One of Fitbit Premium’s biggest perks is now free

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That means you can now add your Fitbit to your Google Health account, enabling you to see your daily steps, distance, calories burned and sleep data at a glance.

As part of the integration, users of the Fitbit app must now opt in to sharing their data with Google. That means you will receive a prompt each time you sync your Fitbit with your phone to ask whether you want to share your data with Google. The company says more than 150,

Fitbit’s $10-a-month subscription service, Fitbit Premium, confers a handful of benefits, including detailed sleep analysis (complete with animal-themed Sleep Profiles) and Fitbit’s Daily Readiness Score that aims to quantify how prepared you are for activity each morning. Starting today, though, the free Fitbit experience is getting a little more appealing: Google’s announced that Fitbit’s Health Metrics Dashboard is now a free feature.

Fitbit is actively working on expanding the types of data that it collects, too. Last month, the company announced that it would soon begin tracking resting heart rate data through its devices. Fitbit says it takes this step to help users get a better picture of their heart health, but it’s also an effort to help push the idea of letting users opt in to data collection, rather than opt out.

Historical data from the Health Metrics Dashboard, including breathing rate, resting heart rate, heart-rate variability, blood oxygen saturation, and skin temperature, will be made available to all Fitbit users this month. Users will be able to see both daily and historical views ranging seven, 30, or 90 days, which Google says will help them “see trends over longer periods of time and get at-a-glance insights about what metrics changed from their baseline.” (Note that not every Fitbit device tracks all these stats; the Google Pixel Watch, for example, doesn’t monitor skin temperature.)

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