S Health

Manage your health with the S Health wellness application. Set fitness goals, check your progress, and keep track of your overall health.

Caution: The information gathered from this device, S Health, or related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease.

The accuracy of the information and data provided by this device and its related software, including heart rate readings, may be affected by factors such as environmental conditions, skin condition, specific activity performed while using/wearing the device, settings of the device, user configuration/user-provided information, placement of the sensor on the body, and other end-user interactions. For more information on proper wear and use, see samsung.com/us/heartratesensor.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Samsung samsung folder icon > S Health s health icon.
  2. Follow the prompts to get started:
  • Read the introduction and tap Start.
  • Read and agree to the terms and conditions, and then tap Next.
  • Sign in to your Samsung account if you have not already done so. You must sign in to a Samsung account to set and save goals, and use other advanced S Health features.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to enter information about yourself, and then tap Start.

Before You Start Exercising

This app can be used to monitor your exercise. While moderate physical activity, such as brisk walking, is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program, particularly if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Heart disease;
  • Asthma or lung disease;
  • Diabetes, or liver or kidney disease;
  • Arthritis.

You should also check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, lung, or other serious disease, such as:

  • Pain or discomfort in your chest, neck, jaw, or arms during physical activity;
  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness;
  • Shortness of breath with mild exertion or at rest, or when lying down or going to bed;
  • Ankle swelling, especially at night;
  • A heart murmur or a rapid or pronounced heartbeat;
  • Muscle pain when walking upstairs or up a hill that goes away when you rest.

Finally, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends that you see your doctor before engaging in vigorous exercise if two or more of the following apply:

  • You are a man older than age 45 or a woman older than age 55;
  • You have a family history of heart disease before age 55;
  • You smoke or quit smoking in the past six months;
  • You have not exercised for three months or more;
  • You are overweight or obese;
  • You have high blood pressure or high cholesterol;
  • You have impaired glucose tolerance, also called pre-diabetes.

When in Doubt – Check it Out

If you are unsure of your health status, have several health problems, or are pregnant, you should speak with your doctor before starting a new exercise program. Working with your doctor ahead of time is a good way to plan an exercise program that is right and safe for you. Consider it the first step on your path to physical fitness.