How to Change the Time on a Fitbit

Frustrated trying to find a place to change the time on the Fitbit? Let us help!
Michael Michael (175)
3 minutes

It's not immediately clear how to change the time on your Fitbit from the device itself. That's because you can't change the time from the device itself. Fitbit automatically syncs itself to the app installed on your smart device, like your iPhone.

In order to change the time on any Fitbit, you need to access the app within your phone or smart device. It's not hard, don't worry! We'll walk you through it.

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Fitbit App on iPhone

Select the Fitbit application on your phone.

Profile button in Fitbit App

Select your profile on the very top-left of the screen. (You may or not have uploaded a profile picture of yourself here.)

App Setting Button in Fitbit App

Scroll down until you find "App Settings," and select it.

Set Automatically Deselected in fitbit app

Deselect "Set Automatically" to stop your Fitbit application from auto-setting your time.

Choose your correct or desired time zone to manually change the time in your Fitbit application and, thus, across your Fitbit devices.

If you need help syncing your Fitbit to your iPhone, we've got you covered!

It's like running though a maze to find the reset button on your Fitbit!
Michael Michael (175)
1 minute

Because of the Fitbit Charge 3 and Charge 4's compact nature, Fitbit has crammed as much as they could into the small amount screen space available on the Charge, making it tricky to do simple tasks like changing the time. This includes the reset feature. I've had a Fitbit Charge 3 and now a Fitbit Charge 4, and I still make discoveries from time to time about a new app or feature I never knew existed. So let us help guide you through the metaphorical maze that is the Fitbit Charge 3 and Charge 4, and get you to that reset button pronto!