Firmware Fitbit Flex Update updates for your tracker allow you to get bug fixes and free feature enhancements. The latest tracker update provides changes to your tracker. You can update your tracker by following these instructions. It will drain the battery and take several minutes for a firmware update so you need to charge your tracker beforehand. Be mindful that step count for 24 hours may be inaccurate if your tracker is updated when the tracker resets its data at midnight.
How To Perform Firmware Fitbit Flex Update
Make sure you have installed the Fitbit app on your device in the latest version. Keep your tracker charged and start the Fitbit app. Press the pink arrow at the top of the screen next to the tracker name. There is no update available if you don’t see an arrow. Press the Account tab in the Fitbit apps, and then press your tracker tile. The version number can be seen under the most recent sync time. During the Fitbit Flex Update, make sure the tracker is next to the mobile device and follow the instructions onscreen. Keep your tracker on your sight if the update is slow so you can perform troubleshooting when issue occurs. Plug the wireless sync dongle into a USB port on your computer if your tracker came with one.
Also check that you’re using the latest version unless in recent times for the first time you installed Fitbit Connect. Press the Fitbit Connect icon sited next to the date and time on your computer. If there is no Fitbit Connect icon there, you may need to download and reinstall Fitbit Connect from the website. Start the Main Menu and choose Troubleshooting. Press Check for updates under the Fitbit Connect number. Return to the main menu and press Check for device update.
You will be asked to sign in to your Fitbit account. Then Fitbit Connect will communicate to your tracker and search for a firmware update. If there is an update available, you will see a progress bar on Fitbit Connect. Wait until the update finishes. You might see a progress bar on your tracker if it has a screen. The update may take several minutes but your tracker should stay close to the computer. A confirmation message will appear when the update is complete and your tracker will reboot. Now you successfully update your tracker. You may need to try again if the Fitbit Flex Update fails to complete.