Explore voice assistants on Fitbit smartwatches

Use Google Assistant and Alexa Built-in to ask questions, set alarms, check the weather and more on your Fitbit smartwatch.

See a list of frequently asked questions and countries that support voice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Google Assistant

Google Assistant coming late 2020

Which Fitbit smartwatches have Google Assistant?

Fitbit Versa 3 and Sense.

Alexa Built-in

Which Fitbit smartwatches have Alexa Built-in?

Fitbit Versa 2, Versa 3 and Sense.

How do I use Alexa on my Fitbit smartwatch?

Alexa allows you to ask questions and make requests with your voice; you’ll see replies in text format right on your watch. To use Alexa on your smartwatch, first connect your Amazon and Fitbit accounts.***
To connect your Amazon and Fitbit accounts, see this help article.

What can I ask Alexa on Fitbit smartwatches?

Use Alexa on-the-go to start an exercise, get quick info and weather, set bedtime reminders and alarms, control your smart home devices and more--just by speaking to your watch. **Alexa exercise skill available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese

Do I need an Amazon account to use Alexa on Fitbit smartwatches?

Yes, you need an Amazon account to use Alexa on your Fitbit smartwatch. When setting up Alexa on your watch, you will be prompted to sign into your Amazon account or to create a new Amazon account if you don’t already have one.
To connect your Amazon and Fitbit accounts, see this help article.

Do I need an Amazon Echo or Alexa device to use the Alexa feature on Fitbit smartwatches?

No, you don’t need an Amazon Echo or Alexa device. Connect your Amazon account with your Fitbit watch from the Fitbit app in order to enable Alexa. For added functionality, you can set up the Amazon Alexa app on your phone to access a variety of Alexa skills to bring more features to your wrist.

Is Alexa always listening on my Fitbit smartwatch?

No. The microphone in your watch only turns on when you’re using a feature that requires your voice, such as Alexa. The microphone turns off when Alexa responds, when you close Alexa, or when your screen turns off.

Do I need to say ‘Alexa’ to use the Alexa feature on my Fitbit smartwatch?

No, saying “Alexa” doesn’t activate Alexa on your watch—you must activate Alexa before the microphone in your watch turns on.
To activate Alexa on your watch: If you have set the shortcut button on your watch to Alexa, to wake Alexa, press and hold the side button and say your request; otherwise, open the Alexa app on your watch.

Does my phone need to be nearby to use the feature?

Yes. Because Alexa uses a Bluetooth connection with your phone, your smartwatch and phone need to be in range in order to process your voice request.

Can Alexa tell me about my Fitbit stats?

Yes, enable the Fitbit Skill in the Alexa app to ask your activity for the day, how you slept last night and more.

Can Alexa on my Fitbit smartwatch control Spotify or Deezer?

Yes, but not on the go. You can use Alexa on your smartwatch to control Spotify or Deezer on your Amazon Echo or other compatible devices.
The Spotify - Connect & Control app available on Fitbit watches is a separate experience that allows you to connect to compatible Spotify Connect devices and control your music and podcasts directly from your Fitbit device, wherever you go. Learn more about Spotify Connect here.

How do I ask Alexa to start an exercise on my Fitbit smartwatch?

You can start any of the 20 exercises available on device with Alexa.* When you want to start an exercise with Alexa, simply open the Alexa app on your watch and ask Alexa one of the below utterances:
•  “Start a run with Fitbit”
•  “Ask Fitbit to start cycling”
•  “Tell Fitbit to start swimming”

Where can I learn more about Alexa on my Fitbit watch?

To learn more, read this help article.

Countries Supporting Voice Control

With your Fitbit smartwatch you can ask questions to Google Assistant and Alexa Built-in and get answers on screen—anywhere, any time. Plus, press and speak to set alarms, check the weather and more.*

Google Assistant

North & South America

  • United States (English)
  • Canada (English)
  • Canada (French)
  • Mexico (Spanish)

Europe

  • Belgium (French, Dutch)
  • France (French)
  • Germany (German)
  • Ireland (English)
  • Italy (Italian)
  • Netherlands (Dutch)
  • Spain (Spanish)
  • Sweden (Swedish)
  • Switzerland (French, German, Italian)
  • United Kingdom (English)

Asia

  • India (English)
  • Japan (Japanese)
  • Singapore (English)

Australia & New Zealand

  • Australia (English)
  • New Zealand (English)

Latin America

  • Chile (Spanish)
  • Colombia (Spanish)
  • Peru (Spanish)

Alexa Built-in

North & South America

  • United States (English)
  • Canada (English)
  • Canada (French)
  • Mexico (Spanish)

Europe

  • Austria (German)
  • France (French)
  • Germany (German)
  • Ireland (English)
  • Italy (Italian)
  • Spain (Spanish)
  • United Kingdom (English)

Asia

  • India (English)
  • Japan (Japanese)

Australia & New Zealand

  • Australia (English)
  • New Zealand (English)
Google is a trademark of Google LLC. *Voice assistant availability and features may vary. Google Assistant coming late 2020.
**May not be available in your locale
***Amazon account and Alexa app required. Compatible smart home devices only.