The number that you see here is representative of the steps you ve taken this week starting with monday. Open the activity app on the apple watch it s the concentric multi color circle icon at the primary activity screen scroll down with the digital crown the rotating dial on the side of the apple watch to reveal the pedometer feature you ll see your step count under total steps.
Open workout app on apple watch select outdoor run or outdoor walk.
How to get apple watch to count your steps. Here s how to calibrate your apple watch for improved step count and distance accuracy. Calibration can also improve the accuracy of your calorie calculations in the workout app and the calorie distance move and exercise calculations in the activity app. Here select the activity app.
Bring along your iphone and carry it in your hand or wear it in an. Look for the concentric multi color app which will be the activity app of your watch. You can check by going to settings.
To find your step count in the activity app press the digital crown button on your apple watch to open the app launcher. Gain access to apple watch step counter step 1. Put on your apple watch and head outside preferably to a flat open area under clear skies so you get good gps reception.
Also add step counter to watch face. Scroll down to the total steps section to see your step count for the day. Press down on your apple watch screen to prompt a pop up menu tap weekly summary in the pop up menu and scroll down to the steps section.
The apple watch is a great exercise and fitness tool for when you want to know just how much physical effort you ve been putting into your day. How to add a step counter complication to apple watch. Make sure motion calibration distance is enabled on your iphone.
Whenever you walk or run outside using the above steps your apple watch continues to calibrate the accelerometer by learning your stride length at different speeds. Now set a time goal to 20 minutes. Run or walk at your normal speed for the set time period.
While most other fitness wearables provide feedback via how many steps you ve walked or run the apple watch favors its activity rings instead.