How to sync your Health Data with iCloud?

Health Icon iOSStarting with iOS 11, Apple allows you to sync your health data to iCloud. With iCloud sync, your health data will be up-to-date and backed up across all of your Apple devices.

With iCloud, various health data will be synced across all of your devices including heart rate information, step counts, elevation, and sleep tracking. Along with this, it will also sync Medical ID, Activity Rings, Workouts, Stand Hours, Activity achievements, etc.

The best thing about this feature is that you can easily move your health and activity data without any need for backup.

Health Data can be synced with iCloud on all devices which are running iOS 11 or higher. On iCloud, your health data is protected by top-level encryption.

How to sync your Health Data with iCloud on iPhone and iPad:

  1. On your iPhone/iPad, go to Settings > Apple ID Banner(Your Name).
  2. Tap on iCloud.
  3. Scroll down and look for Health. Turn on the toggle next to Health.

Once you do that, your health data will be backed up to iCloud and will be synced across all of your devices running the same iCloud account.

How to disable Health Data Sync with iCloud on iPhone and iPad:

If you don’t want your health data to be backed up or synced across all devices then you can turn off sync anytime. To do that:

  1. On your iPhone/iPad, go to Settings > Apple ID Banner(Your Name).
  2. Tap on iCloud.
  3. Scroll down and look for Health. Turn off the toggle next to Health.

It is good to have an option which allows you to sync your Health Data to iCloud. It was a much-needed feature and now we finally have it available.

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