How do I get started with Fitbit Versa 2?

Fitbit Versa 2 is a premium watch with built-in Amazon Alexa, fitness features, apps, and more.

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1 | Set up Versa 2
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Turn on and charge your device. To set up Versa 2, first put it in the charging cradle.

For more information, see How do I charge my Fitbit device?

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Connect your device. Next, create or log in to your Fitbit account and connect your watch.

For more information, see How do I set up my Fitbit device?

Fitbit Today screen showing last night's sleep duration, sleep score, and number of steps this hour

Automatically sync. See your complete health and fitness data on your watch and in the Fitbit app.

For more information, see How do Fitbit devices sync their data?

If you have syncing issues, see Why won't my Fitbit device sync?

Fitbit premium logo

Unlock Fitbit Premium. Customers can redeem a Fitbit Premium trial subscription in the Fitbit app.

For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

2 | Get to know Versa 2
Fitbit Today screen showing today's steps and the current heart rate

See your stats. Swipe up on the clock face to see your stats in Fitbit Today, including steps, heart rate, Active Zone Minutes, and more.

For more information, see How do I navigate my Fitbit device?

Animation of the device screen with an incoming call from John Smith

Never miss a notification. See your phone, text, calendar, and app notifications on your watch.

For more information, see How do I get notifications from my phone on my Fitbit device?

Alexa app screen

Ask Alexa for assistance. Check the weather, set timers and alarms, start a workout, control your smart home devices, and more by speaking to your watch. To use Alexa, the Fitbit app must be open and running in the background on your phone.

For more information, see How do I use a voice assistant on my Fitbit smartwatch?

Apps screen with four apps shown: the Exercise app, the Timer app, the Alarms app, and the Weather app

Manage your apps. Add, delete, and customize apps on your watch through the Fitbit Gallery.

For more information, see How do I install and manage apps on my Fitbit device?

Screenshot of the default Versa 2 clock face, which shows the time, date, daily steps, heart rate, and calories burned

Change your clock face. Match your watch to your style by picking from a variety of clock faces.

For more information, see How do I change the clock face on my Fitbit device?

Default always-on display clock face

Keep the display on. See real-time progress toward your goals and check the time with just a glance—even when your hands are full.

For more information, see How do I see the time on my Fitbit device?

List of alarms in the Alarms app

Set an alarm. Set, snooze, and dismiss alarms from your wrist with the Alarms app.

For more information, see How do I manage alarms on my Fitbit device?

Take a breather. Choose a 2-minute or 5-minute guided breathing session to find moments of calm throughout the day with the Relax app.

For more information, see How do I track and manage stress with my Fitbit device?

Music app screen with text that the Bootcamp Mix is playing

Pump up the volume. Control music playing on your nearby phone.

For more information, see How do I control music with my Fitbit device?

3 | Get moving with Versa 2
Reminder to move with the number of steps remaining

Get up and step. Versa 2 helps you reach an hourly goal of 250 steps by nudging you at 10 minutes before the hour is over.

For more information, see What are the reminders I see on my Fitbit device?

Exercise app screen showing a bike ride workout with the connected GPS icon in the upper-left corner

Track your workouts. Use the Exercise app to see real-time stats, capture GPS data, and get a workout summary when you’re done.

For more information, see How do I track my workouts with my Fitbit device?

Exercise app screen showing swim tracking in progress with the current amount of laps, distance, and time.

Customize your exercises. Choose from over 15 exercise types to track your favorite workouts. You can also customize settings for various exercises, including connected GPS, goals, and interval durations.

For more information, see How do I track my workouts with my Fitbit device?

Let SmartTrack have your back. Your watch automatically detects and records activities at least 15 minutes long. Open the Fitbit app to see your stats.

For more information, see How do I track my activity with my Fitbit device?

4 | Live your life with Versa 2
Fitbit Pay screen showing a credit card and instructions to hold the device near the reader to pay

Pay from your wrist. Versa 2 includes Google Wallet, which lets you you make purchases and fast-track your way through certain transit systems right from your wrist.

For more information, see What should I know about using my Fitbit device to make contactless payments?

Quick response to messages screen

Respond to messages. On watches paired to an Android phone, respond directly to text messages and app notifications with preset quick replies or by speaking your reply.

For more information, see How do I respond to messages with my Fitbit device?

 

To learn more about your watch, see the Fitbit Versa 2 User Manual.

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