Losing some of the most important data is most horrible. And, if you are a health conscious person and have Apple Watch to track every move, then losing your health history may ruin your entire health schedule. Thankfully, there are a couple of different ways available to save and backup your health data on Apple Watch.
Well, the health data is private and even it is now getting encrypted on iCloud as a backup with the latest update. So, it always necessary that your paired iPhone takes a backup of it on iCloud and iTunes. Well, the recent update also allows you to easily restore health data on your paired iPhone via cloud service. Well, here are all the ways you can save and backup your Health Data on Apple Watch.
How to Save and Backup Your Health Data on Apple Watch
How to Creating Encrypted Backup for iPhone or iPad with iTunes
Step #1. Connect your iPhone or iPad with your computer by using the USB cable and then open iTunes.
Step #2. Click on ‘device icon’ in the tab bar.
Step #3. Now, Click on ‘Summary’ if you are already not there. Check the box next to Encrypt iPhone/iPad backup to allow your Health data to
get a backup.
Step #4. Click on ‘Back Up Now’ option under ‘Manually Backup and Restore.’
Step #5. Once the backup process is over start the setup process on your new iPhone and select ‘Restore from Backup’ when you are on that screen.
How to Move Health Data to a new iPhone by using Health Data Importer
To export your data directly from the Health app, you need to download Health Data Importer app from iTunes for $3.99 to your new iPhone.
Step #1. Open Health App on your iPhone.
Step #2. Tap on Health Data tab and then tap on the User icon on the top right corner of your screen.
Step #3. Tap on Export Health Data and then tap again on Export to confirm. This process might take few minutes.
Step #4. Now, Tap on Add to iCloud Drive to save the final export to iCloud drive and set up your new iPhone.
Step #5. Open the Health app on your new iPhone and go through the basic information.
Step #6. Download and Launch Health Data Importer app on your new iPhone and tap on Import.
Step #7. Select the export.zip file on the iCloud drive and then tap on ‘Select All’ if you wish to move the entire Health back up to your new
Note: You can even individually import the health data files.
Step #8. Tap ‘Next’ and then tap on ‘Turn All Categories On’ on Health Access prompt which will allow the app to write your Health repository.
Step #9. Tap on ‘Allow’ and then open the ‘iCloud Drive app’ when the Health Data Importer finishes the import.
Step #10. Now tap on ‘Select’ in the upper right corner and then find and select the export.zip health file.
Step #11. Tap on ‘Delete’ at the lower right corner and then tap on ‘Delete’ from iCloud Drive.
This is how you can get your health data from Apple Watch to your iPhone. Now enjoy running and working out with your Apple Watch without worrying about the health data. Well, if your watch is running watchOS 3, then you can automatically pause and resume running workout on Apple Watch as per your move.