Getting started with the M5

To get your new M5 up and running, follow the items outlined below. This will ensure your M5 is ready to be used for measuring recovery and training.  Also, be sure to continue to the articles regarding how to take your recovery test and how to train with the M5.

For the full M5 user guide please visit the link below:

Note:  DO NOT connect the M5 directly to your phone in the Bluetooth device settings.  The connection must take place through the app.  If you connect your M5 directly to your phone's Bluetooth settings you will have a difficult time connecting the M5 to the Morpheus app.

If you do happen to connect it this way, please see the article linked here for the solution:  M5 Bluetooth Connectivity 

1. Unlock and charge the M5

To unlock the band and disable shipping mode, first remove the plastic from the sensor and connect the charging cable to the terminals on the back. It is recommended to charge the M5 battery to full prior to first use.

To prevent damage to the M5 screen, please follow these charging guidelines:

  • Charge it for no longer than 2 hours continuously
  • Plug into USB port of your computer (or similar device)
  • Plug into USB port in your car
  • If using USB adapter, plug it into a surge protector power strip instead of directly into the wall outlet
  • Do not use a "quick charge" USB adapter 

The battery indicator and charging notification will display in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

2. Turn on the M5

Press the power / select button on the right side of the M5 band.  The OLED screen will power up.

The correct time will be set when you sync the M5 to the Morpheus app for the first time.

Note: There is no off button. M5 will turn off automatically after 15 seconds of inactivity.

3. Set The Time by Syncing Your M5

Then the first thing you will need to do is SYNC your M5 with your app.

Your M5 will show SYNC TO SET TIME.


In the Morpheus app, tap SYNC.  

Choose to connect to your M5.  It will be listed as M5 followed by the serial number (m5-XXXXX).

You will see a check mark appear on the M5 and then after 3 seconds you will see the time of day appear.


4. Operating the M5

The M5 unit comes equipped with an OLED touchscreen and a single button on the side of the unit.  The touchscreen operates as a method to change from one operating function to another (ie change from digital clock screen to the TRAIN screen).

You don’t need to swipe the screen like on a phone, you can just tap the screen gently.

The side button operates as an “enter” command within each function.

For the full M5 user guide please visit the link below: