Amazon Echo can tell you your Fitbit stats. Here's how
Pair your Amazon Echo with your Fitbit to hear your data.
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If you've ever wanted to check your
to see how many steps you've taken, but your hands were occupied in dishwater, it's time to pair it with Amazon's
. You can use the voice assistant to get the data hands-free, and we'll show you the steps for how to set it up.
All you need to do is link your Fitbit to the Amazon Alexa app and say, "Alexa, ask my Fitbit…" and then one of a few different Fitbit data options, and your robot friend -- i.e. your smart home device -- will read out the information.
Here's how to sync your Fitbit with Alexa and an Echo speaker.