You can use the Fitbit Skill for Alexa to get updates on your Fitbit stats and progress toward your daily and weekly goals.
To set up or remove the Fitbit Skill for Alexa, see How do I set up or remove the Fitbit Skill for Alexa?
Can I tell Alexa to sync my Fitbit device?
Alexa can access the data you’ve already synced, but it can’t sync the latest data from your device.
What information can Alexa tell me?
Alexa can tell your Fitbit stats for today, yesterday, or a specific day of the week that you name. Alexa can only access information you synced from your Fitbit device. For more information on syncing your device, see How do Fitbit devices sync their data?
Alexa can tell you information about the following Fitbit stats:
- Steps taken
- Distance covered
- Active minutes
- Flights climbed
- Hours slept
- If you exercised
- Calories burned
- Calories remaining
- Water logged
- Resting heart rate
- Battery life on device
If your Fitbit device does not provide a certain type of information, such as heart rate data, Alexa will not be able to provide that stat.
How do I ask Alexa for information?
To have Alexa tell you your Fitbit stats, you can ask the following types of questions. You must tell Alexa to ask Fitbit for the information.
To trigger the Fitbit Skill for Alexa, first you must say: “Alexa, ask Fitbit.”
Then ask Alexa any question about your stats for today, yesterday, or a specific day of the week. Some phrases you can use are:
- How I’m doing today
- How I slept last night
- How far I walked
- How many steps I’ve taken
- How many active minutes I have
- How many stairs I climbed
- If I’ve exercised today
- How many calories I have left
- How much water I’ve had
- What my resting heart rate is
- How much I weigh
- About my battery
You can also ask Alexa to open Fitbit.
All put together, a few phrases you can use to get your Fitbit stats from Alexa are:
- Alexa, ask Fitbit how far I walked yesterday.
- Alexa, ask Fitbit how many stairs I climbed on Monday.
- Alexa, ask Fitbit how many steps I’ve taken today.
How do I switch profiles?
If you have more than one user in your Amazon Household Profile, you can ask Alexa to switch profiles so you can access your Fitbit stats. Amazon allows two adults to share a Household profile. For more information and detailed instructions, please visit the Amazon Help & Customer Service
Note the following requirements:
- Both people in the Amazon Household must have an Amazon account.
- Both people in the Amazon Household must have the Alexa app on their phone.
- Both people must be logged in to their respective Fitbit accounts in the Alexa app.
To switch accounts you can say, "Alexa, switch accounts." Once your account is switched you can access your Fitbit stats as you normally would.