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How to use Fitbit for Windows 10 (installation and setup instructions)

Although it’s highly unlikely that you don’t have a smartphone to pair your fitbit tracker, which is the more convenient way to keep track of your fitness progress, today is your lucky day. If you have a Windows 10 machine, you can use it to pair your tracker and keep logs of your tracker. Using the Fitbit app on Windows 10 is easy and does not require any advance computer knowledge. Follow the three steps below on what you need to do to begin using it.

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Step 1: Download and install the Fitbit application on Windows 10

Just like any application, before you can use Fitbit on your Windows 10 machine, you need to download and install it first. This can be done easily. Follow the steps below on how to do it.

  1. Turn on your Windows 10 PC or laptop.
  2. Open a web browser.
  3. Go to the official Fitbit website.
  4. Click on Download from Windows Store.
  5. Click the Free button in the Windows Store interface.
  6. Wait for the download to finish.
  7. Install the application.
  8. Done!

The downloaded installer package is supposed to install itself automatically but in case your machine has restrictions to prevent this from happening, just open the newly loaded installer package and manually click to install it. Once the installation is finished, proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Create an account in Fitbit for Windows 10

After installing the Fitbit application, you must then create an account on your machine. While doing this, make sure to charge your Fitbit tracker so you can readily sync it afterwards. Follow the steps below on how to create an account in Fitbit for Windows 10.

  1. On your computer, open the Fitbit application. You can do that from either the Desktop or Start menu.
  2. Click Join Fitbit.
  3. Click your tracker to select it.
  4. Click Set up [Your Tracker]. You don’t have to set up your tracker at this stage yet.
  5. Click Let’s go
  6. Click the Date to enter your birthday
  7. Proceed to the next step by clicking on the next button. It’s the arrow at the bottom of the application window.
  8. Select the unit of measurement system you prefer.
  9. Enter your height in the Height box(es).
  10. Proceed to the next step by clicking on the next button. It’s the arrow at the bottom of the application window.
  11. Click your gender to select it.
  12. Proceed to the next step by clicking on the next button. It’s the arrow at the bottom of the application window.
  13. Select the unit of measurement system you prefer.
  14. Enter your weight in the Weight box.
  15. Proceed to the next step by clicking on the next button. It’s the arrow at the bottom of the application window.
  16. Enter your details in the boxes.
  17. Click the circle to agree to Fitbit’s Terms of Service.
  18. Proceed to the next step by clicking on the next button. It’s the arrow at the bottom of the application window.
  19. Done!

Now that the Fitbit app for Windows 10 has been prepared, you can then begin synchronizing or pairing your tracker to it. Proceed to the next steps below.

Step 3: Pair your tracker to your account in Fitbit for Windows 10

Exact steps for syncing or pairing a tracker to your Fitbit for Windows 10 app varies by device. Below are the general steps on how to do it in a particular Windows 10 machine using Flex.

  1. On your Windows 10, launch the Fitbit app.
  2. Click Account.
  3. Click Set Up a New Fitbit Device.
  4. Click your tracker from the list of devices.
  5. Click Set up [Your Tracker]
  6. Read the terms of service and click next to proceed. This should be the arrow at the bottom of the page.
  7. There may be a few more pages that you have to check to complete the setup. To finish the pairing, just click the next buttons that show in each of the application windows.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up your device.
  9. Exit setup to finish.
  10. Done!

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