1. Suggs68's Avatar
    The Watch has no GPS of its own... it relies on the phone it's paired to for GPS data.
    I know that. Wasn't what I meant. The exercise app is wildly inaccurate with distances because it only connects to the phone's GPS periodically. Distances for a run can be off as much as 1/4-1/2 of a mile which is a lot. I'm hoping they did something to fix the accuracy.
    09-11-2015 09:38 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    I need to try again to verify... I think the issue I've had with the Workout app and getting time recorded using anything other than the 'Other' workout may be resolved... Tried an 'Outdoor walk' a bit ago and got credit for it recorded in the Activity app...first time for that.
    09-12-2015 03:53 PM
  3. eb_therebel's Avatar
    Did they do anything new with the stock workout app? Specifically better GPS accuracy for outdoor running/walking?
    No changes to the stock app, but when iOS 9 drops on wed, we should get the standalone workout apps for the watch.
    09-12-2015 09:11 PM
  4. eb_therebel's Avatar
    I know that. Wasn't what I meant. The exercise app is wildly inaccurate with distances because it only connects to the phone's GPS periodically. Distances for a run can be off as much as 1/4-1/2 of a mile which is a lot. I'm hoping they did something to fix the accuracy.
    The accuracy is off, but you have to take your phone with you on a few runs so it can learn your stride pattern.
    09-12-2015 09:12 PM
  5. kch50428's Avatar
    I need to try again to verify... I think the issue I've had with the Workout app and getting time recorded using anything other than the 'Other' workout may be resolved... Tried an 'Outdoor walk' a bit ago and got credit for it recorded in the Activity app...first time for that.
    Upon further review... A 3 mile walk in an hour only counted as 8 minutes exercise using the 'OutdoorWalk' workout on the watch... I'd like to know how that works... I'll go back to using the "Other" workout for everything...
    09-13-2015 09:16 AM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Upon further review... A 3 mile walk in an hour only counted as 8 minutes exercise using the 'OutdoorWalk' workout on the watch... I'd like to know how that works... I'll go back to using the "Other" workout for everything...
    Did you have your iPhone with you?
    09-13-2015 09:34 AM
  7. kch50428's Avatar
    Did you have your iPhone with you?
    playing my iTunes library...
    09-13-2015 10:11 AM
  8. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Upon further review... A 3 mile walk in an hour only counted as 8 minutes exercise using the 'OutdoorWalk' workout on the watch... I'd like to know how that works... I'll go back to using the "Other" workout for everything...
    I think it's related to how high your heart rate is to determine if it is exercise.
    09-13-2015 10:17 AM
  9. kch50428's Avatar
    I think it's related to how high your heart rate is to determine if it is exercise.
    one might think the "Other" workout would behave similarly... But it doesn't.
    09-13-2015 10:25 AM
  10. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    terrible battery life!!!!!
    Same here. I haven't been wearing it lately because of this. Is it confirmed that unpairing/repairing fixes the issue, or should I unfair, reset and repair?
    09-13-2015 09:52 PM
  11. eb_therebel's Avatar
    Same here. I haven't been wearing it lately because of this. Is it confirmed that unpairing/repairing fixes the issue, or should I unfair, reset and repair?
    I had bad battery at first but unpairing the watch and repairing fixed that right up
    09-13-2015 10:12 PM
  12. Peligro911's Avatar
    Just today after several
    Days on 2.0 had rapid battery drain .. I can also notice because it won't charge as fast it will take for ever.. I did a hard reset and removed a app that I think was the issue after that so far all seems to be good


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    09-13-2015 10:29 PM
  13. DaPhoneking's Avatar
    Just today after several
    Days on 2.0 had rapid battery drain .. I can also notice because it won't charge as fast it will take for ever.. I did a hard reset and removed a app that I think was the issue after that so far all seems to be good


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    What app did you remove
    09-13-2015 10:36 PM
  14. Peligro911's Avatar
    It was a traffic app called CARR


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    09-13-2015 11:22 PM
  15. Peligro911's Avatar
    What app did you remove
    It like California roadways blah blah .. They called it CARR


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    09-13-2015 11:23 PM
  16. pranav9's Avatar
    So I've tried it a few times now, airplay to the watch works but intermittently. Sometimes it works and sometimes now haven't been able to figure out why
    09-13-2015 11:47 PM
  17. ilario_seb's Avatar
    So I've tried it a few times now, airplay to the watch works but intermittently. Sometimes it works and sometimes now haven't been able to figure out why
    I still can't try it, seems like my watch won't use the inbuilt speaker.

    I also noticed that sometimes when I workout (mostly outside run) some session doesn't have the HR tracked. Maybe they will fix it with watchOS 2.1
    09-14-2015 07:47 AM
  18. jimpilot's Avatar
    I bet it will. Could be a specific app as well. If it happens again try to take out 3rd party apps / glances. to narrow it down. I have very few 3rd party apps and don't use a lot of glances. I am getting 3% per hour. This is improved over last version which was good.

    I swear the simple face killed my battery in a previous release. No one here had the issue. Saw one other similar speculation on a google search.

    Hope it works out.

    Cheers.
    Unpairing worked well. Now after a full day I still have about 75% left. Great life now.
    09-15-2015 09:52 PM
  19. That70sGAdawg's Avatar
    This better be fixed before 2.0 drops tomorrow......
    09-16-2015 12:48 AM
  20. jimpilot's Avatar
    Guess it wasn't.
    09-16-2015 06:54 PM
  21. jimpilot's Avatar
    Guess it wasn't.
    I do wonder if that was the issue or something else.
    09-16-2015 06:56 PM
  22. jgmarz's Avatar
    I just downloaded the watch public beta profile but there is no beta update when checking from the watch app. Do I need to do something?
    09-17-2015 03:06 PM
  23. kch50428's Avatar
    I just downloaded the watch public beta profile but there is no beta update when checking from the watch app. Do I need to do something?
    Are you sure it's the watch profile?? Because when you go to the public beta site and select to download a profile, the phone gives you the option to install to the watch or the phone... and if you select the watch, it will install, but is of no use. There is no public beta for the watch... if you obtained a watch beta profile from an unofficial source, you need to email that to yourself, open it on the phone - and install to the watch.
    09-17-2015 03:11 PM
  24. jgmarz's Avatar
    Definitely the watch profile. But there's no public beta?
    09-17-2015 03:24 PM
  25. kch50428's Avatar
    Definitely the watch profile. But there's no public beta?
    Not for the watch...
    09-17-2015 03:32 PM
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