How to track my health on the Galaxy Note10

Samsung Health offers features to keep your body fit and healthy. It can track your daily activity, record your nutrition, analyse your sleep patterns and deliver insights based on your progress. You can even book live video doctor appointments or find information with the symptom checker.

 

Samsung Health image

Please note: The Samsung Health app is solely intended for fitness and wellness purposes. It is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease.

Set up Samsung Health
1 Swipe up on the home screen to access your apps.
2 Tap the Samsung Health app.
Tap to launch Samsung Health app
3 Read and agree to the terms and conditions, health and personal data consent documents, then tap “Next”.
Tap to view and accept terms and conditions
4 Read the health data information carefully, then tap "Agree".
Tap to Agree or Disagree to share health data
5 Tap “Start”.
Tap Start to launch app
6 The app will ask for your permission to access location data. Read carefully then tap “Don’t Send” or “Send”.
Tap Send to send location information
7 Samsung Health app is now ready to use.
Samsung health home page
Record a workout

Whether you walk or run, hike or bike, play indoor or outdoor sports, you can add and track the various physical exercises and activities you do to calculate the number of calories you've burnt.

 

1 Swipe up on the home screen to access your apps.
2 Tap the Samsung Health app.
3 Tap the Exercise section.
Tap Exercise section on Samsung Health home page
4 Select the exercise you would like to do.

If you can't see your exercise listed, tap "Add workouts" to select from the full list of exercises.

Please note: Samsung Health provides an estimation of calories burnt based on the time you have been exercising. If you've been exercising in a way that isn't listed, please select the most similar type of exercise.

Tap to select type of exercise
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Set a target for your exercise by tapping the down arrow next to "Basic workout". If you don't want a target, select Basic workout.

Tap down arrow to choose type of workout
6 To start recording your workout, tap the Start button.
Tap Start to begin workout
7 Tap the lock icon to save power and prevent accidental touches of your device.
Tap Lock icon to lock screen
8 Slide the lock icon left or right to unlock your device.
Swipe left or right to unlock
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To pause or end your workout tap Pause.

Tap Pause
10

To end your workout, tap Finish.

Tap Finish
11 A breakdown of your workout will be displayed. Tap Images or Notes to add more details about your workout.
Tap Images or Notes to add details
Add workouts manually

Sometimes it's easier to leave your phone behind when you exercise. Fortunately, you can add in the details of your workout to the Samsung Health app afterwards.

Please note: If you are using a separate fitness device and are looking to add data to Samsung Health, it is not currently possible to add calorie details. Samsung Health calculates calorie details automatically based on time spent exercising and distance.

1 Swipe up on the home screen to access your apps.
2 Tap the Samsung Health app.
3 Tap the Exercise section.
Tap Exercise section on Samsung Health home page
4 Tap the exercise you would like to add.
Tap to select type of exercise
5

Tap Enter data.

Tap Enter data
6 Enter the Start time and Duration of the exercise.

Please note: Depending on the type of exercise you are adding there may be additional data to input such as distance.

 

Samsung Health will automatically calculate the number of calories burnt during the workout. 

Complete workout details
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Tap Save.

Tap Save
View previous workouts
1 Swipe up on the home screen to access your apps.
2 Tap the Samsung Health app.
3 Tap the Active time section.
Tap Active time
4 Tap "Trends".
Tap Trends
5 Drag the slider left or right to select a different day.
Drag the slider left or right to select a different day
6 Tap the arrow next to Days to change the view.
Tap the arrow next to change the view
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Select between Days, Weeks and Months.

Select timescale
8 Tap on a workout to view more details about it.
Tap to review previous workout
Delete a workout
1 Swipe up on the home screen to access your apps.
2 Tap the Samsung Health app.
3 In the Exercise section, tap "Recent workouts".
Tap to enter Recent workouts menu
4 Tap "Delete".
Tap to delete a previous workout
5 Select the workout(s) you'd like to delete.
Tap to select a previous workout
6 Tap "Delete".
Tap to confirm deletion of previous workout
Steps

Once you've opened the Samsung Health app for the first time, it will automatically turn on the step recording function. To view your steps for the day or to set a target, tap the Steps section.

 

Tap the steps section on Samsung Health home page

Here you can view how many steps you've taken, the total distance, how many calories you've burnt and your pace. You can also adjust the daily step target.

1 Tap the More options icon.
Tap the More options icon
2

Tap Set target.

Tap Set target to set a step target
3 Drag the slider left to right to adjust the target.
Drag the slider left to right to adjust the target

Please note: The Samsung Health app is intended to provide an approximation of the number of steps you've made rather than an exact recording. There are several factors that can impact how steps are calculated including: 

 

  • Movement of a vehicle, your hand, or your movement while on a sofa or in bed
  • Where the device is located (pocket or bag)
  • Stride calculations
Heart rate

Use the Samsung Health app on your Galaxy Watch to track your heart rate throughout the day and display your average heart rate.

 

Read our FAQ to find out more about how the Galaxy Watch Active can improve your well-being.

 

Troubleshooting: Access denied

Follow the below steps if your device displays the error message: "ACCESS DENIED" when you try to launch the Samsung Health app.

 

1 Fully close the Samsung Health app by tapping the three lines on the bottom of your home screen, then swiping up to close the Samsung Health app.
2 Reboot your device by turning it off and back on again.
3 Check for app updates.
4 Clear data and cache for Samsung Health app.

1. Go to "Settings".

2. Tap "Apps".

3. Tap "Samsung Health".

4. Tap "Storage".

5. Tap "Clear data and cache".

 

5 If the above steps have not worked, uninstall the app and remove from your "My apps" in the Play Store. Then, reinstall the app.

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