What 's included with my Babolat Play racket?
When you purchase a Babolat Play racket, your pack should include:
- 1 USB cable
- 1 Quick Start Guide
- 1 racket cover
Step 1 : Create your Babolat Play account
Create an account on the babolat play website
1- Go to www.babolatplay.com and click on the "Sign up" button at the top of the page to create your personal account. Follow the instrcution to complete your registration. 2- Next,click on the orange button « synchronize » to download and install the Babolat connect software on your PC/Mac. The babolat connect software is the window between your website account and your racket.
Create an account on my smartphone
1- Download and install the smartphone application, by means of the apple store or google play.
2- Open it. Select «Get Started» and create your personal account.
Do I need to create an account both on the website and on the application?
No, you don't need to create an account on both devices. Once you created your account on one of the devices, you can have access to your account through the application or through the web site.
What is the use of the Babolat connect software?
The babolat connect software is the window between your website account and your racket. It will be used to download your sessions, to update the racket firmware…
Step 2 : Associate your racket with your account
By using a PC/Mac and a USB cable
1- Open the butt cap of the racket.
2- Connect the racket to your computer using the USB cable.
3- Launch the Babolat connect software on your PC/Mac and log in with your Babolat Play account or Facebook connect.
4-Click on the orange button that says, Download Played Sessions.
This will allow you to connect your racket with your internet account and download you sessions.
By using a smartphone and Bluetooth
1- Turn on the bluetooth in the settings of your smartphone. 2- Switch your racket on and turn the Bluetooth on by pressing the button with the Bluetooth logo (long button).
3- Scan the Bluetooth devices with your smartphone and pair your racket with it.
4- Launch the Babolat Play app on your smartphone and log in.
5- Click on the racket logo on the upper right-hand corner to associate your racket with your account. You need an internet access to pair your racket with your smartphone.
Step 3 : Play with your racket
What do I have to check before playing ?
Every time you want to play with the Babolat Play racket and record your data, be sure that your racket is associated with your account. If not, you will not be able to download your sessions. In order to secure your data, you are only able to download sessions on the account associated with the racket. Check the level of your battery. If when you switch on your racket the red light is flashing instead of the blue light, that means that your battery is low. In that case, charge your battery before playing.
During your game
Turn on the racket (blue light flashes slowly). To record your game, you should not turn on the Bluetooth on your racket during your game. Now, enjoy your first connected tennis session.
After your game
Turn off the racket to finish your tennis session.
Step 4 : Download your play session
By using a PC/Mac
Connect the racket to your computer using the USB cable. Launch and log in to the Babolat connect software . Click on the orange button labeled "Download Played Sessions".
By using a smartphone
If you did not pair your racket with your smartphone, please refer first to "Step 2: Associate your racket with your account"->"By using a smartphone and bluetooth".
If your racket is already paired with your smartphone, please proceed the following instruction: turn on the Bluetooth of your racket and of your smartphone. Launch the Babolat Play app and log in. Click on the racket logo, located on the top left on your application.
Step 5: Charge your racket
How can I charge up the battery?
Make sure you use a USB compatible charger to charge your racket:
1- Plug the USB cable into your laptop or into a plugged compatible USB charger.
2- Then plug it into your racket.