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Error syncing to app karenanngalloway — Oct 12, 2017 01:16AM PDT

Hi there,
MFP is not syncing on my iPhone or iPad. it has managed to update weight from Fitbit and steps seem to be syncing to the server but the app refuses to update food/exercise. Both are on iOS 11

I deleted MFP and reinstalled it and also completely rebooted phone. but still no syncing. Any advice?

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Logan MyFitnessPal Agent Oct 12, 2017 09:14AM PDT

Thank you for taking the time to contact us. We apologize if you are having a problem with your data syncing. Your data should sync automatically when the exact same username and password are used in both places, and there is a valid internet connection. Will you please double-check that you are using the same username in both places?

On the website, you can verify the username by looking above the “Food” tab.

In our Android app your username is next to your profile photo at the top of the Menu screen, while in our iOS apps you can tap “More” then “My Profile” to confirm your username.

The username field identifies the account the app is currently syncing with. It must exactly match the account you are using online. Please note your username will not be the same as your email address and you should not need your email address to log into your account once you are a member.

If you find that you are using different usernames, there is not a way to merge two accounts. Please choose the account that has the most useful data, and log in to that account in all areas.

If your usernames do match exactly, and you are still finding that information is not syncing, please try going to the bottom of the Menu (Android app) or “More” page (iOS apps) where you should see two arrows in a circle, representing sync. Please try tapping on that button to force a sync. If that still does not help, and you are able to find all your information online at www.MyFitnessPal.com, please try uninstalling and reinstalling the app to see if that helps. (Please DO NOT uninstall if you are running on iOS 5 or older, instead contact us back and let us know you are using an older iOS version.)

However, if your information is only found on the app, please do not uninstall as you will lose your data, but instead contact us back. Your information is stored via our website, not via the apps, so anything found online will resync.

Warm Regards,
Logan
MyFitnessPal Staff

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