Development Environment

Check prerequisites first and follow all steps below to create a Samsung Health’s partner app.

Prerequisites

Check following prerequisites before downloading Samsung Health SDK.

Android Version

Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19) or above.

Available Devices

Android smartphones including non-Samsung devices.

Samsung Health Version

A partner app runs with Samsung Health 4.0 or higher.

Downloading Samsung Health SDK

Samsung Health SDK can be downloaded on the Samsung developer site. You can find the following content in the SDK’s Health Data.

Folder in SDK Description
Docs API Reference
        Describes the SDK’s Health Data APIs.
Programming Guide
        Contains development information to create a Samsung Health’s partner app with Health Data.
Libs samsung-health-data-va.b.c.jar
        Health Data library of Samsung Health SDK.
Samples SimpleHealth
        Sample application that demonstrates how to read step count data.
StepDiary
        Sample application that demonstrates how to read step count and daily step count trend data.
FoodNote
        Sample application to check daily calorie intake.
Tools DataViewer.apk
        A test tool for the connection between your app and Samsung Health. It works on the Samsung Health’s developer mode. It reads Samsung Health‘s saved health data and helps to add a test data to Samsung Health.
Table 3: Samsung Health SDK – Health Data