The craze nowadays is to buy a step counting gadget so that you can monitor your daily walk routine. What if we were to tell you that your iPhone can already track and count your steps and also do much more and it is entirely free?
A gadget that tracks your walking and running is called a pedometer. A pedometer will track your activities and show it to you the data that you need to keep track of your health. You can check out some of the popular pedometers in the market such as Fitbit(This is an affiliate link).
However, if you are an iPhone user, there is good news for you. Your iPhone is already capable of tracking your body movement similar to a pedometer. The “Health” app that comes pre-installed on your app utilises the sensor on your iPhone to track and count your steps.
Here are the seven simple steps how you can make your iPhone count your steps.
In your iPhone, go to Settings
In the Settings, go to the Privacy settings
In the Privacy Settings, go to the “Motion & Fitness” settings
In the “Motion & Fitness” settings, enabled the “Fitness Tracking.”
Fitness tracking will allow your iPhone to access sensor data that includes step counts, body movement and also how many stairs have you climbed.
Open the “Health” app in your iPhone.
The Health app comes pre-install on your iPhone
If you never open your Health app, the first thing you need to do is to fill up your body measurements
The counts number of your step will appear when you tap on the dates above in the home screen.
You can choose which dates you want to see the summary of your activities. These include the walking or running distance, the number of steps taken and stairs climbed for that particular day.
If you are an avid jogger, and you want to use your iPhone to count your steps but finds that it is too big to carry it in your running pants, you can always opt for the iPhone Armband (This is an Affiliate Link) where you can fit your iPhone nicely there while you are running.
Or, if you want a proper fitness tracker equipment, you can buy the LETSCOM Fitness Tracker (Affiliate Link) that can not just count your steps, but also monitor your heart rate and calories.
So, there you have it. The seven simple steps on how you can make your iPhone count your steps. Please leave us a comment on how you find this tip helpful.
Please also read our previous article on the top iPhone tips and tricks that you can use.