There is usually contact with water in many people’s daily activities so water resistant device is very important. Sports watches are made of a sturdy and elastic elastomer material that is similar to that used to make the wristbands of Fitbit Surge, Charge, and Charge HR. The material is actually not dangerous and can be worn when wet. All Fitbit trackers can endure to even the sweatiest exercises and are shower-proof and wet-proof as they are water-resistant. It won’t damage the tracker with a little water but it is recommended to not wearing Fitbit Surge Swimming and showering. Keep in mind that you need to give your skin a chance to breathe by not wearing it 24/7. So, when you’re not using it make sure you remove it to allow your skin to breathe.
Fitbit Surge Swimming: Is Fitbit Surge Waterproof?
Fitbit Surge is water resistant but not watertight entirely. It is rain resistant and splash resistant. The device won’t be damaged due to even the sweatiest exercises. But, swimming activities may damage the device. So, if you want to swim or take a shower, you should remove the tracker. Also dry it completely before wearing it back on if your tracker gets wet. The Fitbit Surge can submerges 50 meters underwater as it is water resistant to 5 ATM so they can survive unintentional submersion but you need to take them out from water immediately. You should wear Fitbit Surge Swimming as the device cannot endure the force related with swimming strokes.
How To Maintain Your Fitbit Surge
Keeping the device dry is important though Fitbit Surge is waterproof. Before putting the tracker on, your skin should be dry. Your Fitbit Surge should also be clean all the time. Once you are sweating and using lotion or soap on your hands after working out, always clean your device regularly. Clean the tracker with soapless cleanser and use a soft towel to dry it well. You should take the device off If after wearing you start to experience skin irritation and any other bad reaction. You should go to your doctor if it is over 3 days the symptoms persevere.
Just like many other fitness watch, the Fitbit Surge should be worn on your wrist. Wearing the watch on the wrist is the most accurate though it will still track the floors you have climbed and steps you have taken throughout the day when placed in your pocket or backpack. If you still want to wear Fitbit Surge Swimming in the pool, you can put it in a waterproof bag.