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The app is easy to use. And it's like having a friend and coach by your side. The workouts are challenging yet achievable, so I want to keep using it. Because of this app I now enjoy running, and I appreciate it very much. I can echo the sentiments of the other reviewers, that the app keeps asking you to write a review even if you already wrote one. I don't think the makers of this app actually read these reviews (I think the reviews are more or less for the purchasers of the app), so I'm going to see if I can contact them about this. I hope everybody else does too, if they haven't already done so. I think the app is good, and it can be better if we just let 'em know what the issues are.
I got this to use with my 7 plus and my Apple Watch. First, it keeps prompting me to turn on motion and fitness settings every time I open it, even though I've checked and double checked that it is, in fact, turned on. The most annoying part, though, is that I don't get audible notifications in my headphones when the phone is locked and in my pocket. I have to have it unlocked to get them. I've made sure my phone is not set to silent. And even if I turn off the auto-lock, it still sleeps in my pocket because of the light sensors. I don't remember having this problem on my previous phone, or with previous versions of the app. Worse is the Apple Watch app. They take a long time to sync, and , most notably, if the app is running on my Apple Watch and my phone is in my pocket (how I ideally wanted to use it), I get nothing. Not a vibration, a sound, anything. I have to constantly check the timer while I'm running. The best solution I've found is to run the app on my phone, lock it and put it in my pocket, but NOT run it on my Watch. I will get push notifications on the Watch saying to run or walk. I don't, however, get to see the timer without pulling out my phone or opening the app no the Watch, which defeats the purpose. 2 stars because it does what it should IF you are willing to hold your phone unlocked for your entire run. Needs improvements. I'll be looking into other options.
Great phone app. Works extremely well and easy to use. Bought Apple Watch so I didn’t have to bring phone with me on runs. First run I left my phone in the car, turned on music and started the first workout. Did the 5 minute warm up, and started the jog. When I get like I was jogging for more than the minute, looked at watch and realized I was already 30 seconds into the walk. Unless I’m doing something wrong, there’s no audio cues when using the app on just the watch. You have to be looking at the watch exactly when it moves to next step to get a small vibration. If you’re not looking at watch the whole time, it’s useless. If I’m doing something wrong and you can get audio cues I will update review to 5 stars because this and the companion apps are great.
I have used Get Running app for a while and my husband convinced me to try this one out so i paid the $4.99 for the Pro version. I don’t like how the voice doesn’t give you reminders or updates. In fact, 2 seconds into your run/wall is when she’ll tell you “Start running/walking”. It would be nice if she said, “get ready to run in 10 seconds......start running now.” And it would be nice if she could tell us where we are within the run “you have two runs left before we cool down.” Okay...so basically if it was just like Get Running, it would be better. Husband said the apps on the free version pop up all throughout your run. Husband also agreed that he liked Get Running app best. This does the job if you want to run, but it’s just not for me. Oh, well!
I just purchased the pro version to start using exclusively on my Apple Watch on my runs and this app is not very good. The main reason to use the app on your watch is so that you do t have to carry your phone on your run. But this app doesn’t give me voice prompts at the start of each cycle of your interval run. So if you like to listen to your music on your Bluetooth headphones while your training for the 5K you don’t get any voice prompts. You have to constantly be looking at your watch to see when the walking is over and you need to start jogging. The slight buzz and sound you get from the Watch is barely noticed especially if you are moving and have music playing on your AirPods. Come guys all the marketing hype for this app and you can’t produce a decent app for the Apple Watch. Folks look elsewhere, I’m going to ask for my money back!
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