How to Change a Fitbit Band

Switch the band on your Fitbit Charge, Ionic, Inspire, and more

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If your favorite Fitbit band is broken, worn out, or maybe not your favorite any longer, you can easily swap it out. Here are the instructions for changing the bands on the Fitbit Charge, Ionic, Inspire, and Ace 2 for kids.

Do you own a Fitbit Versa instead? It's not too difficult to Change a Fitbit Versa Band, either.

How to Change the Band on a Fitbit Charge

These instructions apply to the Charge 2, Charge 2 HR, and Charge 3, which all use the same type of clip.

Fitbit Charge 3
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  1. Look inside your Fitbit Charge band and locate the two quick release clips connected to either side of the Fitbit watch case.

  2. Holding the Fitbit watch case in one hand, press the outside edge of the release clip (shown in red) with the thumb of your other hand and pull the watch case towards you. This action will release the watch case from the clip. Repeat this process for the other side of the band.

    Never force anything when changing your band. If it feels stuck, gently move the band around to release it. If you're having problems, contact Fitbit help.

    Locating Fitbit Charge 2 clips
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  3. To attach the band, you'll basically reverse the above steps. To start, check the position of the watch case to your wrist and make sure you're attaching the straps to the correct sides of the watch case.

  4. Next, hold the watch case in one hand with the inside facing you. Take one side of the band in your other hand and attach it by pressing the watch case away from you into the quick release clip. You don't need to press the clip this time, just snap it in. Repeat this process the other side of the band.

How to Change the Band on a Fitbit Ionic

Fitbit Ionic bands come in two sizes, large and small, but the process for changing the Ionic band is the same.

Fitbit Ionic
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  1. Look inside your Fitbit Ionic band and locate the two instant snap metal buttons connected to either side of the watch case of your Fitbit tracker.

  2. Holding the Fitbit watch case in one hand, press the metal button (shown in blue) with the thumbnail of yourcaseother hand and gently detach the band by pulling the band out. The band should detach easily when you press the button. Repeat this process for the other side of the band.

    Never force anything when changing your band. If it feels stuck, gently move the band around to release it. If you're having problems, contact Fitbit help.

    Locating Fitbit Ionic clips
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  3. Attaching the new band is basically a reverse process of the above steps. To start, place the watch case to your wrist to make sure you're attaching the bands to the correct sides of the watch case.

  4. To attach the new band, simply push the band's metal clip into the button of your Fitbit. You don't need to press the button, just snap it in. Repeat this process for the other side of the band.

How to Change the Band on a Fitbit Inspire

The Fitbit Inspire tracker has small quick-release pins that attach the bands to the watch case. It's a little trickier than other models, but it's still easy enough to do.

Fitbit Inspire
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  1. Look inside your Fitbit Inspire band and locate the two quick-release pins connected to either side of the Fitbit tracker watch case.

  2. Press down on the pin's quick release lever with the tip of your finger and gently pull the band away from the watch case. It should detach easily, so don't force anything. Repeat this process for the other side of the band.

    Locating Fitbit Inspire pins
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  3. To attach the new band, hold the band at a right angle and slide the bottom of the pin (on the side opposite the quick-release lever) into the bottom notch on the Fitbit watch case.

    Attaching Fitbit Inspire band
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  4. While pressing down on the quick release lever, press the pin into the top notch of the Fitbit watch case. Once securely attached, release the quick release lever. Repeat this process for the other side of the band.

    Finish attaching Fitbit Inspire band
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How to Change the Band on a Fitbit Ace 2

The Ace 2 for kids has a flexible band that works by allowing you to pop the watch case in and out, so you can quickly switch bands without any pins or clasps.

Fitbit Ace 2
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  1. Hold the Ace 2 watch case so it's facing you and the button is on the left.

  2. To remove the watch case from the band, gently press the watch case through the opening on the flexible band.

    Detaching clock face from Fitbit Ace 2
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  3. Attaching a new band is the opposite process. To start, hold the watch case towards you with the button on the left.

  4. Now, place the top of the watch case into the flexible wristband opening and gently push the the watch case into place from the bottom until it's securely inside the band. Make sure the edges of the wristband lie flat against the tracker.

    Attaching clock face to Fitbit Ace 2
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