Getting Started on iPhone

If you would like to start using Walker Tracker with your iPhone, you can follow this guide to get set up and moving.

  1. Download Walker Tracker
  2. Go to your app store and search for and download the Walker Tracker app. 

  3. Register an Account
  4. NOTE: If you’ve already created an account, instead log in and proceed to the next step.

    Open the Walker Tracker app. Click “Don’t have an account? Create One Here”

    You will have an option to enter your program's domain. The domain is the first part of your program URL: > “program.” If you don’t know this, check the invitation you received or ask your local admin.

    On the next screen, enter a name, unique email, username, and password. You may be asked to choose an organization and team, depending on your program. Answer any other questions, agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and then click Register.

  5. Upload a Profile Photo
  6. Add a profile photo to your account so that others can recognize you. Select the Gear icon to open Settings and then click “Edit Image” next to your profile name. Watch 

  7. Choose a Step Tracking Option
  8. Once you’re in your account, you can choose a method for tracking your steps. You can connect a device or app to automatically sync your steps to your account by following this guide:

    Connect a Device or App for Syncing on iOS

    If you would rather enter steps manually, you can do so as long as you have no device or app connected to your account.

    NOTE: Manual step entry is not available in all programs. Check with your program admin for information on whether this option is available.

  9. Create a Daily Entry
  10. You can make journal entries through the iPhone app to add steps, activities, and wellness information and also to add text entries and a photo to a specific date. 

    Make a Step or Wellness Entry on iOS

    The options you have to enter will depend on what metrics your program is tracking and what options are available. If you are in a Points challenge, you will earn points by entering wellness metrics through these entries. You can enter steps if you have no device connected and your program allows for manual step entry.

  11. Add Friends
  12. Adding Friends allows you to engage with other users in the social features of Walker Tracker. Follow this guide to add friends on the app. 

    Add a Friend on iOS

  13. Join a Challenge
  14. If you didn’t join a challenge at registration, you can do so by consulting the below guides. If you are joining a team challenge, you will do so by joining a team associated with that challenge. Check with your program admin to determine how your challenges are being organized and when they will be available to join

    Join a Challenge on iOS
    Join or Leave a Team on iOS

    Remember that every challenge has a date range which determines which days the challenge will count. It’s okay if you have entries before the challenge, they won’t alter your total steps for the challenge.

  15. Get Moving, View your Progress, and Share Your Progress
  16. When you’re familiar with making entries and are part of a challenge, you can start focusing on the main purpose of the challenge: Being active! Spend some days walking, sharing trail photos, and entering your activities. When you have built up some data, you can then check your dashboard to see a chart of progress over time.You can access a challenge page by tapping the Trophy icon, you can see a leaderboard showing yourself and a selection of other competitors from across different activity levels of the challenge.

    If you are part of a Team, you can access your Team’s page by selecting the Multiple People icon. You can then select the team tab to view teams. Select your team name to view the progress of your team’s average and leave comments encouraging your teammates.

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