How do I get started with Fitbit Inspire HR?

Inspire HR next to the text: Getting started with Fitbit Inspire HR. Get into a new groove and embrace your goals with our easy-to-use fitness tracker.

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1 | Set up Inspire HR
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Charge your tracker. To set up Inspire HR, connect it to the charging cable.

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 tracker.

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

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Automatically sync. See your complete health and fitness data on your device 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?

2 | Get to know Inspire HR
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See your stats. Swipe up on the clock face to see your stats in Fitbit Today, including steps, heart rate, active minutes, and more.

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

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

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

Change your clock face. Match your device 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?

Alarms app showing an alarm set for 7:30 am today

Set an alarm. Set an alarm in the Fitbit app. Turn it on or off, and dismiss it from your wrist with the Alarms app .

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

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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?

3 | Get moving with Inspire HR
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Get up and step. Inspire HR 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

Track your workouts. Use the Exercise app on Inspire HR to start and stop a workout, see real-time stats, and get an exercise summary when you’re done.

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

Yoga workout screen

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

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

Exercise goal achieved screen

Set exercise goals. Choose an exercise, enter your goal—such as time, distance, or calories—and get moving. Inspire HR vibrates and the screen flashes when you reach your goal.

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

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Let SmartTrack have your back. Your device automatically detects and records activities at least 15 minutes long. Open the Fitbit app to see your stats and change how your activity is labeled.

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


To learn more about your device, see the Fitbit Inspire HR user manual. Note that Inspire HR is not intended to provide medical or scientific data.

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