Fitbit One Sleep Mode

Fitbit One comes with a metal and silicon belt clip. You can conveniently strap it on to your belt as you work out. Fitbit One comes with a total of 6 displays and allows you to keep track of the following – distance, steps, burned calories, climbed floors and sleep patterns. It comes with the amazing sleep mode along with a myriad of other useful features. As you keep track of your sleep patterns with the Fitbit One sleep mode feature, you can have the tracker wake you up at a specified time with a gentle vibrating alarm.  You can also use the device to set alerts for practically anything you want.

How to Use Fitbit One to Monitor Sleep

The Fitbit One sleep mode feature comes in handy when you want to monitor your sleep patterns and sleep quality. Before you go to bed, connect the tracker to the sleeping wristband and wear the band on your non-dominant wrist.

When you get into bed and you are about to sleep, activate sleep mode by long pressing the button on the tracker till you see the stopwatch start counting and the icons blink. Once you are awake, long press the button again to exit Fitbit One sleep mode. The icons will stop blinking and the timer will stop counting. Your daily tally will be displayed when you exit sleep mode.

If you need assistance waking up, Fitbit One has that covered. You can activate the silent alarm feature. The tracker will wake you up with gentle vibrations that you can synchronize with a compatible mobile phone or computer. You can set it up in such a way the alarm can ring on multiple days of the week at the same time. The Fitbit One sleep mode feature makes it a great bed-mate.

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How Accurate Is The Fitbit One Sleep Mode?

The Fitbit One sleep mode feature does not offer medical or scientific inference, but instead offers data that is useful to users who have fitness and health goals they would like to achieve. The sleep mode is also not capable of differentiating sleep stages since it depends on movements while sleep stages depend on the brain activities.

A Customer’s Experience

Here’s is a firsthand experience from a Fitbit one user:

After searching for a gadget to track his exercise, Robert discovered Fitbit One. Not only has it been a comfortable fit for him, but he has also enjoyed the Fitbit One sleep mode. Before he goes to bed, he fits the fitbit tracker on the sleep wristband that comes with the package. To activate sleep tracking, he pressed the button for two seconds and it’s ready to go. Though he had heard that the band might be uncomfortable in the night and one could end up deactivating sleep mode by mistake while sleeping, he experienced neither of the two issues. In the morning after waking up, he switched off the sleep mode and after synchronizing Fitbit to his phone, he was able to see a graph that displayed the number of

Fitbit One has 2 sleep tracking modes - the normal tracking and the sensitive tracking. Sensitive tracking is intended for people who would rather clip Fitbit One on their sleep clothes than sleep with the wristband. This mode makes the tracker more sensitive to movements. Out of curiosity, he switched on the sensitive tracker and attached his Fitbit to the sleep wristband. In the morning, it showed high levels of restlessness. He thought this was due to a lot of hand movement during the night.

FAQs on Fitbit One

1.     How to Charge My Fitbit One

Fitbit One trackers are powered by in-built rechargeable batteries. For you to charge it, you are required to align the gold contacts in the charging cable to those of the tracker, then connect to a USB charging device or a computer. It takes about 2 hours to fully charge the battery and it will take about 2 weeks to use it all up. To check on the battery level you can press the button on the tracker.

2.     How to Reset

If your Fitbit One has stopped responding, you should restart it. Do the following:

  • Plug in the charger cable to a computer
  • Plug in the Fitbit One to the cable ensuring that the gold contacts are aligned
  • Long press the tracker’s button for about 10-12 seconds
  • Disconnect the tracker from the cable and long press till the screen goes on.

By doing so, your tracker will be reset allowing you to navigate through the display normally.

3.     How to Wear the Tracker

The Fitbit One tracker is most effective when fixed close to your torso. When you buy it, the package comes with a clip that helps you fix it where you want it and a sleep wristband that should only be used with the Fitbit One sleep mode. To avoid losing the tracker, you can fix it on our bra, pocket or keep it in the pocket.

It is not advisable to place the tracker directly on your skin, always fix it on the metal and silicon belt with the display facing away from your body. If you experience irritation when use it, affix it to an external article of clothing like your belt.

4.    Is Fitbit One Waterproof?

It is splash, rain and sweat proof. However, it is not waterproof and thus it is not advisable to go swimming with it. You should also avoid getting into the shower with it. However, it can withstand a sweaty workout session or the occasional water splash just fine.

 
 
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