Electronics Fitbit are excellent tools to monitor your activity, both in your physical activity than sleep. Capable of storing a whole host of important personal data, Fitbit watches and bracelets are real partners in the daily life of a balanced life.
But recording the data is one thing, so you have to consult it afterwards, and analyze. And for that, you need a phone, tablet, or computer.
If you are reading this article, your choice is therefore logically more on the computer. Once configured and synchronized with your Fitbit, it will allow you to consult all the data recorded on your wrist.
In this article, we explain how to connect your Fitbit device to your computer. The procedure works for the entire Fitbit range, be it Fitbit Charge, Versa, Ace, Inspire etc. etc.
If, however, you'd rather connect your Fitbit to your smartphone, then it's here:
Connect and sync your Fitbit device to your PC
You have different options to connect your Fitbit bracelet or watch to the computer. Regardless of your method, the first step is to download the computer software that will analyze and process the data.
Download Fitbit software to interpret the data
If you are on Mac, here is the software download link:
If you are on Windows, here is the corresponding link:
Once your software is downloaded, install it normally on your computer. This is the first step in connecting your Fitbit to your computer.
Now, you must connect your Fitbit to the computer.
Connect your Fitbit device via Bluetooth to the computer
Bluetooth connection is only possible if you have the Windows version 10, equipped with a Bluetooth 4.0 chip.
If you don't have the Bluetooth 4.0 on your computer, it will then be necessary to buy a small " dongle", It is an electronic wireless synchronization key which makes it possible to compatible your Fitbit device to your computer. This tool is not included with your Fitbit device, so you will need to get it. If you don't want to buy it, then connect to your smartphone, which doesn't need it.
Otherwise, you can find here on the Fitbit site, used, reconditioned:
If you have the dongle, or you have the Bluetooth 4.0, it suffices to pair normally both devices by Bluetooth.
Once your devices are paired, here is the rest of the operation:
Set up your Fitbit device when it is connected via Bluetooth to the computer
On your computer, you will be able to configure your Fitbit watch or bracelet. To do this, follow this manipulation:
- Next to the date and time on your computer screen, you can see the small fitbit logo, click on it
- From there, open the " Main Menu«
- Press on " Set up a new Fitbit device«
- From there, choose if you are creating an account, or if you have already done so
- if you already have your account, then choose " Already registered", And follow the onscreen instructions
Once done, you can get the most from your Fitbit device. If you have synchronization problems between the two devices, click on this link:
If, despite connecting your Fitbit to your computer, nothing happens, and the screen remains black, click on this link:
These articles will help you correct small errors and get the most out of your device.
If everything works but you don't know how to use it yet, here are some tutorials to help you set everything up correctly: