How do I invite a friend to join MyFitnessPal?

You can invite a friend to join MyFitnessPal if you know their email address, or if you are friends on Facebook and you have linked your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts.

On the Web - Email address

  • Log into your account on our website at http://www.myfitnesspal.com. Mobile app users should log in using the same username and password they use in the app.
  • Click the "My Home" tab, then click "Friends."
  • Click "Add friends by: Email"
  • Fill in the form, and your friend(s) will receive an email invitation to join MyFitnessPal. If they are already members, they will receive a Friend Request in their MyFitnessPal account
On the Web - Facebook Friends
  • First make sure your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts are linked.
  • Log into your account on our website at http://www.myfitnesspal.com. Mobile app users should log in using the same username and password they use in the app.
  • Click "My Home" then "Friends" then "Add friends by Facebook"
  • Your Facebook friends who are not currently MyFitnessPal members will appear in the second part of the list. Click "Invite" to send them an invitation to join MyFitnessPal.
In our iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 8 apps - Email address
  • Launch the app and visit the "Friends" page. Windows Phone 8 the "Friends" link is found under the "..." menu on the Home screen.
  • Tap "Add Friends" or "+" then tap "Email"
  • In the "To" field, enter the email address(es) of your friend(s) to send a friend request. If they are already members, they will receive a Friend Request in their MyFitnessPal account.
  • If your device's contact list contains your friend's email address, you can tap the "Contact" option instead of the "Email" option to easily send email invitations by selecting friends from your contact list.
In our iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 8 apps - Facebook Friends
  • First make sure your MyFitnessPal and Facebook accounts are linked.
  • Launch the app and visit the "Friends" page. Windows Phone 8 the "Friends" link is found under the "..." menu on the Home screen.
  • Tap "Add Friends" or "+" then tap "Facebook"
  • Your Facebook friends who are not currently MyFitnessPal members will appear in the second part of the list. Tap "Invite" to send them an invitation to join MyFitnessPal.

Last Updated: Apr 16, 2014 02:23PM PDT

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