Along with the highly anticipated ECG (electrocardiogram) capability arriving on Apple Watch, the new update also brings additional heart focused health features. Follow along for how to set up irregular heart rate notifications on Apple Watch.
While taking ECGs on Apple Watch requires Series 4 hardware, irregular heart rate notifications are available for Apple Watch Series 1 and later.
Keep in mind that this feature is available for users 22 years of age and older.
How to set up irregular heart rate notifications on Apple Watch
- Open the Watch app on iPhone
- Swipe down and tap Heart
- Tap Set Up Irregular Rhythm Notifications in Health
Here’s a walkthrough with images:
If you’d like to go back to look at irregular heart rhythm notification data, go to the Health app → Heart → Irregular Rhythm Notifications as shown below.
If you have an Apple Watch Series 4, check out our guide with images on taking an ECG here.
For more help getting the most out of your Apple devices, check out our how to guide as well as the following articles:
- How to take an ECG (electrocardiogram) on Apple Watch [Gallery]
- How to share ECG results with your doctor
- How to change or turn off Apple Watch passcode
- How to customize double tap gesture on Apple Pencil
- How to get ‘Animoji’ on older iPhones and iPads without Face ID
- How to add a Santa hat to your Memoji with Animoji on iPhone and iPad
- How to search in the Messages app on iPhone
- How to add weather summary to your iPhone Lock screen
- How to enable Home Screen Sync on Apple TV
- How to turn off and restart iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max
- How to set up Apple Pay on MacBook Air