Can You Change the Bands on Fitbit? (Question Answered!)

Fitbit smartwatches and trackers are designed to be worn comfortably all day to track activities. However, the bands on the Fitbit may break over time, making activity tracking complicated. So, it is possible to replace the bands on a Fitbit when they break?

If the bands on your Fitbit break, you can easily change them and continue tracking your health and fitness activities. The process of replacing the bands is simple and takes just a minute.

In this guide, I will demonstrate steps that help you change the bands on Fitbit models like Charge, Sense, Versa, Luxe, Inspire, and Ace. Let’s get started!

How to Replace the Band on Fitbit Charge

Fitbit Charge 2, Charge 3, Charge 4, and Charge 5 use the same type of clip to secure bands to their bodies. For that reason, we will replace their bands on all of them the same way.

Follow the simple steps below to replace the bands on your Fitbit Charge:

  1. Tun the tracker upside down and you will see quick release latches that hold the bands to the device.
  2. Press the latches towards the bands and pull the bands away from the watch to disconnect.
  3. Take the new bands and gently push them towards the socket that holds the bands to the Fitbit body. You should hear snap sounds when bands get properly locked into the Fitbit body.

That’s it! You have successfully changed the bands on your Fitbit Charge 2 HR, Charge 2, Charge 3, Charge 4, or Charge 5.

How to Change the Bands on a Fitbit Sense

Fitbit Sense and Sense 2 come with the same type of latches to firmly lock the bands to their bodies. Follow the easy steps below to replace the bands on your Fitbit Sense:

  1. Turn your Fitbit Sense or Sense 2 upside down and you will notice release latches on both ends.
  2. Gently press the release latches towards the bands and the bands away from the watch to disconnect from the Fitbit body.
  3. To replace the bands, first remove the old ones.
  4. Then, take the new bands and align them with the band socket. Starting with the longer band, gently push the bands towards the sockets until you hear a snap sound, indicating that they are firmly connected to the body.

How to Replace the Bands on Fitbit Versa 3 and Versa 4

These steps don’t work with the Fitbit Versa 2 because unlike Versa 3 and Versa 4 it uses a pin to lock the bands to its body.

Fitbit Versa 3 and Versa 4 use a latch to hold bands firmly to their bodies. Here is how you will replace the bands on Fitbit Versa 3 and Versa 4:

  1. Turn the tracker upside down and you should see latches that lock the bands to its body.
  2. Press the latches towards the bands while gently pulling the band away from the device until they are fully released.
  3. With the old bands out, take the new bands and align them with the slot on the Fitbit.
  4. Gently push the bands toward the Fitbit body and you will hear click sounds to indicate the bands are now connected to the Fitbit body.

How to Change the Bands on Fitbit Versa 2

The bands on Fitbit Versa 2 are locked to the Fitbit body differently. Fitbit Versa 2 holds the bands to its body with levers. Here are steps to help replace the band on a Fitbit Versa 2:

  1. Turn your Fitbit Versa 2 upside down and you will see quick release levers on both ends of the watch.
  2. To disconnect the old bands from the watch press the quick release levers and pull the bands away from the watch to completely disconnect.
  3. Take the new bands, insert their pins into the notches, and then press their levers to fit the bands into the band slots on the Fitbit body.

How to Replace Bands on Fitbit Ace

Provided below are steps to help you change the bands on your son’s or daughter’s Fitbit Ace 2 or Ace 3:

  • To remove the Fitbit Ace from its old band, gently push it until it pops and disconnects from the old band. Then, to attach it to the new band, simply pop the device into place.

How to Replace Bands on Fitbit Inspire

Fitbit Inspire 2 and Inspire 3 lock their bands the same way. They lock the bands to their bodies with a quick release lever. Here is how you will replace the bands on Fitbit Inspire 2 and Inspire 3:

  1. Turn the fitness tracker upside down and you will see the quick release levers on both ends.
  2. Press the quick release levers downwards and gently pull the old bands away from the Fitbit body.
  3. Take the new bands, insert their pins into the notches on the device, and push the quick release levers upwards while gently pushing the bands into the slots on the Fitbit body.

How to Change the Bands on Fitbit Luxe

To replace the bands on Fitbit Luxe:

  1. Turn it upside down and you will see a little quick release latch.
  2. To disconnect the old bands, press these latches towards the band and gently pull the bands away from the device to fully disconnect.
  3. Take the new bands, align them with the slots or sockets on the Fitbit device, and then gently push the bands into slots until you hear snap sounds, which indicate the bands are firmly connected to Fitbit.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Are All Fitbit Bands Replaceable?

Fitbit has designed all their bands to be replaceable, which means that you can easily swap out broken bands and continue tracking your activity as usual. To assist you, we have provided a step-by-step guide for replacing bands on most Fitbit smartwatches and activity trackers.

2. How Long Do Fitbit Bands Last?

The durability of the bands on Fitbit varies based on usage. Typically, Fitbit bands are designed to last for approximately 2 years. However, I prefer to switch between different bands.

3. Can I Wash My Fitbit Bands?

Yes, you can wash the bands on your Fitbit. So, when you clean your Fitbit device, don’t forget to clean the bands as well.

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Jashon Kanaiza

I’m Jashon Kanaiza, a lover of life, books, gadgets, and coffee. I spend hours testing, researching, reviewing, and troubleshooting wearable tech by an array of brands. My goal with JayFinity is to help you push your wearable to its limit. From tips to how-to guides to reviews, you deserve the best wearable information – without a paywall behind it.

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