❓Why do I get the 'Step sensor not found' Error?

On a number of Android devices, Walken may fail to launch because of the 'Step sensor not found' error.
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In this case, the device you are trying to launch Walken on apparantly doesn’t have a step sensor and therefore can not provide proper operation of the Walken app. Unfortunately, Walken will not be launched on such a device.
Steps data plays an important role for the Walken gameplay and features, thus accurate and reliable step count tracking and sync is key. On Android devices, having a step sensor is necessary to launch and use the app. Walken does not rely on an accelerometer to count steps because of a number of reasons, mainly because it is inaccurate in terms of step tracking.
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To solve this problem, we recommend:
- Use another smartphone that has a step sensor (make sure to check the specifications of the device);
The Walken team is working to add wearables support. Once it's implemented, it will be possible to launch the app on devices that do not have a step sensor.