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Is Fitbit Ace 3 Waterproof – Water Lock?

Is Fitbit Ace 3 waterproof? Can I swim with Fitbit Ace 3? Fitbit Ace 3 water lock? Fitbit Ace 3 waterproof rating?

Are you wondering if your new Fitbit Ace 3 is waterproof? or do you want to know how to use the water lock on your device? Well, in this post, we will be answering the popular and must trading question that many people want to know.

Is Fitbit Ace 3 Waterproof?

Well, on the Fitbit official website, the answer to this question is not entirely yes. Your Fitbit Ace 3 is not waterproof. Instead, the device is water-resistant. Just like the Samsung S22 and the iPhone 13 are water-resistant not waterproof.

Your device comes equipped with a water resistance rating which helps it to survive a sweaty workout or swim in a pool. Generally, most Fitbit devices are water-resistant to 50 meters. However, you should note that water resistance may diminish over time and can be negatively impacted by dropping the device, exposing it to soaps, shampoos, conditioners, perfume, insect repellent, lotions, and high-velocity water.

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What to Do When your Fitbit Ace 3 Get Wet

If your device gets wet, you should take it off and dry it well before putting it back on. In case it comes in contact with any liquid or other than freshwater,  you should clean it with fresh water and dry it with a lint-free cloth.

Can I Swim or Shower with My Fitbit Ace 3?

Yes, you can shower or swim with your device. However, you should also know that not taking your device to the shower reduces the potential for exposure to soaps, shampoos, and conditioners which can cause long-term damage to it. The company doesn’t recommend taking your device to a hot tub or sauna.

Fitbit Ace 3 Water Lock

You can turn on your water lock when you are in the water to prevent the buttons on your tracker from activating. Now when the water lock is on, your screen and buttons are locked. Both notifications and alarms still appear on your tracker, but you must unlock your screen to interact with them.

How to Turn on Fitbit Ace 3 water Lock

To turn on the water lock on your device, press and hold the buttons on your tracker > tap Water Lock > and firmly tap your screen twice. To turn off the water lock, firmly double-tap the middle of the screen with your finger.

Next, if you don’t see “Unlocked” appear on the screen, try tapping harder.

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James, a distinguished alumnus of MIT, where he specialized in Computer Science and Communications Technology, has an impressive academic foundation that underpins his expertise. With over a decade in the industry, he deciphers complex technology into easy how-tos. Known for his keen insights, James is dedicated to helping readers navigate the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

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