Google right this moment introduced that Google Fit, the corporate’s health monitoring app that launched on Android again in 2014, is now accessible on iOS.
It undoubtedly took Google some time to carry the app to iOS. Until right this moment, the one strategy to get your Fit information in your iPhone was in a particular part of the Wear OS app on the iPhone. Without a Wear OS gadget, although, that part would’ve been empty.
If you’ve seen the Fit app on Android, then the iOS model will look very acquainted. It options the identical give attention to Move Minutes and Heart Point, in addition to the flexibility to choose up completely different actions primarily based in your motion. You may join the app with apps linked to Apple Health like Sleep Cycle, Nike Run Club or Headspace may sync with Google Fit.
Indeed, as a Google spokesperson advised me, all the motion information within the app additionally comes from Apple’s Health app — or from a Wear OS smartwatch, although few iOS customers have opted to cross streams and use a Wear OS watch with their iPhones.
Since Apple Health already tracks your motion information, I’m unsure all that many iOS customers will make the change to Google Fit. It’s nonetheless good to see Google carry its service to this competing platform for many who possibly use a number of units