Fitbit is arguably one of the biggest smartwatch companies in the world, and the company offers over half a dozen smartwatches and fitness trackers which you can use to track your fitness.
Fitbit smartwatches come with many great features, and many of them can also play music.
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In this WearToTrack Guide, we will tell you about the Apps that work best with Fitbits. Let’s get started.
Which Fitbits can play music?
Before I get to the apps, let me quickly tell you about the Fitbits that can play music. It’s important to note here that not all Fitbit smartwatches can play music, and only a handful of them can play music. These are the Fitbits that can play music.
- Fitbit Sense – It’s the latest Fitbit, and it’s dubbed as “Health Smartwatch” by the company.
- Fitbit Versa 3 – It’s the third iteration of the classic Fitbit Versa Lineup.
- Fitbit Versa 2 – It’s the second generation of the Fitbit Versa Lineup.
- Fitbit Versa – It’s the original and first smartwatch in Versa Lineup.
- Fitbit Ionic – It’s a high-end Fitbit smartwatch.
What music Apps work with Fitbits?
Now that you know which Fitbits can play music, let me tell you about the music apps which you can install on your Fitbit smartwatches and listen to your favorite music. These are the music apps that are available for Fitbits.
Let’s start with Spotify, which is arguably one of the biggest music apps in the industry. The app offers access to over 70 million songs, and the company also regularly updates the app with the latest music albums. In Spotify, you will also get access to hundreds of curated playlists which are curated based on moods, occasions, weather, and other events. If you are a fan of podcasts, you will also love Spotify because it comes with a decent collection of popular podcasts.
Spotify will only work on your Fitbit if you have a premium account. Here’s how you can get Spotify on your Fitbit.
- The first step is to open Fitbit App on your device.
- Now go to the Apps section and find the “Spotify” app under the All Apps section.
- Tap to Install it.
- Once you install it, go to the My Apps section, and tap on the gear-shaped icon right next to Spotify app.
- Here you will need to enter the Spotify premium account’s details to start using the service.
Deezer is another very popular music streaming app which is available for Fitbit users. On this app, you get a collection of over 90 million songs along with over 160,000 podcasts and 32000 radio stations. Like Spotify, Deezer is also regularly get updated with new songs from popular artists around the world.
If you want to use Deezer on your Fitbit, you will need Deezer Premium Account. Here’s how you can get Deezer on your Fitbit
- Go to Fitbit App Gallery and find Deezer App
- Tap it to install the app.
- Once the app is installed, please open it and enter the activation code.
- If your Fitbit or Deezer account is not created, follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Pandora is another well-known music streaming app which you can use on your Fitbit. It’s surely not as popular as Spotify or Deezer, but it can quench your thirst for music with its collection of over a million songs. The company offers music on-demand service, which means that you can request new music from the app, and the company will make it available to you.
- Go to Fitbit App on your smartphone
- Tap the Account icon and select your Fitbit
- Now go to Media tile and select Pandora App.
- In the next step, enter login details and press enter.
- You will need Pandora Premium if you want to download music on your Fitbit.
Spotify Vs Deezer Vs Pandora: Which One Is Better For Music On Fitbit?
Fitbit offers three popular music streaming apps to its users, and all of them have their pros and cons. However, if we compare them in terms of music catalog, Spotify and Deezer come on top with over 70 million songs.
In terms of experience, Spotify and Deezer are equally good, but Spotify is more popular, with over 400 million users worldwide. Also, Spotify comes with a big collection of over 3.2 million podcasts compared to 160,000 on Deezer. Overall, Spotify is my #1 recommendation, and Deezer is my 2nd recommendation for music lovers on Fitbit. Pandora is a great app, but it has a limited collection, and It won’t be my first choice.
Frequently Asked Questions [ FAQs ]
What music App does Fitbit Use?
Fitbit Smartwatches support the following music apps.
Can you listen to Music on Fitbit without a phone?
Yes, if your Fitbit has music storage, you can download music from the music streaming app and enjoy your favorite songs without your phone.
Does Fitbit work with Spotify?
Yes, Spotify is available for Fitbit users on selected smartwatches. However, if you want to use Spotify on your Fitbit, you will need Spotify Premium.
Can you play Apple Music on Fitbit Sense?
Apple Music is not available for Fitbit users, which means that you can’t play Apple Music on your Fitbit smartwatch.
Can you play YouTube Music on Fitbit Sense?
No, YouTube Music is currently not available for Fitbit users. However, there are chances that Google might make its music streaming service available to Fitbit users as Fitbit is also owned by Google.
Which music Apps work on Fitbit Sense?
Fitbit Sense only works with supported Music apps such as Spotify, Deezer, and Pandora.
Can you download Spotify songs on Fitbit Sense?
Spotify allows Fitbit Sense users to stream music on their smartwatch, but it doesn’t allow them to download music offline.
In this WearToTrack guide, I shared the Fitbit smartwatches that can play music and the music apps that work on supported devices. I’ve also answered some common questions which will help you choose the right music app for you. If you have any questions or suggestions, please let me know in the comments.
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