How to Set up a FitBit

FitBit is a wireless device that performs data functions for the user in a variety of ways such as certain biological info and it is designed to assist the user in creating and realizing fitness goals. The tracker itself is quite small and fits into a flexible wristband. Before you use your new FitBit, you will have to get it set up and this involves just a few simple steps. To learn how to set up your FitBit, please read the following instructions below and before you know it, your FitBit will be set up and ready to use.

1. Inventory- After opening the package, consult the packaging and any papers that came with it and ensure all pieces are present.

2. Charging- Connect your FitBit tracker to the charging cable and connect with the wall charger or via USB port on your computer.

3. Software download and installation- Using your computer, open your web browser and go to to download FitBit Connect. Download and open and follow the instructions for installation.

4. Device setup- When at the FitBit Connect main menu, click Set up a New FitBit device.

5. Account- Depending on your situation, set up a new account or log in.

6. Personal info- You will be asked some questions to accurately set up your device. Select the device you’re setting up.

7. Syncing- Your FitBit needs to be paired. Ensure the tracker is near you and plug the USB sync cable into your computer. Follow the instructions depending on your model to complete the pairing.

8. Verification- Depending on the model you have, you will be asked for verification. Follow the verification instructions to complete setup.