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Can I export my fitness data to my computer?

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You own your data. Follow the instructions below to easily export your data to a Microsoft Excel® (XLS) or comma separated value (CSV) file. CSV files can be opened by numerous applications, although most people choose to view them in a spreadsheet application such as Excel or Google Docs™. CSV files automatically open in Excel if your computer has it installed.

Exporting fitness and personal data

All Fitbit customers can export four types of data:
  • Body—Includes weight, BMI, and body fat percentage. If you've ever manually tracked your blood pressure, glucose, or heart rate, this data is also available. (We're still working on making automatic heart rate data available for export). If you've created a custom tracker, its data also appears in this file.
  • Foods—Includes any logged foods.
  • Activities—Includes tracker data such as steps, distance, floors, total calories burned, calories burned from activity, sedentary minutes, and active minutes. The data available depends on which type of tracker you have.
  • Sleep—Includes sleep data such as time asleep, sleep quality, and time spent in light sleep, deep sleep, and REM sleep depending on your Fitbit device.
To export data:
  1. Log into your dashboard and click the gear icon in the upper right.
  2. Click Settings > Data Export.
  3. Choose the time period and type of data you want to export. Each export file can contain 30 days worth of data. Note that if you choose more than one data type, your file will have a tab for each type of data. If you want  to export more than 30 days worth of data, you’ll need to run additional exports.
  4. Choose a file type and click Download. The file is instantly available in your Downloads folder.

Exporting GPS data

If you have GPS data you can export it to a TCX file, then upload that file to several applications including RunKeeper™, MapMyFitness®, Endomondo®, Strava®, and Google Earth™.

To export GPS data:
  1. Log into your Fitbit dashboard and click Log > Activities, or go directly to https://www.fitbit.com/activities (you may need to log in).
  2. In your Activity History, find the activity with GPS data that you want to export and click the View Details button. The detail page for your activity appears.
  3. Click the three dots in the upper right corner and choose Export as TCX file.
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    You can find the file in your Downloads folder. For instructions on uploading the file to another site, visit that site's FAQs or support information.

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Last updated: October 16, 2017
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