Workout app of Apple Watch is highly useful in terms of letting you master the art of tracking your fitness accurately. Once you set it up on your Watch, this app would provide you with all the information such as calories, distance about your exercise. Furthermore, you can calibrate your Watch to retrieve more accurate data about your workouts when GPS is unavailable.
Recently, some Apple Watch users have reported that they are unable to track exercise correctly. In other words, they are having trouble tracking their workouts on Apple Watch. This issue can be fixed comfortably through the right calibration of your Watch. Here is how you can do it.
Check out these points before marching ahead with the process:
Make sure to turn on Location Services
- Launch Settings app on your iPhone
- Tap on Privacy
- Turn on Location Services
Make sure to turn on Motion Calibration & Distance on your Watch
- Launch Settings app on your iPhone and then tap on Privacy
- Tap on Location Services. Then, go to System Services and make sure Motion Calibration & Distance is turned on
How to Calibrate Apple Watch for Better Workout and Activity Tracking
Step #1. Got to the open, flat area where you can receive good GPS reception and clear sky.
Step #2. Now, hold your iPhone in your hand. Or, attach the iPhone to your body with the use of armband.
Step #3. Next up; launch the Workout app on your Apple Watch.
Step #4. Select Outdoor walk or Outdoor run.
Step #5. Set the timer for around 20 minutes.
Step #6. Now, walk or run at a normal pace so that the watch is able to learn your pace.
If you are not able to complete your goal of 20 minutes of walking or running in one session, you can get it done in many workout sessions based on your convenience.
If you want to rest a while or have some breath during the workout, you can pause your workout to let the Workout app provide you correct data.
Just in case, you want to have a more accurate data, simply repeat this process many times at a variety of different speeds in order to let your Apple Watch learn your pace and strides perfectly at different intervals.
Hopefully, you would be able to track your exercise properly on your watch. Do let us know if you are able to find success by following this mentioned process.
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.