In this world, Fitbits are trendy gadgets for all people. It tracks your daily activities, such as walking, running, swimming, and many more. Although nowadays, all Fitbits come with waterproof capacity. But, they are not 100 per cent water resistant. You can go swimming wearing the Fitbit devices as they are water-resistant. But, in some cases, your Fitbit might damage by water accidentally. It is one of the most common problems with Fitbit devices. That’s why the Fitbit Water Lock feature comes into the picture.
If you are a swimmer or spend a lot of time in the water, you might be concerned about whether your Fitbit could be damaged. We all know that all Fitbit companies claim that Fitbits are waterproof. But the absolute truth is Fitbits are not entirely waterproof. Your Fitbit might damage by liquid, shampoos, and soaps also. So, Fitbit introduced a new feature on Fitbit devices called Water Lock. This feature will help you to solve this issue.
What is Fitbit Water Lock Feature?
Water Lock is the latest feature that comes with Fitbit devices. It protects your Fitbit device from any unintentional presses of the buttons or screen when your Fitbit is wet. With the help of this feature, you can swim with your Fitbit device without any concern about damaging the device. This fantastic feature prevents accidental damage by liquid or water, and you can get the most accurate data. However, as of now, not all Fitbit models have this Water Lock feature. Models such as Fitbit Ace 3, Fitbit Luxe, Fitbit Charge 5, Fitbit Versa 3, Fitbit Sense, and Fitbit Inspire 2 Fitbit have the Water Lock feature now.
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How to Activate Fitbit Water Lock Feature?
Although in Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit Sense models, the Water Lock feature will automatically turn on after starting a swim. But, on other devices, you must manually enable the Water Lock feature. It takes only a few steps to turn on the feature on your Fitbit devices. To know how to activate the Fitbit Water Lock feature, follow our given steps below.
- First, turn on your Fitbit device.
- Now, swipe up on the screen until you see the Water Lock icon.
- Click on the Water Lock icon.
- Double-tap on the screen and confirm that the Water Lock feature is activated.
To deactivate the Water Lock feature, Turn on your Fitbit device and double-tap on the screen to turn off the Water Lock feature.
What to do when your Fitbit device gets Wet?
You should take off your Fitbit device after getting wet. Please remove the device, and dry it well before putting it back on. If your Fitbit device gets wet by liquid other than water, you should clean the device with clean water or a soap-free cleanser.
Are all Fitbits Waterproof?
Most Fitbit devices have the water-resistant feature. They provide up to 50/60 meters of water-resistant capacity. But, some Fitbits are not waterproof. Some Fitbits can only be used for only running and walking. Some Fitbit devices claim as shower-proof. It means the device can only survive spills and splashes of water.