Link your Cronometer account with Apple Health to easily track your daily activity, exercise and biometrics such as height and weight in Cronometer.
If you are an Apple Watch user you can import your activity data into Cronometer through Apple Health.
To link your accounts you will need to have the Cronometer mobile app installed, if you do not have the Cronometer mobile app you can download it from the App Store.
Apple has not yet enabled Apple Health for iPad so connecting with Apple Health is only available for iPhone users currently.
Connecting Your Apple Health / Apple Watch To Cronometer
To connect Apple Health with your Cronometer account:
Open Cronometer > Settings > General > Connect Apple Health
You will be prompted to allow permissions for Cronometer to access data from Apple Health. You can choose to ‘Turn All Categories On’ or you can manually select what data Cronometer can read and write into Apple Health. Select 'Allow' in the top right hand corner to save permissions.
If you are tracking activity with an Apple Watch, ensure you have set your Activity level to None on your Cronometer account, to do this:
Open Cronometer > Settings > Profile > Activity Level > Select ‘None’
Manually Backfill Your Apple Health Data
If you notice missing Apple Health data in your Cronometer diary you can use our manual backfill feature to retroactively sync it with your Cronometer diary.
Open Cronometer > Settings > General > Tap on the calendar icon next to ‘Disconnect Apple Health’
From here you will be prompted to select the date you wish to back fill from. Once you tap ‘Backfill’ please allow the loading bar to complete before exiting the app.
At anytime you can edit your Apple Health permissions on your Apple device:
Open Settings > Privacy > Health > Cronometer
You can choose to allow Cronometer to read (import) the following data from Apple Health:
You can choose to allow Cronometer to write (export) the following data into Apple Health:
If your Apple Health data has stopped exporting into Cronometer, you can troubleshoot the issue by following these steps:
1) Manually Backfill Data
Follow the process outlined here.
2) Uninstall and Reinstall Cronometer Then Reconnect to Apple Health
To uninstall the app hold your finger on the Cronometer app until a menu appears, then select ‘Delete App’.
It is worth noting that none of your data will be lost when you uninstall the app.
Reinstall the app from the App Store and reconnect your Cronometer account to Apple Health following the process here.
Third Party Apps
There have been some issues with third party apps writing into Apple Health leading to incorrect activity data being imported into users diaries. We are led to believe these issues are caused by bugs in the third party apps themselves and therefore we are unable to resolve them, we are investigating if there is something we can fix or mitigate on our side.
If you are experiencing an issue with multiple entries being imported for a single activity from Apple Health, follow the steps outlined here:
Open the Health App > Browse Tab > Activity > Workouts/Active Energy > Show All Data> Then delete any duplicate entries.
If your workout Calories are being counted in your ‘Active Energy’ total in addition to being logged as an exercise, try turning off the Apple Health sharing permissions for ‘Active Energy’ with your third party app but keeping ‘Workout’ permissions turned on. You can edit your Apple Health permissions on your Apple device by following the steps outlined here:
Open Settings > Privacy > Health > Select the app you wish to edit.