Get the most out of Fitbit Versa -Your Fitness Friend

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Fitbit has captured a chunk of the fitness band market and Fitbit Versa is even better than Fitbit’s most iconic bands.

It is aimed at attracting the mass and hence carries no competition with smartwatch makers like Apple. Users find Fitbit Versa more suited to gentle wrists although the brand has never touted it as women’s watch.

So, if you are a proud owner, or planning to be one, you will find this article helpful. We are going to tell you a few tips and tricks to get the most out of your Fitbit Versa.

The Buttons

Buttons always come in handy in gadgets and Versa has three.  One of them stays on the left while the other two are on the right side. You can control the top-left app in the app dock and see your notifications with the top-right button.  To look at your notifications, you will have to long press the button.

Use the bottom-right button to control the lower left corner of the dock. The button on the left is the back button. You can also go to quick settings by long pressing it. Music controls, Fitbit Pay and quick toggles for notifications and auto-wake can be controlled from quick settings.

Use The Gestures

You can use three gestures to communicate with Fitbit Versa. You can use Swipe up to see today’s feeds with tips of the day and statistics. Swipe down for the notifications, and you can check your app dock by swiping left. There is no swiping right gesture.

Take Advantage of Today View

Today view helps you access your everyday statistics by swiping up. Here, you can get tips to stay motivated. It gives you the hourly step count, resting heartbeat rate, daily stats, etc. Swipe left for obtaining each of these pieces of information.

Installing Watch Faces and Apps

Fitbit has two different stores from where you can download the apps and watch faces. Open the app on your phone and choose the apps or the look you want to download.

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Changing and Customising the Clock Face

If you don’t already know, you can also change the face of the clock in Fitbit Versa. Launch the Fitbit app and click on the icon of Versa. Go to the clock faces and select All clocks option. Pick the clock face you want and tap on the select button. Let your device vibrate after the loading is done, and the clock face is changed.

You can also customize the clock face by clicking the small customizable icon on the bottom right of the face. When you click on the icon, you will see a cogwheel, tap on that. You will find the setting options for your clock face.

Repositioning the Apps

Swipe left to get your installed apps for starting the reshuffling. Press and hold down the app icon that you want to shift until your band vibrates a little. Now drag and drop it to the position you want. For moving it to the other screen, drag it till the edge, and when the screen changes, release it.

Enjoy the Music

If you want to have songs for your workout or when travelling, you can use your Fitbit Versa. You can store up to 300 songs on it. You can also sync your Pandora Plus account and paid Deezer account. Also, you can sync music stored on your computer without DRM. But that means you can’t sync the music from Apple Music or Spotify.

Use the Bluetooth

You can also use your Bluetooth headphones with Fitbit Versa. You can sync your headphones from settings. Go to the Bluetooth option and select your audio device from the list of devices detected by Versa.

These are some fantastic things you can do with your Fitbit Versa apart from just tracking your health. The only thing is that you won’t be able to take actions on your notifications. You will not be able to respond to the messages you receive on the app. Also, changing its band is a complicated process.  Despite that, it is one of the best bands for the mass. You will enjoy using it and discovering its features for sure.