The Apple Watch can be a great health and fitness tool, but are you taking advantage of the useful data it captures? Read how to view your Apple Watch heart rate history in different categories such as Rest, Walk, Workout, and Variations by day, month, and year.
Even if you're not tracking your workout with your Apple Watch, heart rate readings are used in the background to measure your resting and walking heart rates. Apple describes how this works in a help desk document:
Apple Watch measures your heart rate throughout the day when you're stationary and periodically when you're at rest. walking (Apple Watch Series 1 or later). Because Apple Watch reads these background readings based on your activity, the time between these measurements may vary. Apple Watch also calculates your daily rest rate and average walking distance by correlating background heart rate readings with accelerometer data when sufficient background readings are available.
So, all your wonderful heart rate data is already saved , let's see how to see them all. Whether you'd like to share them with your doctor or just see for yourself, we'll start by viewing heart rate data on Apple Watch and then look at how to view even more heart rate data on iPhone.
How to view Apple Watch heart rate history
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- Open the Heart Rate applicationon Apple Watch to view daily data (heart icon app)
- You can see your current heart rate, swipe the screen or scroll down with the Digital Crown.
- Now you can see your resting rate, walking average, heart rate during exercise, and heart rate recovery data (if you& #8217;trained recently)
IPhone Heart Rate History
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- Open the Health app on your iPhone.
- Click on Overview tab in the lower right corner, then Heart
- On the main page, you will see different heart rate categories. Tap one of them to view the history.
- At the top, you can change the data window between hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly (H, D, L, M, Y).
< whether >At the bottom you will see basic heart rate information and more information about each type of heart rate data.
Below in the main section “Heart” you will see additional data. such as Cardio Fitness, ECG results, blood pressure readings, and low/high/irregular heart rate alerts.
Here's how it all looks on iPhone:
In each heart rate category, switch between H, D, W, M, 6M, Y at the top to see your heart. evaluate the data over time. Using the 6-month or yearly view makes it easy to see your more general trends.
If you swipe down from the main Heart screen in the Health app, you'll see highlights at the bottom, including ECG, blood data pressure, heart rate alerts, and cardio recovery metrics.
And if you're curious about HRV or cardio fitness, check out our full guides:
- What is HRV and how can you track/use it on Apple Watch and iPhone?
- Here's how and why you should set up Cardio Fitness on Apple Watch and iPhone
Thank you that you've read our guide to viewing and tracking your Apple Watch heart rate history!
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