How to Connect Mi Smart Band With a Smartphone: Follow These Steps

You need to have an account on Xiaomi’s Mi Fit app to connect Mi Smart Band to your phone.

How to Connect Mi Smart Band With a Smartphone: Follow These Steps

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Mi Smart Band can connect with an Android smartphone or iPhone via Bluetooth

Highlights
  • Mi Smart Band requires Mi Fit app on your phone for connectivity
  • You’ll be required to allow pairing with your phone through Mi Smart Band
  • Once connected, Mi Smart Band can provide call alerts from your phone

Mi Smart Band will help you see all your fitness details on your smartphone, when paired and connected properly. Xiaomi's Mi Smart Band offers compatibility for both Android and iOS devices. Newer Mi Smart Band versions —Mi Smart Band 4, Mi Smart Band 5, and Mi Smart Band 6 — also feature an AMOLED touchscreen for easy access to your health and fitness results. All you need is to keep wearing the Mi Smart Band on your wrist and enable Bluetooth on your phone to keep receiving real-time data. Once paired with your phone, Mi Smart Band also lets you receive message alerts and incoming call notifications. You can additionally control some of your smartphone's features including its music playback directly from the Mi Smart Band.

In this article, we are detailing the steps you need to follow to connect Mi Smart Band to your phone. The fitness band can be connected to your Android smartphone or iPhone using the Mi Fit app.

How to connect Mi Smart Band with your phone

Before beginning with the steps you should take to connect Mi Smart Band to your phone, it is important to note that you need to keep Bluetooth enabled on your phone to wirelessly exchange data with Mi Smart Band.

  1. Download Mi Fit app from Google Play or Apple App Store — depending on which device you have.
  2. Open the Mi Fit app.
  3. Sign in to your existing Mi Fit account. Alternatively, you can create a new account on Mi Fit by tapping the Create an account now button on the app.
  4. Once done, you'll see a screen on the Mi Fit app that will ask you to select the device you want to pair. Tap Band there. You need to bring your Mi Smart Band closer to your phone for pairing.
  5. Now, the Mi Fit app will ask you to confirm the pair request on your Mi Smart Band.
  6. Tap the tick mark icon on your Mi Smart Band to confirm its pairing.

Once Mi Smart Band is connected to your phone, you'll need to allow the notification access from your phone's setting to receive real-time alerts on your wrist. You can also go to the Mi Fit app's settings menu to enable or disable features such as incoming call notifications and idle alerts.


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Jagmeet Singh writes about consumer technology for Gadgets 360, out of New Delhi. Jagmeet is a senior reporter for Gadgets 360, and has frequently written about apps, computer security, Internet services, and telecom developments. Jagmeet is available on Twitter at @JagmeetS13 or Email at jagmeets@ndtv.com. Please send in your leads and tips. More
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