August 18, 2022
Fitbit Versa 3, Fitbit Sense Get OS Update With Google Assistant Voice Support, SPO2 Monitoring Improvements

The Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit are receiving Sense and a new OS update that will let its users hear Audible responses from Google Assistant. Plus, the update will help Fitbit smartwatches more easily access SpO2 information, receive low and high heart rate notifications, easier watch face switching, and new celebrations for accomplishing goals. Earlier updates to the Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit Sense added support for Google Assistant, but responses were limited to text. Fitbit hasn’t provided any information about the firmware version of the update, nor the regions where it will receive the update.

via blog PostFitbit announced that the Fitbit Versa 3 and Fitbit Sense and are receiving an OS update that will bring audio responses from Google Assistant to fitness wearables. Along with these audio responses, Google Assistant will also provide text answers to users’ questions and commands as before. Notably, audio responses are optional and can be turned off. Fitbit is supported Web Page How to connect Assistant with wearables is being told.

Additionally, Fitbit will now let users access SpO2 monitoring information from more locations in their smartwatch. Users can now view their blood oxygen level for the past week from the on-wrist Today Dashboard, with the SpO2 watch face, and from within the Health Metrics Dashboard. Premium customers can view and interpret their previous month’s data on the Health Metrics dashboard.

Fitbit Versa 3 will also provide high or low heart rate notifications to users. The smartwatch will monitor heart data 24×7 and send a notification if the heart rate crosses the limit set by the users. Along with the notification, Fitbit also gives users the option to take a survey within Fitbit to help them better understand their heart rate data. It was already available for Fitbit Sense users.

In addition, the OS update also makes it easier to change watch faces without leaving the main screen. The blog post explains, “Just press and hold the clock face for a few seconds to open the Clock app to choose from a selection of your favorite clock faces.” There are also new on-wrist fests to keep users motivated to achieve their goals more often.

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