How to Replace Fitbit Charge 4 Bands

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Charge 3 (Image credit: iMore)

The Fitbit Charge 4 is a fantastic fitness tracker that can monitor your heart rate, track your steps, and show you how many calories you've burned. If you don't like the standard band that comes with the Fitbit Charge 4, there are a ton of options out there to get different bands, and swapping them out doesn't take to long. Here's how you can swap out the Fitbit Charge 4 band.

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How to replace the Fitbit Charge 4 band

It's important to remember that a Fitbit Charge 4 band is in two parts, that both need to be disconnected and reattached to the tracker itself.

Back of Fitbit Charge

Back of Fitbit Charge (Image credit: iMore)
  1. Turn over your Fitbit Charge 4.
  2. Press down on the latch button next to the tracker. Look at the picture above for reference.
  3. Pull the band away from the tracker.
  4. Press down on the latch button next to the tracker on the opposite side.
  5. Pull the band away from the tracker.

Fitbit Charge with band removed

Fitbit Charge with band removed (Image credit: iMore)
  1. Take the new band and slide the latch onto the tracker. You should hear a snap when it's locked in place.
  2. Repeat Step 6 for the other side of the band.

Now you know how to switch the band on your Fitbit Charge 3, and you can do it as often as you want. When you're working out, you may want to keep the silicone band in place, but if you're out of the town, a nice leather band may be a better choice — just follow these steps every time you want to make the swap!

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Additional Equipment

If you're looking for a replacement band, there are a ton of options, but the Dsytom Fitbit Charge 3 leather band is a personal favorite of mine.

Yooside Leather Fitbit Charge 3

Yooside Leather Fitbit Charge 3 (Image credit: Amazon)

YOOSIDE Leather Band (From $15 at Amazon)

Made from genuine leather, this band from YOOSIDE gives you a comfortable and classic look for your Charge 4. Since the band is actual leather, as you wear it, the fit and color will change to be as unique as you.

Shangpule Fitbit Charge 4

Shangpule Fitbit Charge 3 (Image credit: Amazon)

Shangpule Stainless Steel Metal Strap (From $15 at Amazon)

You can have your Fitbit and the feel of steel on your wrist again with the Shangpule Stainless Steel Metal Strap. The strong material and secure clasp will ensure you get the style you miss and durability you expect.

Luke Filipowicz
Staff Writer

Luke Filipowicz has been a writer at iMore, covering Apple for nearly a decade now. He writes a lot about Apple Watch and iPad but covers the iPhone and Mac as well. He often describes himself as an "Apple user on a budget" and firmly believes that great technology can be affordable if you know where to look. Luke also heads up the iMore Show — a weekly podcast focusing on Apple news, rumors, and products but likes to have some fun along the way. 

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