Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
DIANALACAT59's Photo DIANALACAT59 SparkPoints: (104,687)
Fitness Minutes: (47,967)
Posts: 2,049
4/12/13 7:29 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I also had the app before being charged for it, but something happened to the app in my phone and I had to delete it and try to load again after nearly a year and they wanted me to pay for it this time. I tried to pay for it but can not set up an account with goggle to get it. so I do not have it on my phone any more.

 current weight: 231.6 
 
327
280.25
233.5
186.75
140
LANNIEMANUEL's Photo LANNIEMANUEL SparkPoints: (78,296)
Fitness Minutes: (45,363)
Posts: 1,898
4/11/13 7:02 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
good luck the the team leader, you can do this. I downloaded the app to both my cell and tablet (both androids) before they charged and have to say i love it.

If you can, help others; if you can not do that, at least do not harm them. ~ his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.



 current weight: 182.0 
 
213
194.75
176.5
158.25
140
OHANAMAMA's Photo OHANAMAMA SparkPoints: (107,254)
Fitness Minutes: (18,697)
Posts: 21,209
4/9/13 3:01 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I don't have an iPhone or iPad, or any tablet or smartphone, so all my sparking and fitbitting is done on my work computer or home laptop. :)

Edited by: OHANAMAMA at: 4/9/2013 (15:01)
Renee'


5 Days until:  Christmas
 
50
37
25
12
0
__AMY__ Posts: 1,180
2/6/13 8:20 P

Send Private Message
Reply
To WALSHNL

Please stop by the Team that talks especially about this app (in my signature). I try and share an app of the day...hopefully a fee one and

There is a forum where you can request improvements on the SP iPhone application

emoticon

======================================

Interested in walking away the pounds?
teams.sparkpeople.com/WATP




 Pounds lost: 5.4 
 
0
9.25
18.5
27.75
37
SRRYLVINGSP Posts: 1,262
2/6/13 7:31 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I love the iPhone app! It's only $3.99 and I think it's well worth it. It has helped me get into the habit of tracking my food. It's a lot easier than trying to get onto the computer throughout the day to track food, fitness and water. I always have my phone with me so it's super convenient. I used to log into SP through the phone internet but the app is hassle free.

I recommend it emoticon emoticon

ACTIVEGRANDMAP's Photo ACTIVEGRANDMAP Posts: 3,153
2/6/13 8:40 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Yes, it does all that on the iPod too. And it has the mic funtion so I don't even have to type( unless I'm eating something it doesn't recognize). Pam

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine"
Proverbs 17:22


 current weight: -4.0  under
 
5
2.5
0
-2.5
-5
KATENO9's Photo KATENO9 SparkPoints: (76,232)
Fitness Minutes: (53,517)
Posts: 3,006
2/6/13 7:48 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
The android (and most likely, the ios) app does allow you to track your water. It also has a working barcode scanner and the ability to spin the wheel. You can also read articles for information (and points). You can easily track food, exercise and your weigh-ins. To me, you get a lot of functionality for the price of a large latte.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle


 December Minutes: 436
 
0
375
750
1125
1500
COCOAHONEY Posts: 13
2/5/13 10:59 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I've been alternating between the SP app and MyFitnessPal recently--part of the problem was that I needed a working barccode scanner (I haven't upgraded past the free old app) for travel adds. I prefer the community here, however, and I'm fairly split between which app I want more. It's probably going to come down to which app is less demanding on my ancient!phone (leave the house with 100% charge! Arrive at work two hours later with NOTHING).

SP has the food planner, which I love to use for inspiration for meals, but there's no caloric adjustment--important since I have a rather small setzone and need to make sure I don't backslide into bad (not)eating habits.

And of course, I have my Fitbit.

I could reverse the syncing order--have SP sync to FB instead of MFP--but MFP's sync doesn't list multiple instances of one food as an error...

emoticon It's a mess sometimes. LOL

 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
5.75
11.5
17.25
23
LADYBUG-DR's Photo LADYBUG-DR SparkPoints: (68,653)
Fitness Minutes: (76,988)
Posts: 595
2/5/13 4:37 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I have an android and the SP app but I didn't pay anything for it.
Does SP now charge to get an app?!?!
I only use the app to track my food when traveling. I don't find it useful for anything else. It would be especially useful to track my water intake and spin when I'm away but I just miss those days.
But really! you have to pay for the app now?!?

WOW! I really regret that workout
-No one ever-

In life, you either have results or excuses.
COMMIT & SUCCEED!


 Pounds lost: 15.0 
 
0
5
10
15
20
ROCKMAN6797's Photo ROCKMAN6797 Posts: 4,287
1/29/13 10:01 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
So true, the community-support that SP offers is beyond comparison to any other site!

emoticon

Edited by: ROCKMAN6797 at: 1/29/2013 (10:02)
Raśl
Leader of the FitBit Users Unite! SparkTeam
www.fitbit.com/user/228NLM
~Keep moving people!~
^^^You got this!^^^
*** Just Do! ***


 current weight: 205.6 
 
344
303
262
221
180
MOMMYOF2CUTIES's Photo MOMMYOF2CUTIES SparkPoints: (21,883)
Fitness Minutes: (24,459)
Posts: 1,429
1/29/13 8:16 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I use Sparkpeople iphone and ipad apps. I tried MyFitnessPal but I don't find it keeps as much detail as Sparkpeople. Also there is no sense of community there as much as there is in Spark so I am back here.

 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
17.4
34.8
52.2
69.6
CHUBBABUGG's Photo CHUBBABUGG Posts: 2,472
1/29/13 12:20 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hello & Welcome on being a Leader!
I use the iPad app & the Android app as well.

I'm Not Where I Need to Be...BUT...Thank God I'm NOT Where I Used to Be!


Total SparkPoints: 34,567
 
30,000
32,499
34,999
37,499
39,999
SparkPoints Level 15
ROCKMAN6797's Photo ROCKMAN6797 Posts: 4,287
1/28/13 9:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I downloaded the SP app before they started charging for it. That being said I use it when I am away from a computer mainly for logging food. I use to use the FB app but now that SP syncs with FB I don't use it as much.
Good luck with motivating your team!

Raśl
Leader of the FitBit Users Unite! SparkTeam
www.fitbit.com/user/228NLM
~Keep moving people!~
^^^You got this!^^^
*** Just Do! ***


 current weight: 205.6 
 
344
303
262
221
180
ROBB1N's Photo ROBB1N Posts: 792
1/28/13 9:07 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I've just purchased the SP app for my android tablet so I don't have a lot of experience with it yet. If I can track food on it and maybe a couple of other things it will be worth it so I can use it on the go. I also have the MyFitnessPal app and still use it sometimes too. But I like SP better overall. Good luck with the team!

If you do what you always do, you will get what you always get. To get something different you have to do what you never did.


 Pounds lost: 16.1 
 
0
25
50
75
100
PAULOBRY's Photo PAULOBRY Posts: 1,643
1/28/13 8:00 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
just a one time charge



 Body Fat %: 21.0
 
21
19.5
18
16.5
15
ACTIVEGRANDMAP's Photo ACTIVEGRANDMAP Posts: 3,153
1/28/13 7:58 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
$3.99 one time fee. Pam

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine"
Proverbs 17:22


 current weight: -4.0  under
 
5
2.5
0
-2.5
-5
60NLOVINIT2's Photo 60NLOVINIT2 SparkPoints: (34,710)
Fitness Minutes: (4,593)
Posts: 2,027
1/28/13 7:44 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
i haven't checked into the app yet.. just got my iphone5... is this fee 3.00 ,onth?? or one time fee??

betsy
in north carolina

its all about giving and receiving friendship and well deserved help.


 current weight: 250.0 
 
260
222.5
185
147.5
110
KATENO9's Photo KATENO9 SparkPoints: (76,232)
Fitness Minutes: (53,517)
Posts: 3,006
1/28/13 7:41 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I will also put in a thumbs up for the app. I think it's well worth the money they charge. In addItIon to what has already been mentIoned, you can also read dIfferent sparkpeople articles from within the app. emoticon

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle


 December Minutes: 436
 
0
375
750
1125
1500
ACTIVEGRANDMAP's Photo ACTIVEGRANDMAP Posts: 3,153
1/28/13 6:22 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I got an iPod 5 for christmas and bought the sparkpeople app. It was $3.99 and I love it. I track all my food, and can use the microphone to search for food or scan the bar codes. You can also add fitness, water and spin the wheel. There's also a nice calorie differencial report. You can't get the friend feed or message boards, but if you are tracking food, it is way easier ( in my opinion) than using the computer.For me well worth the small fee. Also have the fitbit app on it and love that as well. Hope this helps, pam

"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine"
Proverbs 17:22


 current weight: -4.0  under
 
5
2.5
0
-2.5
-5
USMAWIFE's Photo USMAWIFE SparkPoints: (487,110)
Fitness Minutes: (449,115)
Posts: 119,839
1/28/13 6:06 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Did you check the information on the page for it

www.sparkpeople.com/mobile-apps.asp

I did some checking with two friends who use it and they find the app only good for like, mentioned logging food and exercise. They also have a FB app which does about the same thing but they keep it to make sure their FB"S are syncing well thrrough the day



Everybody tells me that they would love to knit, but they don't have time. I look at people's lives and I can see opportunity and time for knitting all over the place. The time spent riding the bus each day? That's a pair of socks over a month. Waiting in line? Mittens. Watching TV? Buckets of wasted time that could be an exquisite lace shawl. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much


 current weight: 198.0 
 
253
224.75
196.5
168.25
140
__AMY__ Posts: 1,180
1/28/13 5:28 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Well any tips would be appreciated. I did notice the ipad app doesn't have a scanner, but I can use my iphone app anyway.

======================================

Interested in walking away the pounds?
teams.sparkpeople.com/WATP




 Pounds lost: 5.4 
 
0
9.25
18.5
27.75
37
KADULAC's Photo KADULAC SparkPoints: (170,224)
Fitness Minutes: (81,401)
Posts: 18,807
1/28/13 5:27 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I got the app before they started charging for it, and use it constantly.

Kristi

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream."
Mark Twain

"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."
Seneca


 current weight: 218.2 
 
228
206
184
162
140
TANYA602's Photo TANYA602 Posts: 1,036
1/28/13 5:18 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I use the app, but it is really only good for tracking food and fitness. It doesn't (yet) allow you to friend feed or do any messaging. I believe it is free...

Tanya
San Diego, CA

"Somebody said they saw me, swinging the world by the tail
Bouncing over a white cloud, killing the blues."
Robert Plant/Allison Krauss


84 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
25
50
75
100
PAULOBRY's Photo PAULOBRY Posts: 1,643
1/28/13 5:11 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I guess I'm cheap. I have yet to buy an app and since SP charges........



 Body Fat %: 21.0
 
21
19.5
18
16.5
15
USMAWIFE's Photo USMAWIFE SparkPoints: (487,110)
Fitness Minutes: (449,115)
Posts: 119,839
1/28/13 5:01 P

Community Team Member

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
good luck with getting an inactive team going.

Everybody tells me that they would love to knit, but they don't have time. I look at people's lives and I can see opportunity and time for knitting all over the place. The time spent riding the bus each day? That's a pair of socks over a month. Waiting in line? Mittens. Watching TV? Buckets of wasted time that could be an exquisite lace shawl. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit's End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much


 current weight: 198.0 
 
253
224.75
196.5
168.25
140
__AMY__ Posts: 1,180
1/28/13 4:55 P

Send Private Message
Reply
Hi everyone,

I just inherited a team that has an inactive leader. Not sure quite what I'm getting into, but just curious, how many fitbiter's use the sparkpeople iphone/ipad app?

I've used it off and on. Now that I'm a team leader, I guess I'll be using it daily. Previously, I would alternate between MyFitnessPal.

Any comments?

======================================

Interested in walking away the pounds?
teams.sparkpeople.com/WATP




 Pounds lost: 5.4 
 
0
9.25
18.5
27.75
37
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Fitbit Users Unite! Getting To Know You Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Sparkpeoples new tracker 9/27/2013 2:36:54 PM
Lost my Fitbit One yesterday 5/4/2014 11:54:12 AM
What face is your FitBit making right NOW? 12/16/2014 8:14:59 PM
only getting the smile. 1/16/2014 11:05:26 AM
FitBit article 9/12/2014 8:04:37 AM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x51867063

Review our Community Guidelines