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How do I get started with Fitbit Versa 2?

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Fitbit Versa 2 is a premium watch with built-in Amazon Alexa, fitness features, apps, and more.

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1 | Set up Versa 2



Turn on and charge your device. To set up Versa 2, first put it in the charging cradle. 

For more information, see How do I charge my Fitbit device?
 


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Connect your device. Next, create or log in to your Fitbit account and connect your watch. 

For more information, see How do I set up my Fitbit device?


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Automatically sync. Keep all-day sync on to see your complete health and fitness data on your watch and in the Fitbit app.  

For more information, see How do Fitbit devices sync their data?

If you have syncing issues, see Why won't my Fitbit device sync?


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Unlock Fitbit Premium. Versa 2 Special Edition comes with a 3-month free trial of Fitbit Premium for eligible customers in certain countries.

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

2 | Get to know Versa 2


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See your stats. Swipe up on the clock face to see your stats in Fitbit Today, including steps, heart rate, active minutes, and more.

For more information, see How do I navigate my Fitbit device?


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Never miss a notification. See your phone, text, calendar, and app notifications on your watch. 

For more information, see How do I get notifications from my phone on my Fitbit device?


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Ask Alexa for assistance. Check the weather, set timers and alarms, control your smart home devices, and more by speaking to your watch. To use Alexa, the Fitbit app must be open and running in the background on your phone.

For more information, see How do I use Alexa on my Fitbit Versa 2?

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Manage your apps. Add, delete, and customize apps on your watch through the Fitbit App Gallery.

For more information, see How do I install and manage apps on my Fitbit watch?


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Change your clock face. Match your watch to your style by picking from a variety of clock faces. 

For more information, see How do I change the clock face on my Fitbit device?


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Keep the display on. See real-time progress toward your goals and check the time with just a glance—even when your hands are full.

For more information, see How do I see the time on my Fitbit device?

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Set an alarm. Set, snooze, and dismiss alarms from your wrist with the Alarms app.

For more information see, How do I manage alarms on my Fitbit device?



Take a breather. Choose a 2-minute or 5-minute guided breathing session to find moments of calm throughout the day with the Relax app.

For more information see, What should I know about the Relax app on my Fitbit device?



Pump up the volume. Control music playing on your nearby phone.

For more information, see How do I control music with my Fitbit device?

3 | Get moving with Versa 2

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Step it up. Versa 2 helps you reach an hourly goal of 250 steps by nudging you at 10 minutes before the hour is over. 

For more information, see What is a reminder to move?


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Track your workouts. Use the Exercise app to see real-time stats, capture GPS data, and get a workout summary when you’re done.

For more information, see How do I track my workouts with my Fitbit device?


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Customize your exercises. Choose from over 15 exercise types to track your favorite workouts. You can also customize settings for various exercises, including connected GPS, goals, and interval durations. 

For more information, see How do I track my workouts with my Fitbit device?


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Let SmartTrack have your back. Your watch automatically detects and records activities at least 15 minutes long. Open the Fitbit app to see your stats.

For more information, see How do I track exercise and activity with my Fitbit device?

4 | Live your life with Versa 2

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Pay from your wrist. Versa 2 includes Fitbit Pay, which lets you you make purchases and fast-track your way through certain transit systems right from your wrist.

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


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Move to your music. Pair Bluetooth headphones to Versa 2 and listen to several hours worth of songs and podcasts in the Music app.

For more information, see How do I listen to music and podcasts on my Fitbit watch?


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Mix up your music source. Use the Pandora, Deezer, and Spotify apps to listen to your favorite stations and playlists.

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Listen to your Coach. Use the Fitbit Coach app on your watch to complete guided bodyweight workouts.

For more information, see How do I use the Coach app on my Fitbit watch?


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Respond to messages. On watches paired to an Android phone, respond directly to text messages and app notifications with preset quick replies or by speaking your reply.

For more information, see How do I respond to messages with my Fitbit device?

To learn more about your watch, see the Fitbit Versa 2 User Manual.
Last updated: October 11, 2019
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