We always read in the articles about the ECG function of Apple Watches & how they saved the user’s lives. On all the premium smartwatches, ECG or Electrocardiogram is must have tool to check your health. In the market, Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, Galaxy Watch Active 2, Withings, Oppo Watch & Amazfit Stratos 3 launched with ECG. Any of the Fitbit wearables has not received this function. The Fitbit Versa 2, which had launched in August last year, also missed it. As per the market demand, Fitbit may introduce it on the next Fitbit Versa 3 smartwatch.
Even if Fitbit doesn’t allow you to measure the electric activity of your heart, there is one app for it. The app called Fibricheck enables you to use ECG for health screening & monitoring on Fitbit Versa, Versa 2, Versa Lite & Ionic smartwatches. It is a certified app by CE medical staff so that you can trust it like Apple’s ECG measurement. The app helps in PPG heart rate monitor and detects Atrial fibrillation. You can download the app from the Fitbit Gallery. Here is the guide to use ECG on Fitbit watches.
Download Fibricheck on Fitbit
1. Open Fitbit app
2. From left corner select your device
3. Click on ‘Apps,’ then ‘All Apps’
4. Search Fibricheck & download it
After a successful download of the app, it will appear on your Fitbit smartwatch. Once you get the app, open it & follow these steps.
How to measure ECG reading on Fitbit
1. Wear your smartwatch tightly & one finger away from wrist bone
2. Open Fibricheck app on the Fitbit watch
3. Tap Measure option
4. The app will start ‘60 second’ reading
5. After some steps, you will get the ECG reading
Fibricheck is not a free app. To get the reading, you have to join the subscription. The app only supports Fitbit Versa, Versa 2, Versa Lite & Ionic smartwatches. In the future, Fitbit (Now Google) will launch the Electrocardiogram for Fitbit watches & trackers, but till then, you can use this third-party service to get work done. For more information about the app, visit official website of the Fibricheck app.
Madhav Biradar started his career in technology back in 2011, where he covered mobile & gaming articles. He is an enthusiast in smartphone & wearable gadgets. In his free time, he likes to read about new tech gadgets and watch movies.