How do I get started with Fitbit Charge 4?

Charge 4 next to the text: Getting started with Fitbit Charge 4. Find inspiration for miles with built-in GPS on Fitbit Charge 4.

Fitbit Charge 4 helps you take your goals further with built-in GPS, personalized heart-rate zones, Active Zone Minutes, up to 7 days of battery life, and more.

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1 | Set up Charge 4
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Turn on and charge your device. To set up Charge 4, first 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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Sync. Sync your tracker regularly with the Fitbit app to see your complete health and fitness data on your tracker and in the 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?

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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 Charge 4
The current active zone minutes achieved and calories burned

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?

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

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?

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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?

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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 .

 

Pump up the volume. Use the Spotify-Connect and Control app  on your tracker to control music playing on your nearby phone.

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

Pay from your wrist. Charge 4 includes Google Wallet, which lets 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?

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Respond to messages. On trackers paired to an Android phone, respond directly to text messages and app notifications with preset quick replies.

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

3 | Get moving with Charge 4
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Get in the zone. Personalized heart-rate zones help you target the training intensity of your choice. Earn Active Zone Minutes  for time spent in the moderate (fat burn), vigorous (cardio), or peak heart-rate zones.

For more information, see What are Active Zone Minutes or active minutes on my Fitbit device? and How do I track heart rate with my Fitbit device?

Track your workouts. Use the Exercise app  to see real-time stats, receive heart zone notifications, capture GPS data, and get a workout summary when you’re done. For additional stats and a workout intensity map if you used GPS, tap the Exercise tile in the Fitbit app.

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

Hourly reminder to move

Step it up. Charge 4 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?

Customize your exercises. Choose from 20+ exercise types to track your favorite workouts. You can also customize settings for various exercises, including GPS, goals, and heart zone alerts.

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

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Let SmartTrack have your back. Your tracker 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?

 

To learn more about your tracker, see the Fitbit Charge 4 manual.

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