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.
- Download Walker Tracker
- Register an Account
- Upload a Profile Photo
- Choose a Step Tracking Option
- Create a Daily Entry
- Add Friends
- Join a Challenge
- Get Moving, View your Progress, and Share Your Progress
Go to your app store on your device and search for “Walker Tracker”. You may need to scroll down to find the app. Click on Get and agree to any access the app needs.
NOTE: If you’ve already created an account, instead log in and proceed to the next step.
Open the Walker Tracker app. If you are just starting, you will need to create an account. On the bottom of the login screen you will see the option “Don’t have an account? Create One Here”
You will have an option to enter an URL for your program. Your URL will be formatted like program.walkertracker.com with “program” replaced with your program name. If you don’t know this, check the invitation you received or ask your local admin.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.