Why are there differences in steps between pedometers?

Perhaps you have two pedometer apps that are on your phone, for instance, the Moves app and a Google Fit. Though they are on the same phone, they may track steps differently. Moves relies heavily on GPS and, as a default, does not begin counting steps unless you have been moving for a certain period of time. Google Fit can also rely heavily on GPS and location services though you can turn that option on and off. Each app is different and has been created differently in how they will track your steps and this can result in differences in tracking. 

If you have questions on how an app tracks steps, visit their FAQ or help section either through the app or online. There may be settings you will want to alter so that it better captures your movement. 

Walker Tracker does not oversee or have control on how these apps work, so you will need to choose one that works best for you. If you have an app with steps tracked and are unable to get those over to your Walker Tracker account, we'd be happy to troubleshoot this connection between the app and our site! 

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