Owning a Fitbit Inspire HR comes with several luxuries. From being able to track your health to check the time, this product is just amazing. Despite being a top-notch piece, it has its flaws.
Sometimes, you will notice that your Fitbit Inspire HR doesn’t show the correct time. This happens mostly when you change time zones and the device doesn’t sync with your dashboard. It also happens when standard time or daylight saving occurs.
How do you change the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR? This post will explain how to change the time using the app and the web browser. Let’s dive straight in.
How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire HR
There are different ways to change time on a Fitbit Inspire HR. This section will highlight the different methods.
How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire HR via Mobile
Usually, you should connect your Fitbit Inspire HR to your smartphone (either Android or iOS device). Doing this allows you to sync the device with your mobile phone. As such, when you get into a new time zone, the device syncs with your smartphone and the time changes automatically. If the time doesn’t change, you can follow the steps below to sync the device with your smartphone manually:
Step 1: Ensure that your Fitbit Inspire HR and your mobile device (Android or iOS) are connected.
Step 2: Launch the Fitbit app on your smartphone.
Step 3: Pull down on the screen when your Fitbit dashboard shows. This action reveals a list of options from which you should select “Sync.”
By now, the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR should sync with the time on your smartphone. If this method doesn’t work, try the next method below.
How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire HR via Desktop
Sometimes, trying to sync with your smartphone may not work. This is due to several reasons including poor internet connection. What do you do when this occurs? You should try changing the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR via your desktop. Here’s how to do this:
Step 1: Download “Fitbit Inspire Connect” to your computer and install the program. If you have the app already, jump to Step 2.
Step 2: Sign in to your Fitbit account using the appropriate account details.
Step 3: Connect the Fitbit wireless sync dongle.
Usually, after connecting the dongle, your Fitbit Inspire HR syncs with your dashboard automatically. As such, the time should already be correct on your Inspire HR after this action. If it isn’t, you need to adjust the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR manually. The next section will show you how to achieve this feat.
How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire HR via Force Sync
If you have tried syncing your Fitbit Inspire HR to your dashboard to no avail, then you should consider “force sync.” In this case, you will be forcing the device to sync with your dashboard manually. The process is just as simple as what we have explained earlier. Check it out below:
Step 1: Launch the Fitbit app on your device.
Step 2: Go to the tab labeled “Today” then tap on your “Profile Picture.”
Step 3: Select your Fitbit Inspire HR from the list.
Step 4: Scroll down the menu list and tap on “Sync Now.”
After doing this, your device should sync automatically and it should solve any time problems you are facing. If this doesn’t work, consider any of the other processes below.
Reboot your Fitbit Inspire HR
One of the easiest ways to manually set the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR is to reboot it. Rebooting the device helps to solve most of the internal problems that it might be experiencing. Different Fitbit devices have different rebooting processes. If you own a Fitbit Inspire HR, the steps below will guide you:
Step 1: Go to “Settings.”
Step 2: Select “Restart Device.”
Step 3: Tap on “Restart.”
Once you do this, your Fitbit Inspire HR will restart automatically. After this, the time should be correct as the device would have synced with your dashboard and current time zone.
Change your Time Zone Settings Manually via the Fitbit App
Another way to change the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR is to manually change the time zone settings. Again, this process is very easy. Follow the steps below:
Step 1: Launch the Fitbit app on your smartphone.
Step 2: Click on the tab labeled “Today.”
Step 3: Click on your “Profile Picture” or the “Profile Icon.”
Step 4: Scroll down the list of options and click on “App Settings” or “Advanced Settings.”
Step 5: Go to “Time Zone” and toggle the button beside “Set Automatically” or “Automatic Time Zone” to switch off the feature.
Step 6: Select your location under the list of “Time Zones.”
Step 7: Choose the correct Time Zone then click “Sync.”
How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire HR via Web Browser
If you don’t have access to your smartphone or the Fitbit desktop app, all hope is not lost. Fitbit has provided a way for you to change the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR. you can do this by logging into your Fitbit dashboard via your web browser. Check the steps below to do this:
Step 1: Launch your favorite web browser and type “fitbit.com” into the address bar.
Step 2: Log into your Fitbit account using the appropriate account details.
Step 3: Go to the top-right of the window and click on the “Gear” icon.
Step 4: Scroll through the menu list and click on “Settings.”
Step 5: Click on “Personal Info” in the sidebar.
Step 6: Select “Advanced Settings” from the menu list.
Step 7: Tap “Time Zone.”
Step 8: Choose the time zone that applies to your current location.
Step 9: Click on “Submit” to sync your Fitbit Inspire HR and set the time.
By now, the time on your Fitbit Inspire HR should sync with your current time zone.