How to share your activity from your Apple Watch

Why take your rings off if you’re not going to tell anyone about it? Learn how to share activity updates with friends and family from your Apple Watch and let the competition begin

Read more: Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch

quick answer

To share activity from your Apple Watch, open Activity application and swipe left, then scroll down and tap Invite a friend.

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How to share your activity

You can share your activity data with friends and family with just a few taps Once your invitation is accepted, your friends will be listed in your Activity app. You can sort them by name or by specific measurements, such as steps or workouts.

  • open Activity application on your Apple Watch.
  • Swipe leftThen, using the Digital Crown, scroll down and tap Invite a friend.
  • tap communication You want to add. You can choose from a list of suggested names, or scroll through your contact list. Once you select a friend, Apple will send an invitation to receive and share contact data. They will be listed as invited until the invitation is accepted.
  • After they accept your invitation, you will receive one Notice On your paired watch and iPhone.

If you want, you can complete the process from your iPhone. open Fitness app and tap Sharing tab. Tap Green Invite a friend icon in the upper right corner, then tap Plus symbol Send an invitation

How to check your friend’s activity

  • open Activity application On your Apple Watch, then swipe left and scroll down to see your friend list.
  • Tap a friend’s name To see their current statistics including their rings, total steps and total distance.
  • From this screen, you can adjust your sharing settings for each friend by tapping Mute notifications or Hide my activity. tap Remove friend To stop sharing data.

How to compete with friends from your Apple Watch

To share purpose, start a friendly competition! From your Apple Watch, you can challenge friends to face-offs and compete to earn points based on the percentage of each activity ring closed.

  • open Activity application On your Apple Watch, then swipe left and tap your friend’s name. Note, you are already sharing activity data.
  • Scroll down and tap to compete.
  • tap invite (friend name).
  • Wait for your friend to accept your challenge and start earning points.

Each activity contest lasts seven days and begins the day after the challenge is accepted. Once the competition begins, each person earns one point for each percentage point added to their rings each day. Players can earn up to 600 points per day for a maximum of 4,200 points.

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When you share activity from your Apple Watch, you’ll get notifications about your friend’s workouts and stats

To share activity data from your Apple Watch with a friend, you must be an Apple Watch user.