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What's sleep score in the Fitbit app?

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See your nightly sleep score in the Fitbit app for better insight into your sleep quality. To see additional details, including your sleeping heart rate, purchase a Fitbit Premium subscription (coming soon). 

For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

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What’s my sleep score in the Fitbit app? 

Your sleep score helps you understand your sleep each night so you can see trends in your sleep patterns. Studies show getting enough high-quality sleep can positively affect your energy, activity, mood, weight, and more (source). 

Your overall nightly sleep score is based on your heart rate, the time you spend awake or restless, and your sleep stages. 

Note that you must see sleep stages to see sleep score. For more information, see What should I know about sleep stages?

For more insights into your sleep score, purchase a Fitbit Premium subscription. For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

How do I see my sleep score in the Fitbit app? 

  1. Wear your Fitbit device to bed, and sync it in the morning.
  2. In the Fitbit app, tap the Today tab User-added image, then tap the sleep tile.
  3. See your score on the sleep log. 
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How is my sleep score calculated in the Fitbit app?

Your overall sleep score is a sum of your individual scores in sleep duration, sleep quality, and restoration, for a total score of up to 100. Most Fitbit users get a score between 72 and 83. Sleep score ranges are:

  • Excellent: 90-100
  • Good: 80-89
  • Fair: 60-79
  • Poor: Less than 60
Duration: Time asleep and awakeHow much you slept—the more you sleep, the better your score.
Quality: Deep and REM sleepHow much time you spent in deep and REM sleep—the more time you spend in these sleep stages, the better your score.
Restoration: Sleeping heart rate and restlessnessHow relaxed you were during sleep—a high sleeping heart rate or too much tossing and turning lowers your score.

What's the restoration score in the Fitbit app?

Your restoration score provides insight into how restful your sleep was. The score is based on your sleeping and resting heart rates and how much time you spent tossing and turning. You receive a higher restoration score when your sleeping heart rate is lower than your daytime resting heart rate. 

To see a detailed breakdown of your restoration score in the Fitbit app, purchase a Fitbit Premium subscription. For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

What’s my sleeping heart rate in the Fitbit app?  

Your sleeping heart rate, which is your heart rate while you’re asleep, is often lower than your resting heart rate. For more information about resting heart rate, see How do I track my heart rate with my Fitbit device? Factors such as caffeine, alcohol, stress, illness, or other actions can impact your sleeping heart rate (source).

To see your sleeping heart rate in the Fitbit app, purchase a Fitbit Premium subscription. For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

What’s the difference between resting heart rate and sleeping heart rate?

Your resting heart rate is the number of times your heart beats per minute when you are still and well-rested. Your resting heart rate is estimated each day. Your sleeping heart rate is detected continuously throughout the night. 

How can I improve my sleep score in the Fitbit app?

To help improve your sleep score, work on your overall sleep habits, heart health, and activity levels:  With a Fitbit Premium subscription, you also have access to programs in the Fitbit app to help you improve your sleep. For more information, see What should I know about Fitbit Premium?

For additional tips on improving your sleep routine and quality, see How can I use my Fitbit device to sleep better?

If I edit my sleep log in the Fitbit app, will my sleep score change?

If you edit a sleep log, for example, if you change the time you woke up, your sleep score adjusts accordingly. For more information on editing your sleep log, see How do I change my sleep history?

Why don’t I see a sleep score in the Fitbit app? 

You must see sleep stages to see a sleep score. For more information, see What should I know about sleep stages?

If you see sleep stages but don’t see a sleep score:

  • Note that it may take a few minutes for your sleep score to appear. 
  • Update the Fitbit app to the latest version. For instructions, see About the Fitbit app.

Can I turn off sleep score in the Fitbit app?

You can’t turn off sleep score at this time.
Last updated: September 12, 2019
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