Connecting Your iFIT Account to Google Fit


iFIT can now connect with Google Fit! Activities recorded in Google Fit will now sync to iFIT and activities performed in iFIT will also be sent to Google Fit, keeping all of your workout histories up to date.

Connecting your iFIT account to Google Fit

Before you begin, please note that the Google Fit connection must be initially established from the iFIT app on your smartphone.

Once the connection has been established, all of your iFIT activities from any iFIT-enabled equipment that are signed in to your account will sync to Google Fit whenever you open the iFIT app on your  smartphone.

  • Open the iFIT app on your smartphone.
  • From the iFIT app, navigate to the Settings menu and select Connected Apps > Google Fit > Connect. 
  • You will be prompted to Allow iFIT to access your Google account and related health data. 
  • Select Allow. 
  • Your iFIT and Google Fit accounts are now connected. All of your activities will now be synchronized between iFIT and Google Fit.
  • Select Done.

Two-Way Synchronization: iFIT and Google Fit are capable of two-way synchronization. This means that activities recorded in Google Fit will sync to iFIT and activities performed in iFIT will also be synced to Google Fit, keeping all of your workout histories up to date on both platforms. 

  • If you want to customize your activity import and export settings between iFIT and Google Fit, you can adjust the Permissions toggles on and off. 
  • To post workout activities to Google Fit, ensure the toggle is switched on. To stop posting workout activities, switch the toggle off.
  • To import workout activities from Google Fit, ensure the toggle is switched on. To stop importing workout activities, switch the toggle off.

Disconnecting your iFIT and Google Fit Accounts

  • From the iFIT app, navigate to the Settings menu and select Connected Apps > Google Fit > Disconnect. 
  • A system pop-up box will appear asking you to confirm your selection > select Remove.
  • Your iFIT and Google Fit accounts are now disconnected. Your activities will no longer be synchronized between iFIT and Google Fit.

FAQs

Will my past activities be synced after connecting my accounts? 

At this time, only activities that are recorded after your accounts are connected will be synced between accounts. 

If I delete an activity in Google Fit, will it also delete the activity in iFIT?

Yes, deleting an activity in Google Fit will delete the activity in iFIT if the activity was initially created in Google Fit.  However, deleting an activity in iFIT will not delete it from Google Fit.

Why aren't my Google Fit or iFIT activities syncing?

To begin, make sure you have an active internet connection, then refresh the iFIT and Google Fit applications. If the activity still does not sync, wait a few hours, then refresh the applications again. 

If problems syncing your activities still persist, you may have to reauthorize the connection between iFIT and Google Fit. To do this, start by fully disconnecting your accounts. Then, reconnect your accounts by following the instructions under “Connecting your iFIT account to Google Fit.”

Can I connect iFIT to the Google Fit app on my iPhone?

Yes, if you’ve downloaded the Google Fit app on your iPhone, then you can connect iFIT to the Google Fit app.

Why are some of my workout metrics like calories and distance displayed differently between iFIT and Google Fit?

Due to the way iFIT and Google Fit calculate and interpret an activity’s data, certain workout metrics may display differently, even when based on the same activity.

Why is there a delay before my activities sync?

At this time, Google Fit limits how frequently information can be shared between iFIT and Google Fit. Due to this limitation, it may take up to three hours for your activity to sync between the two applications. 

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