Health app is one of the most popular apps in iOS 8. It makes ultra-convenient for iPhone and iPad users to keep a track of their fitness. This app collects a number of significant data about your health such as walking+ running distance, calories burned etc.
A number of iPhone owners have reported that after updating to iOS 8.2, Health app has stopped tracking walking, running measurement. In other words, it seems to have been completely broken. This unexpected bug with the Health app may have been caused due to ill-conceived update as well as some of the other miscellaneous glitches. Here are some possible fixes to troubleshoot this issue.
Check Out the Health App Settings
One of the first things which you can do to solve this issue is to check out settings in the Health app making sure everything is fine there. It also helps to switch the internal setting of the app on/off a few times.
Step #1. Launch Health app → Tap on Heath Data from the bottom.
Step #5. Once your device has restarted, launch the Health app again and follow all the above mentioned steps and toggle on Show on Dashboard.
Reset Your iPhone Settings
Many users have claimed that after resetting their iPhone they were able to fix this bug. Let’s try out this method as well as it can potentially resolve this bug.
However, one thing you must know that resetting your device can make some changes in the settings such as, Wi-Fi passwords but it won’t delete any files or data.
Step #1. Launch Settings → Tap on General.
Last Resort: Restore Your Device As New
If you still haven’t been lucky with regard to resolving this stubborn bug, then restoring your device as new is the last resort. It may involve a lot of time and lengthy process but it can be the ultimate solution of the problem. But before you should go ahead with the process, you must backup your device so that your data remains secured.
Connect your device with your Mac or PC → Launch iTunes → Select your device from the top left menu → Click on Restore Your iPhone.