How to Export Health Data from Your iPhone

how to export health data from iphone

Exporting the data from your iPhone’s Health app is necessary at times. This app stores a lot of vital information like Step Count, Flights climbed, and even Blood Pressure, Electrocardiograms (ECG), Oxygen saturation, etc. These details are already backed up and stored safely in iCloud.

However, there may be situations when you need to view this data on a big screen or send it to your doctor. In such conditions, you will have to export the data from the iPhone’s Health app. Let us look at steps to do so.

How to Export and Import Health Data from iPhone

How to Export Your iPhone Health Data

The steps of exporting the health data have slightly been tweaked from what they were earlier.

Step #1. Launch Health app on your iPhone.

Launch Health app on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on your Profile Picture on the top right.

Tap on Profile Picture in iPhone Health App

Step #3. Tap on Export All Health DataExport.

Export Health Data From iPhone

Step #4. Now you may Save this data to Files app or email it to yourself or your doctor. It will be exported as ZIP file. Inside this file your Health Data is present in XML format.

Save Health Data in File App on iPhone

Note: If you do not see Save to Files or any other App of your choice, tap on Edit Actions from bottom left and using the green plus icon add the app to this share pane.

How to Move Health Data Using QS Access on iPhone

Though there are some third party apps which allow you to export your health data, we have found QS Access a bit better than others. Better still, it converts all the information into a readable CSV file-unlike Health.

Step #1. Launch QS Access on your iOS device.

Step #2. Now, select the columns that you want to export and tap on Create Table at the bottom right corner.

Create Table in QS iPhone App

Step #3. Grant access to the data.

Allow Health Data Access to QS iPhone App

Step #4. You will see a table of your data on the screen. Tap on the Share button to export it.

Step #5. Up next, you need to tap on the app to which you want to share the data. In this test, I am going to mail it to myself.

Export Health Data in iOS 10 Using QS iPhone App

That’s all!

So these are the ways to export and import your valuable health data from the iPhone. Health is wealth. Using the data to understand it better and improve yourself is always recommended. We live in a busy world but even then taking care of our precious health should not be compromised. I hope you follow good eating habits and have a healthy lifestyle.

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