The world is turning into a digital zone with rapid speed. We need just a few clicks to get the work done! And the invention of Fitbits has helped in speeding up the overall process. However, in this rapid digitization, we are becoming more dependent on the battery life of the gadgets. We can trade almost anything to attain extra ounce of the battery. Seems like the battery is more of our heartbeat than of the gadget! In this constant battle to enhance the battery life of your Fitbits, few extra tips might help you reach your goal faster.
There are different kinds of Fitbits available in the market approximately 11. The design, battery size, and consumption vary from product to product. So here are we, describing how to conserve battery life for every individual Fitbit.
Fitbit Charge Series – Charge 2, Charge HR
To minimize the battery consumption of your Fitbit Charge series, try these following tips.
Step #1: Avoid setting multiple alarms. It drains out a small chunk of the battery.
Step #2: Turn off syncing data all day long. When Fitbit will stop tracking data all the time, the battery used in this process will be saved.
Step #3: Avoid tapping the charge frequently. Fitbit processes and brings to you all the statistics draining your battery life.
Fitbit Blaze Battery Life
Battery life of Fitbit Blaze is recorded to be 5 days. If you are not able to use this smartwatch up to its full potential, try using the tips used for Fitbit Charge 2. Also, try the following.
Step #1: Avoid constant use of heart rate monitor. In the process of tracking your heartbeat constantly, it drains out the battery.
Step #2: Turn off the notifications for calls, texts etc when not needed to save battery life.
Step #3: Try setting the screen brightness to minimum. More the brighter screen, lesser the battery life.
Fitbit Surge Battery Life
Fitbit Surge comes with an inbuilt GPS which makes more things possible. Yet, it drains a major chunk of the battery. To enhance battery life, follow the tactics described before and also the following.
Step #1: Switch off the GPS when not required. The battery life will go on for days.
Step #2: Controlling music a lot on your device will suck the battery life. Avoid doing it.
Step #3: Turn off the Quick view. The moment you move your wrist towards you, Fitbit becomes active and lightens up. This mechanism leads to battery sinking.
Fitbit Alta Series – Alta, Alta HR Battery Life
The battery life of Fitbit Alta Series is up to 7 days. However, results might vary with the user. To avoid decreasing the charge in your Fitbit, use the tips mentioned before and also the following.
Step #1: Turn off the setting – Always Connected to reduce battery consumption.
Step #2: Avoid using reminders to move. Sure, it does help when you are stuck on your desk all day long. However, avoid using when it is not required. It will help you decrease the overall consumption of the battery.
Step #3: Do not keep bedtime reminders on. Reminders, when you are sleeping, goes unnoticed yet drain a lot of battery.
Fitbit Flex Series – Flex, Flex 2 Battery Life
Fitbit Flex series remain active for up to 5 days. However, many settings might affect and the result might vary. Follow the before explained tips and those below.
Step #1: Switch off the swim detection feature when you are not around the pool. It will help you save battery.
Step #2: Avoid putting multiple silent alarms. It drains the battery to a small bit.
Step #3: Do not charge your Fitbit at extremely high or low temperature.
Step #4: Avoid tapping the Flex too often to enhance battery life.
Fitbit Flyer Battery Life
Fitbit Flyer lasts up to 6 hours. Actual results might be different depending on the usage and setting chosen. There are still ways you can use the Fitbit Flyer to its maximum potential
Step #1: To conserve battery, turn off the power boost setting.
Step #2: Keep the flyer off when you are not using headphones. It will help in less drainage of battery.
Step #3: When the battery goes down, try charging it for quick 15 minutes. It will help you use the Flyer for one hour.
Fitbit Ionic’s battery lasts for 5 days. The final outcome might deflect from what is recorded as it depends upon the settings and the usage. Follow the tips specified and these quoted below.
Step #1: Fully charge the ionic every time. Approximate time it takes is 2 hours.
Step #2: Consider switching off the GPS when it is not required. It will help you save a large portion of the battery.
Step #3: Too save large volume of battery, turn the notification off for calls, texts or calendar invites.
Fitbit Zip remains active for four to six months. Zip possesses the longest battery life among all the Fitbit models. The Zip model does not contain many features. Hence, the battery consumption is too low.
Step #1: The battery cannot be recharged with Fitbit Zip. It can only be replaced.
Step #2: Avoid tapping the tracker frequently. It reduces the battery life.
Step #3: The battery used in Zip can be recycled.
The approximate battery life of Fitbit One is 10-14 days. It’s the next in the line up of Fitbit series. One has a bit more features than the Zip. Therefore, battery consumption is more. Fitbit one has to be charged for 1-2 hours.
Step #1: Do not tap your Fitbit One too often. It reduces the battery life.
Step #2: Stop your Fitbit to transfer data constantly to save the battery life. You can do this by switching off the All-day sync option.
Step #3: Do not set multiple alarms. It drains the battery.
So get that magic around your wrist and waist rolling. Examine the model you have and try using the mentioned tactics. Adopt these easy measures to ensure a long battery life of your Fitbit. After all, you invested in Fitbit to do more! Win the battle against the battery and help your Fitbit be the king again!