Sync with other devices & apps (e.g. Samsung Health, Garmin & Fitbit)
We’re currently working on plans to offer direct integrations with devices such as Fitbit & Garmin watches, Oura rings, and apps such as Samsung Health.
BUT In the meantime, we can give you some instructions as to how to link some of these to Google Fit and Apple Health:
- Download the FitToFit app
- Follow their instructions to link to Google Fit
Note: This seems to have mixed success and does not always seem to import data accurately. It might also lead to slightly slower performance.
Unfortunately, there is an easy solution to link Fitbits to Apple Health. There are some apps that can do this like Sync Solver and IFTTT, but these cost money to use.
The free apps out there don’t seem to have great reviews, so for now there is no great way of getting Fitbit data into Bearable if you have an iPhone. But as we said above we hope to add Fitbit integration in the future.
2. Samsung Health
- Download the HealthSync app.
- Follow the instructions in this app:
The app will ask you to sync Google Fit to Samsung Health, or go in the other direction and sync Samsung Health to Google Fit. Be aware that if you choose the latter option, you should make sure that you have disabled steps and activity tracking in Google Fit or it could lead to some data conflict issues.
Note: Health Sync will sync your data 4 times per hour, though you can increase or decrease the syncs per hour to up to 6 times per hour. Health Sync is free to use for the first week, but after that, you will either have to subscribe to the app or purchase it for a one-time fee.
If you want to use a Samsung tracker (such as the Samsung Gear) with an iPhone, you will need to download the Samsung Health App for iPhone. The Samsung Health App will auto-sync the steps data to Apple Health. Apple Health is where Bearable will receive your steps data.
See above – the same steps apply here as for connecting Samsung Health.
Remember, if you sync using the HealthSync app, you should make sure that you have disabled steps and activity tracking in Google Fit or it could lead to some data conflict issues.
According to Garmin, Garmin Connect Mobile (GCM) version 2.6 and above provides support for the Apple Health Kit.
Follow these steps to enable sharing:
- Open the Apple Health Kit app.
- Go to your profile (top right icon).
- Tap Apps
- Tap Connect
- Toggle to enable the data you want to collect, e.g. steps.
Still need some help? Get in touch with our Support Team.