I just like many users, try to figure personalized strategies to increase my steps efficiency and combine it with my phone preferences/settings, because every phone is different and works differently.
For me, I noticed that my pedometer tends to stop working during inactivity, even when I get a move on right after that, so I restart my phone and wait about a minute before it starts working again. (Works every time)
What are one of your strategies and what’s your phone model? Let’s give each other ideas to save frustrations