Requirements to connect with Apple Health:

  1. An iPhone with Apple Health enabled and running iOS v 12.4 or greater

  2. The latest version of My Virtual Mission app installed from the App Store

  3. A My Virtual Mission account (the same account will work for both)

The new Apple Health update, reads daily running/walking and cycling distances and posts them on a 24hours schedule.

If you use an Apple Watch to record a run/walk/cycle "workout" it will be added to the daily distance. However currently you are not able to only record workouts and ignore other distances.

Steps to Connect to Apple Health:

  1. In the main screen, refer to the lower pane and select the Main Menu (last icon to the right)

  2. Select Connections from the options

  3. From the Connection screen, find the Apple Health option, click on "Connect"

  4. Click "Connect with Apple Health"

  5. This will automatically into Apple Health, enable ALL 3 options (otherwise the connection may not work), then click on Allow to the top right.

Here are the steps in visual form:

How to post pending Apple Health steps:

Your daily steps can be posted more regularly than 24 hourly, by using the semi-automated posting feature.

  1. In the main screen, refer to the lower pane and select Post a Distance (first icon to the left)

  2. Click on the Apple Health Walking + Running bar (the distance shown here should always reflect what you see in Apple Health, as shown below)

  3. Add any Photo / Comment you wish, choose the mission(s) that it will post to.

  4. Click "Post".

  5. Check the details and click "Confirm"

  6. You will see the activity post.

  7. You will also see that the pending distance has gone to 0.0mi/km.

Here are the steps in visual form:

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