Today’s update for the Fitbit Charge 5 will enable customers to locate their phone in the event that it is misplaced. These days, a lot of devices have this common capability. The Charge 5 was not, however, one of them. However, all of that appears to be changing as 9To5Google claims that Fitbit has started distributing an update that will make the feature available.
Users only need to swipe up from the bottom of the display to access it. You should see it right after the screen wake option if the update has been installed and the feature is available to you. However, you must ensure that your Charge 5 is upgraded to version 1.171.50.
Even if you’ve never updated before, it’s simple. Nevertheless, you should often leave the tracker plugged in while it is updating. if at least the battery is low.
Advertisement FIND YOUR PHONE USING YOUR FITBIT CHARGE 5 Even if your Charge 5 is running the correct software version, there are a few considerations with this feature. It won’t function right away, and there are some requirements. Charge 5 and your phone must both be turned on first.
Additionally, make sure Bluetooth is turned on and that the app is open in the background. Furthermore, that you are looking for and that your Charge 5 is linked to the phone.
Additionally, for this to work, your phone must be within 30 feet of the Charge 5. Thus, there are some restrictions in place. Imagine losing your phone while camping and not realizing it until you get home. Using this functionality is out of the question.
Advertisement This also isn’t a reliable way to track down stolen phones. Unless it is still 30 feet away. But anyone who frequently loses stuff around the house or car will find this to be quite useful.
This update ought to be available to the majority, if not all, Charge 5 customers by now. If you haven’t noticed it on your own tracker yet, you might before the end of the day.
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