How to Use the BACtrack breathalyser App
12 November, 2021
Did you know that you can turn your smartphone into part of a breathalyser? Checking your blood alcohol level is now easier with innovations of more user-friendly technologies. Gone are the days of complicated laboratory setups to get your alcohol content. People can now perform self-alcohol tests effortlessly with their alcohol testing devices. A breathalyser is a popular device used to measure one’s breath alcohol concentration (BAC). Through your BAC, you will know whether it is legally safe for you to drive or not. BACtrack personal breathalysers now come with breathalyser app enhancements where you can read and track your BAC straight from your phone.
BACtrack, which is the most trusted brand for breathalysers, now come with smartphone-compatible breathalyser models. These devices support wireless connectivity via Bluetooth and use the BACtrack Breathalyser App to show the user’s BAC information. The BACtrack C6, BACtrack C8, and BACtrack Mobile Pro are the BACtrack app-enabled breathalysers available in this region.
Getting Your BAC Reading via the App for the First Time
Setting up the BACtrack breathalyser app is easy. Firstly, pair your breathalyser by connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth and launch the BACtrack app. Secondly, register your email address to activate the warranty. The app will automatically synchronize with the device via Bluetooth. Once you are ready, you can quickly run a breath test.
- Open the app and click on the BACtrack image. Wait for the BACtrack sensor to warm up (about 10 seconds).
- When the unit is ready, the screen will display “BLOW NOW” signaling to take a deep breath and blow into the breathalyser for about five seconds
- View your results. When the breathalyser has analysed the breath sample, it will display the result directly on the screen.
- Switch to Friend Mode to share the breathalyser with a friend. With this option, your friend’s result will not interfere your own personal tracking graph.
The BACtrack breathalyser App: Other features
The BACtrack breathalyser app can do more than just read your blood alcohol level. In addition, the device’s innovative tracking option can track your results and show your history through a graph to give you a better sense of your drinking patterns. You can add notes or photos to each result to help you monitor your drinking. The app can also connect you to Uber if you are over the limit or feel you are unsafe to drive and need a ride home. Additionally, there is informational trivia you can read to enhance your drinking IQ.
The BACtrack Breathalyser app is compatible with most iOS, Android and Google phones. It is free in the associated App stores. You can buy BACtrack breathalysers from leading large retail stores (Harvey Norman) and online.