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App for walkers

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mrsmopp Tue 02-Mar-21 13:38:33

I’m doing a lot more walking these days and feeling better for it. I need an app for my phone to tell me how far I’ve walked. I tried step tracker but it wasn’t very accurate. Any suggestions? It’s a Sony phone so no Apple apps please. Thanks!

MiniMoon Tue 02-Mar-21 14:10:38

I liked the Active 10 app. You go for a walk, but do 10 minutes of "power walking" as you go. The app records your distance too.
I had to delete lots of stuff from my phone as it lacks storage, but when I buy a new one it's going back on.

Missfoodlove Tue 02-Mar-21 14:24:14

Pacer works for me.

brook2704 Tue 02-Mar-21 14:36:32

I use the MapMyWalk app which seems ok. Just the basic free version not the upgrade that you need to buy

Greyduster Tue 02-Mar-21 17:21:57

I have recently put Footpath Route Planner on iPhone (free version). Judging by walks we do fairly regularly measured on fit bit it’s pretty accurate. Looking forward to plotting some routes for when we can get out into the Peak District again - if ever!

Greyduster Tue 02-Mar-21 17:22:57

Sorry I see you don’t want Apple apps!🤦‍♀️

GrannyMagoo Sat 20-Mar-21 16:49:26

Google Fit is free, easy to use and you can track workouts (walking, aerobics, cycling et.c), monitor your 'move minutes' or 'steps' and Heart Points. I love it!

alucca Mon 22-Mar-21 05:01:38

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streem26 Wed 31-Mar-21 10:59:41

Under armor has a set of apps that work really well. They have "Map my Run" and Map my Walk" they track distance using GPS and every mile they will tell you total time, total distance, pace per mile and current pace. At the end of a walk or run you can also add notes and it will tell you how many calories you burned as well as elevation increases or decrease.

geekesse Wed 31-Mar-21 12:03:26

Strava works for me. I don’t do enough or use it enough to be worth upgrading to the paid version, but it measures distance, time, maps it and calculates average speed.