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[Q] App that can use the heart rate sensor - but not S Health ?

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Default [Q] App that can use the heart rate sensor - but not S Health ?

I want to remove the S Health app, but still to be able to monitor the heart rate.
Is there any third party app that can use the S5 sensor?
 
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Plenty of apps that use the camera lens if you don't mind finger prints on lens. Why do you want to remove S health?

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Plenty of apps that use the camera lens if you don't mind finger prints on lens. Why do you want to remove S health?

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i wonder if the apps that use the camera flash are as accurate?
 
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I would like to know this also. I looked at s-health. I don't want to monitor my activity, but I would like to have an app that just reads heart rate.
 
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I would like to know this also. I looked at s-health. I don't want to monitor my activity, but I would like to have an app that just reads heart rate.
You can use the hardware module test. Access it by dialing *#0*#. Then go to sensors, then start under HRM sensor. It's not pretty but it works.
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You can use the hardware module test. Access it by dialing *#0*#. Then go to sensors, then start under HRM sensor. It's not pretty but it works.
Thanks for the reply. Definitely not elegant. I hope someone comes out with a simple heart rate monitor app so we don't have to choose between the hardware module test and s health. Samsung is like a junkie except they are addicted to bloat not smack.
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