How to Message On a Fitbit Versa Fitness Tracker

Introduction

Your Fitbit Versa has the ability to receive and send messages from your Android devices. You'll have to enable notifications and will only be able to send quick, customized replies called Quick Replies.
If you pair your Fitbit to an iPhone or iPad you can only reply to Fitbit app notifications, such as messages, cheers, taunts, and friend requests.
Before You Begin:
  • Your mobile device must be connected to your Fitbit via Bluetooth.
Your Fitbit Versa must already be set up.
You must have the Fitbit App installed.
Emoji on a fitbit versa

1 Enable Notifications for Messages on Fitbit Versa

  1. Open the Fitbit app.
    Fitbit App.
  2. Select Today at the bottom.
    Today tab highlighted in Fitbit app.
  3. Go to your Account icon in the top left.
    Account icon highlighted in Fitbit app.
  4. Select Versa from the account pane.
    Versa highlighted in Account settings of Fitbit app.
  5. Tap Notifications.
    Notifications field for the fitbit app
  6. Select Text Messages.
    Text messages selection
  7. Make sure Text Messaging is set to On and select the app you want to use for text messages. You can only choose one app.
    Text messaging on

2 Messaging on Fitbit Versa

Quick replies are small pre-selected messages that you use to reply on your Fitbit.

Quick replies are automatically turned on for any supported apps that send notifications from your phone to your Fitbit device.

Versa stores up to 30 notifications, after which the oldest are replaced as you receive new ones.

  1. Tap the Notification you want to answer.
    Fitbit notifications
  2. Tap Reply.
    The reply icon for fitbit
  3. Select the Speech Bubble to quick reply with text.
    Speech bubble selections
  4. Select the Smiley Face to reply with an emoji.
    Emoji replies

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Your Fitbit Versa has the ability to receive and send messages from your Android devices. You'll have to enable notifications and will only be able to send quick, customized replies called Quick Replies.
If you pair your Fitbit to an iPhone or iPad you can only reply to Fitbit app notifications, such as messages, cheers, taunts, and friend requests.
Before You Begin:
  • Your mobile device must be connected to your Fitbit via Bluetooth.
Your Fitbit Versa must already be set up.
You must have the Fitbit App installed.
Emoji on a fitbit versa
  1. Open the Fitbit app.
    Fitbit App.
  2. Select Today at the bottom.
    Today tab highlighted in Fitbit app.
  3. Go to your Account icon in the top left.
    Account icon highlighted in Fitbit app.
  4. Select Versa from the account pane.
    Versa highlighted in Account settings of Fitbit app.
  5. Tap Notifications.
    Notifications field for the fitbit app
  6. Select Text Messages.
    Text messages selection
  7. Make sure Text Messaging is set to On and select the app you want to use for text messages. You can only choose one app.
    Text messaging on

Quick replies are small pre-selected messages that you use to reply on your Fitbit.

Quick replies are automatically turned on for any supported apps that send notifications from your phone to your Fitbit device.

Versa stores up to 30 notifications, after which the oldest are replaced as you receive new ones.

  1. Tap the Notification you want to answer.
    Fitbit notifications
  2. Tap Reply.
    The reply icon for fitbit
  3. Select the Speech Bubble to quick reply with text.
    Speech bubble selections
  4. Select the Smiley Face to reply with an emoji.
    Emoji replies
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