To charge your Fitbit Charge 2, 3, 4, and 5 tracker devices, you need to connect the charging cable that came with your device by plugging it into any USB charging port. Then, you have to connect another end of this cable to the charging port located on the back of your watch. During clipping this end, make sure that you have securely locked the charging cable’s pins with the device’s charging port.
All right, here, in this article, I have provided detailed instructions on how you can charge your Fitbit Charge 2, 3, 4, and 5 watches. To know more about the charging steps, read the article consciously.
How To Charge the Fitbit Charge 2?
To navigate the screen of your Fitbit Charge 2 tracker devices, you need to fully charge it. With a full charge, this device will provide long battery life for wear day and night mostly up to 5 days.
However, if the battery level is low, the Fitbit Charge 2 will let you show a low battery icon which indicates that you have to immediately charge your tracker. For charging, it comes with a charging cable providing two charging connection ends.
Well, to know how to charge your Fitbit Charge 2 device, follow these several steps I’ve given below-
- To get it fully charged, you need to start by plugging the charging cable into a USB charging port on any compatible charging power outlet having the USB type-A charging connection, such as your computer, wall adapter, power bank, low-energy device, etc.
- After that, you have to line up the charging port with the pins on the bottom of the Fitbit Charge 2 tracker. To do so, just squeeze the clamps and secure the charger onto your tracker device.
- When this tracker is successfully connected, you will experience a gentle vibration coming from the device. Besides, it will also display a battery image with the current charge level.
- When the battery icon is completely full, it indicates that your tracker is 100% charged. And, usually, for a full charge, it takes only about 2 hours depending on the power level you’re charging.
How To Charge the Fitbit Charge 3?
The Fitbit Charge 3 device comes with longer battery life compared to the Fitbit Charge 2 device. The battery percent level can remain up to 7 days once it is fully charged. To charge this tracker, like the previous one, it also features a charging cable coming with a unique design and has two connection ends as well.
All right, here are the detailed charging methods to charge your Fitbit Charge 3 tracker device.
- To charge the Fitbit Charge 3, you will require 3 things- your tracker device, a charging cable that came with the Charge 3 tracker, and some sort of power source that has a USB type-A charging connector.
- There are two ends on the USB cable- the USB type-A on one side and on the other side, there is a little clip or cradle design. So, first, you need to plug this USB type-A on any power outlet to receive power for charging.
- After that, clip another cable end to the charging port on the backside of the Fitbit Charge 3. Well, the thing is one side of the charging cradle is open whereas the other side is not open. However, this open side needs to go on the side of the charge 3 that has the inductive button.
- Here is the important thing you need to be noted is that there are two gold pins in the charging cradle and they need to line up with the charging pins on the backside of your Charge 3
- When the pins on your charging cradle are securely locked with the pins on the tracker, your Fitbit Charge 3 device will gently vibrate. Besides, the device screen will also display a battery icon indicating that your tracker is charging.
- To fully charge your Charge 3 tracker device, it will take only about 1-2 hours. Here, to know the battery level while charging, you just need to press the device button.
- Finally, when the tracker is fully charged, a solid battery icon will appear on the device screen with a smile. And, then you’re ready to go with your Fitbit Charge 3 tracker.
How To Charge the Fitbit Charge 4?
Like the Fitbit Charge 3, Fitbit Charge 4 also has the same battery life which is up to 7 days. However, the most significant thing is this tracker device also comes with a gray charging connector just on the base of the cable clip.
Moreover, if you want to use this charging cable of the Charge 4 device to charge your Charge-3 tracker, it simply won’t work although it shares the same cradle design.
Well, here, in this part, I have provided detailed charging step instructions that you need to follow to charge your Fitbit Charge 4 device.
- The first thing first, for charging, you need to plug the USB type-A end of the charging cable into a typical USB charging port on a compatible power source.
- Now, you need to attach the other end of the cable to the charging port on the backside of your Fitbit Charge 4.
- Here, in order to get the tracker fit in the cradle, you need to squeeze together the bottom portions of the clasp that will make the opening larger. So, you can easily fit your tracker device into it.
- While doing so, you need to ensure that you have properly lined up and aligned the pins on the charger to the gold pins on the back of your tracker.
- So, now, if you insert the cable properly and also securely lock the pins on both the charging cradle and tracker device, you will see a little vibration coming from your Charge 4 device.
- And also, you will see the charging status on the device screen showing you the current battery percentage. Here, to go from 0% to 100% battery charging level, it will take about only 2 hours.
- And, when you see a solid battery icon on your device screen with a smile, it means that your device is fully charged and it is ready to use.
How To Charge the Fitbit Charge 5?
The charging cable that comes with your Fitbit Charge-5 tracker device is quite different and hence offers a unique design. Like the previous charging cables, it also shares two connection ends, one is the USB type-A end and another is a magnetic charging connector.
For charging your tracker device, you have to insert one end into any USB type-A connection port and the other side will be magnetically attached to the back of your Fitbit Charge 5 device.
Okay, to let you know more detail on how to charge your Fitbit Charge 5 tracker, here I’ve provided the detailed step-by-step charging instructions.
- First, plug your USB type-A side on the charging cable into a USB connection port on any compatible power source such as your computer, USB-wall adapter that is UL certified, power bank, low-energy device, etc.
- Then, you need to connect the proprietary magnetic connection end into the charging port on the backside of your Fitbit Charge 5 device.
- For this, you have to take the magnetic portion of the cable and notice where the gold pins are located.
- Now, you need to match those pins and properly line up with the pins on the backside of the Charge 5.
- So, if you securely lock these pins as well as the contacts, the charging percentages will clearly appear on the device screen.
- Here, to observe the battery charging level while charging your tracker device, you need to double-tap the tracker’s screen so you can turn it on.
- During this time, if you want to use this device, just swift from the left to the right side of your display showing you the battery screen. Well, now you can access your stats as well as your tracker Fitbit Charge 5 device while it is charging.
- For fully charging your device, it will take about 1-2 hours and when the charging status goes from 0% to 100%, your device screen will show you a solid battery icon. And, with a full charge, the battery life will remain up to 7 days.