How To Reset Fitbit Charge 4 In Just 3 Steps

Your Fitbit charge 4 may act reliably and authentic most of the time. But if it is not working correctly or you want to give it to your friend or family member, you need to know how to reset a Fitbit charge 4.

Reasons Of Reset

There must be two reasons why you want to know how to reset your Fitbit charge 4.

  •  If your tracker is not tracking correctly or facing connectivity problems, you want to reset your tracker. This soft reset will not delete your data.
  • If you want to give your tracker to someone else then you should remove all of your data. So for this, you have to do a factory reset.

Cases Of Reset

While reset, you have two cases.

The first case is to reset the tracker when it is on, and it is responding. And the second case is that when your tracker is not responding or not working.

So we have discussed how to factory reset your Fitbit charge 4, with the cases mentioned above.

Case 1(When your tracker is on)

If you’re having trouble tracking, syncing, or connecting to the Fitbit Charge 4 and you want to know how to reboot your tracker, so follow these steps to get a factory reset.

  • Swipe up from the lock screen of the tracker (home screen).
  • Go to settings.
  • Then scroll down to the about section (info section)
  • And then click on the “Reboot Device.”

By following these simple steps, you can reset/reboot your tracker in the case when your tracker is on and is responding. Your tracker should now work normally.

Case 2 (When your tracker is off)

In this case, your tracker is not responding or not working, and you want to reset/reboot it. So, follow these steps to get a factory reset or reboot.

  • Plug the charging cable into a USB port and connect the opposite end of the port to the rear of the tracker.
  •  Make sure the button on your tracker is in line with the button opening on the charging cable. The tracker will vibrate, and you see a battery icon pop up on the tracker’s display.
  • Hold the button on your tracker for 8 seconds. Release the button. When you see a smile icon, and the tracker vibrates, the tracker restarted.
  • Remove your tracker from the charging.

By following these steps, you can reset/reboot your tracker when your tracker is not responding. Your tracker should now work typically.

Results

After the reset/reboot, the issues and problems you faced about connectivity, tracking, and syncing are resolved.

How To Do A Factory Reset

If you are going to gift your tracker to somebody or want to sell it and are looking to erase all the data, kindly follow these simple steps.

  • Swipe up from the lock screen of the tracker (home screen).
  • Go to settings.
  • Then scroll down to the about section (info section)
  • And then click on the “Clear user data”.

By following these simple steps, all your data will be erased. And now, if you are going to gift it or wanna sell it, you can give it or sell it without any hesitation.

Precautions

Some Fitbit devices have small holes for sensors like the microphone or altimeter. Don’t try to restart your device by inserting any items, like paper clips, into these holes, as you’ll damage your Fitbit device.

F&Qs

How to turn on Fitbit Charge 4?

 You can only activate the Charge 4 after you plug in and connect the charging cable. Pressing and holding the button will do nothing the first time you take it out of the box.

How to turn off the Fitbit Charge 4?

  • Just press the left button and then swipe to the Settings. 
  • Now tap the Settings, and you will see Shutdown. 
  • Tap the arrow on the bottom. 
  • Tap the confirmation icon to shut down.

How to clear steps data from Fitbit?

  • Go to your Fitbit app account
  • Click Activities
  • Click the activity you want to delete, and click the delete icon.

Does Fitbit Charge 4 reset every day?

Yes, Charge 4 automatically resets itself each day at midnight. 

Related: How to Hard Reset Smartwatch Forget Password

Leave a Reply