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How To Install Fitbit Connect App For Mac

Fitbit Connect App For Mac
Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to install the Fitbit Connect App For Mac? You don’t need to use and set up your Fitbit on iPhone. While having a Mac at work, home, or school, you can simply set up, use or manage your Fitbit fitness tracker on macOS as well. However, both a Fitbit Connect app and a web portal, that’ll help you to use or set up right from your Mac!

How to download or install the Fitbit Connect app for Mac

Fitbit has an app called Fitbit Connect. However, it enables you to pair and syncs your Fitbit tracker using Mac using the handy wireless USB dongle.

Fitbit Connect App For Mac

Step 1:

Initially, install the free Fitbit Connect app.

Step 2:

Tap Download for Mac.

Step 3:

Head over to a new Finder window.

Step 4:

Tap Downloads in the menu.

Step 5:

Double-tap the Fitbit disk image file. Its name will begin with “FibtitConnect_Mac…”

Step 6:

Double-tap the Fitbit installer file. It seems like a cardboard box and is known as “Install Fitbit Connect.pkg.”

Step 7:

Tap Continue on the page introduction to installing wizard.

Step 8:

Tap Continue on the software license agreement.

Step 9:

Tap Agree to agree to the terms and conditions.

Step 10:

Then tap Continue when you have selected the drive on which to save the Fitbit Connect app.

Step 11:

Tap Install.

Step 12:

Input your password and tap Install Software.

However, you’ve successfully got the Fitbit Connect app. You can just open it as you would any other apps – either from the dock or from the Finder. Now can easily access your Dashboard, a member in challenges, and much more, all from your Mac!

Pair the latest Fitbit tracker via Mac

Now you’ve got the Fitbit Connect app installed, you want to pair your Fitbit via Mac. It is done using the wireless key that came in your Fitbit’s box. Then remember to plug it into an available USB port before initiating the setup process. It seems like a thumb drive.

Follow the steps carefully:

Step 1:

Tap to use or set up a New Fitbit Device.

Step 2:

Tap New to Fitbit.

Step 3:

Input your email address and make a password.

Step 4:

Tap the box located next to “I agree to the Fitbit Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.”

Step 5:

Tap Sign Up.

Step 6:

Input your info on the “Tell us about yourself” page.

Step 7:

Tap Sign Up.

Step 8:

Tap the Fitbit tracker that you’re setting up.

Step 9:

Tap Next via information screens.

Step 10:

Then perform the action requested.

  • Input the code that seems on your Fitbit’s display.
  • Click your Flex until you feel it vibrate.
Step 11:

Tap Next or I felt it buzz, depending on your Fitbit version.

Step 12:

Tap Next on the connection confirmation screen.

Step 13:

Tap Go to Dashboard.

That’s all! However, your Fitbit tracker is also paired with Mac. Now you can be signed up for a Fitbit account as well. 2 birds are dead, and you’ve only tossed one stone.

Remember that you want that dongle plugged in all the time if you like your tracker to sync via Mac continually.

Whenever, your Mac remains connected to the WiFi, your Fitbit tracker wirelessly sync when you’re 20 feet of it. Then you log in to your Fitbit Connect app and view your up-to-date progress without connecting any cables or tapping the Sync button.

Conclusion:

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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