Samsung Health App Now Works with Other Android Phones

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 18 Sep 2015

The Samsung Health app can help you meet fitness goals, even if you don’t have a Samsung phone. Samsung Health can now be downloaded to any Android device from the Play Store. you can get to work monitoring your steps, nagging you to drink water. And pairing up with a Gear S2 smartwatch, which runs the company’s own Tizen OS.
Samsung Health will track your steps, and help save other health data that you choose to provide.

While connecting to Samsung smartwatches is undoubtedly part of the strategy. Samsung Health can also work as a general fitness assistant on a smartphone. It can track your steps with a phone’s accelerometer and save data. Such as sleep, workout times, water intake, and burned calories. You sync the data with other devices if you log in with a Samsung account. You can get Samsung Health from Play if your device runs Android 4.4 or higher.

The story behind the story: Samsung has never been content to rely only on services with its Android phones. It’s been more aggressive by pushing its Tizen-powered watch, Samsung Pay, and its tap-to-pay tool. Nonetheless, these are crowded spaces. Samsung must be content with Android Pay and a new crop of Android Wear watches.