Use Amazon Alexa Built-In to ask your Fitbit Versa 2 questions, set alarms, check the weather and more. See a list of Frequently Asked Questions and countries that support Alexa.
How do I use Alexa on my Fitbit Versa 2?
Amazon Alexa is available on the Fitbit Versa 2 and allows you to ask questions and make requests with your voice. To use Alexa on Versa 2, first, connect your Amazon and Fitbit accounts, then press and hold the side button and say your request. You’ll see the reply in text format right on your watch. If you set any other apps other than Alexa as your shortcut to the side button on your Versa 2 then swipe down from the top to bring down the Command Center and tap on the Alexa icon.
To connect your Amazon and Fitbit accounts, see this help article.
What can I ask Alexa on my Versa 2?
Use Alexa on-the-go to start an exercise, get quick news, info, and weather, set bedtime reminders and alarms, control your smart home devices and more—just by speaking to your watch.** (Alexa exercise skill only available in English & German)
Do I need an Amazon account to use Alexa on Versa 2?
Yes, you need an Amazon account to use Alexa on Versa 2. When setting up Alexa on your Versa 2, you will be prompted to sign into your Amazon account or to create an Amazon account if you don’t already have one.
Do I need an Amazon Echo or Alexa device to use the Alexa feature on Versa 2?
No, you don’t need an Amazon Echo or Alexa device. Connect your Amazon account with Versa 2 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.
Do I need to say ‘Alexa’ to use the Alexa feature on Versa 2?
No, you don’t need to say ‘Alexa’ to use the Alexa feature on Versa 2. To wake Alexa on Versa 2, press and hold the side button and say your request.
Does my phone need to be nearby to use the feature?
Yes, because Alexa uses a Bluetooth connection with your phone, your Versa 2 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 Versa 2 control Spotify?
Yes, but not on-the-go. You can use Alexa on Versa 2 to control Spotify on your Amazon Echo speaker or other device with Spotify Connect. Learn more about Spotify Connect here.
The Spotify app available on Fitbit smartwatches 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.
Where can I learn more about Alexa on my Versa 2?
To learn more, read this help article.
How do I ask Alexa to start an exercise on my Versa 2?
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”
*May not be available in your locale.
**Amazon account and Alexa app required. Compatible smart home devices only.
With Amazon Alexa Built-in, you can ask your Fitbit smartwatch questions and get answers on screen—anywhere, any time. Plus, press and speak to set alarms, check the weather and more.