1. Westiemom's Avatar
    I don’t see a way to monitor sleep already on my new watch. Is there an app anyone has gotten you like?
    10-17-2017 06:29 PM
  2. chefjayhawk's Avatar
    10-17-2017 07:06 PM
  3. cwbcpa's Avatar
    After trying a few apps this is the one I ended up with and I’m very happy with it. I also use the heart rate app by the same developer.

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/auto...mUvbUpU3001064
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    10-17-2017 07:33 PM
  4. Westiemom's Avatar
    Thank you both. Auto sleep looks good. Think I’ll get this one.
    10-17-2017 08:06 PM
  5. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I got Auto Sleep a few days ago on recommendations from this thread. It seems to work pretty well ... but all the stats are so confusing to read. Does anyone else feel that way? I’m used to Fitbit’s sleep tracking, which is simple and no nonsense. AutoSleep seems to have more date but presentation of said data could really use some work.
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    10-17-2017 09:53 PM
  6. TripleOne's Avatar
    I do not use my Watch for sleep tracking.
    10-18-2017 01:36 AM
  7. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I got Auto Sleep a few days ago on recommendations from this thread. It seems to work pretty well ... but all the stats are so confusing to read. Does anyone else feel that way? I’m used to Fitbit’s sleep tracking, which is simple and no nonsense. AutoSleep seems to have more date but presentation of said data could really use some work.
    Yes. I used fitbit as well and it is much easier to read. That being said, I think I have adjusted and after spending time with the app I understand what it’s giving me. I still like the Fitbit presentation better though. I shouldn’t have to struggle to understand the data. I’m not sure why AutoSleep chooses to present the way they do.
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    10-18-2017 06:32 AM
  8. Westiemom's Avatar
    I haven’t gotten it yet because I had to reset my phone last night. (iOS 11 was giving me some grief ).
    It’s disappointing to hear it’s not as easy to use as FitBit’s. I have a FitBit I’ve used for the past couple of years before my watch.
    Thanks for all the feedback everyone!
    10-18-2017 08:52 PM
  9. eyecrispy's Avatar
    I haven’t gotten it yet because I had to reset my phone last night. (iOS 11 was giving me some grief ).
    It’s disappointing to hear it’s not as easy to use as FitBit’s. I have a FitBit I’ve used for the past couple of years before my watch.
    Thanks for all the feedback everyone!
    Yea it’s too complicated. No one needs that much data. The app works well but the presentation of the data can really use an overhaul.
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    10-19-2017 06:00 AM
  10. Mac Guy's Avatar
    I used Sleep++, mainly because it was free. But I stopped using it because I really didn't know what to do with the data, how to use it to improve my sleep.

    The fall back of booze, babes, and barbiturates is not relevant to my lifestyle, though one out of three has helped in the past.

    iOS 11 has remained me that most apps are only as good as the vendor support. With way too many apps on my phone, going to 64-bit has proven a problem for a lot of developers, despite the very long lead time Apple gave them. So I'm glad I didn't buy a Sleep app. My luck would be to get the only one not updated for 11.

    And Apple is culling your app collection once you move to 11, so some apps will be gone completely, because devs allowed them to die on the vine. But I think it'll be a good while before we see another such app pandemic.
    10-19-2017 11:35 AM
  11. Chronoman's Avatar
    The idea of monitoring my sleep is appealing, but the watch needs charging, and I do that every night. I guess I could wear the watch to sleep, and charge it during the day, but then I would not be monitoring my activities.

    What are others doing about this situation?
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    10-19-2017 11:43 AM
  12. cwbcpa's Avatar
    The idea of monitoring my sleep is appealing, but the watch needs charging, and I do that every night. I guess I could wear the watch to sleep, and charge it during the day, but then I would not be monitoring my activities.

    What are others doing about this situation?
    I charge my watch before bed while I’m reading or getting ready for the next day. That 30-40 minutes gets me back to 100%. Then I top it off in the morning while I shower and get ready. I probably don’t need the morning top off but I do it since I’m taking the watch off anyway. The series 3 can easily get two days of use but if I do this routine then I never have to charge it for very long.
    10-19-2017 01:30 PM
  13. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    I also use Sleep++ but I also put my watch in Airplane Mode as not to completely kill the battery. Then I put it on the charger when I wake up and it's usually charged enough when I leave for work to get me through the day. I mainly use if just to see how restless I am during the night.
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    10-19-2017 01:46 PM
  14. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I also use Sleep++ but I also put my watch in Airplane Mode as not to completely kill the battery. Then I put it on the charger when I wake up and it's usually charged enough when I leave for work to get me through the day. I mainly use if just to see how restless I am during the night.
    Have you experimented to see how much battery life you would use if you didn’t put it in airplane mode while using Sleep++? I use AutoSleep and at most I might lose 2% overnight. Most mornings I wake up with 99% left. Not that it hurts to use airplane mode. I’m just curious.
    10-20-2017 07:00 AM
  15. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    Have you experimented to see how much battery life you would use if you didn’t put it in airplane mode while using Sleep++? I use AutoSleep and at most I might lose 2% overnight. Most mornings I wake up with 99% left. Not that it hurts to use airplane mode. I’m just curious.
    Probably not enough to matter, but I also get a lot of work notifications overnight and use airplane mode to keep my watch silent and keep it from vibrating.
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    10-20-2017 07:05 AM
  16. Westiemom's Avatar
    My watch follows the “do not disturb” settings on my phone so I don’t have to worry about notifications.
    10-20-2017 09:02 PM
  17. sq018's Avatar
    AutoSleep and its companion HeartWatch. You don't need to tap anything before you go sleep. Everything is automatically tracked. Best app imo
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    10-20-2017 11:27 PM
  18. doogald's Avatar
    I charge my watch before bed while I’m reading or getting ready for the next day. That 30-40 minutes gets me back to 100%. Then I top it off in the morning while I shower and get ready. I probably don’t need the morning top off but I do it since I’m taking the watch off anyway. The series 3 can easily get two days of use but if I do this routine then I never have to charge it for very long.
    This is exactly what I do. I also charge the watch after I run while I am eating breakfast if the charge is below 80% at the time.
    10-23-2017 12:15 PM
  19. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Since the release of the original Watch I have been on a mission to find the best sleep tracking app and after testing almost ALL of them the hands down winner is AutoSleep. It works extremely well and I find it to be the most accurate.

    What sleep app do you use on your series 3 watch?-img_8234.jpg

    Here is last night. It picked up when I went to sleep and all the times I had to get up with the dogs.
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    10-25-2017 04:50 AM
  20. mogelijk's Avatar
    While I still have AutoSleep, I've started using Pillow. Yes, the disadvantage is you have to "start" it when you go to bed and turn it off when you get up. The reason I prefer it is that it actually shows when I went to bed, how long I was awake before falling asleep. Autosleep only shows when I fall asleep, it does not show when I went to bed or how long I was in bed before sleeping. Pillow also seems to do a better job of determining if I wake during the night. For example, I woke up for 15 minutes or so around 5:20 this morning, Pillow shows the period that I was awake but AutoSleep does not show that I woke up at all before getting up this morning.
    10-28-2017 07:53 PM
  21. msm0511's Avatar
    I used Sleepmatic on my Series 1. I honestly forgot to get a sleep tracking app when I got my Series 3. I guess sleepmatic changed its name to Sleep Tracker. I liked it ok, and thought it was fairly accurate. My problem was the UI wasn't great, and I didn't feel like I got enough info to track differences from night to night. I just didn't like it enough to make it a must have app.

    I may dl again though and I'll report back if it's better. It looks to have had an entire overhaul of the UI.
    10-29-2017 09:50 AM
  22. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    While I still have AutoSleep, I've started using Pillow. Yes, the disadvantage is you have to "start" it when you go to bed and turn it off when you get up. The reason I prefer it is that it actually shows when I went to bed, how long I was awake before falling asleep. Autosleep only shows when I fall asleep, it does not show when I went to bed or how long I was in bed before sleeping. Pillow also seems to do a better job of determining if I wake during the night. For example, I woke up for 15 minutes or so around 5:20 this morning, Pillow shows the period that I was awake but AutoSleep does not show that I woke up at all before getting up this morning.
    You need to adjust AutoSleep. Use the tweak feature to get it dialed in. Once you do that it is pretty much spot on. Mine even picks up when I fall asleep on the couch then wake up and head to bed.
    10-30-2017 04:31 PM

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