Option 1: Connect through Samsung Health Platform

Stridekick offers a direct connection to Samsung Health through the Samsung Health Platform app. Requirements to download Health Platform are:

  • Must have a Samsung phone

  • Must be on Android 8.0 or higher

If you meet these requirements, click here to learn how to set up this connection.

Alternative Options

If you do not meet these requirements, not to worry! You can still participate in Stridekick challenges if you use a Samsung device or Samsung Health. Select from these options below to participate:

Option 2: Google Fit

You can download Google Fit for free from the Google Play store and set Google Fit as your device in Stridekick. Google Fit will allow you to use your phone as a pedometer and will track steps, distance, and minutes totals for you. Once you've downloaded Google Fit and created an account there, you can connect Google Fit to Stridekick.

Option 3: Send Samsung Health Data to Google Fit using Health Sync

Some of our users have reported success with the third party app Health Sync which sends data from Samsung Health to Google Fit. With this option you will download Health Sync, link it to your existing Google Fit account, then connect the Google Fit app as your device in Stridekick. 

We cannot guarantee that Health Sync will accurately and reliably sync your Samsung Health data to Google Fit. It’s also important to note that the Health Sync app is not free. After a one-week trial, Health Sync requires a one-time purchase of $2.99 (current pricing may differ). If you’d like to learn more about this option, please click here to learn more about connecting to Stridekick using the Health Sync application. 

Option 4: Add your data manually with manual activity entry

Manual activity entry allows you to manually enter your steps from Samsung Health into Stridekick up to 7 days back. Learn more here.

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