How To Transfer Oura Ring To New Phone? Backup And Transfer Oura Data!

By Lokesh Jaral | Updated on March 22, 2024
How To Transfer Oura Ring To New Phone?

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Bought a new smartphone and don’t want to lose your Oura Ring data? Not a big deal! You can transfer Oura Ring to new phone seamlessly in a few steps. Take backup, factory reset Oura Ring, connect to a new phone, and it’s done! We have covered all in detail here.

Upgrading ourselves with the latest technology devices and gadgets is good, and changing phones is very common among the youth these days. They prefer to upgrade their phones and not upgrade Oura Rings, which makes them worry, why my Oura Ring won’t connect to a new phone? How do I transfer data from my Oura Ring to my new phone?

You can transfer Oura Ring to new phone by first taking the backup of all your ring data, then factory resetting the ring, followed by uninstalling the app. Now, you have to open the device’s Bluetooth settings to remove the ring from here and then place the ring on the charger. At last, install the Oura app on your new phone and connect Oura Ring to it using the same login details.

Oura Ring won’t connect to a new phone automatically by simply turning on the Bluetooth. You need to have an Oura app installed on your phone to transfer Oura data to new phone. So, grab your Oura Ring charger, ring and both the phones and start to transfer Oura Ring to new phone.

How To Transfer Oura Ring To New Phone?

To transfer Oura Ring to new phone, open the Oura app and back up all data > Factory reset Oura Ring > Remove the ring from the old phone > Place the ring on the charger > Connect Oura Ring to the new phone.

Today we are more into using smart wearable gadgets like smartwatches and rings. We can even see popular athletes and celebrities wearing Oura Rings to track their health and fitness in depth. We all know that there is no display in Oura Ring, so it is important to sync Oura Ring with the Oura app to see the temperature Trends, heart rate, Activity Score, Readiness Score, Sleep Insight, and other health parameters that Oura Ring tracks.

If you have a habit of changing your phone, then you might be wondering how do I transfer data from my Oura Ring to my new phone? Will it delete my previous data? Stop worrying, your data is safely stored in Oura Cloud linked with your Oura account. Take your phone and ring to start transferring your Oura account and ring data from your Oura Ring to new phone.

1. Remove Oura Ring From Old Phone

To remove Oura Ring from old phone, place the ring on the charger > open the Home tab of the Oura app > Menu > Settings > Back up all data > Remove ring from the charger > Ring icon > Swipe left > Tools > Factory reset > Device’s Bluetooth settings > Remove ring.

Removing Oura Ring from your old phone must be your first step to transfer data from your Oura Ring to your new phone. While removing any app or device from the phone is an easy task, you must be sure that no data is left behind. The process may include:

  • Taking backup of Oura Ring data
  • Factory reset the app
  • Remove device from Bluetooth paired or connected devices list (Only in case of devices connected with Bluetooth)

You are here while hunting for ways to remove Oura Ring from old phone. Try the steps mentioned below before you go for Oura Ring setup on a new device:   

Step 1: Place your Ring on the Oura Ring charger.

Note: Oura Ring battery life must be a minimum of 50%.

Step 2: Open the Oura app on your old phone and go to the Homehome icon tab.

Step 3: Tap on the Menumenu bars icon icon in the top left corner.

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Step 4: Now, tap the Settingssettings icon icon.

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Step 5: Choose the Back up all data option.

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Step 6: Once the backup is complete, remove the ring from the charger and keep it on a plain surface.

Step 7: Now, go back to the Home tab of the Oura app and tap on the ringring battery level icon icon at the top right corner.

Step 8: Swipe left and scroll to find the Tools option. Tap on it.

Step 9: Tap on the Factory reset option and wait for the process to complete.

Step 10: After this, remove the ring from the Oura Ring charger and place it on a flat surface as you did earlier, and don’t move it for approx. 2 minutes.

Step 11: Now, go to your mobile’s Bluetooth settings and remove your Oura Ring from the list of paired and connected devices.

You have now completed the process to back up and factory reset Oura Ring and successfully removed it from your old phone. Now, it’s time to connect it to a new phone.

2. Connect Oura Ring To New Phone

To connect Oura Ring to new phone, Place the ring on the charger > Install Oura App on the new phone > Turn on Bluetooth > Log in to your account > Follow in-app instructions > Uninstall Oura App from the old phone.

Finally, go for the Oura Ring setup on a new phone to transfer Oura Ring to new phone. Although the process is the same as you did while connecting your brand new Oura Ring with your old phone, you can follow the instructions given below if you have forgotten the process you followed at that time. 

Step 1: Place your Oura Ring on the charger and turn it on.

Step 2: Now, install the Oura App on your new phone.

Step 3: Now, turn on the Bluetooth and connect your Oura Ring to the new phone for Oura Ring setup.

Step 4: To log in to your Oura account, follow the instructions displayed on the screen.

Note: Make sure you log in to the same account in which you took the backup of the Oura data on the old phone so that you can transfer Oura data to new phone.

Step 5: Open the old phone and uninstall the Oura App.

You have now successfully completed the process to transfer Oura Ring to new phone. If you upgrade Oura Ring then also you need to go for Oura Ring setup.

In this way, we had access to an old phone. What if our phone is lost? Will you be able to transfer Oura Ring Ring to new phone without old phone? Let’s get the answer to this.

How To Transfer Oura Ring To New Phone Without Old Phone?

To transfer Oura Ring to new phone without old phone, Download the Oura app on a new phone > Open the Oura app > Login to your Oura account > Factory reset the Oura Ring > Follow the on-screen instructions.  

You are here to know the way to transfer Oura Ring to new phone without old phone; this means that either your old mobile is lost or not working. Connecting Oura Ring to a new device will delete all your Oura Ring data which is not synchronized with the Oura app (i.e., the data saved on Oura Ring after you last sync the ring with the app)

Basically, this happens because when you try to sync Oura Ring to multiple devices, it will automatically go to “Restricted Mode”. Oura Ring can connect with only one device at a time, so before using it on another device, you need to remove it completely from the old device. 

Restricted Mode is the phase where you have no option other than to factory reset Oura Ring to sync Oura Ring data on a new phone. 

Note: Soft reset Oura Ring process is different, which just restarts your ring. Don’t misunderstand it with the factory reset.

Follow the given steps to transfer your Oura Ring data to new phone without old phone:

Step 1: Download the Oura app from the Play Store or App Store on your new phone.

Step 2: Open the Oura app and login to your Oura account using the details you were using on your old phone.

Step 3: Oura app will prompt the link to factory reset Oura Ring. Tap on it.

Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the resetting process.

You will now be able to see only the historical data saved before your last sync, as the Oura app will be able not be able to read Oura Ring data that is not synced with it.

People don’t stop here, they are even trying to transfer Oura Ring to new phone without app. What do you think, is it possible or not? Get your confusion cleared now.

How To Transfer Oura Ring To New Phone Without App?

It is not possible to transfer Oura Ring to new phone without app.

Oura app plays a crucial role in getting Oura Ring data. You can only soft reset Oura Ring without app. Starting from connecting a new or upgraded Oura Ring to a phone, syncing Oura data, getting our health metrics and reports, to factory resetting the ring, all the things are done only using the Oura app.

So, it’s clear that if you want to transfer your Oura Ring to new phone, you need to have an app where you can login to your Oura account and get access to all the saved Oura Ring data and sync new data.

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Wrapping Up

Say Goodbye to the old phone and welcome a classy new phone. Will your Oura Ring be able to accept the change? Is it easy to transfer Oura Ring to new phone? All these questions might have bothered you before purchasing a new phone. Fear not, Oura Ring data can be easily transferred to any new device, if you follow the necessary steps before connecting Oura Ring to new phone. Follow all the instructions available above and try to transfer your Oura Ring data from one device to another. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Why Can’t I Connect My Oura Ring To My New Phone?

You might be unable to connect your Oura Ring to your new phone because it is already connected to your old phone.

Q2. Is Oura Ring Transferable?

It is recommended to not share your Oura Ring with your friends or family members, as you have to factory reset the ring before giving it, which will delete all your Oura data.

Q3. Can Oura Ring Be Connected To Two Devices?

No, Oura Ring can’t be connected to two devices at a time. You have to disconnect it from one device to connect it to another device.

Q4. How To Connect A Replacement Oura Ring?

You can connect a replacement Oura Ring by opening the Oura app > Ring icon > Swipe left > Tools > Set up a new ring > Begin setup > Skip > Set up a new ring > Connect.
If you have your old ring, you can first take a backup and factory reset the ring and then follow these steps.

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