Are you looking to track your activities but don’t have the Apple Watch? Install Fitness for the iPhone that runs iOS 16 and track your activities without an Apple Watch!
iOS 16 is full of large and minor changes. One of the changes which iOS 16 brings is the introduction of an Fitness app for the iPhone. It is now possible to set goals and monitor your daily activities on your iPhone without the Apple Watch.
Monitoring your daily activities through your Fitness app is simple and will relay information directly to your Health app. Although the app is nearly the same as those who own the Apple Watch, there are some limitations. If you don’t have the Apple Watch, you do not have access to exercise and standing rings. You can only use the walking rings.
However, it’s an excellent addition that will assist a large number of people to live a healthier life without spending a lot of money to purchase the Apple Watch.
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Install your Fitness app to track your steps
If you’re planning to try the Fitness app for the first time, it’s an extremely simple setup process that requires only a few inputs from you. After that’s completed and done you’ll be in the park and allow your iPhone to track your steps.
Then, open the fitness app on your home screen, or from the app library on the iPhone running iOS 16 or earlier.
After that, tap the button ‘Continue’ from the bottom on the display to proceed.
Then, tap the button ‘Continue’ to accept notifications to the app to be received.
The alert will be displayed on your display. Click ‘Allow’ to allow the notifications to pass through, or select “Don’t Allow” if you do not want them to disturb you.
Enter the information regarding your physical characteristics and age, then tap the “Continue” button. If your already got these settings set within your Health application, then you don’t need to input the data in this section.
Then, you’ll have to establish your daily goal for moving. You can choose either the template that is preset, such as Light, Moderate, or heavy. You can also increase or decrease the amount of calories you want to burn by using the buttons ‘+’ andbuttons, respectively. When you’ve reached your fitness goals for the day click on the “Set Goal’ button. Goal button to continue.
That’s all there is to it. You’ve now established your daily goal for tracking in your Fitness app. We’ve said that the process of setting up is simple.
Note that if you plan to go for a walk or run, or walk that you want to count toward your daily goal of moving ensure that you carry your smartphone with you to keep track of your exercise.
Using the Fitness App
To track your daily activity levels You can visit the Fitness app at any time and check your performance. You can move throughout the day to complete your activity rings.
To encourage you to keep engaged, this app also includes an “Awards” section where you can win trophies for specific goals set in the application. The award also identifies the date and achievement beneath it.
If you have several sources of health information that you prefer to access through the Health app, your activity data will be displayed there. To access the information, go to the Health app and ensure that you’re on the tab ‘Summary.
Find and click to show all health Information Option to continue.
Now you will be able to view health indicators from every source all in one place.
Edit Health Data, Change Move Goal, and Other Settings
You can also alter your Goal for the day, change your Goal or edit your Health data and toggle notifications on/off or alter the units of measurement for energy and workouts.
To modify your health information From the ‘Summary’ tab in your fitness application, click on the “Account picture” or the initials to continue.
Then, click on the option ‘Health Details’ from the menu to proceed.
Then, click on the option you want to edit and then proceed by editing. After that, press the button ‘Done’ in the upper right corner.
To alter your Move Goal you had previously set click on the Account Picture or initials in the upper right corner.
Then, click on the ‘Change Move Goal’ option in the menu.
After that, press the “+” or “buttons for increasing or decreasing the goals, respectively. After that, tap the ‘Change Move Goal’ button, then the modifications will be effective immediately.
To alter your Unit of Measure for your exercise or for information about your energy From the Account screen click on the “Units of Measure option.
Then, you’ll be able to browse through every category along with the SI units. Choose the units you prefer by clicking on the appropriate option within every category. The settings will be applied immediately.
If you want to alter the settings for notifications, click on the notification option on the screen ‘Account’.
After that, tap the individual toggle switches for the categories you wish to change into the offor On’ position according to your preferences.
That’s it, folks. It’s easy to keep track of your progress in exercising using your iPhone. With the lock screen’s customization feature with iOS 16, you can also have an exercise widget within the lock screen to keep you on track. So, now go ahead and ensure you have enough activity to shut off the activity ring!