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How do I manage alarms on my Fitbit device?

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Alarms on your Fitbit device vibrate to gently awake or alert you at a set time.

Note that alarms you set in the Alarms app User-added image on Fitbit Versa 2 are separate from alarms you set with Alexa. For more information on using Alexa to set alarms, see How do I use Alexa on my Fitbit Versa 2?

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How do I set an alarm on my Fitbit device?

For Fitbit Ionic and Fitbit Versa series, set alarms on your device. For instructions, see On-Device.

For all other Fitbit devices, set alarms in the Fitbit app. For instructions, see Fitbit App.

  • On-Device
    1. On your device, open the Alarms app User-added image. Your next scheduled alarm and the option to set a new alarm appear.
    2. Tap + New Alarm. Swipe up to see this option if you already created multiple alarms.
    3. Tap the time, and swipe to set the alarm time. Be sure to set am or pm.
    4. Press the back button on your device, and tap to choose the days you want to be alerted.
    5. Press the back button to see your alarms. To turn off an alarm, tap the alarm icon User-added image.

    Note that alarms won't go off if your device has less than 8% battery.

  • Fitbit app
    • iPhones, iPads, and Android phones
      1. Tap the Today tab User-added image > your profile picture > your device image. 
      2. Tap Silent Alarms > Set a New Alarm.
      3. Set the alarm time and frequency, and save. 
    • Windows 10 devices
      1. From the Fitbit app dashboard, tap or click the + icon >  Set Alarm > + icon.
      2. Set the alarm time and frequency, and save. 
    • fitbit.com dashboard
      1. From the fitbit.com dashboard, click the gear icon User-added image > your device image. 
      2. Under Silent Alarms, click Add New Alarm.  
      3. Set the alarm time and frequency. Be sure to enter the alarm time in the format HH:MM.
      4. Click Save. If the entry box turns red, you may have entered your alarm time in an incorrect format. Be sure you include a colon between hours and minutes.
      5. Click the Fitbit Connect icon User-added image > Sync Now.

How do I dismiss an alarm on my Fitbit device?

Your device vibrates and flashes when a silent alarm goes off. This notification repeats several times or until dismissed. If you don't dismiss an alarm, it repeats in 9 minutes.
The alarm on most Fitbit devices turns off when you walk 50 steps.
You can also press the button on your device to dismiss an alarm. For Fitbit Ace, Fitbit Alta, Fitbit Alta HR, and Fitbit Flex 2, double-tap the tracker to dismiss an alarm.

How do I delete or turn off alarms on my Fitbit device?

For most Fitbit devices, turn off alarms on your device's screen. For instructions, see On-Device.

If you can't adjust alarms on your device's screen, use the Fitbit app. For instructions, see Fitbit App.

  • On-Device

    To turn off an alarm, open Alarms > tap the alarm > turn the alarm off.

    To delete an alarm on Fitbit Ionic and Fitbit Versa series, open the Alarms app User-added image > tap the alarm > Remove. You may need to swipe up to see the Remove option.

  • Fitbit app
    1. Tap the Today tab User-added image > your profile picture > your device image. 
    2. Tap Silent Alarms. Tap the alarm you want to delete > Delete Alarm > Delete Alarm.
  • fitbit.com dashboard
    1. From the fitbit.com dashboard, click the gear icon User-added image > your device image. 
    2. Under Silent Alarms, find the alarm you want to delete. 
    3. Click the pencil icon next to the alarm > Delete Alarm.
    4. Click the Fitbit Connect icon User-added image > Sync Now.
Last updated: September 13, 2019
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