When you or your child is sick, monitoring a fever is crucial. But, not everyone has a fancy smart thermometer that captures and tracks body temperature on your iPhone.
So, for simple body temperature tracking, these apps for iPhone come in super handy. Whether it’s for yourself, a child, or another loved one, you can log body temperatures, be aware of changes, and have a record for your physician.
iPhone apps for logging body temperature
Body Temperature Recorder
The Body Temperature Recorder app is a basic and intuitive tool for manual tracking. Simply tap Add and enter the body temperature.
Along with logging your temperature, you can add symptoms you’re experiencing from a list of the most common ones, like a runny or stuffy nose, headache, cough, and many others. You can also add a comment in the Memo section which is handy for things like symptoms not on the list.
Tap Save when you finish, and you’ll have an easy-to-read log of body temperatures with the dates, times, and symptoms.
Extra features include a graph showing temperature changes over three, seven, 14, and 30 days, a spot to add more people whose temperatures you want to track, and an option to send the record via email, which is convenient for sharing with your physician.
- Availability: iPhone
- Cost: Free with an in-app purchase to remove the ads
Temp. Statistics is the app you want if you’re interested in connecting to the Health app. Tap the plus sign to add your body temperature and you’ll see an indicator on the meter for low, normal, and high temperatures.
You can select the Position where the temperature was taken like forehead or underarm, add Symptoms you’re having like sore throat or chills, include Medications you’re currently taking, and enter a Note. Tap Save when you finish.
Select Logs at the bottom to view your body temperature records by date and time or tap the Home option to see a chart of changes over time.
Extra features include a section to add all medicines being taken, the ability to set up more profiles for tracking temperatures for others, backup and restore options for iCloud and Dropbox, and reminders.
- Availability: iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch
- Cost: Free with an in-app purchase for the pro version to remove the ads
The MedM Temperature app is one that works with or without a connected device. To use it manually, tap the plus sign and enter your body temperature.
You can include a different date and time than the current in case you forgot to track a temperature earlier. You can also add how you’re Feeling using one of the three faces and include a Note. Hit Save when you finish.
Extra features include the ability to export your log with the time interval and format, connection to the Health app, metric or imperial temperature units, and options to connect a device.
- Availability: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, and the web
- Cost: Free
If you need an app that tracks body temperature in Celsius rather than Fahrenheit, FeverCheck is it. The app is similar to Body Temperature Recorder in that it’s a basic tracking recording. Tap the plus sign, enter your temperature, and include any symptoms you’re having.
The FeverCheck Diary tab shows a record of temperatures with date, time, temperature, and an indicator if you include symptoms.
With COVID-19 in mind, the app offers a section for recording contacts as well.
Extra features include time filtering to see both temperatures and contacts based on date and the ability to export a PDF log.
- Availability: iPhone and iPad
- Cost: Free
Wrapping it up
Keeping track of your body temperature or that of your child or spouse is essential if someone isn’t feeling well. You’ll be able to see the changes and provide those details to a doctor if necessary. And since each of these apps lets you also log symptoms or take notes, you should have everything a physician will ask for in the event you need one.
For more, take a look at these medical information apps for iPhone and iPad.