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How to Update a Fitbit Alta Activity Tracker

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Introduction

Keeping your Alta running great requires you keep it up to date.
A fitbit alta

The follow steps will help you do that. You'll need the Fitbit Surge App to continue.

1 Update

When there's an update available for your Alta, a message will appear at the top of the App screen telling you to update.

  1. Open your Fitbit Surge App.
    Fitbit icon

  2. Tap the image of your Alta.
    Fitbit Surge App showing tracker selected

  3. Tap Update Tracker Software.
    Fitbit Surge app showing tracker selected and update tracker software

  4. Your tracker will begin to update.
    Updating your fitbit page

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Keeping your Alta running great requires you keep it up to date.
A fitbit alta

The follow steps will help you do that. You'll need the Fitbit Surge App to continue.

When there's an update available for your Alta, a message will appear at the top of the App screen telling you to update.

  1. Open your Fitbit Surge App.
    Fitbit icon

  2. Tap the image of your Alta.
    Fitbit Surge App showing tracker selected

  3. Tap Update Tracker Software.
    Fitbit Surge app showing tracker selected and update tracker software

  4. Your tracker will begin to update.
    Updating your fitbit page