The Fitbit Charge 5 is a popular activity tracker that many people use to monitor their daily activity and progress. However, what to do if you want to update the firmware on your device?
In this blog post, we’ll show you how to update Fitbit Charge 5 easily using the Fitbit app. So don’t worry if you’re not sure how to do it, we’ve got you covered. Now, without wasting any further time let’s get started with today’s post.
How to Update the Fitbit Charge 5?
If you want to update your Fitbit Charge 5, it is necessary to check whether a new update is available or not. For this purpose, you can simply check the notifications on your Fitbit app on your connected device. This is because whenever a new software update is available, the app will notify you.
Before we move forward with the detailed guide on updating your Fitbit Charge 5, it is important to keep a few necessary things in mind. First of all, prior to initiating a software update make sure that your Fitbit Charge 5 has at least 20% battery. If your Charge 5 has less than 20% battery then it’s better to charge it first. Now, let’s get started with the update process for your Fitbit Charge 5.
5 Steps to Update Fitbit Charge 5:
In this section, we have added a step-by-step guide to help you update your Fitbit Charge 5 manually. Let’s take a look at the detailed guide:
- First of all, make sure that you have the Fitbit app installed on the connected device.
- Open the Fitbit app.
- Click on the photo avatar that can be easily located on the top left side of the app.
- From there scroll down a bit and then click on Help and Support.
- After that click on the “Check for Charge 5” update.
- If a new update is available then all you have to do is to follow the on-screen instructions to start with the process.
Sometimes, your Fitbit Charge 5 gets updated automatically as well, so in that case, you’ll get a message saying, “Your Charge 5 is up-to-date.”
Why Won’t My Fitbit Software Update?
If your Fitbit Charge 5 won’t update then there might be several reasons for that. In this section, we have mentioned some of the most common reasons why you’re unable to update your Fitbit Charge 5. Let’s take a look at the reasons:
The most common reason behind a Fitbit not updating is low battery. So make sure that your device has enough battery before initiating an update.
Another reason may be that your device is not connected properly to the internet or Wi-Fi. For a successful software update, it is necessary to keep your device connected to a stable internet connection.
There might also be a possibility that the new software update is not yet available in your region. In such cases, you need to wait for a few days until the new update is available in your region.
If your Fitbit Charge 5 isn’t updating or working as expected, it may be due to a lot of reasons. Sometimes you can get rid of these problems by initiating a simple restart process. Try restarting your mobile device and try again to see if the update process goes on or not.