Connect your Health and Ten Percent Happier Apps

Ten Percent Happier can help you build a regular meditation habit by tracking your history and how many days or weeks in a row you've meditated. We call this your streak. If you're using the app on an iPhone or iPad you can use the Apple Health app to add meditations you've done outside Ten Percent Happier either on your own, on retreat, or through other Health connected apps.


Before You Start

If You're Just Downloading the Ten Percent Happier App

If You Already Have Ten Percent Happier On Your iPhone or iPad


Before You Start

  • Your iPhone has to be updated to iOS 15 or newer.
  • Your iPad has to have iPadOS 17 or newer, and Ten Percent Happier app version 6.31.0 or higher.
  • It always helps to have the most recent version of the Ten Percent Happier app installed. If you want to check for current app updates, tap here.
  • Health app instructions and images shown here are from an iPhone running iOS 17.

If You're Just Downloading the Ten Percent Happier App

When you first download the Ten Percent Happier app and sign in, you'll see the Enable Apple Health screen below. The easiest way to get connected is to tap Allow Access on this screen then follow the prompts in the Health Access screen to Turn On All permissions and tap Allow.

If You Already Have Ten Percent Happier on your iPhone or iPad

  • Open the Ten Percent Happier app.
  • Tap the Profile icon in the upper, left corner.
  • Tap Settings (gear icon) in the top, right corner.
  • Tap Apple Health under CONNECT.

  • Tap Log Mindful Minutes so the button turns yellow.

  • A screen for the Health app will open.

  • Tap Turn On All. (After you tap it, it will change to Turn Off All).
    • ALLOW "TEN PERCENT" TO WRITE will turn green. Minutes you meditate in the Ten Percent Happier app will be recorded in the Apple Health app.
    • ALLOW "TEN PERCENT" TO READ will turn green. Minutes you meditate in other apps or that you add to Health will get recorded in the Ten Percent Happier app and will be included in your total and your streak.

  • Tap Allow in the upper right corner. 

  • The screen will go back to the Ten Percent Happier settings page and Log Mindful Minutes will say Connected.
  • Turn on Use Health data in stats. When you turn this on, mindful minutes you've logged with your Apple Watch or other apps connected to Health will get counted in your Ten Percent Happier statistics.

  • Your Apple Health screen in the Ten Percent Happier app should look like this:

If you add a meditation into the Apple Health app either manually or from another app, it'll look like the picture below in the History of your Ten Percent Happier App.

In the Apple Health app you should see Ten Percent Happier listed as an App Allowed to Read Data and as a Data Source.

You can manually add mindful minutes to your Ten Percent Happier meditation History! Read Use the Apple Health App to Add Minutes to Your Meditation History, for all the steps.

Apple's support article Manage Health Data on your iPhone, iPod touch or Apple Watch has more information on setting up your Health App.


Check this Apple webpage for more information on using your Apple Health app with other apps or call AppleCare at ‭(800) 275-2273 in the United States‬ or check Apple's page, Contact Apple for Support and Service, for the number in your area.

If your daily streak doesn't look right, it's possible mindful minutes aren't syncing.

  • Double-check the steps and screens above. Make sure your app matches what's here.
  • Double check that you have Use Health Data in Stats turned on in the Ten Percent Happier settings. 
  • Check that Ten Percent is listed as a Data Source in your Health app. 

If everything looks right but your data isn't showing up in Ten Percent Happier, use these steps to delete and reinstall the app:

  1. Check the email address and login method you're using for your Ten Percent Happier account. Our Help Center article How to Tell What Address Your App Is Signed Into has the steps.
  2. Delete the Ten Percent Happier app - keeping your Health data when prompted.
  3. Reinstall Ten Percent Happier.
  4. Sign back in with your registered email address and password (or login method). Our Help Center article Sign Into Ten Percent Happier With An Existing Account has the steps.
  5. Authorize to Connect Apple Health using the steps above. This should update and re-sync your account.

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