'10000 Steps' for Android(TM) Overview.

'10000 Steps' for Android™ 

Overview

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10 000 steps/day appears to be a reasonable estimate of daily activity for apparently healthy adults.

 

How Many Steps/Day Are Enough?

 

                                                     

Setting yourself a target of walking 10,000 steps a day can be a fun way of increasing the amount of physical activity you do.

 

The 10,000 steps challenge



'10000 Steps' is a useful pedometer application, designed with energy efficiency in mind. It uses the step counter sensor introduced in Android 4.4.

'10000 Steps' is intended for Android 4.4 devices and is available in both free and paid ('Pro') versions.

Current page describes '10000 Steps' Android application
v. 1.0.5 (both free and paid).

This page covers the following topics:

Screenshots below are from Sony C3.


'10000 Steps' FeaturesFeatures


The '10000 Steps' is a useful pedometer application that provides the following set of features:
  • No ads
  • Day totals are computed during the whole day and are saved in the database
  • Custom sessions with 'Subtract from total' options for subway, car, etc.
  • Stopwatch and countdown in custom sessions
  • Auto stop on timer and on number of steps with optional vibrate and/or sound
  • History, High Scores and Averages
  • Customizable font size
  • Widget (both home and lock screens)
  • and more


'10000 Steps' How it works.How it works

Day totals as well as custom sessions are saved in the database during 30/365 days for Free/Pro version respectively providing information for the 'History', 'High Scores' and 'Averages' windows.

Step sensor issue.
Sometimes step counter sensor stops responding and the application step counter freezes. Not only The '10000 Steps' counter freezes, but all applications that use the step counter sensor. Reboot usually helps. Android is still not 100% perfect.



'10000 Steps'. Free Version LimitationsFree Version Limitations

The free version saves history for 30 days, while 'Pro' version saves 365.
Besides 'Pro' version provides 'Add Forgotten Session' feature for fixing statistics manually.




'10000 Steps' Main windowMain Window

The main window provides navigation between application windows, namely: 'Today', 'Custom session', 'Sessions List', 'History', 'High Scores', 'Averages' and 'About'.

'Today' window displays the day totals counter.

'Custom session' window allows user starting and stopping custom sessions, displays current session counter.

'Sessions List' window allows editing the custom sessions list.

'History' window displays history items groupped by date.

'High Scores' window displays High Scores as well as seven day peaks.

'Averages' window provides averages for day totals as well as for custom sessions.

The screenshots below display how application windows looks like.


10000 Steps. Navigation. `10000 Steps. Today. 10000 Steps. Custom session. 10000 Steps. Custom session.
Navigation Today Custom session Custom session







10000 Steps. Sessions list. 10000 Steps. Edit session. 10000 Steps. History. 10000 Steps. History.
Sessions List Edit Session History History



10000 Steps. High Scores. 10000 Steps. Seven peaks.10000 Steps. Averages.10000 Steps. About.
High Scores Seven PeaksAveragesAbout


'10000 Steps' PreferencesPreferences

'Preferences' window appears when the user selects 'Preferences' command in the main menu.
'Preferences' window contains 4 tabs - 'Main', 'Counter', 'Auto Stop' and 'Energy'.

Tab 'Main' controls some main parameters, including time format and font size.

Tab 'Counter' controls day total counter appearance.

Tab 'Auto Stop' controls sound, vibration and countdowns on Auto Stop event.

Tab 'Energy'  controls service working mode as well as day start and day end parameters.

10000 Steps. Preferences. Tab 'Main'. 10000 Steps. Preferences. Tab 'Counter'. 10000 Steps. Preferences. Tab 'Auto Stop'. 10000 Steps. Preferences. Tab 'Reset'.
Tab 'Main' Tab 'Counter' Tab 'Auto Stop' Tab 'Energy'

 


'10000 Steps' CreditsCredits

The application uses icons from Nuvola free icons set created by David Vignoni.

The application employs a few libraries that deserve recognition:
Android Wheel Control by Yuri Kanivets
Color Picker Dialog by yukuku

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