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Connect The Mindfulness App to the Vitality Member app

Learn how to connect The Mindfulness App with the Vitality Member app to earn Vitality points for mindfulness activities

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Apple

How do I connect The Mindfulness App to Vitality on an iPhone?

Step 1: Connect The Mindfulness App to Apple Health

  1. Download The Mindfulness App
  2. The first time you open it, swipe through the 'get started' pages and tap 'connect to Apple Health'
  3. Apple Health will ask to receive your mindful minutes data from the app. Tap ‘turn all categories on’ or ‘allow’

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

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 The Mindfulness App to Vitality on Android?

Step 1: Connect The Mindfulness App to Google Fit

  1. Download The Mindfulness App
  2. The first time you open it, swipe through the 'get started' pages and select 'connect to Google fit'
  3. Select (or add) your Google account and ‘allow’ the permissions

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

How much does The Mindfulness App cost?
You can download the app then get started for free. There are also premium one month and 12 month subscription options. There’s no Vitality discount on a subscription to The Mindfulness App.
I’ve already signed up to The Mindfulness app – can I still earn Vitality points?
Yes, just make sure you give The Mindfulness App permission to share your mindful minutes with Apple Health / Google Fit. Then allow Vitality to receive your mindful minutes from Apple Health / Google Fit.
How can I earn Vitality points?
You can earn Vitality points for completing 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.
Where can I see my Vitality points?

You can see them on your Vitality points statement.

How long does it take for Vitality points to show on my points statement?
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.
What do I do if I think my points are missing?

First, make sure that you’ve given The Mindfulness App 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 Mindfulness App, tap ‘Profile’ then ‘Settings’ and turn on Apple Health.

Android:

In The Mindfulness 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.