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No there is no way to accomplish this. From Apple - Apple Watch You close the Exercise ring when you reach the globally recommended 30 minutes of exercise per day. And you don’t even have to do it all at once, which means you’re more likely to fit it into your day. From all searches I have performed I have not found any possible way to change it and the ...


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Yes it can. Only exercise uses heart rate currently to gauge effort. I know of several people that figured out how to game the stand goal while flying in an airplane by just moving one forearm. The accelerometer algorithm for standing can't really tell why your hand moves when it is checking for sedentary conditions. This is probably a known issue since ...


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Apple doesn't define active calories in the manual for Apple Watch, but they are a common measurement in sports physiology. If you are in a coma, your body uses up calories from two of the three muscle types: smooth and cardiac muscle. The third type is skeletal muscle and that's what Active Calories tries to estimate using a physiological model that ...


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Apple provide a support article to help improve Activity's accuracy, Calibrating your Apple Watch for improved Workout and Activity accuracy: Bring your iPhone and your Apple Watch. Find an open, flat area outside that offers good GPS reception and clear skies. Make sure that Location Services is on. To check the setting on your iPhone, tap ...


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You aren't limited to one time around the ring in the Activity app. You get a double arrow for 1 hour of exercise, for example. You also receive awards for doubling or tripling the exercise ring. You can use the Workout app to set whatever exercise goal you like. And you get a custom ring to fill in that app, based on target calories, distance, or time.


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The activity recorded on the Apple Watch is separate from the activity recorded on the iPhone. As such each is recorded as a separate source in health.app. Also only activity recorded on the Apple Watch is reflected in activity.app. Source: @pbur - Apple Software Engineer https://twitter.com/wahoo/status/591749264956461058


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If you move your time zones, you can extend “today” day to be longer at the expense of losing time “tomorrow”. I take my fitness very seriously and I am obsessed with closing all the 3 rings for 5-6 days in a week and also with the awards. I challenge myself every month. This month I pushed myself a little harder and decided to aim for perfect month award. ...


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Make sure you are using the Workouts app on the watch as this will make the heart rate monitor get your heart rate more often. Therefore, it won't miss any spikes from lifting and moving about. Make sure your watch is securely fitted so the heart rate monitor can get an accurate measurement! Lastly, it's a bit hard for a device on your watch to know that you ...


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As of watchOS 4.0 and iOS 11.0 there is no way to adjust the length of a workout with Apple Watch or iPhone. I experienced the same issue in the past and the only known way to do this is by creating an encrypted backup with iTunes and to edit the Health.app SQL database's entries Restore the backup to your iPhone. You should let Apple know that this is a ...


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The option is hidden behind a long/hard press - so not easily discoverable: Tap on the Activity app from your Apple Watch's Home screen. Swipe left until you see the Move ring. Press firmly on the screen. Tap on Change Move Goal. Adjust your move goal to whatever you'd like and tap Update. Source: How to set a calorie goal with Activity for Apple Watch ...


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Most of the answers in this thread are incorrect. As of posting this, you can not change the exercise goal. As stated in the first answer this is set firm. Additionally, the exercise ring always has a double-arrow. The icon does not change.


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As long as you give it permission to access and change data in Health, it's all (steps, walking & running distance, heart rate, active calories, etc.) right there in Health. I know this first-hand, as a proud Apple Watch owner since April 24.


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My watch counts all my crochet/knitting movements as steps. I can easily notch up an extra 10.000 steps in a day if I knit in the evenings. I have spoken with Apple but they cannot come up with any solution.


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You could change the date of your iPhone/Apple Watch to that day and then burn 2 calories with an activity of your choosing. After this change the date back. Another option is to record a new activity on the Health app. Go to the app, choose Activity and then choose "Active Energy", then press the Plus sign and insert the Date and the burned calories.


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No you can’t add calories that didn’t get tracked. No you can’t change the goal after the fact. You can change the move goal for the current day without jailbreaking or tampering with the data store. You can extend today by making a time zone adjustment. Without manipulating your time zone settings, one pragmatic way to avoid needing to redefine things is ...


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It’s official, Apple published an article that to me explains the update had some problems and our devices may not fix themselves. It also warns of future data loss. I got bitten by the GPS bug and was not successful in fixing it by unpairing the watch, but I will follow this sequence later today once I close my rings :-) Looking closer at noise data - that'...


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It doesn't seem like the Move ring can be filled with that sort of activity, though it would be nice. However, I don't do any weight lifting myself, but I do remember that just doing what may have been simplified bicep curls close to my body was able to fill it a little, and actually significantly upped the distance I had gone that day, as though the watch ...


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Here is another option: In running trails with my Apple Watch and iPhone the calibration is not correct. Miles is not correct because of switch backs and trees. What I do is go to the Watch app on my iPhone, Tap the My Watch tab then tap Privacy > Motion & Fitness > Reset Calibration Data. This erases the calibration and I can start over with a clean ...


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You only have a difference of 95 steps over a total of 19000 steps; it looks like a rounding error. Or maybe the Apple Watch has not yet uploaded the latest steps to the iPhone (it does this every few minutes, in order to save battery).


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Active calories are a result of your activity (running, swimming, etc.) only. Total calories take into account how many calories your body consumes during that period of time (just to keep you alive) as well as the active calories.


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I love traveling but I have the same problems with my appleWatch. I contacted the Support, It's a well known problem since the watch have launched. The "Bug" isn't fixed yet. The Genius told me, the only way to handle that problem is to deactivate the automatic time adjustment of the iPhone and Watch. Well it's not a satisfying solution but it works. The ...


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Thanks to this discussion https://www.reddit.com/r/AppleWatch/comments/7c9g3b/did_you_get_yours/?st=j9vre0ac&sh=5dd7c06a I solved. Just reboot the iPhone, then the Watch and you'll get the badge!


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As far as I can tell, your best bet is to go through this process: On your Apple Watch open the Workout app Use the crown to navigate to the Other option Tap on this to begin your weightlifting exercise workout After completing the workout, swipe right and tap on the red END cross When the summary appears you'll see a grey Name Workout button - tap on that ...


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This feature is not supported by the original Apple Watch (2015). It's mentioned in the first paragraph - https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204666 Resting and walking rates are available only on Apple Watch Series 1 or later. Only Apple Watch Series 1/Series 2 (2016) and Series 3 (2017) provide information about resting and walking heart rates. See ...


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Yes, it already works with watchOS 3 and iPhones with built-in barometers (iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X) running iOS 10.x or newer. Start an outdoor walk workout and walk uphill. Once you stop the workout you will see the elevation gain on the Apple Watch and in your iPhone's Activity.app. Example:


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Simply put, active calories are those you burn while walking, climbing, jogging — whatever you do for exercise. Total calories include active calories and resting calories, which are those your body burns naturally, even when you're just lounging on the couch. For instance, when I use a rowing machine at the gym, the meter attached to the rowing machine ...


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The only thing that has worked for me is erasing all data from iWatch, unpairing and repairing. Un-pair and then re-pair. You will not lose your data. Follow the steps below: On your Apple Watch, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. On your iPhone, open the Watch app and go to My Watch > select your watch > tap ...


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I recently had the same issue. I force restarted the watch and the next activity it showed a map again. Still testing if it resolved the issue for ever.


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