1. kch50428's Avatar
    Seems the Activity App Exercise ring isn't quite seeing things correctly...I thought my usual walk would trigger something on it... A mile and a half in about 40 minutes would register something on that exercise ring.... Well, two days in a row...nothing... Turns out...reading the Apple Support Discussion boards - I'm not alone... And if you use the Workout app with the 'pre defined' activities, things done under 'Workout' we're not correctly registering as exercise in the Activity app...unless you started a Workout as "Other"...

    Bottom Line... Start a Workout as Other to get exercise credit in the Activity App until Apple fixes the bug...

    Happy workouts y'all...
    Last edited by kch50428; 06-06-2015 at 01:38 PM.
    06-06-2015 08:51 AM
  2. Bigeric23's Avatar
    Thanks for sharing. I'm going to keep using Other because it appears to work pretty well.
    06-06-2015 06:46 PM
  3. JumpingJayzuz's Avatar
    Thanks for the advice. I took an 8km walk on Friday evening and it only registered 10 mins exercise. (Took way longer than 10 mins! And the pace was quite fast.) I used the 'Outdoor Walk' setting. Next time I'll use 'Other'.
    06-06-2015 10:32 PM
  4. John Yester's Avatar
    Ya seeing the same thing. Hoping for a fix soon amount other quirks
    06-06-2015 11:49 PM
  5. Ron Rasmussen's Avatar
    Outdoor walk working ok over here! A little less than a mile but it gave me expected duration and pace.
    06-07-2015 12:39 AM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Mine is pretty accurate, thankfully...
    06-07-2015 09:33 AM
  7. cutemoto's Avatar
    If I restored my iPhone would that erase all my goals I've earned for the activity app & will I have to get the trophies again?
    06-07-2015 11:28 AM
  8. Penique's Avatar
    My Activity exercise ring stopped working in early June after working fine for a month. Up until then, I had not used the Workout app. Did an Outdoor walk and got no exercise credit. Did the usual power-offs, re-pair, nothing worked. Then I saw tip about using "other" and that worked. Have been going back and forth with AppleCare for two weeks where they kept having me try different things and then send them a screen shot. Finally today I was told engineers recognize there is a software problem, they are working on it and there will be an update coming (my rep didn't know when). He said he would notify me when it is released. Crossing fingers it is soon as Exercise features was one of the reasons I bought the  Watch
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    06-28-2015 04:43 PM
  9. Vortec 5.3's Avatar
    My running distance activity is off ran 6 miles and it showed 5.83 on the workout app
    06-28-2015 05:07 PM
  10. Thoughts_Aloud's Avatar
    Thanks much. I was frustrated with this bug and actually found this site while searching for a solution. I just tried 'other' on my treadmill and it now works fine. ◄Dave►
    06-30-2015 02:14 AM
  11. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Interesting... I use Other most of the time since I am in the gym, but I have done a few outdoor runs and walks and have gotten credit for them. I wonder how it is determining the activity level? I am in good heart health so my resting HR is pretty low, I wonder if it sees a significant increase in my HR which is why it is saying I am active???
    06-30-2015 09:35 AM
  12. WST88's Avatar
    Has anyone found that the Health App is not updating to the iPhone? Mine has not updated since 6 pm last night (noon Now). Anyway to force an update?
    07-02-2015 11:29 AM

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