How to Change a Fitbit Charge 2 Band: A Step-By-Step Guide

How to Change a Fitbit Charge 2 Band: A Step-By-Step Guide -

The Fitbit Charge 2 is a popular fitness tracker that allows users to monitor their daily activities and maintain a healthy lifestyle. One of the appealing features of the Charge 2 is the ability to customize it with different bands to match your personal style. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of changing the band on your Fitbit Charge 2 with clear, step-by-step instructions.

Tools Needed

Before you get started, make sure you have the following tools on hand:

  1. A small flathead screwdriver or a similar tool for releasing the band latches
  2. A soft, lint-free cloth for cleaning the band and tracker
  3. Your new Fitbit Charge 2 band

Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1: Prepare Your Workspace

First, find a clean, well-lit workspace to change your Fitbit Charge 2 band. Lay your soft cloth down to protect the device from scratches.

Step 2: Remove the Old Band

Locate the Band Latches

Each side of your Fitbit Charge 2 features a small latch where the band connects to the tracker.

Release the Latches

Using your flathead screwdriver or a similar tool, gently insert it into the gap between the band and the latch. Carefully push the latch inward to release it from the tracker.

Slide the Band Out

With the latch released, gently slide the old band out of the tracker. Repeat these steps for the other side of the band.

Step 3: Attach the New Band

Clean the Tracker and New Band

Before attaching the new band, clean the tracker and the band with the lint-free cloth to remove any dirt or debris.

Align the Band

Align the new band with the tracker, making sure the Fitbit logo is facing the same direction as the tracker's display.

Slide the Band In

Insert the new band into the tracker's slot, and gently push it in until you hear a click, which indicates the latch has locked in place. Repeat these steps for the other side of the band.


Congratulations! You've successfully changed the band on your Fitbit Charge 2. Now you can enjoy your fitness tracker with a fresh new look. Remember to clean and maintain your band regularly to ensure its longevity and performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I use any watch band with my Fitbit Charge 2?
    No, only Fitbit Charge 2 compatible bands will fit the tracker. Make sure to purchase a band specifically designed for the Charge 2.
  1. How often should I change my Fitbit Charge 2 band?
    There is no specific time frame for changing your band, but you may want to change it when it shows signs of wear or damage, or when you want to switch up your style.
  1. Can I wear my Fitbit Charge 2 in water with a new band?
    The Fitbit Charge 2 is not waterproof, so it's not recommended to wear it while swimming or showering, regardless of the band.
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