How do I connect Lydia to the iOS Health app?
In order to connect your Lydia record to the iOS Health app to download data from the Health app in to your Lydia record, you will need to first install the Lydia iOS app on your Apple device.
When you log in to Lydia for the first time on the device, an iOS menu will automatically appear after you set up a PIN code to access your account on the app. This menu will allow you to select what types of data in the Health App you want Lydia to be able to access.
To select what types of data you want to give Lydia access to, tap the toggle button on the right side of the screen for the corresponding type of data so that the button is green. When all the types of data you want Lydia to access have green toggle buttons, press the Allow link in the top right corner of the screen to finish connecting Lydia to the Health app.
How do I disconnect Lydia from the iOS Health app?
In order to disconnect Lydia from the iOS Health app, you will need to complete the following steps:
- Open up the iOS Settings app.
- Go to the Privacy section.
- Select the Health app from the menu.
- Select Lydia from the menu.
- Turn off Lydia’s access to all or specific types of data by tapping the toggle button on the right side of the screen for the corresponding type(s) of data so that the button turns from green to white.
Lydia will now no longer have access to the types of data you have turned off.
What does Lydia do with my data from the iOS Health app?
When Lydia has access to a type of data in the Health app, it will download that data and keep it as part of your health record in Lydia, where you can view it along with the rest of your health data.
You will not be able to edit or update your data from the iOS Health app in Lydia. You will be able to delete specific pieces of data from the Health app that you do not want to appear in Lydia. Deleting a piece of Health app data in Lydia will not delete the data from the Health app.
In order to display data from the Health app in Lydia that you have already deleted in Lydia, you will need to uninstall and reinstall the Lydia app and then reconnect Lydia to the iOS Health app.
What type of data can Lydia display from the the iOS Health app?
Lydia can display the following types of data from the iOS Health app:
- Blood Glucose
- Cycling Distance
- Diastolic Blood Pressure
- Heart Rate
- Oxygen Saturation
- Systolic Blood Pressure
- Walking + Running Distance