Setting up Fitbit One on a Computer



When you brought Fitbit One at the first time you need to setup Fitbit One to connect to your computer, in this tutorial guide you can learn how to configure Fitbit One at the first time.

Installing Fitbit Connect on a computer

The free Fitbit Connect software allows you to sync stored data from your tracker to
your Fitbit.com Dashboard.

Installing Fitbit Connect on your Mac

  1. Go to http://www.fitbit.com/start/one.
  2. Click the Download button.
  3. Go to your downloads folder and double-click the .dmg file.

    Note: If the file does not appear on your desktop, search for “Fitbit Connect”using the Spotlight search feature.

  4. Run the Fitbit Connect installer by double-clicking Install Fitbit Connect.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete setup.

Installing Fitbit Connect on your PC

  1. Go to http://www.fitbit.com/setup.
  2. Click the Download button.
  3. Go to your downloads folder and double-click the Fitbit Connect .exe file.
  4. Choose your language and follow the onscreen instructions.

Pairing Fitbit One to a computer

Once Fitbit Connect is installed, you can pair your One to your computer.

Pairing to a Mac

  1. From the Menu Bar of your Mac, click the Fitbit Connect icon and choose  Open Main Menu.setup-fitbit-mac
  2. From the main menu, select Set Up A New Fitbit Device.
  3. Account Setup:a. Select New to Fitbit if you don’t already have a Fitbit.com account.b. Select Existing User to log into your existing Fitbit.com account.

    Note: You can only have one Fitbit tracker paired to an account at any given time. If you currently have another Fitbit tracker linked to your account and plan to continue using it, choose Don’t Replace to continue setup using a different email address. If you’d like to use your One on your existing account, choosing Replace Tracker remove your other tracker, and replace it with your One.

  4.  Enter or confirm your personal details and click Next. This information personalizes your Fitbit experience and improves the accuracy of your calorie burn and distance data. You can adjust your privacy settings on the Fitbit website to control what information is shared with others.
  5. Make sure that your wireless sync dongle is plugged into your computer and
    that your Fitbit One is nearby.
  6. Click the Fitbit One tile. Fitbit Connect will now begin searching for your One.
  7. A pairing number will appear on your tracker’s display once the Fitbit Connect has located it. It may take up to 30 seconds for this number to appear.
    Note: If the number does not display, click “I don’t see a number starting with
    “0”. Make sure that your tracker’s battery is charged and the display is
    on. Fitbit Connect will resume looking for your tracker.
  8. Enter the number displayed on your tracker’s screen into your computer, and then click Next.
  9. Your tracker will connect to Fitbit.com. This can take up to a minute.
  10. Once your tracker has connected to Fitbit.com, enter a greeting, then click Next. The greeting is what you will see each time you pick up your Fitbit One and can be your name or any 8 character long combination of letters or numbers.
  11. Your personalized greeting will now be sent to your tracker. This can take up to 30 seconds.
  12. When your tracker has been linked with your Fitbit account, you will see a “You’re all set” screen. Take some steps with your tracker and sync it to your account to see your stats on your Dashboard.

Pairing Fitbit One to a PC

  1. In the Windows System Tray, right-click the Fitbit Connect icon and choose Open Main Menu.setup-fitbit-pc
  2. From the main menu, select Set Up a New Fitbit Device.
  3. Account Setup:
    a. Select New to Fitbit if you don’t already have a Fitbit.com account.
    b. Select Existing User to log into your existing Fitbit.com account.
    Note: You can only have one Fitbit tracker paired to an account at any given time. If you currently have another Fitbit tracker linked to your account and plan to continue using it, choose Don’t Replace to continue setup using a different email address. If you’d like to use your One on your existing account, choosing Replace Tracker remove your other tracker, and replace it with your One.
  4. Enter or confirm your personal details and click Next. This information  personalizes your Fitbit experience and improves the accuracy of your calorie burn and distance data. You can adjust your privacy settings on the Fitbit website to control what information is shared with others.
  5. Make sure that your Wireless sync dongle is plugged into your computer and that your Fitbit One is near it.
  6. Click the Fitbit One tile. Fitbit Connect will now begin searching for your One.
  7. A 4 digit pairing number will appear on your tracker’s display once the Fitbit Connect has located it. It may take up to 30 seconds for this number to appear.Note: If the number does not display, click “I don’t see a number starting with
    “0”. At this time, make sure that your tracker’s battery is charged and
    the display is on. Fitbit Connect will resume looking for your tracker
  8. Enter the number displayed on your tracker’s screen into your computer, and then click Next.
  9. Your tracker will connect to Fitbit.com. This can take up to a minute.
  10. Once your tracker has connected to Fitbit.com, enter a greeting and click Next. The greeting is what you will see each time you pick up your Fitbit One and can be your name or any 8 character long combination of letters or numbers.
  11. Your personalized greeting will now be sent to your tracker. This can take up to 30 seconds.
  12. When your tracker has been linked with your Fitbit account, you will see a “You’re all set” screen. Take some steps with your tracker and sync it to your account to see your stats on your Dashboard.

Wireless sync to a computer

Fitbit Connect must be installed and your Wireless sync dongle plugged into your computer for your tracker to sync to Fitbit.com. Syncing occurs every 15 minutes when your tracker has new data and is within 15 feet of a plugged-in Wireless sync dongle.

You can force sync your tracker by clicking the Fitbit Connect icon, which is located by the time and date on your computer, then selecting Sync Now.

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Note: If you experience any trouble syncing your tracker with your computer, you
can visit http://help.fitbit.com for help.

That is step by step configuration how to connect Fitbit One to your computer, if you have any trouble with sync your device or your Fitbit can’t connect to computer please read carefully this guide or try to explore more Fitbit One manual on this site.



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