If you are experiencing problems with your Fitbit Blaze, resetting it may help resolve the issue. In this guide, we will explain how to reset your Fitbit Blaze to factory settings in just a few easy steps.

Why Reset Fitbit Blaze?

Before we dive into the steps for resetting your Fitbit Blaze, let’s discuss why you might need to do so. Here are some common reasons:

  • Your Fitbit Blaze is frozen and won’t respond to your touch
  • The Blaze isn’t syncing with the Fitbit app
  • The screen isn’t displaying information correctly
  • You’re selling or giving away your Blaze and want to erase your data

If any of these situations sound familiar, resetting your Fitbit Blaze might be the solution.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Reset Fitbit Blaze

Follow these simple steps to reset your Fitbit Blaze to its factory settings:

  1. Connect your Fitbit Blaze to its charger
  2. Press and hold the Back and Select buttons simultaneously for 10-15 seconds
  3. When the Fitbit logo appears, release the buttons
  4. Wait for the Blaze to vibrate and turn off
  5. Press the Back button until you see the “Settings” screen
  6. Scroll down and select “About”
  7. Tap “Factory Reset”
  8. Confirm that you want to erase all data and settings by tapping “Yes”
  9. Wait for the reset to complete

After your Fitbit Blaze restarts, it will be in its original factory settings.

Troubleshooting Tips

If your Fitbit Blaze still isn’t working correctly after the reset, try the following troubleshooting tips:

  • Check that your Blaze is up to date with the latest firmware version
  • Make sure the charger is working correctly and the Blaze is fully charged
  • Restart your phone and make sure the Fitbit app is up to date

If none of these tips work, you may need to contact Fitbit customer support.


Resetting your Fitbit Blaze to factory settings is a simple process that can help resolve many common issues. Follow the steps outlined above, and you should have no problem getting your Blaze back to working order.


How do I restart my Fitbit Blaze?

To restart your Fitbit Blaze, press and hold the Back and Select buttons simultaneously until the Fitbit logo appears.

How long does it take to reset a Fitbit Blaze?

It typically takes about 5-10 minutes to reset a Fitbit Blaze to its factory settings.

Will resetting my Fitbit Blaze delete my data?

Yes, resetting your Fitbit Blaze to factory settings will erase all data and settings. Be sure to sync your Blaze with the Fitbit app before resetting it if you want to save your data.

How often should I reset my Fitbit Blaze?

There’s no need to reset your Fitbit Blaze regularly. Only do so if you’re experiencing issues that can’t be resolved through other means.

Can I reset my Fitbit Blaze without a charger?

No, you must have your Fitbit Blaze connected to its charger to reset it to factory settings.