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Oura & Google Fit

Make every workout count by syncing Oura with Google Fit.

You can sync data between Oura and your other health and activity apps by connecting Oura with Google Fit. Enable this connection during your initial setup or later in your Oura settings.

Getting Started

To start importing activities from Google Fit, enable the connection in your Oura settings:

  1. Open Oura.
  2. Locate Settings in the main menu in the upper left-hand corner of the home tab.
  3. Select Google Fit.
  4. Select which data you want to sync.

To ensure workouts from your favorite apps are imported to Oura, make sure they are also connected to Google Fit.

This is an opt-in only feature.

Importing Workout Data from Google Fit to Oura

Data go in both directions between Oura and Google Fit. This flow includes any other third-party apps connected to Google Fit (e.g., Strava or Calm).

Based on your preferences, Oura can export the following:

Personal information: height and weight
Sleep details: bedtime, wake time, total sleep, and resting heart rate

Based on your preferences, Oura can import the following:

Personal information: height and weight
Workout details: activity type, start time, duration, and calories

When Oura detects a new activity from Google Fit, it will appear on both your home and Activity tabs. You also have the option to add workouts you completed while not wearing your ring.

Your Google Fit data syncs only after opening Oura.

Managing Your Data Imports

Oura only imports data for workouts completed on the current day. Workouts from previous days cannot be imported.

If workouts imported from Google Fit include calorie data that exceeds Oura’s measures, those calories will be added to Oura’s calorie burn estimates. Imported calorie data cannot be changed in Oura. To edit calorie details, use the original app used to track your workout.

If the imported workout does not include calorie data, you can manually adjust the workout intensity (low, medium, or high) in Oura to better estimate your calorie burn.

Understanding Calorie Calculations From Imported Workouts

Workout apps use different methods to estimate your calorie burn.

Oura only logs active calories as part of your Activity Goal—meaning the extra calories that you burn during exercise beyond your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) calorie burn. BMR is the number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest. Some workout apps include both your active calories and BMR in their calculations for calories burned during a workout.

Fitness trackers that take BMR into account when calculating calorie burn for a workout will export this calorie count to Google Fit. As a result, their calorie burn values may be slightly higher compared to those Oura provides.

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