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Activity Articles

Missing Some Activity Awards on iOS 12? Apple Says They'll Be Restored in a Future Software Update

Tuesday September 18, 2018 12:21 pm PDT by
If you updated your iPhone to iOS 12 this week and noticed that some Activity Challenge awards are missing, you're not alone. In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged that five limited edition awards may be temporarily unavailable in the Activity app after updating to iOS 12, presumably due to a minor software bug of some kind. They include:Thanksgiving Day Challenge 2016 Mother'...

Apple Watch Owners Can Compete in watchOS 5, Auto-Detection of Workouts Coming Too

Monday June 4, 2018 11:21 am PDT by
WatchOS 5 will receive new new Activity and workout-focused features when it's released this fall. Competition challenges between friends, new workout types, and workout auto-detection are the key additions. Friends will be able to challenge each other to weeklong duels, earning points for closing the three activity rings (standing, exercise, and calories burned), while allowing users to...