Press the weight only button:     (Not all body composition monitors offer this feature). This will allow you to measure weight, but will not take body composition readings. Use this button to measure items other than people (eg luggage). Also suitable for anyone who cannot use body composition measurements, such as someone with a heart pacemaker. Press the button and wait before stepping on, the LCD will show 8888 whilst it self-calibrates. When it shows 0000 it is ready to step on.