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Old 14-01-2018, 08:11 PM   #1
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Sleep tracking

Considering that the new Series 3 coupled with the updates OS does improve the batt life considerably .. sleep tracking is now worth considering. Been using my Misfit for years, and itís simplicity and accuracy was smthing I gotten used to. Just to share my experiences with 2 popular apps on the AW S3.

Pillow (FOC)
Pros:
1. Simple interface and data. Am able to understand the basics (light/deep sleep with heart rates data)
2. Able to calculate accurately oneís actual sleep time BUT

Cons:
1. You need to click start on the iPhone when you get in bed. Itís a manual process.

AutoSleep (SGD4.48)
Pros:
1. Unlike Pillow, basically there is no need to click on anything. Just wear the watch and sleep. The software will automatically detect sleep.

Cons:
1. Interface bit confusing.
2. Tweaking needs to be done in order for accurate results.

Will continue to monitor AutoSleep. I think itís prob the best app now, but itís kinda complicated in terms of its tweaks. For example: I canít seem to set a time period whereby the Watch is suppose to detect my sleep. Oddly yes, such a mundane setting I canít seem to find or set since I normally sleep from 1-8am.
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Old 15-01-2018, 10:09 PM   #2
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I'm using autosleep for more than 3 months now, pretty much no need to tweak anything.
I find very accurate, even able to detect if u take afternoon nap.
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Old 17-01-2018, 08:57 AM   #3
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I second AutoSleep!
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Old 17-01-2018, 04:14 PM   #4
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Using AutoSleep as well, in which previously I had Fitbit which automatically tracked sleep without any additional paid apps.

So far itís not quite good, been using it for almost 1 month now.

But youíre right that the sleeping time cannot be adjusted past 12am as I do sleep after 12 too. However, it is still able to detect my sleeping hours if I slept at 1 or 2am
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Old 17-01-2018, 04:16 PM   #5
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i prefer not to wear any tracker while sleeping... and the senser are not cheap
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Old 19-01-2018, 09:37 AM   #6
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Pillow app is the best for me. Using it for series 2
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Old 25-01-2018, 11:04 AM   #7
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I second AutoSleep.
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Old 25-01-2018, 11:41 AM   #8
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Dunno why but i cant seem to Autosleep to limit the tracking period.
Yes, w/o a doubt its very accurate in terms of detecting sleep versus resting in bed.
Maybe i'm too used to the simplicity of my Misfit .. i cant get used to the charts in Autosleep.
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Old 26-01-2018, 09:31 AM   #9
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Hopefully Apple come up with a default built in app soon. Thatís the only reason why I am still hesitant to give up FitBit for Apple Watch. Hopefully itís built in for series 4
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Old 26-01-2018, 02:31 PM   #10
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sleep tracker works well since Series 1. you just need to install app like Autosleep or Pillow app.

Hopefully Apple come up with a default built in app soon. That’s the only reason why I am still hesitant to give up FitBit for Apple Watch. Hopefully it’s built in for series 4
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Old 30-01-2018, 04:24 PM   #11
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downloaded autosleep yesterday. so far so good although takes some time to familiarize myself with the charts and data.
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Old 04-03-2018, 04:07 AM   #12
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sleep tracker works well since Series 1. you just need to install app like Autosleep or Pillow app.
Thanks will try these 2
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Old 04-03-2018, 03:11 PM   #13
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Tried Pillow and didn’t really like it as the iPhone has to be on. Unless there is a different between Free and Paid version.

I would prefer a sleep tracker using the watch only.
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Old 04-03-2018, 03:25 PM   #14
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No use for sleep tracking now as have to wake up few times every night to feed baby.
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Old 06-03-2018, 11:43 PM   #15
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Start the pillow app from the watch itself. I am using the free version and it can track sleep. No need for iphone to be on.

Tried Pillow and didn’t really like it as the iPhone has to be on. Unless there is a different between Free and Paid version.

I would prefer a sleep tracker using the watch only.
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