How to delete your Fitbit account and erase your personal data

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  • You can delete your Fitbit account at any time on the Fitbit mobile app or website. 
  • After you choose to delete your account, you have one week to change your mind, and then all data is deleted from your account within 30 to 90 days.
  • You can delete your account from the Fitbit app or using the Fitbit web page. 
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If you no longer want your Fitbit account, you can delete it from your Fitbit app for iPhone or Android, or through the Fitbit website. 

You might want to do this if you no longer have a Fitbit and want to delete the personal information you stored with it, or if you want to “start over” with a new device and eliminate the old data associated with an older Fitbit. 

If you change your mind, you have seven days after deleting the account to restore your data before it’s permanently erased. After seven days, the account cannot be recovered. 

Fitbit deletes all data from deleted accounts within 30 to 90 days, though the company may preserve data on its servers according to its privacy policy. 

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How to delete a Fitbit account using your Fitbit app

1. Start the Fitbit app on your phone.

2. Tap “Today” at the bottom of the screen. 

3. Tap your account avatar at the top left of the screen. 

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4. Tap “Manage Data.”

5. Tap “Delete Account,” and then confirm this is what you want to do. 

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How to delete a Fitbit account using the Fitbit website

1. Navigate to fitbit.com in a web browser and log into your Fitbit account.

2. On the Dashboard page, click the gear icon at the top right of the screen, and then click “Settings.”

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3. At the very bottom of the page, click “Delete Account,” and then confirm this is what you want to do.

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