Getting Started on Web Browsers

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

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

    Navigate to your program URL. Your URL will be formatted like with “program” replaced with your program name. If you don’t know this, check the invitation you received or ask your local admin. Click Register Now to create an account. 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 confirm your registration.

  3. Upload a Profile Photo
  4. Add a profile photo to your account so that others can recognize you. Click on your name at the top right of the screen to open your settings. Under your profile photo, click Change Picture.

  5. Choose a Step Tracking Option
  6. 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 on Browsers

    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.

  7. Create a Daily Entry
  8. You can make journal entries through the web interface 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. 

    Make a Manual Step Entry and Edit Step Entries on a Web Browser

    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.

  9. Add Friends
  10. 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 a Browser

  11. Join a Challenge
  12. 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 a Browser

    Join or Leave a Team on a Browser

    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.

  13. Get Moving, View your Progress, and Share Your Progress
  14. 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 selecting the Challenge tab, 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 Teams tab. Select your team name to view the progress of your team’s average and leave comments encouraging your teammates.

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