How to add alarms on Fitbit Versa | Alarms setup on Fitbit

The Fitbit Versa is a versatile device and offers many functionalities apart from its core functions regarding health management. One of these functions is its capability to be used as a portable alarm clock. If you’re interested to use your Fitbit Versa as alarm setter, follow the steps below on how to add alarms up.

Method 1: How to add alarms on Fitbit Versa device

You can opt to set the alarm directly on your device. Here’s how it’s done:

  1. Activate the screen of your Fitbit Versa by swiping on it or pressing any button.
  2. On your device, swipe to the right and open the Alarms app. Your next scheduled alarm and the option to set a new alarm appear.
  3. Tap + New Alarm. Swipe up to see this option if you already created multiple alarms.
  4. Tap the time, and swipe to set the alarm time. Be sure to set am or pm.
  5. Press the back button on your device, and tap to choose the days you want to be alerted.
  6. Press the back button to see your alarms. To turn off an alarm, tap the alarm icon.

If you noticed that your alarms did not go off even after setting it, it’s probably because the device has low battery. Alarms won’t go off if your device has less than 8% battery.

Method 2: How to add alarms on Fitbit Versa using Fitbit App

The other way to set alarms up on Fitbit Versa is by using the Fitbit app on your mobile or computer. 

If you are using an iPhone, iPad, or Android device, here’s what you need to do:

  1. On your phone, open the Fitbit app.
  2. Tap the Today tab
  3. Tap your profile picture.
  4. Tap your device image. 
  5. Tap Silent Alarms.
  6. Tap Set a New Alarm.
  7. Set the alarm time and frequency, and save. 

If you’re using a Windows 10 device:

  1. From the Fitbit app dashboard, tap or click the + icon. 
  2. Go to Set Alarm.
  3. Select + icon.
  4. Set the alarm time and frequency, and save. 

Alternatively, you can also set your alarms via the Dashboard. This means that you must visit site and add your alarms from there. Here’s how:

  1. From the dashboard, click the gear icon.
  2. Select your device image. 
  3. Under Silent Alarms, click Add New Alarm.  
  4. Set the alarm time and frequency. Be sure to enter the alarm time in the format HH:MM.
  5. Click Save. If the entry box turns red, you may have entered your alarm time in an incorrect format. Be sure you include a colon between hours and minutes.
  6. Click the Fitbit Connect icon.
  7. Select Sync Now.


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