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Health is Apple's own app for keeping fitness data.

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How to export medication log history from Health app on iPhone?

When I export health data on the iPhone through Export All Health Data option in my profile menu in the Health app, I do not find any information related to medications. Is there a way to export the ...
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Get total and average of minutes in each zone of exercise exertion

I have an Apple Watch and iPhone with the latest OS software. I also have the Gentler Streak app. These tools track my exercise including the intensity at each of the six zones, 0-5. I see these ...
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Automatically start a timer after logging health record

I take a medication that needs 30mn to be assimilated by my body before eating anything in the morning. I log it every morning in the Health app to not forget it as it is quite important. I was ...
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How to download all ECG reports to my laptop at once? Can I set it up for automatic future downloads?

The Health app on my iPhone SE-II iOS 16.4.1 has over 200 ECG measurements from my Apple Watch. I would like to get them all on to my laptop (individual PDFs I assume?), but I would like to avoid ...
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iOS 16.6 enters sleep focus 2 hours early

In the Health app, I have one sleep schedule, set at 12 p.m. Wind down is set to 1h. I would expect the OS to enter into Sleep focus at 11 a.m. Instead, it consistently activates the Sleep focus mode ...
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Recording of personal data while the Apple Watch is locked?

Does Apple Watch (or, more specifically, Apple Watch Ultra, in case of different behavior) record personal information while the device is locked, and then associate it with the active account, when ...
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Does Apple watch calories burned use weight in health settings?

Does the apple watch use weight value in health setting when calculating the total calories burned for the day so far? If not where does it look at weight somewhere else or even at all?
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Does the Apple Watch Series 8 track sleep without setting a schedule?

I don't have a natural sleep schedule so it makes no sense for me to set one, it changes day by day and sometimes I don't even sleep. Does the Apple Watch Series 8 track sleep without setting a ...
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How do you edit medication information in Apple Health on the iPhone

I have entered a medication in the Health app on my iPhone (iOS 16.4.1). I would like to change the entry in one of 3 cases. I take medicine for Hay Fever for 3 months in the year. How do I make it ...
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How does Apple Watch decide whether to give you a Stand Up reminder or not?

I appreciate the "Time to stand" reminders that the Apple Watch provides ten minutes before the full hour. My assumption would be that these reminders pop up whenever I have not yet stood ...
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How to log medication for past days in the Health app?

The title pretty much says it all: In the Health app, how do I to add medication for past days? When you press “Log”, you can only select the time, not the date. I have tried navigating to the day in ...
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Is the Blood Oxygen app required on the Apple Watch to get VO2 max cardio fitness levels in the Health App?

Deciding whether to remove the Blood Oxygen app on the Apple Watch. Would it be okay to remove it without losing the VO2 max estimate?
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How to Sync Google Fit Data to Apple Health?

I'm using a NestHub2 to log my sleep activity which outputs its data to GoogleFit. Is there a way for me to import that data from the Google Fit app into the Health app to use with Sleep? In the ...
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How to remove iPhone as a source device for sleep data (Apple Health)

For any app that wants to read or write data to Apple Health, I can give or refuse permission to do so. But when it comes to devices as data sources (e.g. my iPhone), I can’t seem to find any way of ...
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How to export my iPhone's step count?

On my iPhone 11 running ios 16, the Health app shows me the current day's step count or a bar chart for the past week or month. How can I export the data to my PC for use in a spreadsheet? Just to be ...
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My mom offered to share her iPhone Health app data with me. Do I have to put MY data in iCloud to see HER data?

My phone says: "Health in iCloud is Turned Off The Health app uses iCloud to access health data that is shared with you. To receive invitations to share and view data, turn on Health in iCloud.&...
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How to add custom measurements to iPhone Health App

I know how to add things like weight and BMI, but I would like to track custom fields/measurements as well. For example, my scale shows percentage of body water, but I cannot find this anywhere. Is it ...
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Health incorrectly shows the same wake up time everyday

I noticed that even when I don’t wear my watch to bed, the time I go to bed is remarkably accurate in the Health app—even on days I don’t wear my watch to bed. However, the same is not true about the ...
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Can’t get VO2 Max (Cardio Fitness) measurements to work on Apple Watch Series 7

I can’t get my Apple Watch to show up as a data source for Cardio Fitness measurements in the Health app, no matter what I try. I’ve tried everything in this article and nothing has worked: https://...
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Which metrics in the iOS Health app can be natively tracked by Apple Watch?

This question comes from the perspective of someone who's not yet a Watch owner, but considering a purchase primarily for quantified-self-style health nerdiness. There are fields/screens for many, ...
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Is it possible to measure noise levels with the iPhone alone?

It seems that you can't measure noise levels with the iPhone alone, you have to either connect an Apple Watch to it or Airpods, am I right?
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Deleting a friend’s ECG related data

I let my friend borrow my watch to try out the ECG feature. However, now I want to delete all data collected while my friend was wearing the watch so it doesn’t appear in my health data. What items ...
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Transfer Apple Health data from old iPhone to new iPhone (without using iCloud)

For some reason I can't find an Apple official way to import old iPhone's Apple Health data to the new iPhone, that does not require using iCloud to backup. There is an option to export, but strangely ...
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Is iPhone headphones sound warning legit when plugged into external speaker?

I plugged my iPhone SE into an amplifier and turned the iPhone's volume to maximum to get the best sound-to-noise ratio. The health app says that my noise exposure was "Loud". Did the health ...
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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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Graphing Apple Health data for more than one year

I just migrated from Fitbit to Apple Watch and transferred my data. The one disappointment is that while Apple Health keeps all data, its graphs show at most the past year, but it's often useful to ...
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Apple Watch activity tracking too generous

I bought a second hand W4 a week ago after being for long time a "barewrister". I noticed that, this AW, is definitely too generous calculating my flights climbed. I always keep my iPhone ...
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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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Do I still get credited for move and stand goals if my Apple Watched is locked while on my wrist?

One thing I've been curious about and tried to check but haven't been able to fully confirm, is - if my Apple Watch is on my wrist but still locked (i.e. I just put it back on my wrist and have not ...
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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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Why does the iOS Health app sometimes drop my step count by hundreds of steps?

I use an activity tracker 3rd party app that syncs with Apple's Health app, and I have a daily goal of 10,000 steps. Sometimes (not frequently, but once in a while), the step count in the Health app ...
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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 does the iPhone round when calculating averages in the Health App?

Tracking steps month by month and am curious how the app rounds numbers. For example, a calculated average of 99.53 does not round up to 100, but shows as 99. This is deep in the weeds, but wanted to ...
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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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How to delete Health data in iCloud only?

So, I've decided not to store my health data in iCloud anymore, for various reasons. I just want to have it on my iPhone and on my iPhone backup on my Mac. Here's what I have tried so far: So I turned ...
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App Privacy: Why does the railroad company need my steps made and other health data? How-To revoke?

I was surprised to see that the local railroad company, accesses Health and Fitness data. I use this app only as a timetable for trains. The Health app can track your daily footsteps and the flights ...
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How to know what is backed up in local backup? (esp. Health Data)

I don't use iCloud and want to back up my iPhone on my Mac. I followed this guide to do so and checked the "Encrypt local backup" box, since I also want to back up my health data from my ...
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Is there a way for me to view my Apple Watch Activity data on my mac desktop?

I'd like to be able to view my apple watch Activity data on my mac desktop or laptop. So for example, workouts, steps, etc, today, and for the last week, much like what I can find in the Activity app ...
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ECG Setup in Apple Watch

I have installed latest iOS version on my iPhone as well as on Apple Watch. However I don’t see set up option for ECG app in Health app in iPhone. What do I do.
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Apple Health draining battery following iOS 14 update

Since updating to iOS 14 (now 14.0.1) Health is draining my battery even though I don't use it much. For example, just one minute of use results in 37% of battery use and I need to recharge 2-4 ...
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Max Heart Rate during Workout Apple Watch

I am wondering if it's possible to set a max heart rate during a workout in the new Apple Watch 6. It's the only feature that I need in a new watch. If it doesn't have it I'm buying a garmin watch. Kr,...
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How do I view all my weight data in apple health on iOS?

Is there a way to show a list of dates and times and weights in the Apple health app on iOS? I don’t want to see it as a graph.
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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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Lap time data uploaded from my Apple Watch doesn't match the lap times listed on my iPhone

I uploaded my health data from my Apple Watch to keep track of my lap times. But the lap times recorded in the XML file that I uploaded are consistently shorter than the ones listed on my watch. ...
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Unknown device listed in iphone health app Data access and Devices

I have recently been concerned about activity on my Iphone 5e due to missing info and other concerning changes that I do not remember enacting, nor do I have reason to (accident is unlikely) -...
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How to enable Huawei Health app options for iOS that exist for Android?

I bought a Huawei Band 3 Pro some months back, and while using it with my Android phone, all the things I needed were working (using the Android Huawei Health app). But lately, I switched to an ...
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How to post Apple Watch activity of a group to slack?

Lots of people in my office are using Apple Watch. I think it would be nice if when someone finished a workout or completing activity ring, the info is posted on slack. Is there anything I could use ...
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How is the Apple Watch ECG disabled in certain countries?

In Japan there will not be ECG for potentially many years until it makes it through mountains of bureaucracy. I haven't tried a different Apple ID to enable the ECG, but I heard others have tried ...
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Where is Apple Health data "Exported"?

After chasing the "Export Health Data" option in Apple Health, and waiting a long time without feedback or any notification the initial dialing that is presented (see below) disappears, and nothing ...
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