.
  • Latest version crashes constantly

    1
    By plaiteddate
    Crashes continuously on iPhone X when in “mobile link” mode to add Bluetooth device to Apple TV. Please fix!

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