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Samsung Health App Requirements

You can't complete a hardcore workout if your body's not up for it. The same thing applies to your phone and certain apps. To use Samsung Health, there are certain requirements that your phone needs to have. Check the information below to see if yours meets the mark.

There are no required permissions for Samsung Health. You may provide optional permissions in order to improve your experience.

Software Requirement and Permissions

Software Requirements:

  • Devices running Android 5.0 and newer.

Optional Permissions:

  • Telephone: Used to check unique identification information for providing app updates and app analysis.

  • Camera: Used for barcode recognition, food photography, and recognition of blood glucose and blood pressure meters.

  • Microphone: Used to provide recording function for online doctor visits.

  • Location: Used to check user movement during exercise.

  • Contacts: Used to make friends when using the Together function as contact information.

  • Body sensors: Used to measure heart rate, oxygen saturation, and stress.

  • SMS: Used for phone number authentication when using the Together function.

  • Storage: Used to save or load exercise information, exercise photos, or food photos.

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