Pedometer Feature Into App

Businesses trust Appy Pie’s App Builder for building a pedometer app.

  • Step Counter

     Automatically records your steps

  • Save Power

     Utilizes a built-in sensor to count steps

  • Easy-to-Use

     Auto records steps even when the screen is locked

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  • Real-Time Tracking

    Tracks the real-time progress of your steps

  • Report Graphs

     Tracks the walking data and maintains monthly statistics

  • Privacy

     Keeps user’s data safe and secure

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How to Make a Pedometer App in 3 Easy Steps?

Follow these steps to create your own Pedometer:

  1. Choose your app design

    Customize the look and feel to deliver better user experience.

  2. Add basic features, like step counter, history recorder, user profiles, etc. 

    Create a pedometer app with no coding interface and add your preferred features to it.

  3. Launch your app on Google Play & Apple App Store

    Let people find your pedometer app on leading app stores of iPhone & Android.

Top 7 Must-Have Features in Your Pedometer app

Here are a few major features that you must have in your pedometer app.

  • Real-Time Tracking: 

    Users must be able to track real-time progress every time they take a walk or run. The feature of real-time tracking can also help users set their fitness goals accordingly.

  • Informative Dashboard:

    The dashboard of a pedometer app must provide the users with the basic information like number of steps walked in a day, calories burned, walking times, duration to complete any task, etc. This dashboard can be helpful for the users to keep track of their path in achieving fitness goals.

  • Easy-to-connect: 

    Users nowadays connect their mobile app with various wearables like Fitbit, smartwatches, etc. while walking or running. An easy-to-sync pedometer app helps users track their routine in a better way.

  • Customized Experience

    Users feel more connected to apps in which they can set the themes, colors, sensitivity, reminders, etc. as per their preferences. The customization feature gives the users the power to make changes to the app as per their requirements and improve their experience.

  • Start, Pause and Reset

    An ideal pedometer app allows users to pause and start step counting at any time to save power. It allows them to reset a specific day’s step count or count step from 0 if they want to.

  • Save Power 

    A handy feature of step counter in a pedometer app uses the built-in sensor to count your steps. It helps you save power and battery usage. 

  • Widget

    A widget that sits on the home screen of the user’s mobile can give them a constant view of number of steps taken, walking distance, calories, etc. Adding a feature of a widget in your app can help users in tracking their progress easily.


9 Best Pedometer Apps in the Market

  1. Adidas Running:
  2. Formerly known as Runtastic, Adidas running app is the most widely used pedometer app. It has unique features of real-time tracking, dashboards, and personal goal setter.

  3. Google Fit:
  4.  Google Fit is Google’s official pedometer. It can easily track users’ steps and monitor heart rate. It also provides basic fitness coaching tips to the users. 

  5. Argus:
  6.  Argus is a comprehensive pedometer and wellness app. Along with counting steps, it can keep track of calorie intake, sleep cycle, etc. of the users. 

  7. Pedometer:
  8. The pedometer is simple, easy on battery, and accurate app for counting steps. A pedometer allows users to adjust the sensitivity so that their steps are not accounted while they are driving or cycling. 

  9. Fitbit:
  10. Fitbit has the prettiest interface of all pedometer apps. It offers several features to motivate users and sometimes incentivize their walking. 

  11. Accupedo:
  12.  Accupedo is one of the pedometer apps which comes with the feature of a widget. Accupedo can sit on your screen to track the steps every time you walk more than ten steps in one go.

  13. Step Counter:
  14.  Step Counter has become the editor’s choice on Google play store. It can count steps and calorie intake of the users.

  15. Pacer:
  16.  The Pacer app is getting popular among a huge number of users. With over 4.9-star rating, it is an efficient activity and step tracker app.

  17. StepsApp:
  18.  StepsApp is an Android step counter app that allows users to customize the interface of their app. With a crisp and clear dashboard, it lets users track their steps and calories burned.


Why Should You Choose Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder?

Many features of Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder set it apart from competitive app builders of the same kind. Here is what makes Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder different from others.

  • Codeless app builder

    Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder helps you create an excellent pedometer app without even using a single line of code.

  • Push Notifications

    With Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder, you can easily send out push notifications to your app users. Push notifications are the most convenient medium of interacting and staying connected with the users.

  • Multilingual

    Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder comes with a multi-lingual feature. It helps in breaking language barriers and expands your reach globally, giving you an edge over your competitors.

  • User friendly

    Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder is highly user friendly. It offers simple and visually appealing features that allow users to create their best step counter easily.

  • Striking Features

    Appy Pie’s Pedometer App Builder helps in incorporating various unique features in your pedometer step counter app. It allows you to add your desired features to the app by simply dragging and dropping.


Top Frequently Asked Questions

Pedometer app is safe to use but not 100 percent accurate. Steps registered by a pedometer agree very closely to those measured manually with an error of about 2 percent. The reliability however, depends on various factors like walking speed and walking style of the subject involved and can deviate up to 30–40 percent from the true steps at times.

The best pedometer apps for Android are

  1. Google Fit
  2. Leap Fitness Step Counter
  3. MyFitnessPal
  4. Pedometer by ITO
  5. Pace Health Pedometer

The best pedometer apps for iPhone are

  1. Pacer Pedometer & Step Tracker
  2. Stepz
  3. Accupedo
  4. ActivityTracker Pedometer
  5. Pedometer++

Here’s how you can create a pedometer app using Appy Pie AppMakr

  1. Go to and click on Get Started
  2. Enter the name of your app and click on Next to continue
  3. Choose the category that best fits your needs
  4. Select the color scheme of your choice
  5. Choose the test device where you want to test your app later on
  6. Click on Save and Continue
  7. If you have already created an account with Appy Pie, login, else Sign up for a new account
  8. You will be redirected to app customization section, change the look and feel of your app as per your needs and click on Save and Continue
  9. Wait for your app to get created. Once the app is created, scan the QR code or send the app installation link to your device by email or SMS, and test your demo app
  10. Go to My Apps section and click on Edit option
  11. You will see the Basic plan. Now you can either go with Try Now or Buy Now option. The ‘Try now’ option comes with a 7-Day Trial so that you are completely satisfied with the app before you make the purchase.

    Note: Whichever option you choose, you need to provide credit card details. Appy Pie uses credit card details to check the authenticity of the users

  12. Add pedometer from pocket tools feature
  13. Once done, click on Save and Continue to finish creating your pedometer app

The key factors of a pedometer are

  1. Estimate your distance
  2. Estimate and calculate the numbers of calories you burn
  3. Calculate your pace
  4. Monitor and track your pulse
  5. Time your workout
  6. Store your workout data
  7. Allow you to upload your workout data to a computer

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar | Last Updated on January 23rd, 2023 8:04 am