Which versions of iOS are compatible with the Peloton app & Peloton app for Apple Watch?
Apple mobile devices at iOS 13 and later.
WatchOS 6 and later for Apple Watch.
Which iOS devices are capable of running the latest version of iOS?
The iPhone 6s and above.
The Peloton Watch app requires Members to be on WatchOS 6.0 for Watch series 3-5 and Watch OS 6.1 for Series 1 and 2. iOS 13 on all iPhones.
How can I get the Peloton App on my Apple Watch?
First, install the Peloton app on your iPhone from the App Store.
Open the Peloton App and select the More tab.
Select “Apple Watch” and follow the on-screen instructions.
Ensure that all location services and Motion and Fitness options are toggled on.
The Watch OS and iOS must be running the latest software version.
Do I have to own a Peloton Bike or Tread to be able to use the Peloton app on iOS? No. A Peloton Digital Membership is needed to access the Peloton app. You can subscribe to Peloton Digital by downloading the Peloton app from the Apple Appstore on your mobile device. Once the Peloton app has downloaded, select “Get Started” and create an account from the Peloton app’s login screen.
How much will the Peloton Digital Membership cost if subscribing through an Apple device? The cost of the Peloton Digital Membership is $12.99, plus applicable taxes per month.
Will I be able to view my Workout History (i.e. workout graphs) on the Peloton app for the iPhone? Yes! You will have an overview of your workout including the following metrics on the Peloton app for iPhone:
Heart rate (all class types)
Total calories (not meditation)
Average pace (only run/walk/bootcamp)
Best pace (only run/walk/bootcamp)
Total distance (only run/walk/bootcamp)
Total elevation (only run/walk/bootcamp)
Would I be able to see my Workout History and Graphs on the Peloton app for Apple Watch? No. Viewing workout history is available only on the Peloton Bike, Tread, Web, Android and iOS app.
Does Apple Watch app work independently from the phone? No. At this time, the Apple Watch app functions solely as a companion app.
Will the Apple Watch show GPS data? At this time, since the Apple Watch app will solely function as a companion app, the only metrics that will display are Pace, Distance, Calories, and Heart Rate.
Can I start a workout from my Apple Watch? All workouts must be initiated from your Apple mobile device.
Can I connect my Peloton Heart Rate Monitor to the Peloton app for workouts? Great news! Although you cannot connect an external HRM to the Apple Watch, the Peloton app with Apple Watch integrates the heart rate monitor already on your Apple Watch for workouts!
Can I use two heart rate monitors while using my Apple Watch app? At this time you are only able to use your watch as a heart rate monitor while using the Apple Watch app with Peloton Digital. You can still connect a cadence sensor to your iPhone to track your cadence while cycling.
Can I connect my cadence sensor to Peloton Watch app? No, but you can connect your cadence sensor to the Peloton app for the iPhone.
Can I see my Workout History on the Watch? No, you cannot see Workout History on the Apple Watch—however, you can see your Workout History on the Peloton app for the iPhone.
Will the leaderboard be available within classes on the Peloton app? The Here Now leaderboard will be available on the iOS phone device, but will not display on the Watch screen.
Will I be able to follow my friends while taking a live or on-demand class in the Peloton app? At this time, the “Follow” feature on the Here Now leaderboard will not be available on the Peloton app for Apple Watch.
Will I be able to filter classes according to the same categories as on the Bike and Tread (i.e. instructor, class type, music genre, etc.)? While you won't be able to filter from your Apple Watch, you will be able to filter classes based on the instructor, class type, music genre, and length on your mobile device.
How do you switch between different Rider Profiles? Only one Peloton Member account can be logged into the Peloton Watch app at a time.
Will I be able to opt-in to challenges (i.e. October Running Challenge) and will classes that I take on the Peloton app count towards my daily streaks? Peloton opt-in challenges and streaks will be displayed only from the Peloton Bike and Tread Touchscreen—but classes taken on the Peloton app will count towards challenges and streaks when applicable.
Will I be able to fast-forward or rewind classes once I have started the workout? Yes, the Peloton app does allow fast-forwarding and rewinding classes—however, you cannot initiate this function from the Watch itself. Fast-forwarding must be done from the app on your Apple mobile device.
Will social media fitness sharing apps (or any other health app) be compatible with the Peloton Watch app? Fitness sharing apps will not sync with the Apple Watch app—however, they will integrate with your Apple Health app!