- Last update: 2 years ago
- Size: 64.41M
- Compatibility: 4.4 and up
- Author: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
- Content rating: Rated for 3+
- Package name: com.sec.android.app.shealth
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S Health: Get Yourself Going Review
S Health is a fitness tracking app, which provides you with the major features to keep your body fit and healthy. If you want to maintain a successful diet, lead a healthy lifestyle, record and analyze your daily activities, this app is for you.
S Health offers a decent features selection for planning, tracking and reviewing your workouts. If you're a beginner runner prepping for a marathon, weight lifter or yoga enthusiast, S Health has a tool for you along with helpful tips to stay active.
Using S Health you can measure your vitals, create training plans, set goals for basic workouts, set sleep targets, monitor food, and challenge your friends. The app will become your personal assistant, updating you with all information you need to keep your body and mind fit.
You can choose the main elements on your screen by yourself as there is a wide variety of them:
- Exercise tracking;
- Heart Rate;
- Food calories;
- Water amount;
- Caffeine tracking;
- Sleep tracking.
Each provides you with data about your daily activities. And in the “More app” section it lets you sync your account with other apps, including the Workout Trainer app and the Lark Activity Tracker.
If you carry your phone everywhere the app will work well for you, tracking your steps and activity level. It also sends a notification when you have been inactive for an hour or shows you a sleeping sneaker if you have not been moving for awhile.
S Health has a stylish design with bright colors and intuitive menu. First, it may seem complicated to figure out all the features. There are many screens, pictures, and graphics, which requires your full engagement.
Nevertheless, S Health’s interface is bright and trendy, which makes you enjoy exploring it.
S Health also differentiates their analysis depending on the age. It asks you for personal information when you first open the app: your gender, age, weight and height, as well as your normal activity level.
This customized information is saved to your profile and generates an estimate of your body mass index. When your weight or activity level changes, you can update your profile anytime. You just have to tap the More Options icon in the upper-right corner, selecting Settings and then tapping Profile.
The Exercise section tracks your movements and provides a wealth of information about your workout history. It can even encourage you along the way. If you want to get started right away, tap Exercise in the S Health app and select your workout style — running, walking, cycling or hiking.
Then, you can tap Set Workout Goal to choose from a time goal, distance goal or calories burned. To exercise without a specific goal select Basic Workout.
It's also fun to take a photo from the S Health screen if you find something inspiring along a new route.
S Health is designed to stay with you all day because good health doesn't stop when you get home from the gym. It keeps measuring every step you take with its built-in pedometer.
All these functions and many more provide you with the plethora of information about your health.
Cross-platform use 8/10
The S Health app is compatible only with Android devices with the version 4.4 or higher.
S Health doesn’t have any in-app purchases. Nothing will disturb you during your healthy day as this app has an ad-free and user-friendly approach.
S Health can be very helpful to track your activity levels and progress over time. The variety of features makes this app a must have. If you want to record what you eat, stick to a fitness regime or tracking sleeping patterns.
There are many similar ‘health tracking’ apps on the market but there are few as effective as S Health. The app is simple to navigate, and all of the features are easy to use.Collapse
If you still haven’t found the app that gets you going, S Health may be worth a try.
Pros : A wide variety of features;
Custom choice of element on the main screen;
Syncing with other apps;
Challenges for friends.
Cons : Menu might be complicated for newbies;
Not compatible with iOS.
Cross-platform use 4.0
Average : 4.6
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How to find out which S Health version do I have?
Launch the app and tap Settings > About S Health. That's all.
Does S Health support the Samsung Gear smartwatches?
Yes. Go to your device's Settings > Connection > Bluetooth, and tap "Make visible." Turn on the Bluetooth, tap Scan and then select your Gear as soon as it appears in the Available devices list.
How can I find my health data from a previous S Health version?
Your existing data will be transferred to the new version as part of the update process. It's safer to back up your data using the Samsung account before you install the new version.