Fitbit – Control Music on Phone

While I do listen to spotify music off my phone, it isnt the only media service I use. Lets take Podcast Republic for example – I want to control this 3rd party app from my watch.

The instructions on Fitbits site seem pretty straight forward: Change a setting, connect your phone, it should just work. But it doesnt. The Music app on the Fitbit still searches for downloaded songs, but there are none.

From an earlier issue I had where I was seeing an error message for some apps (Ill link it here once I’ve written about it), I tried the same fix – a simple restart. Thankfully it worked, otherwise this may have been another reason to return my fitbit