Sync Apple Watch To Your Fitness App.
The Apple Watch has evolved from a niche device to an indispensable health and fitness companion for many satisfied users. New Years is a great time to take advantage of all the features the watch has to offer, such as step tracking and heart rate monitoring, and those features are even more useful when you hook it up with fitness. application
In this guide, we’ll take a look at MyFitnessPal and LoseIt, two of the most popular free fitness apps on the market. However, the Apple Watch integrates with a huge number of these trackers, and you’ll find the process is pretty much the same with some minor tweaks.
Basically, this process in almost every case involves going to a fitness app, connecting it to Apple Health, and enabling permissions that allow the app to read and write data to Apple Health. Once set up, you can easily access your fitness data from the Apple Watch app.
Let’s take a look at how to sync Apple Watch with a fitness app using the sample apps above.
Sync Apple Watch with MyFitnessPal
Step 1. Open MyFitnessPal on your iPhone and navigate to settings using the three dots next to the remaining calories.
Step 2. Scroll down and tap Apps & Devices.
Step 3. Click “Health”.
Step 4. On the next page, click “Settings”.
Step 5. At this stage, the Health application should open. You can choose the specific data you want to share with MyFitnessPal, but we recommend that you simply click on “Include All Categories” for the most complete set of features.
Step 6. Open the MyFitnessPal app on your Apple Watch and you should see a screen that looks something like the one below. From now on, information from Apple Health and from the iPhone app should be easily accessible right from your watch.
Sync Apple Watch with LoseIt
Step 1. Tap “Me” in the lower right corner of the iPhone app to open your account details.
Step 2. Select “More” from the menu bar and then select “Apps and devices”.
Step 3. Click “Automatic logging” to enable it.
Step 4. A window should appear informing you that the app needs access to Apple Health to log in automatically. Click Continue to open the Health app.
Step 5. As with MyFitnessPal, you now have to select the data that you want to allow the application to read and write, or just click the button to enable all categories.
Step 6. Open LoseIt on Apple Watch and enjoy accessing information from the phone app!