How do I use the Fitbit app?

The Fitbit app delivers a personalized experience to give you a deeper understanding of your stats and progress while providing insights to help you reach your goals. Customize the app to see the stats that matter most to you. Three screenshots of Fitbit app showing maps, steps, and recipes


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What are the tabs in the Fitbit app?

The Fitbit app features 3 tabs: Today, Coach, and You.

Switch between the tabs to see a full picture of your stats, discover health & fitness content, and connect with the global Fitbit health and fitness community:


Take it one day at a time with Today, your health & fitness home screen. Make it your own with more customization options. See the headway you’re making with easy-to-read charts and icons that clue you into your exercise over the last day, week, month and year. See your daily stats, including steps, distance, calories burned, and more.


Inspiration, that extra push and how to pull it all together—it’s all in Coach. Explore your very own library of workout videos with new collections and filters to help you find the perfect session for you. Whether you’re looking to stay fit, eat healthier or sleep better, Coach can help.

Find Premium workouts, healthy recipes, meditations, mindfulness sessions, and more.


You’re a blend of a thousand things—we keep it all in one place called You. Here, you can update your personal details, adjust your goals, manage connections with friends & family and track your achievements.

How do I download the Fitbit app on my phone?

Download and install the Fitbit app from one of the following locations:

To make sure you can use the Fitbit app on your phone or tablet, see Fitbit-compatible devices.

Note: Customers in China can download the Fitbit app on Android phones from the Huawei and Xiaomi app stores. If you use the Fitbit app for China, you won’t receive Fitbit app updates.

How do I update the Fitbit app?
Update the Fitbit app the same way you update other apps on your phone. Note that your device may automatically update your apps depending on your settings.
  1. Open the App Store app.
  2. Tap your profile picture.
  3. Scroll down to see if an update is available for the Fitbit app (under Available updates or Upcoming automatic updates).
  4. Tap Update.

If your apps update automatically, check Updated recently to see if the Fitbit app was updated recently.

Android phones
  1. Open the Play Store app.
  2. Tap the menu icon.
  3. Tap My apps & games. If the Fitbit app has an update, you’ll see it in the Updates list.
  4. Tap Update.

If your apps update automatically, check the Recently updated or Up to date list to see if the Fitbit app was updated.

 To see which version of the Fitbit app you have, tap the Today tab   your profile picture  Help. The app version is at the top.

How do I add, remove, or rearrange tiles on my Fitbit app dashboard?

To add or hide stat tiles:

  1. On the Today tab , tap the pencil tile Edit pencil.
  2. To add a stat tile, swipe down and find the stat you want to add  tap Add. To hide a stat tile, tap the X icon on the stat you want to remove.
  3. Tap Done.
How do I log stats in the Fitbit app?
  1. Tap the Today tab, and tap the  icon next to the stat you want to log.
  2. Add your information, and tap Save.

For more information, see How do I add, edit, or delete Fitbit data and activities?

How do I connect with friends in the Fitbit app?
Interact with your friends by joining a closed group in the Fitbit community and sending direct messages.


Add friends, join groups and more in the Fitbit community. Open the Fitbit app and tap the You tab . For more information, see What should I know about groups in the Fitbit Community? and How do I connect with friends on Fitbit?


To see your messages and notifications, tap Inbox   Notifications or Messages. For more information, see What should I know about groups in the Fitbit Community?

How do I use the Fitbit app on my Android phone?

To make sure your Fitbit device syncs and receives notifications from your Android phone, make sure the Fitbit app can run in the background on your phone and allow the Fitbit app to access your location. You can also add Fitbit widgets to help you quickly log stats and track goal progress from your Android phone’s home screen.

For more information, see:

Can I use the Fitbit app without a Fitbit device?

Use the Fitbit app to log your food, activities, weight, and more, without owning a Fitbit device. Manually enter activities to get an estimated calorie burn based on your personal information, such as height, weight, age, and sex. For certain phones, use MobileTrack and MobileRun to track steps and activities with your phone.

For more information, see:

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