Nike Training Not Syncing With Apple Watch? 5 Steps to Fix

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Is Nike Training refusing to sync with your Apple Watch?

That’s terrible! I wish I could tell you that this is the first time I’ve heard about this, but sadly, it isn’t. In fact, it happens to thousands of people every day.

Getting the motivation to wake up in the morning and get a workout session in is difficult enough without having additional problems. Add a tech issue to that, and you have the recipe for chaos.

I know you must be really frustrated right now, but don’t worry, you came to the right place for answers. Below, you’ll find a list of many simple steps to fix this issue for good.

The 5 easy steps to follow when Nike training is not syncing with your Apple Watch are:

  1. Uninstall Nike Training
  2. Update Nike Training
  3. Update your Apple Watch
  4. Clear Nike Training cache
  5. Check your Bluetooth signal

Keep reading to focus on your workout!

#1 Uninstall Nike Training

Let’s start off by trying something very simple, yet quite effective – uninstalling the app.

By wiping all traces of this platform from your devices’ memory, you’ll be giving them a chance to reload any important resources from scratch and patch up bugs that might require attention. Not to mention that this can also solve other issues you might be having, such as being unable to log into the platform.

This might sound a little drastic, but there’s nothing to worry about. Uninstalling Nike Training from your devices won’t remove your account or data, as this is typically stored in the cloud. Once you re-download, everything you had before uninstalling will still be waiting for you after logging in.

Solution: Here’s how you can uninstall Nike Training from your devices:


  1. Go to the home screen and press the Nike Training icon for two seconds.
  2. Tap on “Remove app”. A message will appear, you’ll need to select “Delete app”.
  3. Go to the App Store and search for the Nike Training app to reinstall it.

#2 Update Nike Training

If you don’t think uninstalling the app is the right way to go, you can also try updating it. This might sound unnecessary at times, but trust me, it’s essential to guarantee that everything works normally.

Why? I’m glad you asked!

You see, updates are typically packed with new and improved features, as well as patches for existing bugs that constantly trouble users. Moreover, in many cases, in order to save time and space within their servers, Tech companies stop supporting older versions of an app whenever newer ones hit the market.

This is not set in stone, but it is a common practice in the industry.

Now, don’t panic. More often than not, this isn’t something you have to lose sleep over, as there’s automatic updating. However, sometimes bugs, corrupted files, or weak networks can get in the way of this feature and prevent it from doing its job.

This could explain why Nike Training is not syncing with your Apple Watch, as well as other issues, such as encountering constant crashes on the platform.

In cases like that, you’ll want to manually check and update Nike Training on your devices.

Solution: Here’s how you can take a quick look at your current app version and a couple of simple steps to get the latest version if needed:

  1. Open “App Store”
  1. Locate your profile button in the upper right corner of the screen, and tap on it
  1. Find the “Update All” button. This should update Nike Training if there’s a newer version available
How to update all apps on iOS
This would be a good time to update any apps you have pending

#3 Update Your Apple Watch

Ok, so you already made sure that you’re running the latest Nike Training version on your devices, but things remain the same. What now?

Well, let’s take a look at your Apple Watch.

You see, typically newer app versions are designed to work hand in hand with the latest operating systems on the market, so it stands to reason that they operate best when used together.

Just as it happens with the app, your Apple Watch should update on its own. But as you’ve learned this far, things don’t always work out as planned.

Solution: Luckily, updating your Apple Watch is as easy, if not more so, than updating your Nike Training app. Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Connect your Apple Watch to your Wi-Fi network
  2. Go to “Settings”
  3. Find “General” and tap on it to open a new menu. Then, select “Software Update”
  4. If there’s a new software version available, you’ll get an option that says “Install”. Tap on it and then follow the instructions prompted on screen

#4 Clear Nike Training Cache

If nothing has worked so far, there’s a good chance that the Nike Training app’s cache is acting up. But before I teach you how to solve that, it’s important that you have a clear idea of what that actually is.

If you feel confident enough in Tech terminology to know what the concept means, then feel free to move on to the solution. But if you’re a newcomer, please read on, as this is definitely something that’ll pique your interest.

In a nutshell, an app’s cache is where you’ll find things like user preferences, login credentials, and other resources. Depending on the app, you’ll find other, more specific elements, such as workout routines in this case.

By keeping this data handy, apps can load much quicker when launched, saving you precious minutes and allowing you to focus solely on feeling the burn!

Now, all this sounds great, but as usual, there’s a caveat.

More often than not, leaving your cache alone is for the best. But now and then, a corrupted file can be accidentally saved within it, which could easily cause Nike Training to not sync with your Apple Watch.

In such scenarios, you’ll need to clear your cache to get things back to normal.

Solution: Don’t call your neighborhood hacker just yet, this process is quite simple and quick. Just uninstall the Nike Training app and then reinstall it to clear the cache.

There’s nothing more to it!

#5 Check Your Bluetooth Signal

Finally, let’s take a look at your Bluetooth signal. I know this might sound like something obvious that you’d never miss. But given how hectic life can get, and how we, as humans tend to overlook the most apparently important things, I’d say double-checking can’t hurt.

As you probably know, in order to establish a steady connection between the Nike Training app and your Apple Watch, you need to have little to no interference between both devices’ Bluetooth adapters.

And while this sounds simple, it can be trickier than you think.

Sometimes, if you also pair either device with other systems, such as your car radio or a home speaker, your phone and gadget might still be trying to communicate with them, which would explain why Nike Training is not syncing with your Apple Watch.

Solution: There are many ways to address this. First, I’d try unplugging any home speakers and walking as far away from your car as possible. Once you have done that, try disabling and re-enabling the Bluetooth adapter on both devices, as this will refresh their connections and unpair them from anything around them.

Assuming that you’re already far from undesirable Bluetooth sources, try placing both devices together with the Bluetooth adapter on and wait for them to pair.

If this doesn’t work, you can also try restarting both devices at the same time. Usually, that does the trick.


That about covers it!

When Nike Training is not syncing with your Apple Watch, a nice workout session can quickly become the most annoying part of your day. After all, who wants to exercise without knowing their heart rate and calories burned, right?

Luckily, as I hope this piece has helped you see, addressing the most common causes behind this problem is quite easy and quick. In many cases, all it takes to get things back to normal is making sure that both the app and your watch are updated, as well as double-checking your Bluetooth adapter status.

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I wish you nothing but the best.