How to use a Fitbit with Apple Health

Gigaom

If you’ve got a Fitbit, and you use an iPhone, there’s a good chance you’d like to sync the stats from your Fitbit with the Apple Health app you’ve heard so much about.

There’s one well-known problem: Fitbit (see disclosure) doesn’t let its data sync with Apple Health. In fact, Apple Stores don’t sell Fitbit trackers anymore. But Apple Health integration is one of the most requested features on the Fitbit Forums — clearly, there is a large number of people who would love to use their Fitbit hardware with Apple software.

Why would you want to use Apple Heath?

That’s a good question! The Fitbit app and websites are pretty solid.

The main reason you’d probably want to employ this workaround is that you’re planning to purchase an Apple Watch when it launches sometime in early 2014 and you’d like a bit of continuity to your health stats. You might also…

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