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Fitbit Firmware Update - so your watch is always up to date

Fitbit devices are mainly activity trackers with which you monitor your athletic progress. However, watches and scales are also part of the range. With all devices, it is necessary to always install important firmware updates. The app is best suited for this.

How to update firmware with the Fitbit app

Before you perform an update on your Fitbit device, make sure your device's battery is fully charged.
  1. Start the Fitbit app while the associated device is nearby.
  2. Navigate to "Today" > "Your Profile Picture" > "Your Device Picture" in the app and click the "Update" button.
  3. If you don't see an option, your device is probably already up to date.
  4. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard. The installation may take up to an hour.
  5. Once the process is complete, the firmware has been updated and you can use the device as usual.

Perform the update using the Fitbit Dashboard

Make sure your dongle is connected to a USB port on your PC for wireless syncing. You also need to confirm that you have the latest version of Fitbit Connect installed under "Fitbit Connect" > "Open Main Menu" > "Troubleshooting".
  1. Now go to FitBit Connect and click "Check for device update" in the main menu.
  2. Log in with your account details. Das Gerät wird nun synchronisiert.
  3. Fitbit Connect sucht nach ausstehenden Updates, dieses wird dann automatisch installiert.
  4. Behalten Sie das Gerät in der Nähe des Computers.
  5. Ist die Aktualisierung abgeschlossen, bekommen Sie eine Benachrichtigung.
  6. Nachdem das Gerät neu gestartet wurde, können Sie es wie gewohnt verwenden.

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