How long will my hybrid smartwatch battery last? February 12, 2020 10:34 Updated Follow Depending on the model of your watch and its usage, your battery will last from 5 to 12 months. Comments 17 comments Sort by Date Votes CHRIS GEORGE October 19, 2019 01:53 Edited Fossil, could you provide more information about usage and what actions are the biggest drains on the battery. My watch has never lasted five months on a single battery, and I'm a bit disappointed and don't want to be so wasteful as to replace the battery every month or two. What causes the battery to run out faster or last longer? Does the battery last longer if a Bluetooth connection is maintained with your phone, or does the watch continually search for a connection (and wear out the battery) if your phone is not near it or has Bluetooth turned off? Does using the watch to send a command to your phone use more battery power than displaying an alert received from the phone? Thank you in advance for any further information! In case this feedback is useful to Fossil it other customers: I really wish the watch were rechargeable. I loved it at first, but after a couple of years and a couple dozen batteries, I regret buying this model (the Fossil Q Grant hybrid smart watch). It looks great, though, and now I just want to unsync it with my phone and use it as a regular watch but the battery still dies in a matter of weeks. Any suggestions? 0 Comment actions Permalink Karyna October 22, 2019 15:52 Hi Chris, Thank you for your comment. I'm sorry to hear that your hybrid smartwatch battery is not lasting long enough. I've opened a support ticket so we can investigate this further for you. Someone will reach out to you soon. 0 Comment actions Permalink ROY JOHN November 11, 2019 08:55 The issue mentioned by Chris is exactly what I'm facing with my Q hybrid. I've tried using it at a bare minimum even then it just lasted for 3 months. It'll be really helpful if Fossil could suggest a rechargeable battery 0 Comment actions Permalink Grace Vaughan November 13, 2019 17:48 Same. 0 Comment actions Permalink Cedric November 18, 2019 04:09 Hi Roy and Grace, Thank you for letting us know. I'm sorry to hear about the issues. I have opened support tickets for your cases. Our agents will reach out to you soon for further assistance. 0 Comment actions Permalink Sruthi Manogna November 24, 2019 06:55 Even i am facing the same issue with my fossil Q Hybrid watch. Could you please rectify the issue 0 Comment actions Permalink Cedric November 25, 2019 19:15 Hi Sruthi, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing issues while using the watch. I have created a support ticket for your case. One of our technical agents will reach out to you soon regarding the issue. 0 Comment actions Permalink Chandan kodgirwar December 13, 2019 17:09 I have purchased Fossil Q Nate watch on 25th Dec 2018 and since purchase I have replaced 6 batteries. Maximum period watch was working for 15 days. I am not happy after purchasing such a watch. I am feeling I got cheated. I am not getting service center details for Pune Maharashtra India location Pl help me out to make this watch usable. 0 Comment actions Permalink Chandan kodgirwar December 13, 2019 17:10 I have purchased Fossil Q Nate watch on 25th Dec 2018 and since purchase I have replaced 6 batteries. Maximum period watch was working for 15 days. I am not happy after purchasing such a watch. I am feeling I got cheated. I am not getting service center details for Pune Maharashtra India location Pl help me out to make this watch usable. 0 Comment actions Permalink emily reed January 02, 2020 17:43 I have a Hybrid Jacqueline FTW5014 I purchased and received in late October. The battery has died less than 2.5 months later. This is an issue. Please help. 0 Comment actions Permalink Cedric January 06, 2020 03:22 Hi Chandan, I am so sorry to hear about your situation. I have created support tickets on your behalves. Our technical agents will reach out to you soon for further assistance. 0 Comment actions Permalink MS JESSICA HARDY January 06, 2020 03:53 Would be nice if you could post some solutions instead of replying to people individually. I came here looking for help as my watch battery barely lasts 3 weeks and the closest Fossil Store is the next town over. 0 Comment actions Permalink MS January 06, 2020 03:54 Hi, I have the same problem with my Hybrid smart watch Q Accomplice. The battery dies every couple of months and never lasts the 4 to 6 months that it is supposed to. Also when I purchased this watch, I was told that I would have a life time battery replacement for free. I had no issues with this at first, however the last time I went to get it replaced the sales person told me that they only replace it in the 1st year for free and after that I would have to pay $11 each time. The free battery replacement was a selling point and I would not have purchased this watch otherwise. It is disappointing that they decide to change this and not even let people know. Can Fossil give a rechargeable battery option or a reasonable alternative? This watch is just annoying to use now. 0 Comment actions Permalink Sarah Herr January 06, 2020 22:06 Hi all, I agree with all these problems. I'm lucky to get a month (maybe) out of the watch battery. I wondered if I'd bought defective batteries, but it sounds like I am not alone. 0 Comment actions Permalink Cedric January 13, 2020 04:44 Hi all, Thank you for your comments. The battery (full), when used with our hybrid smartwatches, will last up to 6 months or 12 months (depending on the model) under ideal conditions. However, with normal use and daily syncing, it is normal for the battery to last around 3 to 4 months. We would suggest you change the battery or get in touch with us when any weird symptom arises. When you replace that watch's battery, we would recommend ones made by Panasonic, Energizer or Renata for the best performance and battery lifespan. For cases when the batteries last less than 3 months, I will create support tickets on your behalves. Our technical agents will reach out to you as soon as possible for further assistance. 0 Comment actions Permalink Sam Low February 11, 2020 23:26 Hi, my Q Nate bought in June 19 has gone through 2 battery changes. The last battery change didn't last 3 months. Even the jeweller was surprised to see me so often. My watch goes through light usage, say once a week. Is there a possibility that it constantly searches for bluetooth connectivity when my phone is away, leading to the battery drain? 0 Comment actions Permalink Cedric February 12, 2020 10:34 Hi Low Choon Meng, I am sorry to hear about your situation. I have created a support ticket for your case. One of our agents will contact you soon for further assistance. 0 Comment actions Permalink Please sign in to leave a comment.