With the integration of Google Assistant with Fitbit, Now you can track your activities simply and in a more comfortable way. Along with new features, Now you can Google Assistant about last night Sleep with Fitbit integration. When you ask the Google Assistant about the last night’s sleep, It will tell you sleep hours with minutes. You have to manually set up your Fitbit device with your regular Google Account and access Google Assistant. After the initial setup, You can access most of the Fitbit data with Google Assistant. You can also control your Fitbit with your voice commands.
Fitbit rolled out a new software update to integrate the Google Assistant to its fitness watches Sense and Versa 3 for basic sleep and wellness information. With this update, Fitbit fulfilled its promise that it made with users at the selling time of Sense and Versa 3.
What is Fitbit?
Fitbit is an American fitness company that makes fitness bands, smartwatches, and other fitness accessories that you can use during work out or in a normal routine to figure out your steps, heart rate, weight, and other fitness-related data. You can watch these data on Android, iOS apps, and on your laptop to evaluate your progress over time.
Google Assistant last night Sleep track with Fitbit integration
Sense, Versa 3, and Inspire 2 are the latest smartwatches that Fitbit launched in August 2020. These smartwatches shipped to users in late September. Today, Fitbit rolls out a software update for Sense and Versa 3 that will enable them to deliver the improved blood oxygen data (SpO2) to Google Assistant. This reading will be recorded automatically overnight.
Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches have the built-in support of the Alexa voice assistant. With this new update, you can select any of the voice assistant Alexa or Google assistant. However, Alexa is now enabled for audible replies with this update. Now you can ask Google assistant about your sleep and other nutrition facts with voice commands.
How to Setup Google Assistant in your Fitbit devices?
If you have Sense or Versa 3 smartwatches, then you can easily set up Google Assistant on your watch. Before setting, make sure your watches have been activated the firmware to the latest version. If you live in a country where Google Assistant is available, and you don’t see the assistant option, you should first update your watch to the latest firmware.
- Open the Fitbit app on your device and scroll down to find the voice assistant.
- Tapping the voice assistant will let you select the Google assistant as your voice assistant.
- You will find the wellness option from the Google assistant setting list, where you can manage your data about sleep, nutrition, and exercise.
- Currently, Fitbit is supporting only the “Sleep” option. Select this option and then tap “connect.”
- It will take you to the next page to agree on terms and conditions.
- You will then ask you to confirm your Google account to link with this watch.
How to use Google Assistant with Fitbit?
Once you setup the Google assistant with your watch, then you can ask such queries:
- Show my sleep summary.
- How did I sleep last night?
In reply, the assistant will tell you the exact time with hours and minutes about your sleep since last night. Your watch will not show any visual or graphs to demonstrate this data.
Is there any Privacy Concern?
Google confirmed that your data is stored temporarily to give you information about your sleep routine, and it will not be used for any other purposes.
Fitbit rolls out this update in the United States, Canada, Ireland, UK, India, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. The rest of the countries will get this update in early 2021.
Fitbit works more than a fitness tracking device. Spotify already added support for Fitbit. Now with Google Assistant integration, you can track most of your activities. Every gadget maker integrating Google Assistant with its devices facilitates the users to get maximum from their devices. Fitbit Charge 4 already got Smart Wake and Dynamic GPS. This new update will help you to monitor your sleep times for better health. Do tell us your views in the comments about this new feature.
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