Samsung Health app gets Calm mindfulness and wellness experiences

Samsung and Calm

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is working with Calm app for sleep, medication, and relaxation with over 40 million downloads. This partnership will give consumers seamless access to the service via Samsung Health. The move reinforces Samsung’s commitment to working with best-in-class health and wellness organizations to improve users’ entire wellbeing – mentally and physically.

Samsung Health currently has over 60 million monthly active users and it includes interactive health and mental wellbeing features across a broad range of Samsung devices and third-party devices. By integrating Calm into the Samsung Health platform, Samsung is providing consumers an easy, intuitive way to manage everyday stress.

Consumers have to tap the “Mindfulness” icon in their Samsung Health app, follow the steps to sync or create their Calm account and start using the personalized features of Calm. Users can use the new Galaxy Watch Active to pause and play meditation sessions and track their stress levels after a session ends.

The service will be initially available with Samsung phones running Android Pie including the new Galaxy S10 line-up in 10 markets: Australia, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, U.S., U.K., and Ireland. The Calm integration will be also available to Galaxy Watch Active users.

Alex Will, Chief Strategy Officer at Calm said:

Over 100,000 new people are downloading Calm each day, as more people are looking to technology to provide better wellness experiences. We’re excited to work with a global partner like Samsung to bring the very best of Calm to new platforms, and enable millions of users to benefit from lower stress, less anxiety and more restful sleep.

Peter Koo, Corporate SVP and Head of the Health Service Team, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics said:

Our work with Calm is going to make it easier than ever for Samsung Health users to practice mindfulness, so they can work towards achieving better overall health. We’re excited to be partnering with Calm, a true innovator in the mindfulness space, to support better mental health for consumers around the world.

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