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Questions tagged [health.app]

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

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iOS Health compatible body scale – without obliged manufacturer account creation?

I'm looking for a smart body scale that connects via Bluetooth to my iOS device, but does not require to create accounts. Just a simple app that shows you the nitty gritty (BMI, fat, water, etc.) when ...
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iPhone graph of - Average sleep per week or month

I am trying to track my sleep, currently using Pillow. But there is a lot of variation in my sleep per night. I’m looking for an app that displays a graph of the average hours of sleep per night for ...
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How to revoke the Health App's permissions to Messages

Under Privacy -> Health the App Messages is listed as an App accessing my Health data, and in the Health App, Massages is listed as a Source. How do I revoke those permissions? And is there a way ...
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Why is the steps data in Health app all the same on everyday?

I have noticed that the steps count on my iPhone’s Heath app somehow becomes the same on everyday. I don’t really know when it will just “normalise” the count to become the same but it somehow does ...
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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 to track steps with the iPhone Health app

I just got an iPhone 8 (iOS 11.4) and I can't figure out how to track the steps that I take everyday through the phone. Can I do it through the Health app by itself or do I need to use Strava or some ...
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Apple Watch acceptable accuracy?

What is the expected/acceptable accuracy level of Apple Watch distance measurement? We have two series 4 watch - one mine and one that my wife wears. When we go on hike together and start "outdoor ...
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Strange steps measurement in iphone

Does someone have an explanation for this strange step measurement which is happening in my iPhone? As you can see from the screenshot here reported, for some days in this month the steps counted ...
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How do I record Apple Health “Vitals”?

I want to record my blood pressure in the Apple Health app. According to this document, I should: Open the Health app and tap the Health Data tab. Tap a health category, like Vitals. I ...
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How can I migrate Google Fit activity data to Apple Health?

Is there a first-party way of doing this? I exported all my data from Google using the Google Takeout interface, but this produced a zip file, which iOS cannot open. I also cannot install Google Fit ...
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Fishy moves at night

Today, due to some reasons I factory-reset my iPhone. When I’m setting up (pressing those “Get Started”), I found something fishy in the Health app. I rarely work after 1am, and recently I did start ...
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How to use workflow to email Health export files?

Is it possible to set up a scheduled email that sends Apple Health data as an attachment? I want to send data to my personal trainer and I forget to send it sometimes. Can I do it via Workflow? Are ...
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Export Health Data from iPhone gives a 22 byte zip file. How to recover the data?

I have over 2 years of daily health data in the iPhone health app but when I "export health data" I obtain an empty (22 byte to be exact) export.zip file. How can I extract my data out of the phone? ...
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Apple Health Won't Add Data

There are times when I'm not able to manually add data to the Apple Health app - I provide all of the information and click the "Add" button only to receive a greyed-out button, no new data, and an ...
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iOS health app has different iphone in sources

Don't really know how to describe it, but I think I have the same issue as here so here are some details. My girlfriend got a new iPhone 8. When she opens the Health app, in the Sources tab it shows ...
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Apple Watch Series 2 is reporting way too much exercise

Twice in the last week my Apple Watch (Latest WatchOS 4) has reported massive amounts of exercise, when in fact I hadn't done any those days. Like many hundreds of minutes of contiguous, non-stop ...
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How to track stationary bike activity with the Apple Health App on an iPhone SE?

I'm not great about setting aside time to exercise, but I am definitely a data nerd and just discovered my iPhone SE has a built in ability to track steps (pedometer) and other things. Cool! I also ...
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How can I record my weight using Siri?

I want to use Siri to record my weight in Apple’s Health app. However, when I tell Siri “Record my weight as X pounds”, she responds “I can’t answer that on your iPhone, but you can find it in the ...
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There is a bug in the sleep health app in iOS

When I look at my sleep tracking I see the graph shows a spot for tomorrow for nine minutes. There's an end of year calculation bug. It thinks I have nine minutes of sleep in the future. It's ...
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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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iPhone X Activity and Health app: Doesn't work - shows spinning wheel instead

I just switched from iPhone 7 Plus to iPhone X. I have Apple Watch Series 3. Everything worked great until I switched to iPhone X. Now the Activity app on the phone (not the one on the watch) just ...
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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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Allow apps writing to iOS Health - duplicate records?

If I allow an application to write data to iOS Health, e.g. a number of steps; would it corrupt the existing tracking made by the phone itself? In other words: iphone is tracking the number of steps ...
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Is it a bug that the Health App in the iOS11 upgrade 'forgets' your last place in the app?

On iOS 10 - I could regularly enter the health app to enter my weight each day. Each day the weight graph would come up when I opened the app and I could enter my data with a single tap. On iOS 11 - ...
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How to get Apple Watch 2 to calculate VO2 Max data?

I have an Apple Watch Series 2 running WatchOS 4.0, and an iPhone 7 running iOS 11.0.1. One of the new features of the new OS on the Apple Watch is the ability to calculate a VO2 Max for any run ...
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How do I remove an old watch from Apple Health sources?

Every Watch I've ever had is listed among sources in Apple Health, and I see no way to remove or even disable them. How do I delete old Watches (including ones I no longer own and that have been ...
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watchOS 4 not measuring resting or walking heart rate

The description of new features available in watchOS (and the Heart features in iOS 11's Health app) mention "Resting" and "Walking" rates. In fact the official description suggests that the Watch ...
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Is it possible to trim a workout from an Apple Watch?

Sometimes I forget to stop my workout and end up with a long running "workout" in the health app. Some apps (i.e. Strava) have a method for trimming down a workout if you remember what time the ...
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iPhone 6 counts 300 times more steps

My iPhone with iOS 10.3 is counting more than 300 times more steps than usual. Sensor broken? Or what can I do?
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An app that sends an alarm to family in case of an abnormal heart rate

I bought an apple watch just for this reason (Yeah I should have done my research beforehand). But I wanted to monitor her heart rate after she recently had a stroke. Is there an app that can send an ...
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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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Is it possible to merge two health sources without losing data?

I am using the Health app on iOS 10.3.2 (14F5089a) with 2 Apple Watches paired. However, there are more than 2 watches listed in the Sources tab. I know that only one listing contains the data for one ...
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Is there a way to add a note to the iOS Health app?

Is it possible to add a comment or note to the Health app? I could see this ability as a useful way to interpret or supplement the data. For example, if I'm sick for a few days, it could explain a ...
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Why does the Messages app request access to your heart rate?

In health.app, under the Sources tab, one of the apps that use health data is the messages app. It only has asked for the ability to read my heart rate data which is enabled. I would like to know ...
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How long can an Apple Watch stay without an iPhone?

I have an Apple Watch with is paired with my iPhone. When my iPhone is out for maintenance, for how many days can I still use the Apple Watch without losing functionality and without losing the ...
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Does iOS Health app send your health data to Apple?

I'm feeling a bit paranoid, and was wondering if the biometric information collected by Apple's Health app stays local on my iPhone, or if it's being sent to Apple? Anybody know? Thanks!
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Has the step counter been recalibrated with iPhone 7 or iOS 10?

I walk the same route to work each day, however I have noticed that recently I am doing 500 - 1000 steps less each journey. This is an upto 25% difference. I haven't noticed at what point the this ...
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Manually entering activities into Apple Watch

I know this question has been asked online a few times, but most questions are over a year old and so maybe something changed. I kickbox and swim regularly, but never wear my watch when I do those ...
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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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Backing up iOS Health Data takes enormous space?

I got an auto generated e-mail from Apple telling me that my iCould Drive was almost full Dear Benny Skogberg, Your iCloud storage is almost full. You have 499.728 MB remaining of 5 GB ...
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How to reset my step length?

I have had a new iPhone SE for a few weeks. It works fine, but in the "Health" app, my step length is approximately 0.6 m (1000 steps give a distance of 600 meters), which seems wrong (I used to have ...
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How do I import my fitness data from Android and keep it in sync in the future?

I have used Google Fit on my Android phone for a while, and recently switched to the iPhone. How do I import my step counts and other fitness data into Apple Health on the iPhone from Google Fit? Are ...
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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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Add data point in Health app

Is there a way to add a data point for steps and workouts in the Apple Health app in iOS 10? I cannot find it.
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Is there a way to restore the functionality removed from Health in iOS 10?

Prior to iOS 10, the Health app made it easy to collect and focus on health aspects of interest, and to view how these change over time. It was possible to: collect (only) specific aspects (weight, ...
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WatchOS 3 and iOS 10 - Exercise times

So I'm running iOS 10 and Watch OS 3. I turned on my workout on my apple watch and went for a walk for 28 min. When I was done, I checked the workout and it says 28 min. If I go into my 'Activity' ...