The M Challenge App pulls your Step Count data from Apple Health (iOS) or Google Fit (Android). Apple Health and Google Fit have their own step counter that will track your steps when you have your device on you.
The limitation is that you may not have your phone on you all the time. A solution is to sync an Activity Tracker (e.g. Smartwatch) to either Apple Health or Google FIt. You cannot sync your Activity Tracker directly to the M Challenge App.
Each brand of Activity Tracker requires a different set-up when syncing to Apple Health or Google Fit. Below are some resources on how to set-up your Activity Tracker to Apple Health or Google Fit, but you may need to consult your device’s manual, or the manufacturer directly for more advice.
Follow these instructions to sync the following devices:
Add information from other apps
You might also need to open the app and adjust its settings to allow it to share data with Health.
Prioritise data sources
Here's how to choose the sources that Health uses first:
If multiple sources contribute the same data type, then the data source at the top will take priority over other sources. Any new apps or devices that you add go to the top of the list automatically, above your iPhone or iPod touch.
How Is Data Transferred From Garmin Connect to Apple Health?
Once Garmin Connect sharing is enabled in Apple Health, data will begin syncing to the Apple Health app after each successful device sync with the Garmin Connect app. Data will only be sent to Apple Health while the Garmin Connect app is open in the foreground. If the app is closed or sent to the background, the transfer of data to Apple Health will not complete until a successful sync of the device while the Garmin Connect app is open.
Syncing a Fitbit to Apple Health requires a 3rd app. There are a number of apps on the App Store that can support Sync, with some being free and others being a paid service.
Some 3rd apps include:
You can connect your Huawei to the Huawei Health app, and connect the Huawei Health app to Apple Health.
You can connect Polar Flow app to Apple Health with these steps:
You cannot connect your OS Wear directly to Apple Health. Your OS Wear connects to Google Fit, and you will need to download Google Fit to your iPhone, and then connect Google Fit to Apple Health.
Download the Google Fit app here: https://www.google.com/fit/
Compatible brands that sync directly to Google Fit are:
Manage connected devices
Connect apps with Google Fit
Some devices require 3rd party apps to sync with Google Fit
You need to connect an app with Fit to share the data from that app with Fit. Each app you connect will have a different process to connect it. But generally, you can:
You cannot connect Garmin watches directly to Google Fit. You can connect your Garmin watch to a 3rd party app such as:
You cannot connect Fitbit watches directly to Google Fit. You can connect your Fitbit watch to a 3rd party app such as: