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Samsung Health App Requirements

To use Samsung Health, there are certain requirements that your device must meet. Check below and see if your device meets the requirements.

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

Software and Permission Requirements

Software Requirements:

  • Devices running Android 4.4 and newer.

Optional Permissions:

  • Telephone: Used to check device-unique identification information for providing app update and app analysis information.
  • Camera: Used for barcode recognition, food photography, and recognition of blood glucose meter and blood pressure meter.
  • Microphone: Used to provide recording function for telemedicine.
  • Location: Used to check the movement path and movement of the user 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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