How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire?

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Written By Dinu Sri

Dr. H. T. D. S. Madusanka is an electronic enthusiastic, involved in research and development.

So you love using your Fitbit Inspire. You love how easy this device makes it to track your progress. But, there is a problem.

You want to change time on Fitbit Inspire, but you can’t. Because you don’t know how to. Well, if this is your case then this post is for you.

In this post, we’ve mentioned the three methods for changing time on Fitbit Inspire. We recommend you to start from method 1 and if you don’t find your solution then proceed to Method 2 and do the same again if necessary.

Alright, we’ve got plenty to cover so let’s get started.

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How to Change Time on Fitbit Inspire?

There are 3 methods for changing time on Fitbit inspire and we’ve written all of them below.

Method #1

This solution involves syncing. Yes, you’ve heard it right. You’re going to sync information from your Fitbit Inspire.

Why will this work? You don’t need to know that. Just trust us and try this. The chances are that your problem is going to be solved.

You can either sync the Fitbit Inspire from your phone or computer. We’ve mentioned both solutions below. In case one solution doesn’t work, be sure to follow the other.

Let’s start with the phone.

Step 1: Make sure your Fitbit Inspire is connected to your IOS or Android. If it’s not connected, then things won’t work.

Step 2: Go to your Fitbit app on your mobile. Now, once you’re at the dashboard pull down the screen and you’ll be shown multiple options. Click the Sync option.

If things did not work, don’t worry, instead log into your computer.

Step 1: Download the Fitbit Inspire connect. If you’ve already got it on your computer, then congratulations, you have saved yourself some time.

Step 2: If you’re not already signed in to your Fitbit account, then do it. After signing in, move to the next step.

Step 3: Now connect your Fitbit wireless sync Dongle.

Step 4: You might not have to even do this step. Why? It’s a good question and we’re going to answer it in the next paragraph.

The reason is after you’ve connected to the Dongle, usually the Fitbit device automatically gets synced. But, you may have noticed that reading our previous sentence we said “usually.” Usually does not mean always.

If this is your case, then we’ve got bad news and good news for you. First, the bad news. The bad news is that you’ll have to sync all the data manually. The good news is, you can still do it.

Now most likely the time on your Fitbit Inspire will change. If that’s the case, then awesome. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case. In such a case, you’ll have to try one of these other methods.

Method #2

This method involves a lot more action. Why is that? Because it involves you to change the time manually. Take the steps we’re going to mention below to manually change the time on your Fitbit Inspire (change time on FitBit Charge 2) (change time on FitBit Charge 2).

In this section, we’re going to teach you how to do this on the phone and computer in the same section. We’re not going to create a separate section for explanation for each device, like we did in the Method #1.

Step 1: Go to the Fitbit app on your phone. Now, click on the icon on the top right corner.

If you’re trying to change the time from the computer, then still click on the icon at the top right, but this one will have the name Settings written next to it.

Step 2: In the phone, scroll down a little and ignore all the settings options. Alright, don’t do that and click on the one named App Settings.   

If you’re on a computer, you’ll have to do things just a bit differently. You don’t have to find an option named App Settings. Instead, you just scroll down until you see an option named Settings (without App).

Step 3: Look for an option. The name of the option is Set Automatically. Go look for it and come back.

Have you found it? Awesome! See whether it’s turned on or off. If it’s turned on, then turn it off. If it’s already turned on, then turn it off and then on.

Step 4: You might not have to take this step. Because your problem might have been solved already. If that is your case, congratulations. We’re so happy for you.

If that is not your case, don’t worry because there is more to do. Now, we’ll help you manually set your time zone. Are you with us? Of course you are, silly us we guess.

You shouldn’t use your mobile phone for this one. If you’re already on the computer, awesome. If you’re not on the computer, then get on it.

Scroll down and down, until you reach the place where there is no further place to go down. There you’ll see the Personal Info page click on it. Now find the option called time-zone. Once you’ve found it, you know what to do. (click on it).

Here you’ll see a feature called automatic time zone tracking, turn it off. Once it’s turned off, choose the city in your time zone.

Step 5: Once you’ve made these changes, there is only one thing left for you to do and then you’ll succeed. The last thing is to head back to your Fitbit dashboard.

Once you’re at the dashboard, you’ll have to force a sync. To do this, first click the Fitbit Connect icon. Then you’ll see an option called Sync Now, you know what you’ve got to do now. Click on it.

Following these steps will most likely solve your problem. So congratulations! You’ve done it. But, before you do it, know that there is still no guarantee.

In case things didn’t work out we’re sorry because you’ve spent a lot of your time but haven’t achieved the outcome you were looking for, but there is a bright side. There is one more method you can use.

Method #3

This method involves switching between 12 hours and 24 hours. Unfortunately, you can’t do this form the Fitbit app and will instead have to log into the Fitbit online web dashboard.

Now this doesn’t mean you can’t do it from your phone as well. So here are the steps.

Step 1: Click the Settings icon at the top right corner.

Step 2: In this section, you have to find an option called Personal Info. Once you’ve found it, click on it.

Step 3: Keep scrolling down until you see an option called Clock Display TIme.

Step 4: Change the time and then click submit and sync your tracker.


There are many methods for changing the time on Fitbit Inspire (change time on FitBit Charge 3) (change time on FitBit Charge 3). We’ve listed all of them in this post. By trying each method mentioned in this post you’ll find the solution for your problem.

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