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How to Listen to Audible Audiobooks on Fitbit Smartwatch


"I enjoy listening to Audible audiobooks when I am running because it lets me acquire knowledge conveniently. And I just bought a Fitbit Versa smartwatch to replace my old iPod. Anyone has ideas on how to play Audible audiobooks on Fitbit Versa?" - Question from the Fitbit forum


Fitbit is an American company which produced a series of activity trackers, wristband trackers, smartwatches. The well-known products are Fitbit Zip, Fitbit Flex 2/Alta/Alta HR/ Ace/Charge 3, Fitbit Ionic/Versa. All of these devices have good fitness tracking, motion tracking, long battery life and more. In particular, the latest smart watches, Fitbit Ionic or Versa, have the ability to play music files and podcasts. Do you have the same requirement mentioned above? In order to help you solve this problem, here we will offer an alternative solution to play Audible files on Fitbit Versa.

Play audiobooks on Fitbit Smartwatch

Audible is the largest platform for producing and selling audiobooks. The official way to play audible files are by using the Audible app, Windows Media Player, iTunes. Other music players won't work simply due to the reason that Audible AA/AAX files are protected with the FairPlay DRM protection.


So can we install Audible app into Fitbit Versa? Unfortunately no. Though Fitbit supports a variety of apps like Deezer, Pandora, Music, Starbucks, Flipboard, Nest, Audible app is not there. In this case, the official ways won't work and you have to turn to third-party alternative solutions.


Here we are glad to recommend an alternative way: that is to using Sidify Apple Music Converter to convert Audible or iTunes audiobooks to MP3 or M4A, then transfer the converted audiobooks to Fitbit Smartwatch.

Key Features of Sidify Apple Music Converter

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Sidify Apple Music Converter

  • ok Convert Apple Music/iTunes M4P to MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV.
  • ok Preserve the quality of the original sound; Keep all ID3 Tags.
  • ok Fast Conversion Speed; Simple and innovative user interface.
  • ok Highly compatible with the latest Mac/ Windows OS and iTunes.

Things You'll Need

  • A Computer running Mac or Windows OS;
  • iTunes desktop app;
  • Sidify Apple Music Converter;
  • Fitbit Smartwatch.

Step 1Run Sidify Apple Music Converter

Download and install Sidify Apple Music Converter on your Windows or PC, then launch this audible converter.

Main interface of Sidify Apple Music Converter

Step 2Add Audible AA, AAX or iTunes M4A, M4B Audiobooks

Click on Add music button icon on the top left corner of Sidify Apple Music Converter, then a small adding will pop up to show your iTunes library. Then click on "Audiobooks" on the left panel and select the audiobooks from the list.

Note: Before adding Audible audiobooks, you will need to authorize your Audible account through iTunes. On iTunes, you can select "Account" → "Authorization" → "Authorize Audible account" to authorize your Audible account to iTunes. Then click "File" → "Add File to Library" to import audible audiobooks to iTunes library.
Add Audiobooks tracks

Step 3Choose MP3 or AAC as the Output Format

After selecting and adding audiobooks to Sidify Apple Music Converter, you can click on Setting button button to customize the basic parameters including the output format, output quality and output path. Here you can choose AAC as the output format with the chapters kept.

Tips: Sidify Apple Music Converter also enables you to convert Apple Music songs, iTunes M4P music to MP3, AAC, WAV or FLAC.
Set output as M4A

Step 4Start Converting Audible or iTunes Audiobooks

Now you can click on "Convert" button to start converting Audible AA, AAX, or iTunes M4A, M4B audiobooks to AAC or MP3.

After the conversion is done, you can click on History button icon to find the well converted audiobooks. Finally, you can copy the converted audiobooks from computer to your Fitbit Smartwatch.

Converting Audibooks

Part 2: Move Converted MP3 Audiobooks to Fitbit Smartwatch

Fitbit smartwatch supports to store over 300 songs. As for audiobooks which is significantly larger than songs, you may store several audiobooks with the equivalent length of total songs. You can transfer the converted audio files to Fitbit smartwatch either from Windows PC or Mac. Here I take the Windows version to show you how it works.

Step 1Download and install Fitbit App into your Windows computer and login it with your existing Fitbit account.

Step 2Make sure your computer and smartwatch are connected to the same Wifi.

Step 3Sync your watch in the Fitbit app.

Step 4Open the Fitbit app on your PC and then click the "Music icon" > "Personal Music" > "Transfer Music". It may take a few minutes to connect.

Step 5When it is connected, it will prompt you to select the playlists you want to transfer to your watch. It takes some time depends on how many files of your playlists.

Note: The trial version of Sidify Apple Music Converter has 3-minute conversion limit. If you want to unlock the time restriction, you'll need to spend just $39.95.

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