Trigger - Step counter

The trigger Step counter uses the Step counter/Pedometer of the device and executes a flow when the specified number of steps have been counted. The device can optimise the battery usage and inform Automagic less often when the display is turned off.

Warning: This trigger uses the device hardware sensors and might increase battery usage (depending on device model). Some devices do not count the steps when the screen is off.


  • Create a calendar event 'Training highly recommended' for the next day when less than 1000 steps have been counted for the day.
On every nth step (or less frequent)
Defines after how many steps a flow should be executed. The step counter can inform Automagic less often to save battery.
A variable is a container for a value that can be used in many actions and conditions to dynamically define a part of a text.
See action Script for a description.

Supplied Variables
the time the trigger executed
the number of steps since the trigger was enabled
the number of steps counted by the sensor since the last reboot
the point in time of the last detected step. Automagic attempts to provide a regular system time but might fail on some devices due to differences on ROMs.