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Can you manually add a workout to Apple Watch?

Last Updated: 27th March, 2020

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Workouts can be added manually totheHealth app on your iPhone, which aggregates all health andactivitydata from your Apple Watch, iPhone and any othersources: Toadd a workout, go to: Health Data (tab) >Activity >tap on Workouts > tap on the "+" sign(upper-right) >enter your workout data.

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In this way, can you manually add a workout to activity app?

Open the Health app on your iPhone and tap ontheHealth Data tab. Swipe down to bring up the search bar, thentypein Workouts. (You can also find Workoutsinthe Activity section, but this way isfaster.)

Similarly, can I edit workouts in activity app? Edit or Delete a Workout. Toeditworkout information on the mobile app, first openyourworkout list. Tap the workout you'd liketoedit which will open the workout details.Thentap "" icon in the upper right hand corner >select"Edit".

Also, is there a way to add a workout to Apple Watch?

Tap on the Health Data tab > Activity>Workouts > "+" sign (upper-right). Select "Swimming"asthe Activity Type and add your workoutdata,including Calories, Distance and Start / Endtime.

How do I add data to my activity app?

You can add them in the Health app.

  1. Open the Health app.
  2. Swipe down to show the search bar.
  3. Type "Workouts" and tap the first result.
  4. Tap the "+" button at the top right.
  5. Select the activity (if you can't find the exact activityyou'relooking for, go all the way to the bottom of the list andselect"Other")

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