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App doesn't count remaining steps vanhesschem — May 12, 2019 11:43PM PDT

Goodmorning,

I have a question about the Exercise part of the MFP app.
I'm using the app on my iPhone. When I'm doing steps during the day, the step counter of my iPhone send the steps to the MFP app and the calories are calculated.
When I go for a run, I use the Runkeeper app. This also sends the activity of the run to the MFP app.
But, when a run exercise is added to MFP, the step counter doesn't calculate the calories burnt of my steps.
For example, when I go for a run in the mornin (with Runkeeper), this is added to the Exercises, and the calories are also added to my daily total. But, if I go for another walk in the afternoon, the steps of this walk are not taken into account anymore (these steps are just counted by the iPhone).
The steps are added to my daily total, but the calories are not taken into account.
Is there a way to have both taken into account?

Thanks,
Michael

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Bruce MyFitnessPal Agent May 13, 2019 09:18AM PDT

His there,

How the integration will work is that you will see a positive adjustment only if you are projected to burn more than your MyFitnessPal Calories Burned, based off the current total Calorie burn from Steps. Your MyFitnessPal Calories Burned are composed of two things: your estimate of calories burned per day MyFitnessPal makes based off your profile information plus any added exercises. If an exercise is added manually or from a partner, the MyFitnessPal Calories Burned increase and the adjustment will modify itself so that calories burned are not double counted.

Details about the calculation of any adjustment can be viewed by clicking the small “i” next to the adjustment in your Exercise Diary (on the full website), or by tapping the adjustment itself in the Exercise Diary of the MyFitnessPal on the apps (you may need to tap the adjustment in the diary and then again on the next page depending on your app version). If you do not see a line that says MFP iOS adjustment in the cardiovascular section, then there may be a problem with the sync. However, if you do see this line, then it should be syncing correctly, even if it says 0.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions or feedback.

Regards,
Bruce
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