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What's My FTP? - Xert

Description

This revolutionary new app determines your FTP *on-the-fly*, continually updating and increasing the value the harder you ride. Using a sophisticated Xert™-based algorithm, the app uses patterns in power data coming from your power meter and looks at how you fatigue to provide an estimate of your FTP. Use it during regular riding or use it during FTP tests, if you prefer. You don't have to ...

What’s New

IF YOU RECEIVE AN EXPIRATION NOTICE THAT RQUIRES A CODE, BE SURE TO UPDATE TO THE LATEST VERSION.</p><p>02-Aug-2018 - V3.2: Expiration extended</p><p></p><p>*What's My FTP?* Wins Best Edge App of the Year at the Garmin ConnectIQ Summit!!</p><p></p><p>Blog: http://baronbiosys.com/real-time-ftp-determination/</p><p>https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2017/07/xert-rolls-out-free-real-time-ftp-app-on-garmi...

Additional Information

Permissions

This app requires access to:

  • Your Garmin Connect™ fitness profile
  • Edge® 1000 Edge® 1000
  • Edge® 1030 Edge® 1030
  • Edge® 1030, Bontrager Edge® 1030, Bontrager
  • Edge® 130 Edge® 130
  • Edge® 520 Edge® 520
  • Edge® 520 Plus Edge® 520 Plus
  • Edge® 820 Edge® 820
  • Edge® Explore 1000 Edge® Explore 1000
  • Edge® Explore 820 Edge® Explore 820
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • ForeAthlete® 920XTJ ForeAthlete® 920XTJ
  • Forerunner® 735XT Forerunner® 735XT
  • Forerunner® 920XT Forerunner® 920XT
  • Forerunner® 935 Forerunner® 935
  • fēnix® 3 fēnix® 3
  • fēnix® 3 HR fēnix® 3 HR
  • fēnix® 5 fēnix® 5
  • fēnix® 5S fēnix® 5S
  • fēnix® 5X fēnix® 5X
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
Average Rating: (47 Ratings)

zssachen
October 9, 2018 | Version 3.2

This won't work on a Fenix 5X Plus? :-/

Craig Enders
September 3, 2018 | Version 3.2

App works great. Its fun to watch the your results improve with each ride. With the current update the code error was resolved. I cannot however change the reset to Off for each lap. When I set to off from my PC it does not hold. I cannot edit this setting from the device (Edge 1030) or my iPhone.

auxiglia
August 30, 2018 | Version 3.2

the app is listed on GE and GCM but does show on my fenix 5. what do i miss?

Developer Reply
August 30, 2018, BaronBiosystems

Not sure. It works like any other datafield. Make sure you following the correct app install and configuration sequences.

Manuel
August 28, 2018 | Version 3.2

Great app. Sometimes it will return a message about expired licence (Yes I have the latest version) but most times it works fine.

Brian Faure
August 22, 2018 | Version 3.2

I use is all the time...but after about a month of use is says "Time expired enter Xert code" or something like that. I thought this was a free app?

Sele
August 9, 2018 | Version 3.2

Generally a good app but can not update it to latest version. Always says problem with deinstalling. WHat shpuld i do?

andyporritt
July 4, 2018 | Version 3.1-upd2

Just given 3 stars as when it was first installed it was reasonably accurate although easy to spoof and get an extra 10-15 W by putting in a surge in the last 2 mins of an 20 min FTP test. Recently it's stuck on 200 W whether it's getting power from PT hub, Quarq crank or Zwatt crank arm.

Developer Reply
July 5, 2018, BaronBiosystems

For best results, the first time you use the app, perform a Peak Power effort (i.e. obtain your highest power possible) while you are fresh and before you attempt an exhausting effort. Look for an opportunity to put out your highest wattage possible first and from then on you should be good to go. If previous power data errors are causing it to now show invalid values, simply reset the app using the reset function in the app's settings.

Truls Haugen
June 26, 2018 | Version 3.1-upd2

i am struggling to get it to show up on my fenix 3 HR. I have tried to install it several times with resets of the watch, but it does not show up on the programs. Any help would be appreciated.

Kx Jx
June 12, 2018 | Version 3.1-upd2

Have tested this app on my Edge 810 over three solid rides now (two outdoor and one trainer ride using Zwift). It's given a pretty spot on reading of my FTP compared to my past test results and the effort I put out for those rides. Would definitely recommend it. Beats doing an old school 20-minute test! tempocyclist.com/2018/06/12/garmin-iq-whats-my-ftp It would be good if the final figures were stored somewhere for future reference. Maybe they are and I just haven't figured that out yet?

Brad Silverberg
May 12, 2018 | Version 3.1

I am using with a Garmin 520. What's My FTP displays w/kg in the data field. How do I get it to display as watts instead?

Developer Reply
May 13, 2018, BaronBiosystems

Check the app settings using GCM or GE.

Wim Nederveen
May 8, 2018 | Version 3.1

Worked perfectly initially on my Edge 1000. However now the FTP is indicated under my average power on a 2 hour ride. I think this was after the app update. I have the lap reset switched off.

Streetviper
April 6, 2018 | Version 3.06

Worked great until I did a reset on my Garmin EDGE 520. Reinstalled the app and now it’s stuck at an FTP of 300. I tried reinstalling it but that didn’t help. Now I read in another comment you need to turn off auto lap. It would be really helpful if the Developer could provide comprehensive instructions or a short walkthrough as how to install and what to watch out for. Am I missing something else maybe? Any setting I have to pay attention to? Another thing is I set the app to W/KG but that doesn’t change anything in the display and I dobt seem to be able to turn off “reset on lap”.

Developer Reply
April 27, 2018, BaronBiosystems

We've just pushed out a new update that has a setting to reset the app back to its default values. Check it out.

Frank Zweers
February 16, 2018 | Version 1.5-upd2

Works perfectly on my Fenix3, but on Edge820 the FTP is far too low. On the same ride I have 220 on Fenix and 150 on Edge.

Developer Reply
February 17, 2018, BaronBiosystems

Check your device's lap and the app's "Reset on Lap" settings.

Reuben
January 17, 2018 | Version 1.5-upd

Glad the developer is active responding to feedback! The app is very cool. I didn't realize that the FTP resets every lap button press until I saw their notice about that; I had thought that the app was just experience errors or I needed to update it or something. Definitely going to toggle that off for my riding since I have autolap enabled on my Edge (I don't need it resetting every couple of minutes - 5 miles). I think it should be more obvious that the app will reset its FTP estimate every time there's a new lap.

My Name
January 11, 2018 | Version 1.5-upd

It’s great but it doesn’t work with the latest edge 820 firmware update. are you going to fix it?

Developer Reply
January 11, 2018, BaronBiosystems

Nothing has changed in the Garmin ConnectIQ platform that requires any changes to the app software. Try using Garmin Express and/or Garmin Connect Mobile to re-install the app. Perhaps there was an error that occurred during the firmware update process.

N
January 4, 2018 | Version 1.5-upd

By far the best Connect IQ feature I have found. It will be my method to gauge my FTP for this season. Many thanks to the developers.

GooseRider_
January 2, 2018 | Version 1.5-upd

Loved it when it worked. Stopped suddenly working. Wonder if it has anything to do with 12.50.

Developer Reply
January 3, 2018, BaronBiosystems

Perhaps try a reinstallation. Firmware updates can sometimes affect CIQ apps.

Juda
December 30, 2017 | Version 1.5-upd

Beautyfull, but drains your batteries.

Tristan Steele
October 9, 2017 | Version 1.5

The FTP calculation resets when ever you click lap on you garmin, rendering it useless during an interval session.

Developer Reply
October 10, 2017, BaronBiosystems

By design. You can disable this in the app's setting with Garmin Express or Garmin Connect Mobile.

DONNAY Jean Francois
October 7, 2017 | Version 1.5

Works perfectly on Edge 1030

ritzel-rocker
September 21, 2017 | Version 1.4.3

Simply great. The app works well on my 520. I've tested the app for 2 month in several trainings & a lot all-outs now (I was very sceptical) & I'm sure: it works. Furthermore the numbers at the display motivate me during the all-out which is also a big plus. Bye bye old (& horrible) 5 + 20 test. Welcome What's my FTP app. Great Job Xert. Thanks a lot :-)

Peter Barling
August 31, 2017 | Version 1.4.3

Seems OK, but I cant remove from my 520 unit, either remotely using Bluetooth and my phone or when plugged in via USB to my PC?

freddoucette
August 30, 2017 | Version 1.3.3-upd

I am very interested in this app! I am having a problem with my iphone 8 as it says it can't update the latest update though. States that it has an uninstall error. Any thoughts, as I would love to update. Great app otherwise!

Developer Reply
August 30, 2017, BaronBiosystems

Sometimes, Garmin Connect Mobile can be fussy with the CIQ apps. If you recently installed it, it should not need to be updated.

Leandro Sgallari
August 28, 2017 | Version 1.3.3-upd

Is it possible to save the data of the ride to Garmin connect?

Developer Reply
August 29, 2017, BaronBiosystems

Your Threshold Power (FTP) and other fitness variables are managed and saved on Xert. We hope our app demonstrates the innovative capabilities of the Xert platform.

Ali Ilyas
August 23, 2017 | Version 1.3.3-upd

It works ! pretty accurate

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