On your iPhone, go to: Settings > Privacy > Motion & Fitness – check that both Fitness Tracking and Health are enabled. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Privacy > check that both Fitness Tracking and Heart Rate are enabled.
Why is my Apple Watch not syncing with exercise?
Reset your Watch by pressing in the crown and side button until you see the Apple logo, then release both. Go on your Watch app, go to Activity > Progress Update > switch to None. Restart your iPhone. Turn off Wi-Fi and turn it back on.
How do I get my Apple Watch to recognize my exercise?
How to enable Auto-Workout Detection on iPhone
- Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
- Tap the My Watch tab.
- Select Workout from the menu.
- Scroll down to “Start Workout Reminder” and “End Workout Reminder”
- Set the toggles accordingly.
How do I sync my Apple Watch to my phone with exercise?
Scroll down to fifth section and select activity. Then scroll down to progress updates and select it. Clice on none. Your watch and phone will automatically sync.
Why doesn’t my outdoor walk count as exercise on my Apple Watch?
You have to do what Apple calls a “brisk walk.” In my particular case, I have to walk at close to 3 mph and have a heart rate close to or above 110 BPM for the walk to be registered and counted as exercise. Anything lower than those numbers will show that I did not exercise.
How do I track my walking on my Apple Watch?
On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch (tab) > Privacy > Motion & Fitness > check that both Heart Rate and Fitness Tracking are enabled. On your watch, in the Workout app, start an Outdoor Walk workout.
How do I sync my iPhone with exercise?
If you want to sync your workouts between your Apple Watch or iPhone and Strava, follow these steps:
- Open the latest version of the Strava app on your device.
- Go to Profile > Settings.
- Go to Applications, Services, and Devices.
- Select Apple Health.
- Select Connect.
Why does my outdoor walk not count towards my exercise ring?
It all comes down to Apple’s definition of Exercise. In the Health app, it says: “Every full minute of movement equal to or exceeding the intensity of a brisk walk counts towards your daily Exercise Minutes.” So, if you are walking at a pace that Apple doesn’t consider a “brisk walk”, you’re out of luck.