How to Restart Fitbit Versa 2?: Step By Step Guide

If your Fitbit Versa 2 is very slow or frequently getting a frozen screen, you should restart it. A restart will help clear the memory and also help close any apps that are running in the background and using up resources.

How to Restart Fitbit Versa 2

Before we go ahead, let us have a look into some common issues faced by the Fitbit Versa 2.

  1. Running very slowly
  2. Not Responding to touch or button press
  3. Unable to connect to Wi-Fi
  4. Not syncing with a paired smartphone
  5. Not tracking activities and other health metrics accurately.

If your Fitbit Versa 2 is facing any of the issues mentioned above, you should restart it. Ideally, it would be best if you restart your gadgets, including a smartwatch, smartphone, computer, or any other electronic device, at least once a week to ensure optimal performance.

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How to Restart Fitbit Versa 2?

Follow this step-by-step guide to restart your Fitbit Versa 2. before you start, make sure that your Fitbit Versa 2 has at least 50% battery in it.

Step 1: Wake up Versa 2’s screen by tapping on it or pressing the side button.
Fitbit Versa 2 Button

Step 2: Swipe the left on the home screen and locate the “Settings Icon” (Gear Icon) and tap on it.

Fitbit Versa 2 Settings Icon

Step 3: Now, swipe up and locate the “About” at the end of the list and tap on it.

Versa 2 About

Step 4: Swipe up, look for the “Shutdown” option, and touch on it.

Versa 2 Shut Down Option


Step 5: Now, a warning message will appear asking you to confirm your action. Simply tap on “Yes” to shut down your Fitbit.

Versa 2 Shut Down Confirmation

Now your Fitbit Versa 2 has been shut down. To turn Versa 2 on, press and hold the side button until you see the Fitbit logo on the screen.

How to Factory Reset Fitbit Versa 2?

If your Fitbit still isn’t working properly after restarting, you may need to factory reset it. Check the step-by-step guidelines to factory reset Fitbit Versa 2. A factory reset will completely erase the data from your Fitbit and restore it to its original factory settings.

Step 1: Swipe left from the home screen of your Fitbit to locate the “Settings Icon” and tap on it.

Fitbit Versa 2 Settings Icon

Step 2: Scroll down, look for the “About,” and tap on it.

Versa 2 About

Step 3: Now, scroll down, look for the “Factory Reset” option, and tap on it.

Versa 2 Factory Reset Option

Step 4: A confirmation pop-up will appear, and tap on the “Reset” icon to confirm.

Versa 2 Reset Warning

Now your Fitbit Versa 2 has been reset to its original factory settings, and you will need to set up your smartwatch again from scratch like a new device. I hope this Fitbit Versa 2 troubleshooting guide was helpful, and you were able to restart or factory reset your device without any issues.

Where is the back button on Fitbit Versa 2?

The side button on your Fitbit Versa 2 is the “Back” button. You can use this button to go back to the previous screen or exit an app. You can also hold down this Back button for a few seconds to open the Quick Settings menu. This menu gives you quick access to certain settings like Alexa, Do Not Disturb, and more.

How do I voice control my Fitbit?

To start using voice controls on your Fitbit Versa 2, open the Fitbit app and tap the Your Profile Pic > Locate the Versa 2 > Amazon Alexa. Turn on the Voice Control option via Alexa. Once you’ve set up voice controls, you can say “Hey Fitbit” to wake up your watch and give a command.

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