Can I delete data?

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Different types of data can be removed from your Fitbit account. For instructions on deactivating your account, see How do I deactivate my account?

How do I delete steps and floors?

It is not possible to delete steps and floors, but you can achieve the same result by negating them:

  1. Log into your dashboard.
  2. At the top of the screen click Log > Activity.
  3. Find the data you want to negate by selecting a date range.
  4. In the activity menu, type in "Driving" and enter the duration and start time.
  5. Click Log Activity. Your steps, floors, and calories burned will decrease for the time period you specified.

How do I delete profile data from my tracker?

Fitbit uses your height, weight, and age measurements to properly calculate your stride length (which helps determine your distance), calorie burn, and active minutes.

To delete your profile measurements from your tracker, the tracker must be set up to a different account.  Once a tracker is set up to a different account, it will automatically unlink itself from the dashboard and all of the tracker’s stored data will be permanently deleted from the tracker. You can find instructions on how to create a new account in the following articles:

How do I delete my greeting?

If you have a tracker with a greeting that you'd like to delete:
  1. Log into your dashboard.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top right corner of the page. 
  3. Click on your tracker name. The Settings page opens.
  4. Find the Greeting field and delete its text. The greeting will disappear from your tracker the next time you sync.

How do I delete my weight logs?

To delete weight logs:
  1. Log into your dashboard.
  2. Click Log and find the Food Plan section.
  3. Click the right arrow until you get to the Plan Summary section.
  4. Click Log weight.
  5. Scroll down to the Measurement History section.
  6. Click the "X" next to the weight that you would like removed.
Last updated: January 6, 2015
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