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Can AirPods track steps?

As an avid Apple user, I’ve been curious about how the AirPods can track my steps. After doing some research and testing, I’m here to share with you what I’ve discovered about the capabilities of AirPods and how to track your steps with them. In this blog post, I’ll explain how the AirPods can track steps, what you need to do to make it possible, and the other solutions you can use to track your steps.

AirPods and AirPods Pro are not able to track steps. AirPods and AirPods Pro do not currently have any health features, but this may change with future releases.

However, the Apple Watch is able to track steps, so you may want to consider getting one of those.

Apple Devices and Health FeaturesCapabilities
AirPods and AirPods ProCannot currently track steps or provide any health features.
Apple WatchCan track steps and heart rate.
iPhoneCan track steps.
Future AirPods releasesMay include health features.

Can AirPods track steps?

AirPods and AirPods Pro are not able to track your steps. Currently, the only device that is able to track your steps is the Apple Watch which can be paired with AirPods.

It is speculated that the AirPods Pro 2 will come with health features. However, it is not known if they will be able to track your step count.

Ultimately, when it comes to health features, the AirPods do not have any. If you want a health tracking device from the Apple ecosystem, the only current option is the Apple watch.

Read more: Do AirPods work with Google Phones?


Can AirPods track heart rate?

AirPods and AirPods Pro cannot track your heart rate. The only Apple device that is currently able to track your heart rate is the Apple Watch.

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What health features are on AirPods?

AirPods and AirPods Pro do not currently come with any health features. If you want health features, the only option is to get an Apple watch.

However, it could be the case that future AirPods do come with health features. This post was written in April 2022 and the newest AirPods are the AirPods 3 and the AirPods Pro gen 1.