An Apple Watch has a Fitness “Activity” app and the Health appboth of which are important when it comes to helping users keep track of their workout and health records. However, at times you may need to get rid of the old workouts cluttering your records. Or else you may want to delete an accidentally entered workout or a double entry. Here we have aligned simple and clear procedures on how to delete a workout on Apple Watch.
It's impossible to delete a workout through the Apple watch itself, as the watch does not have any feature that supports it. However, you can delete the workouts in two options. You can either use the Fitness app or the Health app on your paired iPhone, as all workouts are saved on these two apps. Now let's head to the process of deleting a workout on the Apple Watch.
Delete a Workout on Apple Watch via the Fitness “Activity” app
The process of deleting a workout record on your Apple Watch is straightforward. Follow these steps to get it done:
Step 1: On your iPhone, launch the Fitness app.
Step 2: At the bottom of the screen, tap on Workouts. (The workouts tab will only be visible if you have enough workout data saved on your Fitness app. Otherwise, you will see the workouts list on the summary tab).
Step 3: Besides the Workout section, tap on Show More.
Step 4: Slide left on the workout you intend to delete.
Step 5: Tap on the Delete
Step 6: A pop message will appear asking you to confirm what you want to delete. You can delete Workout & Data to remove the workout record from the Fitness app and the Health app. Or choose Delete Workout Only to remove the workout record from the Fitness app and leave the Health app data intact.
Step 7: As per your preference, tap on either of the choices given (Delete Workout & Data or Delete Workout Only), and your workout will be
Delete a Workout on Apple Watch via the Health app
You can also delete your workout record via the health app. Follow these steps to get it done:
Step 1: On your iPhone, launch the Fitness app.
Step 2: Tap on the Summary
Step 3: Tap on Show All Health Data.
Step 4: Scroll down and tap on Workouts.
Step 5: Scroll down and tap on Show All Data.
Step 6: A list with all workout records will appear; find the Workout you wish to delete.
Step 7: Swipe the Workout from right to left to reveal the delete button, and then tap on the Delete button to remove the workout. (Or tap on the Edit button and then the red Delete button).
A pop message will appear asking you to confirm what you want to delete. Here you can choose:
- Delete Workout & Data to remove the workout record from both the Fitness app and the Health app.
- Delete Workout Only to remove the workout record from the Fitness app and leave the Health app data intact.
- Or, if you no longer wish to delete the workout, tap on the Cancel button.
Step 8: As per your preference, tap on either of the choices given (Delete Workout & Data or Delete Workout Only), and your workout will be
Manually add a Workout to Apple Watch
In case you did not turn on your Apple Watch for exercise activity. It's possible to incorporate some approximate figures through your iPhone Via the Health app.
Step 1: On your Health app on your iPhone, tap on the Browse
Step 2: Tap on Activity.
Step 3: On the next screen that appears, you can add data relating to active Energy, Resting Energy, Steps, and Walking or Running Distance.
Edit a workout on Apple Watch
In case you just realized that you had made a mistake while saving a workout on your AppleWatch. The first thing that crosses your mind is how you edit the workout. Unfortunately, that can not be done. You got to follow the above procedures to delete the workout and save it again, but this time correctly.
Stop Apple Watch from Pausing during a workout
If your apple watch keeps pausing or getting false inputs during a workout, go ahead and adjust your Apple Watch location on your wrist as you may be hitting the pause button. Or else turn on Water Lock:
Step 1: Swipe up the Apple Watch face.
Step 2: Select the Raindrop-shaped icon. (This will block all onscreen inputs until you turn the Digital Crown off)
Change a workout goal on Apple Watch
It's only possible to adjust a goal before the session starts but not in the middle.
Step 1: On the upper right side of a workout tile, tap on the Three Horizontal Dots (More)
Step 2: Select Calories or Time.
Step 3: Use the Digital Crown to set the limit.
Step 4: Tap on the Start button to begin the workout session.
Apple Watch is loaded with tons of apps that you can use to plan most of your everyday activities. Moreover, it comes with health and activity apps, which you can use to track your workouts. Through these apps, too, you can delete any old workout records that you might no longer need. We have highlighted some of the methods and steps to get that done.