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(Pocket-lint) - Fitbit brings one of the best fitness platforms out there when it comes to presenting how much or how little you move in an easy-to-understand format. It not only delivers the data, but it does so in a simple and user-friendly way so you aren't swamped with too much detail.

The Fitbit app is comprehensive and while the basic features it offers might be obvious, some of Fitbit's best functions are a little harder to find. 

This feature highlights all the tips and tricks of the Fitbit app to help you get the most out of your fitness tracker, with device-specific tips at the bottom.



Fitbit app Today tips and tricks

Edit what you see in Fitbit Today

Tap 'Edit' in the top right of the Today tab screen > Tap the circle with the 'X' on the right of the metrics you don't want to see appear > Tap 'Done' in the the top right corner.

Edit the order of the Fitbit Today

Tap 'Edit' in the top right of the Today tab screen > Drag the metric tiles into the order you want them in > Tap 'Done' in the top right corner.

Five metrics will fit in the top section of the Fitbit Today tab and you have a choice of Steps, Floors, Distance, Calories Burned and Active Minutes. To change which metrics appear, you'll need to untick the ones you don't want to show. You can't swap metrics though. It's also worth noting that you won't see floors climed if your Fitbit doesn't have an altimeter.

How to see a different day's activity on Fitbit

Tap the arrows in the main section of the Today tab, under the Fitbit logo at the top. The information you see there will be what will be available for each day you go back.

How to manually log food, exercise, weight, sleep, water on Fitbit

Tap on the '+' to the right of the metric you want to add.

How to track a walk, run or hike with connected GPS on Fitbit

Tap the '+' on the right of the Exercise tab. Ensure the Track tab at the top is selected > Choose Run, Walk or Hike > Press 'Start' at the bottom of the screen. The Fitbit app will then use your phone's GPS to track your run, walk or hike.

How to setup voice cues during exercise on Fitbit

Tap the '+' on the right of the Exercise tab. Select the Cues menu > Set which ones you want to hear, if you want to hear them at all, at what frequency you'd like to hear them and at what volume.

How to control your music from the Fitbit app

Tap the '+' on the right of the Exercise tab. Tap the Music Control/Last Playing menu. From here you can turn shuffle on or off and select what music you want to play with options including Last Playing, All Music and Recently Played.