This is a very simple guide that will show you how to charge Huawei Band 6. Recall that the Huawei Band 6 is the latest smartband from the company. It’s a fitness-focused device loaded with lots of features and has a long battery life that lets you go long from a single charge.
How to Charge Huawei Band 6
Huawei Band 6 has a magnetic charging type and it comes with a magnetic charger.
To charge the device, you simply need to align the charger to connect to the points on the Huawei Band 6 with the cord facing the same direction as the side button.
If the charger is positioned correctly, it should snap perfectly at the bottom. However, when it’s not placed properly, the charger doesn’t fit the pins at the bottom of the band. So make sure that the USB cable fixes into the pins at the bottom of the Huawei Band 6. Then connect the USB-type A point to the port on your laptop or any other port that supports it.
Huawei Band 6 supports fast charging which means it takes less time to charge. It took about an hour to be fully charged when I tested it. Remember that to get the best result and keep your device safe, use only original chargers.
Huawei Band 6 is the latest smartband from one of the biggest tech companies in the industry, Huawei. It’s a successor to Huawei Band 4. It also shares a lot of similarities with Honor Band 6. Huawei Band 6 is very lightweight, compact, has lots of features as well as a long battery life that lets you go long from a single charge. When you receive the Huawei Band 6 new, the first thing you want to do is to set it up to work with a compatible smartphone. This will allow you to manage how the device works. This quick guide will show you how to setup Huawei Band 6 to work with a compatible smartphone. It’s compatible with both Android 6.0+ and iOS 9.1+. Although, this guide shows how to setup Huawei Band 6 with an Android phone, the process is very similar to setting up with an iPhone.
How to Setup Huawei Band 6
The first thing you want to do is to download and install the Huawei Health app which is the Companion app for Huawei wearable devices. You can get the app on the Google Play Store and Apple app store. You can also scan the QR code on the box that ships with the Band to install the app. Once the app is installed, open it and it will direct you to setup an account if you don’t have an account yet. Once you have finished setting up an account or logging in as the case may be, find at the bottom of the app the option that says devices. Tap on “Devices” and select smartbands. You should see the Huawei Band 6 in the list of devices. Tap on it and it will show pair.
Secondly, press the side button on the Huawei Band 6 to turn on the device. Then select your preferred language. There are lots of languages, I chose English.
Tap on the pair button on the Huawei health app and it will search for the Huawei Band 6. It will show the name of the band as Huawei Band 6 -C38 (the model number might vary). Once found, the Band will alert you to pair, tap on the green checkmark to pair the Band with the Huawei health app.
That’s it, you have successfully setup the Huawei Band 6 to work with your smartphone. This process is very similar to that of an iPhone.
Next, you want to setup some basics like managing notifications, health monitoring, alarm, factory settings, and more. So, tap on the Huawei Band 6 from the app to open the Huawei Band 6 dashboard.
You can see the section for watch faces, from here you can change watch faces for the Huawei Band 6. When you scroll down a little further, you should see the option to setup health monitoring for heart rate tracking, sleep, and stress monitoring. Furthermore, down the app, you can see the section for notifications and subsequently the device settings that allow you to enable music control and sedentary reminder.
This is how to setup the Huawei Band 6 to work with a compatible smartphone.
Galaxy Watch 3 is a beast, it does well in every department, fitness tracking, attractive and compact design, lots of media features, but so great battery life. The Galaxy Watch 3 features blood oxygen tracking, ECG, and blood pressure monitoring. One other fine activity tracking feature on the Galaxy watch is incidental fall detection. SOS emergency calling has been present on a few Samsung smartwatches like Galaxy watch, Active 2, and Galaxy Watch 3. This feature allows the watch to send a message and call a prechosen number on your contact which can be activated by pressing the home key three times. However, with the addition of incidental fall detection, Galaxy Watch 3 can auto-detect a hard fall and will send SOS messages and calls to a preset contact. This post shows you how to setup incidental fall detection on Galaxy Watch 3.
Setup Incidental Fall Detection on Galaxy Watch 3
Step 1: Open the Galaxy Wearable app and go to the section that says SOS.
Step 2: Next, choose the contacts that you want the watch to call when it detects a hard fall. Also choose the contact you want the watch to make an SOS call to.
Step 3: Furthermore, toggle on “Send SOSes” and Detect falls.
That’s it when the Galaxy Watch 3 detects a hard fall, it will send an SOS message and as well make a call to the preset number. Meanwhile, you can always press the home key three times to send SOS calls and messages to the preset contacts.
Fitbit Versa 3 has got lots of great features, and most of these features are contained in its apps. Some of these apps include; settings, stress, weather, Fitbit pay wallet app, Find my phone, Spotify, Alexa, and other apps. To install apps on Versa 3, it will require you to use the Fitbit app which you used in setting up the Fitbit Versa 3. In this post, I’m going to walk you through how to install and delete apps on Fitbit Versa 3 in the steps below.
How to Install and Delete Apps on Versa 3
Step 1: Launch the Fitbit app on your iPad, Android or iOS device, this will take you to Fitbit today’s screen.
Step 2: Tap on the profile picture icon at the upper left corner of the screen, and tap on Versa 3 from the list of connected device below the screen
Step 3: From the Versa 3 interface, tap on Apps to manage apps on your Versa 3.
Step 4: You will see two sections; “My apps and All Apps”. My Apps are app already installed on your Versa 3. Some of which are defaults and cannot be uninstalled.
Step 5. Tap on “All Apps” to see lists of available apps on the store. To install an app, search for the app name and tap on install to install the app on your Versa 3. With this, the app with be installed and appear on your smartwatch.
How to uninstall Apps on Versa 3
Step 6: Go back to my apps to manage apps.
Step 7: Tap on the app you want to remove on your Versa 3 and then tap on “Uninstall” and the app will be uninstalled.
Versa 3 is Fitbit’s latest smartwatch which is parked with lots of amazing features. One of these features is the ability to connect your Fitbit and Amazon Alexa account so that you can have access to Alexa on your Fitbit Versa 3. When you link Alexa to your Fitbit Versa 3 you will have the ability to use Alexa to ask questions, set an alarm, check the weather, and so on. Also, note that connecting your Fitbit Versa 3 to your Alexa account might take a few minutes. This post will show you how to set up Alexa voice assistant for Fitbit Versa 3 in simple steps.
How to Setup Alexa on Fitbit Versa 3
Follow the below steps to set up Amazon Alexa’s voice assistant on your Versa 3.
Step 1: Open the Fitbit app on your Android or iOS smartphone and log in, this will take you to Fitbit today’s screen.
Step 2: Tap on the profile icon at the upper left corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap on Fitbit Versa 3 from the list of connected devices, this will take you to the Versa 3 interface.
Step 4: Tap Amazon Alexa from the Versa 3 interface. The Amazon Alexa screen will be displayed.
Step 5: Tap “Login with Amazon” below the screen. A dialogue box will then appear on the screen notifying you that the Fitbit app wants to open Amazon, If you’re not registered with Amazon, you’ll need to that, then login to continue.
Step 6: Tap on “Get started” at the bottom of the screen. An Amazon consent screen will open. Review the Amazon consent screen, and if you agree, then tap “Allow” below the screen if you want to continue.
Step 7: The next screen asks if you want to share your current location with Amazon for better responses. Choose between “Use Location” or “Not Now” below the screen depending on your preference.
Step 7. The Alexa option for Fitbit screen appears, asking you to choose what data you would like to give Alexa access to. Make your selections, and tap “Allow”. The connected screen appears, informing you that you have successfully connected your Fitbit Versa 3 to your Amazon Alexa account.
If you wish and to make it easier to access Alexa on Versa 3, you need to assign a shortcut to the haptic button on Versa 3. There are two types of shortcuts that you can assign to the haptic button; a long-press shortcut and a double press shortcut. Both shortcuts can be configured from the Settings app on Versa 3.
Assign Alexa Voice Assistant Shortcut to Versa 3
Follow the steps below to assign Alexa as a shortcut to the haptic button on Versa 3.
Swipe from left to right from Fitbit Versa 3 homescreen until you see the settings app, and then tap on it.
Scroll to the shortcut session, and tap on it.
You should see “Press and Hold”, tap on it to change the features it controls, stop when it says, Alexa. With this, whenever you hold down the left button on your versa 3 for a couple of seconds “Alexa” will pop up on your smartwatch screen for you to engage with.
Secondly, you can also assign Alexa to the favorite apps shortcut which is just below the long-press shortcut. Find “Double Press” and add Alexa as one of your favorite apps. Once set, when you double press the haptic button, you should see Alexa on the favorite apps list.
Unlike the Fitbit Versa 2 where it is difficult and frustrating to change its straps, the new Fitbit Versa 3 band is very much easier to swap. In this post, I will show you how to change the Versa 3 straps/band.
How to change the Fitbit Versa 3 band
To change the band, follow the steps below.
Step 1; Turn the watch upside down; you will a see bottom-like hook close to the band.
Step 2; Pull the hook up towards the band and then;
Step 3; Pull out the band.
To insert the band; Just snap it into place and you will hear it snap. That’s how you can change the Versa 3 band.
The Versa 3 which succeeds the Versa 2 can be oftentimes unresponsive or you might be experiencing a glitch, its best to restart it and if that doesn’t work, you might need to do a factory reset. In this post, I’m going to show you how to restart, reset, and to shutdown your Fitbit Versa 3.
How to Restart Fitbit Versa 3
To restart your Versa 3, simply follow the steps below.
Step 1: Press and hold down the haptic button by the side for 10 seconds.
Step 2: Release your finger only when the Fitbit logo appears.
You will have to wait for a couple of seconds for your device to fully reboot.
How to Factory Reset Fitbit Versa 3
Now to do a factory reset on your Fitbit Versa 3 you will need to;
Step 1: Swipe left through your list of apps to find the settings app.
Step 2: Tap on the settings app; the settings menu will then appear.
Step 3: Scroll all the way down till you see “About Versa 3”.
Step 4: Tap on About Versa 3, just below it, you can see “shutdown”. Shutdown if that’s what you want to do, otherwise proceed to the next step.
Step 4: Scroll down till you find “Factory reset”, tap on it to reset the Versa 3. A warning notification will then appear to confirm factory reset will clear all your personal data and can’t be undone. Tap on yes to proceed to factory reset.
Just like other Fitbit smartwatches, the Fitbit app which is compatible with both Android and iOS smartphones is the companion app for Fitbit Versa 3. You need to setup Versa 3 with the Fitbit app to be able to install apps, watch faces, manage notifications, and share data with your phone. It requires iPhones running on iOS 12.2 or higher and smartphones running on Android 7.0 or higher. In this post, I’m going to show you how to setup Fitbit Versa 3 to work with a compatible smartphone. For this guide, I’m using an Android smartphone, but this setup process is very similar to using an iPhone.
How to Setup Fitbit Versa 3 to Work With Your Phone
To setup Fitbit Versa 3 to work with your phone, you need first install the Fitbit App. Search and download the Fitbit app on your Google Playstore or iOS store. Once done, follow the steps below to continue.
Step 1: Open the Fitbit app and create an account if you are new. And if you already have a Fitbit account, go ahead and log in. Fitbit today’s screen will appear upon successful login.
Step 2: Tap on the profile icon at the upper left corner of the screen, this will take you to the profile menu, find the Versa 3 from the list of available Fitbit devices and tap on it.
Step 3: Tap on set up to start the setup process.
Step 5: The app will require you to connect the charger, connect the magnetic charging dock to the Versa 3 until it snaps into place. To do this make sure the cord of the charger is directly opposite to the capacitive button.
Step 6: The Fitbit app will have to find the Versa 3, if found, a code will appear on the Versa 3, enter it on your smartphone to pair the two.
Step 7: The Fitbit app will require you to set up WiFi with Versa 3 to enable faster downloading and installation of the latest firmware. You can skip this process, but it will be slower if you download updates via Bluetooth. The Fitbit app will find your WiFi network, enter a password if protected to connect to the Versa 3.
Step 8: Fitbit app will begin downloading and installing the latest firmware to Versa 3. This can take up to 10 minutes or more depending on the speed of your internet connectivity. Once this is done, you should see Versa 3 has been successfully updated on your phone.
You have finished setting up the Versa 3 to work with the Fitbit app on your phone. Next, the app will walk you through on how to use the Fitbit Versa 3.
The Fitbit Versa 2 is an epic smartwatch with lots of nice features, one of such amazing features is that you can receive text message notifications from your iPhone or Android smartphones on your Fitbit Versa 2 and you can also reply with voice, quick replies, or emojis. Receiving text messages on your Fitbit Versa 2 does requires that it is paired with a compatible smartphone via Bluetooth and should be within the range of maximum 100 meters. In this post, I will show you how you can receive and reply to messages from your iOS or Android smartphone on your Fitbit Versa 2.
In other to be able to receive messages on Versa 2, you must set it up from the Fitbit app or Fitbit.com website which also offers three options to reply to messages via voice replies, preset quick replies, and emojis. To enable message notifications and quick replies on Versa 2, simply follow the steps below.
Step 1: Open up the Fitbit app and log in to your Fitbit account. Your screen will take you to Fitbit today’s screen.
Step 2: Tap on the profile icon at the top left corner of the screen. This will take you to the account screen.
Step 3: Tap on your Fitbit Versa 2 In the list of connected devices, The Fitbit Versa 2 interface will be displayed.
Step 4: Tap on notifications, and the notification screen will be displayed. Turn notifications for calls if you want to answer calls when connected to headphone Bluetooth. Also, Tap on “App notifications” to select apps you want to receive notifications from.
Step 5: Tap on text messages and tap on the toggle to switch on text message notifications. You will automatically start receiving text messages sent on your iOS or Android smartphone on your Fitbit Versa 2.
Also switch on the voice reply option to be able to reply to messages with your voice.
Just below the voice reply option, tap on quick replies to manage and customize the default 5 quick replies as well as add emojis. This will allow you to reply to messages with quick replies and emojis on the Versa 2.
That is how to setup message notifications and quick replies on Fitbit Versa 2. You can only reply to messages with quick replies and your voice unlike Galaxy Watch Active 2 that allows you to type your reply from the watch.
If you just got Fitbit Versa 2 and you are wondering how to turn it off. It is very simple. Fitbit is not like some smartwatches like the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 that all you need to do is to hold on to the power button for a couple of seconds to turn it off. The single left button on the Versa 2 functions as a shortcut button and the back button to go back to the previous menu. In this post, I will walk you through on how to shutdown or turn off and restarting your Fitbit Versa 2.