How to Get Text Messages on Fitbit Versa 2


The Fitbit Versa 2 is more than just a health tracker; it’s also loaded with features and functionality. One feature available on the Fitbit Versa 2 is the ability to get text messages sent to your iPhone, iPad or Android on your Fitbit smartwatch. Receiving text messages on your Fitbit Versa 2 does require that your smartwatch is paired with your iOS or Android phone or tablet via Bluetooth. Additionally, you won’t be able to respond to messages at all on your iPhone or iPad, and you’ll only be able to send pre-generated responses on your Android device.

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Steps to Get Text Messages on Fitbit Versa 2

  1. Launch the Fitbit app on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You’ll land on the Fitbit Today screen.
  2. Tap your profile picture in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Tap your Fitbit Versa 2 in the list of connected devices. The information screen for your Fitbit Versa 2 appears.

  1. Tap “Notifications” in the list of options on the bottom part of this screen. The Notifications screen appears.

  1. Tap to set the toggle to the right of Text Messages to On. You’ll automatically start receiving notifications for text messages sent to your iOS or Android device on your Fitbit Versa 2. It’s important to remember that you’ll only receive these notifications if your iPhone, iPad or Android device is paired with your Fitbit Versa 2 via Bluetooth, and also in range for Bluetooth to send a signal.

Reasons You May Want to Receive Text Messages on Your Fitbit Versa 2

1. Convenience

The Fitbit Versa 2 offers ultimate convenience by allowing you to receive and respond to text messages without having to take your phone out. Never miss an important text again and save time by quickly responding from your wrist. No more fumbling for your phone in your pocket or bag.

2. Accessibility Reasons

Keep up with important communications on the go with the Fitbit Versa 2. Quickly see who is trying to reach you and what they need without having to take out your phone. Stay connected to the people that matter to you and never miss an important message.

3. Safety Reasons

Keep your phone safe by keeping it in your pocket or bag. The Fitbit Versa 2 allows you to stay connected to the people and information you care about, while reducing the risk of theft or loss. Stay safe, stay connected.

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