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How to Update a Fitbit Charge Fitness Band

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Introduction

Fitbit occasionally releases free feature enhancements and bug fixes for your tracker through firmware updates.
Fitbit Charge

This guide will walk you through updating the software on your Fitbit.

Please ensure your Fitbit is charged over 50% before attempting a firmware update.

1 Update

  1. Open the Fitbit app.
    Fitbit app.
  2. Tap or click the Account icon then your Charge.
    Fitbit app account screen highlighting the charge device.
  3. Tap the pink Update button.
    Fitbit app device screen highlighting the update tracker software button.

    The pink update button will only be visible when an update is available for your Charge.

  4. Tap Next to start the update.
    Fitbit app device update screen highlighting the next button.

    Updates can take 5-10 minutes to complete. During this time you want to make sure to keep your tracker near your phone.

  5. Once done you will get a notification that the update was completed. Tap on Done to finish.
    Fitbit app device update screen highlighting the done button.

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Fitbit occasionally releases free feature enhancements and bug fixes for your tracker through firmware updates.
Fitbit Charge

This guide will walk you through updating the software on your Fitbit.

Please ensure your Fitbit is charged over 50% before attempting a firmware update.

  1. Open the Fitbit app.
    Fitbit app.
  2. Tap or click the Account icon then your Charge.
    Fitbit app account screen highlighting the charge device.
  3. Tap the pink Update button.
    Fitbit app device screen highlighting the update tracker software button.

    The pink update button will only be visible when an update is available for your Charge.

  4. Tap Next to start the update.
    Fitbit app device update screen highlighting the next button.

    Updates can take 5-10 minutes to complete. During this time you want to make sure to keep your tracker near your phone.

  5. Once done you will get a notification that the update was completed. Tap on Done to finish.
    Fitbit app device update screen highlighting the done button.