How to Enable Elevated Heart Rate Notifications on Apple Watch

watchOS excels in tracking heart rate. You can take the full advantage of it to set up elevated heart rate on your Apple Watch to get instant notifications whenever it goes beyond the normal level. Follow this hands-on guide to discover how this life-saving feature works:

With watchOS 4, Apple Watch has become far more efficient as a heart rate monitor. Case in point, you can enable elevated heart rate notifications on your Apple Watch to get alerts whenever it goes too high.

watchOS lets you choose from multiple BPM thresholds. And whenever it finds you inactive for at least 10 minutes, it immediately notifies you to shake off the idleness. From what I can see it can be a lifesaver feature for many. Enough talk, let me show you how it works.

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Note: This feature is supported only on Apple Watch Series 1 or later. Besides, your device must be running the latest version of watchOS.

How to Turn On Elevated Heart Rate Notifications on Apple Watch

Step #1. Open Watch app on your paired iPhone.

Step #2. Now, ensure that My Watch tab is selected if it’s not already → Next, tap on Heart Rate.

Tap on My Watch then Tap on Heart Rate in Apple Watch App on iPhone

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Step #3. Select Elevated Heart Rate.

Tap on Elevated Heart Rate in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Step #4. Now, choose the beats per minute as per your need. You have several options to select from 100 BPM—150BMP.

Turn On Elevated Heart Rate in Apple Watch App on iPhone

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That’s it!

Going forward your smartwatch will notify you whenever your heart rate goes beyond the beats per minute BPM threshold you have chosen.

How to Disable Elevated Heart Rate Alerts on watchOS

If you ever decide to turn off this feature, you can do so with ease.

Step #1. Launch Watch app on your iPhone → Tap on My Watch tab → Heart Rate.

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Tap on My Watch then Tap on Heart Rate in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Elevated Heart Rate.

Select Elevated Heart Rate in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Step #3. Now, select Off.

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Turn Off Elevated Heart Rate on Apple Watch

That’s all folks!

Over to you:

Apple’s smartwatch has become the most popular wearable device in the world, overtaking Fitbit. The continuous effort to make the device a top-notch fitness device seems to have paid off big time. With the watchOS 5 expected to arrive with several highly user-friendly features, it’s going to scale more heights in coming days.

What’s your take on the smartwatch and what are the new features you would like to see in the next iteration? Do share your valuable thoughts in the comments below.

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Rajesh Mishra
Tracking down the trending stories that are making headlines on the Internet and exploring Apple devices are what appeal Rajesh the most. Aside from catching up with the fun-loving videos and FPS, he likes playing badminton and composing poems.

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