1. Nimdock's Avatar
    So here I was happily waiting for the 2nd generation of the Band but my girlfriend convinced me to get one now (which is weird since she is an Apple person).

    We went to Best Buy and we are both medium size and they only had one medium so we got that one for her and mine will be arriving on Friday. Not a fan of the bulk but maybe I will get used to it.

    After that little intro my questions are:

    1. She saw that Fitbit users can compare against each other the number of steps/calories/whatever (for instance to keep a friendly competition between friends and family)... Is there such a thing for the Band where we can see what the other person has done without the need to just compare the 2 Bands directly? (For example if she is away I can see what she has done and try to beat her and vice versa).

    2. I will be using mine with my L1520.3 but she has an iPhone. Is there a place in the phone app (or the Band) where you can see the history of your data for the past few days/weeks/months/etc? Since I have not received mine I don't know if that data is not available or if it's just not displaying in her iPhone.

    Thanks in advance for the help! :)
    03-25-2015 01:38 PM
  2. markyjns's Avatar
    Assuming it's the same on iOS, click the hamburger, in the health app, one of the menu options is Activity History, this will display a list in date & time order, click any of them in the list to see that particular activity / event in full detail.
    Don't think your first question is possible yet but I could be wrong.
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    03-25-2015 02:03 PM
  3. Kronus24's Avatar
    1. If you have each other log in information ya can log into each other Microsoft health account see where ya are at.

    Social features will be coming as well, but you are a early adopter :)
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    03-25-2015 02:17 PM
  4. DroidUser42's Avatar
    1. She saw that Fitbit users can compare against each other the number of steps/calories/whatever (for instance to keep a friendly competition between friends and family)... Is there such a thing for the Band where we can see what the other person has done without the need to just compare the 2 Bands directly? (For example if she is away I can see what she has done and try to beat her and vice versa).
    Not really. At least not yet.


    2. I will be using mine with my L1520.3 but she has an iPhone. Is there a place in the phone app (or the Band) where you can see the history of your data for the past few days/weeks/months/etc? Since I have not received mine I don't know if that data is not available or if it's just not displaying in her iPhone.
    Yes, I think all phones have that feature in the Health app. You just have to explore a bit. It does seem to be in bit of an odd place. But the very best place to look is the on-line dashboard. That can give you a better look at your history.
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    03-25-2015 04:08 PM
  5. Nate Silver's Avatar
    No direct social elements (at least not yet), but if you sync your workouts with Runkeeper, you can set something up there.
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    03-25-2015 06:12 PM
  6. gadgetrants's Avatar
    Hey, Android phone here, I can't find the hamburger! Is that only Windows phones?

    -Matt
    03-25-2015 06:54 PM
  7. DroidUser42's Avatar
    Hey, Android phone here, I can't find the hamburger! Is that only Windows phones?
    I think he's talking about the three horizontal lines. I must be showing my age - I see them as a 90MB disk pack. (Anyone else used to use CDC "washing machine" drives?)

    300MB version shown below:
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    03-25-2015 07:01 PM
  8. Nimdock's Avatar
    Hehe, no, I guess the "oldest" storage technology I used were the 5‑inch floppy discs.
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    03-25-2015 07:29 PM
  9. gadgetrants's Avatar
    AH....the three lines!!!! I guess I read those as "Menu/Options" (hasn't that been the default symbol on Android phones for a while?). That's too bad -- a hamburger is so much more interesting.

    -Matt
    03-25-2015 08:38 PM
  10. Nimdock's Avatar
    No direct social elements (at least not yet), but if you sync your workouts with Runkeeper, you can set something up there.
    RunKeeper doesn't have a Windows Phone app. Or at least I haven't found it.

    I think I'll try MyFitnessPal.
    03-27-2015 12:51 PM
  11. gadgetrants's Avatar
    Maybe this will give you backdoor access to runkeeper on your Windows phone?

    Caledos Runner | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    ​-Matt
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    03-27-2015 12:57 PM
  12. Nimdock's Avatar
    Maybe this will give you backdoor access to runkeeper on your Windows phone?

    Caledos Runner | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    ​-Matt
    Ah, very nice, thank you very much.

    That was the top suggestion when I looked for RunKeeper in the store but I assumed it was just because it was exercise related, hehe. :D
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    03-27-2015 01:02 PM
  13. Nimdock's Avatar
    Looks like Caledos Runner allows to save your data to RunKeeper bot not really get it from there or see friends, etc.

    I also just found out RunKeeper used to have a Windows Phone app and they abandoned it. :(
    03-27-2015 01:48 PM
  14. gadgetrants's Avatar
    Looks like Caledos Runner allows to save your data to RunKeeper bot not really get it from there or see friends, etc.

    I also just found out RunKeeper used to have a Windows Phone app and they abandoned it. :(
    Argh, that sucks. I've been having fun with RunKeeper -- my 2 cents is go with Caledos for recording your workouts and do the friend thing in the RunKeeper web interface!

    -Matt
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    03-27-2015 02:04 PM
  15. stephen_az's Avatar
    Assuming it's the same on iOS, click the hamburger, in the health app, one of the menu options is Activity History, this will display a list in date & time order, click any of them in the list to see that particular activity / event in full detail.
    Don't think your first question is possible yet but I could be wrong.
    There is something oddly ironic about referring to hamburger menus in a health app....
    03-30-2015 11:38 AM

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