Using the Samsung Health app on my Galaxy Wearable
Samsung Health on your watch is 24-hour assistant that tracks your activities and encourages you to form healthy habits in your daily life. By connecting your watch to the Samsung Health app on your phone, you can manage your health data, get more detailed information, and receive meaningful insights every day.
*Galaxy Watches are not a medical/therapeutic device. Fitness and health functions are for informational purposes only.
Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to reach out to your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy Watch3 operating on One UI 2.0, settings and steps available may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.
- Activity: The number of calories burnt today while active. Calories burnt while you're at rest aren't counted. Keep your profile updated to get the most accurate tracking.
- Work out: Time spent exercising today, including both dynamic workouts and workouts you start.
- Move hourly: The number of hours during the day when you were active. You'll get reminders through the day when you've been inactive for 50 minutes.
You can see today's steps, step goal, and distance walked, plus any rewards you've earned.
Keep track of your workouts in real time. Your watch records your workout details while you're walking, running, cycling, hiking or doing other physical activities.
Record a workout
To start logging a workout tap on
Customise exercise settings
Your watch automatically records your sleep based on your movement. You can turn on Record REM sleep on your watch to track the 4 stages of sleep: when you're awake, REM, light and deep.
If your heart rate can't be recorded or you've turned off Record REM sleep, your watch will use motion to record your sleep as restless, light or motionless. For more information on track your Sleep Score check out our page Tracking Sleep Score with the Galaxy Watch3.
Heart rate is measured in beats per minute. To measure your heart rate, position your watch on the top or underside of your wrist (not on your wrist bone). For more accurate measurement, try to keep still and quiet.
Your resting heart rate is the number of times your heart beats during 1 minute of rest. Sit and relax for 5 minutes before measuring your resting heart rate. Typically, your resting heart rate decreases over time with consistent aerobic exercise. Your resting heart rate will only be measured while you're not moving an Auto HR is set to measure continuously.
Keep in mind that heart rate monitoring is for fitness and wellness only, not for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. If you're concerned about your heart, be sure to see a medical professional.
Measuring Heart rate
The stress tracker measures certain biomarkers to determine your stress level. Your stress measurements will be more accurate the more you use the tracker. Your current stress level is shown on the stress gauge and ranges from low to high. You average stress level reflects your measurements from last year.
Your stress measurements don't necessarily reflect how you're feeling, so add a note about your emotional state with each measurement. Stress measurements will pause during vigorous activity and when Samsung Health detects that you are sleeping. Smoking, alcohol, caffeine and drugs can affect your stress measurements.
Deep breathing can help reduce stress. To calm your mind and body, try to exhale for as long as or longer than you inhale. Use the breathing exercise to guide you.
Keep in mind that stress monitoring is for fitness and wellness only.
Measuring Stress level
To measure your current stress level tap on
Using Breathing exercises
Use your Galaxy Watch3 to measure your Blood Oxygen level. Your blood oxygen level can provide an indication of how effectively your blood is carrying oxygen throughout your body, which in turn can tell you whether you're breathing effectively. Please check out our guide Measuring Blood Oxygen Levels on my Galaxy Watch3 for in-depth instructions.
*Galaxy Watch 3 is not a medical/therapeutic device and is not intended for medical use. It is solely intended for fitness and wellness purposes only and is not intended for use in the diagnosis of a disease or other conditions; or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease; or for the prevention or control of pregnancy. Samsung recommends that you consult with your doctor before participating in any exercise program. Using Samsung Health app with Galaxy Watch 3 requires signup and pairing with your compatible smartphone. Fall Detection must be switched on and your Location must be enabled to share with your Emergency contact.
Enter your meals and snacks to track your daily calorie intake, nutrition, and progress towards your goal. Your recommended daily calorie intake is based on your gender, age, height, weight and level of activity. It suggests how many calories you should consume in a day to maintain your current weight.
Your calorie intake target is synced with your weight management goal. You can change this target on your phone in the Weight management settings of Samsung Health.
To add a meal tap on
To stay healthy, you need to replace the water you use up every day. Eat and drink things that contain water to keep you hydrated.
By default the water intake target is set to 8 (2000 ml) glasses of water, if you would like to increase or decrease your target, tap on Set target.
Together includes a leader board and a series of challenges to out you through your paces. To use Together make sure you have enabled it in Samsung Health on your connected phone.
See how your weekly step count matches up to others and find out what it takes to claim first place.
Set up a steps contest with your friends and see who comes out on top.
Tracking your menstrual cycle is a great way of understanding your body and managing your contraceptive choices. Tracking can help you understand unique aspects of your health and how your cycle affects your wellbeing. Samsung Health has partnered with Glow to forecast your upcoming fertile windows, ovulation days and periods for up to a 24 cycle. Please also check out our guide Setting up Women's Health in the Samsung Health App to learn how to setup via your Galaxy Phone.
*Glow doesn't guarantee pregnancy or pregnancy prevention.
If you want to customise your Profile, units if measurements, workout detection or HR and stress management you will be able to adjust via your settings.