Connect with friends using the Together feature in Samsung Health

Use the Together Feature in Samsung Health

Just like most activities, working out is more fun when you do it with someone else. Well, you'll never exercise alone with Samsung Health. Its Together features lets you challenge your friends to walking competitions. Or, you can join Global challenges and participate in different workout contests with people all over the world. With the Together feature in Samsung Health, you can join in on the action.

Set up the Together feature

Before you can start having fun with your gym buddies, you will need to set up the Together feature.

On your phone, navigate to and open Samsung Health, and then tap the Together tab. Tap Start and allow the permissions. Once it's all set up, you can add friends by finding them through the Friends page.

Together tab of Samsung Health with Start option

Add or invite friends to Samsung Health

Maybe you want to challenge some buddies to a little friendly competition. Luckily, as long as you've set up Together, you can add friends whether they are hardcore Samsung Health users or have never even used it!

Add friends who use Samsung Health

First, open the Samsung Health app, and then tap the Together tab. Tap Friends, and then select your desired method to add a friend: ID, QR code, or Recommended.

ID lets you search for friends using their Samsung account. QR code lets you add a friend by scanning their Samsung Health QR code. Recommended shows people in your contacts that are using Samsung Health.

Once you've chosen a method, follow the on-screen prompts to add a friend.

Friends screen with ID, QR code, and Recommended options to add friends

Invite friends who don't use Samsung Health

Navigate to and open Samsung Health, and then tap the Together tab. Tap Friends, and then tap More Options on the Friends screen. Tap Invite friends and then tap Share. From there, you can send the link to them through text or social media.

If they do have Samsung Health downloaded, the link will open the app and take them to the Together tab. If they don't have the app installed, the link will send them to the Samsung Health page on Play Store or the App Store.

Invite to Samsung Health option highlighted

Select a challenge

Once you join Together, you can work out with your best friends or people from other countries. The possibilities are endless.

Open Samsung Health, and then tap the Together tab. Tap Challenges, and then select your desired challenge.

To challenge your friends to a walking challenge, select 1:1 challenge. Choose a friend you want to challenge, select the amount of steps, and then tap Start. Whoever reaches the step count first wins the challenge.

Select a challenge screen with Individual challenge and Global challenge categories

To compete with people all over the world, join the Global challenge. Tap the current Global challenge, and then review the challenge's conditions. If you want to compete in the challenge, tap Join now. Every month, the Global challenge will be something different.

Adjust what information is seen in challenges

Maybe you love doing Global challenges, but don't want strangers friending you on Samsung Health. Don't worry, you can adjust what information is seen when you are participating in challenges.

Navigate to and open Samsung Health, and tap Menu. Tap Settings, and then swipe to the Together section. Tap your desired option to adjust its settings, or tap the switch next to it to turn it on or off.

From here, you can adjust the following options:

A list of features for Together category in Samsung Health settings
  • Leaderboard: Select who can see your leaderboard.

  • Challenges: Select who you want to be able to challenge you.

  • Together profile: Show your Friends list to others.

  • Search by my ID: Allow others to search for you using your Samsung account ID.

  • My phone number: Used to allow others to find you if they've saved your phone number in their contacts.

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