How to turn off your Fitbit Ionic to conserve its battery when you’re not using it

You can turn off your Fitbit Ionic through its Settings menu.

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You can turn off your Fitbit Ionic through its Settings menu.
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On those rare occasions when you plan to go a few hours, or even a few days, not wearing your Fitbit Ionic, you should give the smart tracker a break and shut it down.

Shutting down a Fitbit Ionic is also the best way to get the tracker working properly again if it’s sluggish when running apps, or as you swipe from screen-to-screen.

You can’t turn a Fitbit Ionic off using the physical buttons on the sides of the unit; you need to complete a multi-step process on the screen. However, you can restart the device by holding down the back and bottom buttons for a few seconds, until you see the Fitbit logo appear.

Fortunately, all of the steps combined will take you less time to perform than you’ve spent reading this article.

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How to turn off a Fitbit Ionic

1. Open the “Settings” app.

Navigate to the Ionic's Settings app.

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Navigate to the Ionic’s Settings app.
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2. Scroll all the way down and tap the word “About.”

3. Scroll down again and tap the word “Shutdown.”

Scroll down and select

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Scroll down and select “Shutdown.”
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4. Tap “Yes” to confirm.

And to turn a Fitbit Ionic back on, just press and hold the left button (the solo button, if you can’t tell which side is left while the tracker is powered off).

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