What you need to know
- Stats is a new app that puts all of your health data on your Home screen via widgets.
- You have control over which data it displays and there are two widget sizes to choose from.
A new iPhone app does one thing and one thing only — it takes data from the Health app and puts it into your Home screen. And it does it well, too! Want to know how well you've slept over the last seven days? What about how far you've walked? That, and more, can all be just a glance away.
In fact, Stats supports 14 different types of data, all pulled from the Health app — assuming you give it permission, of course. You can choose different styles and sizes for your widgets and you can choose whether the data they display is from the last 7 days, 30 days, or some other time period. The choice is yours.
Stats also lets you display data in graphs and charts for easier visualization and I think you'll be surprised to learn how much of a difference having the data in front of you can make. We look at our Home screens much more than we ever open the Health app!
- 14 different health metrics including steps and heart rate.
- Latest value, line graph and bar chart widgets.
- View metric data over different time periods including today, last 7 days and last 30 days.
- Small and Medium widgets for every metric.
- Dynamic units for each metric.
- Light and Dark themes.
- Apple Heath integration to fetch health data.
Stats is available for free via the App Store. In-app purchases are offered for monthly and lifetime unlocks of "Stats Premium, too.
Looking to get the best out of Stats? A cool new Apple Watch might help! Check out the best Apple Watch Deals we could find before making any buying decision, though. There are some bargains to be had!
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.