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How to start a Fitbit workout on a Google Pixel Watch

The Pixel Watch is closely aligned with Fitbit’s features, and so here’s how you can launch a Fitbit workout on Google’s wearable.

The Pixel Watch doesn’t just act as a smart companion on your wrist, but you can also use it to track your exercise routines as well. If you’ve used a Fitbit before then you’ll be familiar with this feature, as the Pixel Watch uses the exact same interface.

What you’ll need: 

The Short Version 

  • From the home screen, swipe right three times
  • Tap on an exercise mode
  • Start your workout

  1. Step

    From the home screen, swipe right three times

    Starting from the standard home screen, just swipe towards the right three times, and you’ll be greeted by the workouts menu.

  2. Step

    Tap on an exercise mode

    The workouts menu provides a list of exercises that you can undertake, including running and cycling. Tap on the one that describes the workout you’d like to undertake.

  3. Step

    Start your workout

    Now your workout is underway on your watch, you can start exercising and the Pixel Watch will collect useful health metrics so that you can get a better insight into your fitness.


Can the Pixel Watch automatically detect when you start a workout?

No, you have to manually input when you’re starting a workout on the Pixel Watch

How do I stop a workout?

To stop the workout, simply swipe up from the workout screen and tap on the option reading ‘End’.

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