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How to Sync Fossil Smartwatch with Google Fit or Apple Health

Many smartwatch users prefer using Google Fit to track all their health and fitness data. Whereas some prefer using Apple Health to keep a check on their health stats in one place. If you have a Fossil smartwatch, you can easily connect it with either of the two services. This article lets us see how to sync the Fossil watch with Google Fit and Apple Health.

Sync Fossil Smartwatch with Google Fit or Apple Health

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Connect and Sync Fossil Smartwatch with Google Fit

To start with, install the Google Fit app (Android, iOS) on your phone. Sign in with your Google account. If you use Google Fit on your iPhone, you can directly sync it with Apple Health using the option on the app home screen. This way, your Fossil smartwatch data will sync to Google Fit and also your Apple account.

Step 1: Open the Fossil Smartwatches app on your Android or iPhone.

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Sync Fossil Smartwatch Google Fit

Step 2: Click the hamburger menu at the top left corner.

Step 3: Select Wellness from the menu.

Step 4: Next, click on Connected Apps.

Sync Fossil Smartwatch Google Fit

Step 5: Check the box for Google Fit.

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Step 6: Click Continue when the sign-in popup appears and log in with your Google account.

That’s it. You have now successfully connected your Fossil smartwatch with Google Fit.

Connect and Sync Fossil Smartwatch with Apple Health

The Heath app gathers data from your iPhone, Apple Watch, and Fossil Smartwatches app, provided you allow Fossil to access and write data in Healthkit. Here’s how it works:

Sync Fossil Smartwatch Apple Health

Step 1: Open the Fossil Smartwatches app on your iPhone.

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Step 2: Click the hamburger menu at the top left corner.

Step 3: Select Wellness and click on Connected Apps.

Step 4: Tick the box for Apple Health.

Sync Fossil Smartwatch Apple Health

Step 5: On the next screen, tap Turn On All.

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Step 6: Finally, click on Allow at the top right corner.

Your Fossil smartwatch will now start syncing your data with your Apple Healthkit. This can also be useful if you regularly switch between Apple Watch or any other smartwatch and Fossil. All your data will sync in one place, and you don’t have to worry about different apps carrying different data.

Fossil Watch Not Syncing With Google Fit?

If your Fossil smartwatch is not syncing with your Google Fit, follow the troubleshooting steps below:

  • Open Settings on your Android phone. Go to Accounts > Google and select your Google account being used with Google Fit. Here, make sure Google Fit is enabled.
  • Disconnect and reconnect the Google Fit app in the Fossil Smartwatches application.
  • Make sure the Fossil watch is connected to your phone. Prevent the Fossil app from being killed in the background.
  • Restart the Fossil smartwatch.
  • Uninstall and reinstall Google Fit app.
  • If nothing works, reset your Fossil smartwatch and start the process from scratch.

Wrapping Up

This was a quick guide to connect and sync your Fossil Smartwatch with your Google Fit and Apple Health accounts. I hope this allows you to access all your health and fitness data and stats in one place. Stay tuned to WearablesToUse for more such tips, tricks, and how-tos.

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