Will Apple Watch work with other Fitness Apps?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Argentine86, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. Argentine86 macrumors regular

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    I have a Fitbit One and use the Fitbit App. This allows me to sync my steps and floors and share with other friends who have a fitbit.

    Will the Apple Watch sync with other Apps other than Health App? (Fitbit? Nike? RunKeeper?)
     
  2. adamk77, Apr 12, 2015
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    I think Health App acts like a hub right? Apple Watch will synch data to the Health App. And through the HealthKit API, other apps can access the data stored in Health App. So I think it would depend on whether the other apps take advantage of the data stored in the Health App.
     
  3. sdsvtdriver macrumors 65816

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    Fitbit is hostile to Healthkit. You may be able to get your data into FitBit via 3rd party, however.

    http://syncsolver.com
     
  4. Argentine86 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks!
     
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    Hehe thank you! Apple.com is not nearly as entertaining as macrumors.com :p
     
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    Thats Nike+ Running. Its been on Apple devices for ages right back to the early iPods. The Nike app in question is the Nike Fuel app. When THAT arrives its interesting....
     
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    Looks like tgi asked about Nike+ to me?:D
     
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    You are correct! That was the app I "was" referring too. But to be fair, I did only say Nike +. I meant Nike+ Fuel though :)

    See above.
     
  12. grimalal macrumors newbie

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    This! I completely agree, I am very interested to see the Nike+ Fuel App on the watch. Although, I wonder how many similarities there will be between the badges that Apple has created for the watch and Nike's own badge/achievements that are in the Fuel app now.
     
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    I have never had a Nike band so not sure if this is applicable but the Nike+ App has a Nikefuel value recorded in it and it's on the website.
     
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    I really love Lose it! because it takes my calories burned from the Fitbit app (which it calculates from HR and steps, etc) and then changes my daily caloric intake limits based off of this. I Really Really Really hope that some sort of third party interaction with Lose It! and the Apple watch gives me the same sort of integration. I really love it and obsessively track all my macros each day.
     
  15. Tmdlkwd macrumors member

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    Strava has support.
    runtastic has support
    Ismoothrun " should " have support soon.

    Previous poster mentioned LoseIt
    I know Fatsecret ( similar to myfitnesspal a LoseIt), just had an update for Apple Watch Support yesterday

    I use all 3 on my iPhone. I just to like compare. It may be overkill, to each their own
     
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    I really love the Striiv app, but their pedometer I used to have didn't even last a year before the button broke on it. I really hope their app supports the Apple Watch. I'd start using that app again in a heartbeat.
     
  17. 3rdiguy macrumors 6502a

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    I agree! I want to be able to check my Nike fuel right from my wrist.
     
  18. Tmdlkwd macrumors member

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    LoseIt..apple watch support now. Just updated
     
  19. jjk454ss macrumors 601

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    Fitbit mentioned an update where you can use multiple devices throughout the day and keep your steps accurate. It was supposed to automatically recognize which device you were using. I'm really hoping it will use the Apple Watch as one of those devices, and not just Fitbits. I think, based on the way Fitbit is, that this will not happen though.
     

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