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The Comprehensive Guide to Changing Your Fitbit Band

A Seamless Transition to Fresh Looks

Your Fitbit is more than just a fitness tracker. It's an extension of your personal style, reflecting daily moods, outfits, or events. As trends evolve, you might find yourself itching to swap out your current Fitbit band. Whether you're a seasoned user or a newcomer, we've crafted the ultimate guide to effortlessly change your Fitbit band.

1. Know Your Fitbit Model

Before we dive in, it's crucial to know which Fitbit model you own. The process slightly varies between:

  • Fitbit Charge Series
  • Fitbit Inspire Series
  • Fitbit Versa Series
  • Fitbit Sense

Identifying your model ensures you're using the right method and purchasing compatible bands.

2. Tools and Preparations

Generally, changing your Fitbit band is tool-free. However, ensure you:

  • Work on a flat surface
  • Keep the original or a new band close
  • Wash and dry your hands to avoid transferring dirt

3. Changing Bands for the Fitbit Charge Series

Releasing the Band

  1. Find the band latches—located on both ends of the tracker.
  2. Press down on the flat button on the latch.
  3. While pressing, slide the band up or down to release.

Attaching a New Band

  1. Align the new band's end with the tracker's groove.
  2. Slide it into place until you hear a click.

4. For the Fitbit Inspire Series

Removing the Band

  1. Locate the pins on the band's inside.
  2. Push in the pin using your nail.
  3. Gently pull the band away.

Fixing a New Band

  1. Insert the pin into the watch's notch.
  2. Push in the pin and slide the other end into place.

5. Swapping Bands on the Fitbit Versa Series

Detaching the Band

  1. Press down on the small lever of the band.
  2. Slide out the band in a swift motion.

Securing a Fresh Band

  1. Slide in the new band until it clicks into position.

6. For the Premium Fitbit Sense

Band Release

  1. Use your thumb to press down on the lever.
  2. Slide the band out of its slot.

Introducing a New Band

  1. Align the band with the slot.
  2. Push in until it securely clicks.

7. Aftercare and Maintenance

A new band means new responsibility. Ensure you:

  • Clean it regularly with a lint-free cloth.
  • Avoid direct sunlight to prevent discoloration.
  • Rotate between bands to reduce wear and tear.

8. Where to Buy Replacement Bands

Original Fitbit bands are available at official stores or online. However, many third-party manufacturers offer stylish, high-quality alternatives.

9. Troubleshooting Common Hiccups

  • Band doesn't fit: Double-check for model compatibility.
  • Difficulty in attaching: Ensure no debris is in the grooves.
  • Band feels loose: Reattach, ensuring all clips are secure.

10. Expanding Beyond Bands

With your new band in place, consider exploring other Fitbit accessories like screen protectors or charging docks to enhance your experience.


Changing your Fitbit band is a straightforward process, breathing fresh life into your device. By following our detailed guide, you'll not only ensure a seamless transition but also maintain the longevity of your Fitbit. Dive into personalization and wear your Fitbit with renewed pride.


  1. How often should I change my Fitbit band?
    • Ideally, when it shows wear, or when you desire a fresh look.
  2. Can I use non-Fitbit branded bands?
    • Yes, but ensure they're compatible with your model.
  3. Is it safe to swim with all Fitbit bands?
    • Check the band's water-resistance level before swimming.
  4. Why is my band causing skin irritation?
    • Clean it regularly and ensure it's not too tight.
  5. Can I customize my Fitbit display to match my new band?
    • Absolutely! Fitbit offers a variety of watch faces for personalization.


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