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Another erroneous Galaxy Watch / Health Distance post

(Topic created on: 14-09-2022 06:32 PM)
chaudhary aa
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I have the original Galaxy watch (42mm) that works perfectly with my S10+ phone.

I restored my Samsung Backup after updating my phone to an S21 Ultra, then re-paired my watch with the new phone (wiping & reloading the watch.)

Since then, the distance reported for a walk has been wrong by about 35%.

I documented today's walk as 1.99 miles using a second phone app. The watch and the Samsung Health phone app both indicate 1.3 miles, and reaching 1 mile takes 5 minutes longer than it does.

Also, the Health app used to log the route's GPS track, which I no longer see.

I adjusted the watch to utilise GPS solely for position and re-entered profile information that had been lost, such as my height and weight. It didn't make a difference.

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