A thread was started on Apple’s assist communities. From the variety of posts, it doesn’t look like affecting giant numbers of individuals, however there are sufficient experiences to point out that there’s a particular subject for some.
I used the Out of doors Stroll exercise on my Watch, however this time didn’t take my iPhone. After I returned, and tried to add the exercise to Strava, I acquired a warning that no GPS/route information was current. I checked the Health and Well being apps, and positive sufficient, there was no route on the map – solely the start line.
I spoke to somebody at Apple Assist and so they urged I turned off/again on a few associated privateness settings. I’ve since tried one other Out of doors Stroll exercise, with out the cellphone current, and the issue persists – no GPS/route information.
My spouse additionally tried the identical this night, after upgrading her iPhone X and S4 Watch too. She had the identical outcomes – i.e. with simply the Watch, no GPS/route info was saved with the exercise.
Others mentioned they’ve skilled the identical.
“Sadly I’ve the identical subject, however till now there isn’t a resolution for that. The map solely reveals the START and never the route nor the cease.”
“I’ve the identical subject since upgrading to watchOS7 with my Apple Watch Sequence 4 and iPhone 8 Plus ios14. Recorded an out of doors run with Watch solely and no GPS map information is accessible, solely the start line. Nonetheless all different metrics like distance, elevation achieve and so forth. appear to be right.”
“Precisely the identical subject, since upgrading to WatchOS 7.”
“Similar subject right here. Very first exercise after upgrading to ios14 and watchos7 had gps information however nothing since then. Simply the start line reveals up.”
In all, there are ten pages of responses on the time of writing. The experiences span the Apple Watch Sequence 3, 4, and 5 – that’s, all current fashions which assist the replace. Some say Apple has informed them it’s a Strava subject, however others report the identical factor with a number of apps.
Some have been in a position to repair the issue by un-pairing and re-pairing the Watch, however one other person mentioned this made issues worse, shedding current information from their apps.
The watchOS 7 replace provides a variety of new options:
- New watch faces
- Together with within the App Retailer
- A couple of complication per app
- Watch face sharing (by way of textual content, e mail, or a hyperlink)
- Sleep monitoring, and sleep mode
- Reminder to cost earlier than bedtime if required
- 4 new exercises
- Biking in Maps (very restricted places at current)
- Hand-washing reminder if you get residence, and 20-second monitoring
- Translation by Siri
- On-device dictation
- Siri Shortcuts on the Watch (and at the same time as problems)
- Extra listening to well being options (inc max headphone quantity)
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