1. Slow_S10's Avatar
    The title pretty much sums it up. I am seriously considering getting a Fitbit Flex and I already know for a fact that it will not work with my current phone GSII but I am also thinking about picking up an GS4. Honestly I'll probably end up getting the S4 anyway, but it would be nice to know up front if it is going to work with the Fitbit Flex.
    05-07-2013 08:00 AM
  2. stringbeanie's Avatar
    The syncing function does not currently work with the S4 but I'm sure it will soon..this is the hottest phone out there and the hardware on the phone meets the requirements of the fitbit. Fitbit is a very responsive company. I bought the flex and just sync it with my computer for now. The info makes it to the fitbit app on the phone. It's just a matter of time before the syncing function will be there.
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    05-07-2013 08:08 AM
  3. Slow_S10's Avatar
    Thanks for the quick reply. That's pretty much what I assumed, that it wasn't supported yet but the hardware is compatable. I'll probably go ahead and pick up an S4 and I'll probably wait a while before I get the Fitbit.
    05-07-2013 08:37 AM
  4. Raptor007's Avatar
    What are you trying to sync the Flex with? If you are trying to use the Samsung S-Health software I have a feeling it won't support it since Fit Bit makes their own syncing software. I would d/l and install theirs.
    05-07-2013 08:37 AM
  5. tohio's Avatar
    05-07-2013 08:48 AM
  6. Parafly's Avatar
    I just asked this yesterday. I'm debating if I should wait for the S band or not. I feel like I'd rather have something more universal in case I switch away from samsung in the future.

    The only thing that sucks about the Flex is that I have a baby and pushing on the stroller doesn't count steps ... wtf
    05-07-2013 09:24 AM
  7. tohio's Avatar
    Not sue if this helps but:

    Unlike most Bluetooth accessories, your Flex must be paired directly through the
    Fitbit App, and not through your Android devices Bluetooth preferences.
    1. Open the Fitbit App.
    2. Account Setup:
    a. Select Get started if you dont already have a Fitbit.com account.
    b. Select Log in to log into your existing Fitbit.com account.
    3. Enter the email address and password for your Fitbit account and tap Sign Up.
    4. Enter your personal details, then tap Save. This information personalizes your
    Fitbit experience and improves the accuracy of your calorie burn and distance
    data. This personal information is, by default, only visible to your friends, but
    you can adjust your privacy settings on the Fitbit website to control what
    information is shared with others.
    5. Tap Set up Now.
    6. Choose Flex and follow the onscreen prompts.
    7. Tap Im Ready to begin searching for your Flex.
    8. Once found, the lights on your Flex will begin to blink. Tap the window of your
    Flex repeatedly with your finger until it vibrates. If you have trouble finding
    your Flex, tap Try Again and follow the onscreen instructions for help.
    9. Once the Fitbit App shows the message Youre all set! you can tap Go To
    Dashboard to complete setup.
    05-08-2013 08:49 PM
  8. Raptor007's Avatar
    I wonder how long it will take FitBit to support the S4, I have an older FitBit and honestly would prefer a wristband style that can go a week on a charge, but it they aren't going to support it for weeks or months I will likely get something else.
    05-11-2013 10:11 PM
  9. Concho Pete's Avatar
    Fitbit now syncs with the S4. Here is the announcement: Android Update: Fitbit Now Syncs to the Galaxy S4 | Fitbit Blog

    I just updated my app and it synced. Nice to see Fitbit make the addition so quickly.
    05-16-2013 05:44 PM
  10. tohio's Avatar
    Yep, works like a charm. I'd say this is the advantage of having a popular phone: compatibility with devices and timely updates/fixes.
    05-16-2013 06:07 PM
  11. Parafly's Avatar
    Sweety got my wife a fitbit for mother's day and waiting on vzw to delivery my s4!

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
    05-16-2013 10:02 PM

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