How to enable the ECG function on Apple Watch in Russia

With the watchOS 5.1.2 release in the Apple Watch Series 4 , the ECG application finally appeared. True, not all.

Apple imposed a limit. The chip now works only on watches purchased in the United States. So other owners of the “smart” accessory will have to wait for the official launch in Russia.

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Note : changing the region will not allow you to use the ECG function.

How to set up an ECG application

1 . Make sure you have installed watchOS 5.1.2 on Apple Watch and iOS 12.1.1 on iPhone.

On the iPhone, this can be done in the Settings – Basic – Software Update section . For Apple Watch, the verification is done through the Watch application pre-installed on iPhone: Settings – Basic – Update O.

And yes. You must be at least 22 years old to use an ECG .

2 . Open the Watch app and select the Heart section.

3 . Select Set up ECG in the Health app and follow the on-screen instructions.

4 . Now the ECG application will appear on the Apple Watch desktop. Here is the corresponding icon:


How to use the ECG application

1 . Open the ECG application that appears on the clock.

2 . Make sure your watch is snug against your wrist. But do not push it.

3. Place your hands on a straight surface and relax them. Hold the Digital Crown wheel with your index finger (do not press it) for 30 seconds.

4 . Wait for the timer to complete and remove your finger.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Important to know : Apple Watch does not know how to detect a heart attack, stroke or other pathologies. Read more here .[/perfectpullquote]

How to share the result with a doctor

To share data with the doctor, go to the Health app .

It has Electrocardiogram (ECG) , select Export PDF for the doctor . And specify the mail to which you want to send the results.

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