Samsung's S Health fitness app is now available for all devices running Android 4.4 or newer

Samsung's S Health fitness app is now available for all devices running Android 4.4 or newer
S Health, Samsung's in-house crack at health and fitness apps, has been exclusively-available on some of its top-end Galaxy devices for a long, long time. Alas, neither the company's lower-end models nor the Android offerings of the rest of the manufacturers have been able to give it a spin. 

The more memorable ones of you will probably remember that even though Samsung pushed S Health as a standalone app to the Google Play Store earlier this year, it was still pretty much exclusive to TouchWiz-running Galaxy phones with Android 5.0 or newer.

Luckily, this practice is no more, as Samsung has finally made S Health available to all Android devices in the wild, regardless of their make. There is a single requirement: your device needs to be running Android 4.4.x KitKat or a newer version of the OS.

However, in order to make use of all of S Health's features, you'll need a phone that has a heart rate monitor. Don't sweat, though - even if your device has no such hardware feature, you can still make use of all other features of the app. Some of the more notable will count your steps, weight, calorie intake, as well as various other health stats. The app is free to download and use.

Download: S Health (Android)


via: AndroidAuthority

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12 Comments

1. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Super Cool Move by Samsung

2. Tziggy14

Posts: 619; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

S Health is crap.

3. Tziggy14

Posts: 619; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

S Health is crap.

4. ph00ny

Posts: 1976; Member since: May 26, 2011

Getting ready for new gear watch releases?

5. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I like s health actually. It's about the only Samsung app I use.

6. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Same here, google fit is good but has some bugs and google is not paying much attention to it, whenever fit matures I will move back to it, till then s health to go.

8. ph00ny

Posts: 1976; Member since: May 26, 2011

My wife doesn't know much about these apps and she likes the s-health on the note more than google fit from nexus 5

7. yourmom

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 21, 2015

This should have wearable integration or Wearables should have option to use this app , would be awesome to use this with mi band or fitbit

9. LetThereBeLight

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Does anybody know why in some region there is no spo2 measuring option in note 4/edge's S health?

10. lightyears

Posts: 69; Member since: Aug 24, 2015

S health is the best health app available right now.

11. JaneDoe2007

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 26, 2014

I have it on my Alpha and absolutely love it! I've tried so many other health apps to hopefully download one for a family member's non-lollipop Galaxy but no other app came even close. Such a great move from Samsung.

13. AmirBudi

Posts: 88; Member since: Mar 21, 2014

Samsung, how to remove S Health from my Galaxy S5 ? FYI: the heart rate monitor is not accurate, sometime it returns 200 !

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