Updates are normally designed and developed by producers to enhance the efficiency of their gadgets. Typically, happily few, it occurs that an replace damages a tool irreparably.
That is what occurred to many house owners of Fitbit Ionic, the controversial smartwatch of the Californian firm, who discovered themselves within the palms, or on the wrist, a ineffective piece of iron and plastic. With the replace to Fitbit OS 4.1.2 (firmware 70.7.27) many smartwatches have actually stopped working, ensuing fully unusable.
One of the crucial widespread issues associated to the replace is that Fitbit Ionic it stands nonetheless on a black display and even a tough reset can not remedy the issue. It additionally appears that it’s not even doable to recharge the smartwatch, due to this fact the replace would have broken the product irreversibly.
In the meantime Fitbit has launched a brand new firmware 70.80.zero which brings Fitbit OS 4.1.3, meager comfort for individuals who can not activate the smartwatch and set up the replace. Plainly the answer proposed by Fitbit’s help service is restricted to a 25% low cost voucher on the acquisition of a brand new product of the identical model.
Nonetheless, it’s troublesome to belief a producer that has broken his smartwatch with an replace, even whether it is an out of guarantee gadget. When you personal a Fitbit Ionic steer clear of the offending firmware. As an alternative, tell us if one thing has occurred to you and when you have managed to resolve it with the corporate’s customer support.