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How can I add my vaccination record to Apple Health on iOS?

I have a PDF for my C19 vaccine, and would also like to manually enter the dates, doses, etc. of my other vaccines. Where can I do this in the Apple Health app? I do not see a place where I can upload ...
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In which countries are iPhone health records available?

I just found what I was looking for. Health records are available on an iPhone. But it seems I cannot directly input the data, it must be done by a medical institution. In which countries are iPhone ...
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iOS - How can I get my HealthKit data on two devices?

I have my primary iPhone, signed in with iCloud account. This device has a lot of HealthKit data available. I also have my old iPhone(reset to factory settings). I would like to test my app with an ...
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How do I get HR data on my Watch to my iPhone?

I have HR data that I can see on my Watch, but on my iPhone there is a gap where a chunk of that data is missing (both in the Health app and in all linked apps that get HR data from HealthKit). How do ...
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Pedaling during cycling is recored as steps in Apple Health

I’m confused about how steps get recorded in Apple Health. I thought that HealthKit was either smart, or apps recording to HealthKit had some way of tagging input, so that things didn’t get "...
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What iOS apps read health records from Apple Health?

Apple's website says that "third-party apps can request access to your health records" but I can't find any apps in the app store that read them. Are there any apps that read health records (...
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How can i get Apple HealthKit data if iphone is crashed or permanently dead?

What if i does not backup my Apple healthkit data, And one day my iphone is crashed or permanently dead. So how can i get my old HealthKit data? Is any other option from where can i get my old ...
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Healthkit data: Is the XML data you manually export from the iPhone the same as the Healthkit data

I want to know if the environmental noise data from Apple watch (or for that matter any health data parameter) has a higher resolution if you access it via Healthkit (or from iCloud) vs. manually ...
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How does my brand new iPhone have steps activity recorded on it (in the Health app) from a month ago?

I just received a brand new iPhone from Apple.com. It booted up to a fresh "welcome" state, as expected. I did not do any kind of data transfer/import; I set it up as new. And I configured ...
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Interface third-party device to Apple Health? [duplicate]

I have a smart plug which can monitor the power usage of a medical device while I sleep. I would like to know if I turn off the device during the night. I have a proof-of-concept client which can ...
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How does HealthKit calculate activeEnergyBurned and other variables?

I am investigating using HealthKit to supply some data for an application which will run on iOS. We are thinking about using Apple Watch to collect the data. I am especially interested in ...
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What can I do about duplicate data in Apple Health?

Recently (and not tied to any iOS or app update) Apple Health has doubled all the steps it has recorded. This occurred literally overnight, so that now for every day, as far back as I've looked, all ...
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How do I measure Heart Rate Variability?

Intermittently, and with no pattern I can discern, my Watch measures "Heart Rate Variability". But I don't see a way to measure this on demand, and I can't find any apps that measure it directly (...
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How do I export Apple Health data?

Though there are are some old answers here about how this was once accomplished, it's not clear what the current procedure for exporting Apple Health data is, and though there is indeed an export ...
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Apple Watch activity too high

I have a new Apple Watch and have to learn how to use this device properly. Because I miss-add a workout in the Health App my activity rings show that I exercised more than 1000 minutes. I cannot ...
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Does using a standing desk "count" when using the Apple Watch to close rings?

A colleague asked me how sensitive the Apple Watch was, and if it supported standing desks. (those hours should count right?)
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Can new Health-app fields be created by 3rd parties?

So, I've been using Apple's Health app, and I think it's wonderful. My Apple Watch frequent enters my heart rate and steps-taken into the database, and I can manually enter other common things like ...
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How is it Apple Watch works when the heart rate is 0?

I am using Apple Watch series 2 to get heart rate information. It works very well but I have a question. Is it possible to get a heart rate 0? I tried to get Apple Watch to measure things that have ...
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Meditation timer that reports mindful minutes to the Health app?

Is there a simple meditation timer app that actually logs time spent meditating to the Health app as mindful minutes? I need just a simple timer, no guided meditation (and certainly no subscription). ...
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What Apple Watch sleep tracking app uses minimal battery power and is fully compatible with the iOS Health app?

I want to use an Apple Watch 2 to track my sleep. In order to achieve this I will need to wear the Apple Watch during sleep, which creates an issue around battery usage. So my thinking is that I can ...
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How do I view the lifetime total from the Health app?

Is it possible to see the lifetime totals (steps, distance, etc) from all data in the Health app? Perhaps with a third party app?
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Automatic tracking of monitors in Health.app?

Unless I am mistaken, HealthKit/Health.app will automatically track some BlueTooth sensors, like heart rate straps? Is that true? Is it also true that other sensors do not work this way, and only ...
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How do I get to medications in Health.app?

In this MacWorld article it shows a screenshot of Health.app with a section for medications but I can't find it in my Health.app. Was this functionality moved or removed at some point?
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Did 25k on the bike, iPhone says 7.8 k

I just got back from a ride where other people had odometers on their bike. They read 26 km. My iPhone's HealthKit said 7.8 km of walking and running. Is HealthKit just not useful for biking, or is ...
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How to record cycling distance using M9 coprocessor without GPS

I have an iPhone 6s. It automatically records steps and walking distance in the Health app using the M9 motion coprocessor with very little battery impact. How can I record cycling distance like ...
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How to overlay multiple graphs from Apple Health data

With Apple Health in iOS 9, how can I see the interaction between multiple data categories? For example, if I enter data for menstruation and sexual activity, it would be nice to see a graph with both ...
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Why is Jawbone UP step data deleted from Health app after midnight?

How do I get the iOS Health app to retain the previous days' worth of step data? The iOS Health app only shows the current day's steps. My UP3 is set up to be the primary data source for updating ...
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Apple Watch Heart Rate Glance Shows Same Number Every Time, Or Series Of Random Numbers, Also On Replacement Watch

Whenever I check my resting heart rate using the Watch's heart rate glance, it does one of two things: 1) I see one low number (which sometimes seems accurate, e.g., ~70). A couple of seconds later, ...
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Possibility of getting HealthKit data from third-party sensors in real-time?

I have heard that HealthKit can be used to gather health-related data using the iPhone’s sensors in real-time, and I know that there are several third-party wearable biometric sensors that can ...
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iPhone Health "Walking + Running Distance" is way off

The "Walking + Running Distance" on my iPhone 6 is wildly off. I've walked <2 miles today (0.5 mile commute, 0.8 miles for lunch, and whatever around the office), yet my iPhone is reporting 10.3 ...
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Exporting or Viewing Apple Watch heart rate info

I have found the corresponding Activity app on the iPhone, which shows exercise history, but is there a way you can see the history of each heart rate measurement in bpm? Maybe through a HealthKit ...
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View iOS Health data externally

Is there a way to view ios 8 health data externally? For example, with iCloud sync it seems feasible to be able to access the data through a website (i've checked https://www.icloud.com/ but it's not ...
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Healthkit sync with Strava

I am using iOS 8.1 with Healthkit and Strava version 4.2.2 with sync enabled in strava to push cycling data to Healthkit. My cycle data is logged with Garmin which uses garmin connect to sync to the ...
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Is there a way to access HealthKit data through a web interface?

I would like to read, and ideally write to, my HealthKit data from a computer's web browser. Is this possible? I have not found any tools so far that let me do it. An out of the box tool is ideal, ...
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What does Health's "Show All Data do?

When I choose "Show All Data" from an activity in Health (iOS 8.1), I see a long list of data points with associated source app icons; but this list almost always seems to be incomplete and not to ...
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Does Healthkit Sync?

Does Healthkit sync between devices? For example, if I have IOS 8.02 installed on iPhones 4S and 5S, should I expect that data on the 5S Health Dashboard will appear on the 4S Health Dashboard?
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How can I import external data into HealthKit?

I have a few apps that may not be updated to support iOS 8 and HealthKit, but they do offer CSV export of data they have stored. Is there any way to import historical data into HealthKit and Health....
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How does HealthKit resolve recording of the same activity by multiple sources?

What happens when more than one "source" registered with HealthKit tracks the same activity? For example, if I have Human tracking my activity in general, and then use Cyclemeter (which supports ...
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