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How to Log Steps using the App?

Logging Steps/Activity using the APP

Updated over a week ago

Within the STEPtember App there are 4 ways to log steps:

IN-BUILT FITNESS TRACKER

  1. Open the App

  2. Click ‘LOG YOUR STEPS’ and then ‘Fitness Tracker’ which will take you to the in-built APP step/activity tracker.

  3. Click the ‘Play’ button and then you can start STEPping!

  4. Once completed your STEPping select the ‘Stop’ button and your activity will be logged.

  5. You will have the option to share your activity and photo to the feed or you can select skip.

Notes:

  • If the activity is under 200m it will be considered too short and you will not be able to record the activity.

  • You will need to enable location permissions for the fitness tracker to work.

LOG STEPS - manually log your steps

  1. Open the App

  2. Click ‘LOG YOUR STEPS’ and then ‘Log Steps’ which will allow you to log steps manually, e.g., from another tracking device such as your wearable watch or pedometer.

  3. Select 'Log Steps'.

  4. You will have the option to share your activity and photo to the feed or you can select skip.

LOG ACTIVITY - Manually Add In Activity

  1. Open the App

  2. Click ‘LOG YOUR STEPS’ and then ‘Log Activity’ which will allow you to log activity manually by selecting activity type and duration - the step count will automatically calculate.

  3. Select 'Log Activity'.

  4. You will have the option to share your activity and photo to the feed or you can select skip.

SYNC FROM Apple Health or Google Fit

  1. Open the App

  2. Click ‘LOG YOUR STEPS’ and then select Sync from Apple Health (iOS users) or Sync from Google Fit (Android users).

  3. Select the date you which to sync steps from and then select ‘Sync Steps’.

  4. You will have the option to share your activity and photo to the feed or you can select skip.

Notes:

  • For Apple Health and Google Fit you will need to allow access to the data by selecting ‘turn on all’ (example shown is for Apple Health).

  • Any steps recorded using the Fitness tracker will be deducted from Apple Health/Google Fit to avoid duplication.

Notes:

  • Any STEPping/activity data logged prior to 1 September will be wiped clear by 23:59pm AEST 31 August.

  • Your last day to log STEPping/activity data is by 23.59pm AEST 4 October 2023.

  • There is an overall single entry limit of 50k steps across website and app.

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