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When your Fitbit dies in the middle of a workout or fails to register an excellent night’s sleep, it can be a frustrating experience.
Batteries deteriorate over time, which is an unfortunate fact of the tech-enthusiast lifestyle. But there are some settings you can change to squeeze as much juice out of your fitness tracker as possible. Here are some tricks to try.
Switch to a simple watchface
A Fitbit’s watchface can impact its battery in a major way: a more demanding screen can remove days from its life.
- Make sure the Fitbit app is downloaded and paired to your device
- In the Fitbit app, tap your profile image in the top-left corner
- Tap the icon labeled “Clock Faces.” Select “All Clocks.”
- From here, you’ll be able to browse the…