Want to delete Health app data from an iPhone? Some users may decide that they want to delete their health data from the iPhone for various reasons, for example, as a storage save mechanism if the user finds that the data of the health application occupies several gigabytes of storage on the device, or to clear the old health state. data, or remove health data from another person (without clearing the entire phone, for example, if you allow someone to jog with your Apple Watch), for confidentiality, including for deleting data from the Health app.
This article will show you how to delete data from the Health app on iPhone.
For quick reference, the Health app for iPhone independently collects useful health data, can function as a step counter and a distance walker and run tracker, have a medical identification number on an iPhone or paired with an Apple Watch. you can control your heart rate and more. In addition, many other applications and smart devices will transfer data to the Health app to track other health components, such as weight, glucose, blood pressure, body fat and body composition, and more.
How to delete health data from iPhone
- Open the Health app on iPhone
- Select the health category from which you want to delete data, for example, "Heart Rate"
- Click "Show All Data"
- Click the edit button in the corner
- Now click the “Delete All” button in the corner.
- Confirm that you want to delete all health data.
- Repeat with other categories of health data you want to delete and delete.
Most iPhone users without an Apple Watch or other fitness tracker will find that only a step counter and a run tracker can delete data. If you use an Apple Watch for heart rate monitoring, as a pedometer, standing position reminder, breathing breaks and other health and fitness tracking purposes, you will have to manually view the Health app for these data categories and also delete them individually . , The same applies to third-party fitness trackers, such as Fitbit or Withings Smart Scale, as well as the type of data they collect and store in the Health app.
For some reason, for the iPhone there is no universal option “delete all health data”. If you know how to clear all health data from the Health app in one fell swoop or with one switch of settings, share it with us in the comments below.
If you are deleting health data from an iPhone because you do not want step tracking to be performed or any other fitness tracking, you can always go ahead and turn off motion tracking and fitness tracking on the iPhone to prevent further accumulation of activity. And, of course, you can also turn on the iPhone fitness tracking capabilities if you have previously disabled it, using the same settings, but turning it on.
The Health app is pre-installed as the default app on all iPhone models of the newer model, but if you don’t use the app and don’t intend to use it, you can always remove it like any other iOS app by default.
Do you know any other tips or tricks for deleting and clearing health data from an iPhone? Maybe you know about the hidden way to quickly delete and delete all data in the Health application? Share with us in the comments below!