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Connect Calm to the Vitality Member app

Learn how to connect Calm with the Vitality Member app to earn Vitality points for mindfulness activities

Choose a device guide

Apple

How do I connect Calm to Vitality on an iPhone?

Step 1: Connect Calm to Apple Health

  1. Download the free Calm app and set up an account 
  2.  Tap ‘Profile’, then ‘Settings’ and turn on Apple Health
  3.  Tap 'turn all categories on' or 'allow'

You need iOS 10 or above to be able to record your mindful minutes in Apple Health.

You don’t need a premium subscription or to activate a free seven-day trial to earn Vitality points. Just close these screens to access the homepage, where you’ll find meditations and sleep stories.

Step 2: Connect Apple Health to Vitality

(Please note: If you use more than one mindfulness app, you will only need to do this step once) 

  1. Open the Vitality Member app, select your app from the 'Rewards' section
  2. Select 'Connect to Apple Health'
  3. Turn on 'Mindful Minutes' and other categories if desired

Complete 10 or more minutes of mindful activity to earn two Vitality points a day, up to a maximum of six Vitality points a week.

Android

How do I connect Calm to Vitality on Android?

Step 1: Connect Calm to Google Fit

  1. Download the free Calm app and set up an account
  2. In the Calm app, tap the menu icon in the top left corner, then tap 'Settings' and turn on 'Save to Google Fit’
  3. Select (or add) your Google account and ‘allow’ permissions

You don’t need a premium subscription or to activate a free seven-day trial and earn Vitality points. Just close these screens to access the homepage, where you’ll find meditations and sleep stories.

Step 2: Connect Google Fit to Vitality

(Please note: If you use more than one mindfulness app, you will only need to do this step once) 

  1. Open the Vitality Member app, a prompt will pop up requesting access to Google Fit
  2. Select (or add) your Google account and 'allow' permissions
Complete 10 or more minutes of mindful activity to earn two Vitality points a day, up to a maximum of six Vitality points a week.

Frequently asked questions

I accidentally signed-up for a 7 day trial. How do I cancel it?
For information on how to cancel your trial, tap ‘Profile’ then ‘Settings’ in the Calm app. Calm subscriptions renew 24 hours before the subscription period ends, so make sure you cancel it before then.
I accidentally signed-up for a monthly or annual subscription. How do I cancel it?

Apple:

Contact Apple as soon as possible. They’ll be able to cancel your subscription.

Android:

Contact Google Play within 48 hours and they’ll cancel your subscription.

I’ve already got a Calm subscription – can I still earn Vitality points?

Yes, just make sure that you’ve given Calm permission to share your mindful minutes with Apple Health / Google Fit.

Apple:

 In the Calm app, tap ‘Profile’ then ‘Settings’ and turn on Apple Health. Then make sure that you allow Vitality to receive your mindful minutes from Apple Health.

Android:

In the Calm app, tap the menu icon in the top left corner of the app, then 'Settings' and turn on 'Save to google fit'. Then make sure that you allow Vitality to receive your mindful minutes from Google Fit.

How can I earn Vitality points?
Just complete 10 mindful minutes a day, using one of our eligible apps. This includes guided meditations, breathing exercises and sleep stories. You can earn two Vitality points a day for completing 10 mindful minutes, up to a maximum of six Vitality points a week.
Can I earn Vitality points for using more than one eligible app?
Yes, you can use any of our partner apps – Headspace, Buddhify, Calm and The Mindfulness App. Mindful minutes are calculated on a daily basis and can be made up of multiple activities across multiple apps in a 24-hour period. This means that you’ll still earn two Vitality points if you complete five mindful minutes on one app and five mindful minutes on a different app in the same 24-hour period. If you use multiple apps, the limit of two Vitality points a day, up to a maximum of six Vitality points a week, still applies.
Does listening to relaxing music on the Calm app count as mindful minutes?
No, listening to relaxing music won’t count and you won’t earn Vitality points for this activity.
Where can I see my Vitality points?

You can see them on your Vitality points statement. They won’t show on the home screen of the Vitality Member app as they don’t count towards Active Rewards.

How long does it take for Vitality points to show on my points statement?
They can take up to 48 hours to show on your statement.
What do I do if I think my points are missing?

First, make sure that you’ve given Calm permission to share your mindful minutes with Apple Health / Google Fit. Then make sure that you allow Vitality to receive your mindful minutes from Apple Health / Google Fit. Allow 48 hours for points to show on your statement.

Apple:

In the Calm app, tap ‘Profile’ then ‘Settings’ and turn on Apple Health.

Android:

In the Calm app tap ‘Profile’ then ‘Settings’, tap ‘Connect to Google Fit’, select (or add) your Google account and ‘allow’ permissions.

What are ‘mindful minutes’?
‘Mindful minutes’ are the time spent listening to a guided meditation, breathing exercises or sleep stories.
I’m not using one of Vitality’s partner apps. Can I still earn points?
No you can only earn Vitality points for mindful minutes with Headspace, Buddhify, Calm and The Mindfulness App.