Xiaomi Mi Band tips and tricks: Get more from your budget fitness tracker

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Create a Password Hi, Google account connected Facebook account connected. And while i'm doing an intense workout like aerobics i could burn the bracelet shows only cal? Connect with Facebook, Twitter, or just enter your email to sign in and comment. You need to have your cell phone number entered in correctly to get a verification text to finish setup. My Mi band has been working fine since i paired it, some 7 months ago.

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We like it when companies open up their walled gardens so that we all can play along. Nutrisystem's NuMi program isn't free, so neither is the app.

You need a paid membership to get any use out of the software. But if you have already committed to the program, then why not add the app to your collection? Yes, the UI is great, I agree with that. Latest news Android 8. Hottest Hottest Latest Comments. Tags fitbit google play integration jawbone new app numi nutrisystem play store program weight loss withings subscribe. Google Pixel 3 leaks with notchless 5. I looked at it more of a S5 type of UI a bit. Far better hardware and apps.

Does this app works only for losing weight? How about getting some weight? I need that, lol. They actually cater for people who want to gain weight and its free. Are you getting one of the new iPhones? My mi band 1s was worn on my wrist during a workout, I manually added activities to Google fit when the mi fit app synced to Google fit it deleted all my activities and replaced it with rubbish.

Decided not to wear the band for my next work out and stored everything in Google fit. When the mi fit app synced later in the day it changed the Google fit data and step count to zero. I'm trying to sync with my iPad mini. Thought if I put in my mobile and it's not sync'd to that it may not work.

When I'm moving my hands only mi band steps are increasing. I'm not getting accurate steps so please assist me any settings for this? For instance, today I gave MI band to my mom for study and then my mom start kitchen work with wear strap after a hour she's reached around steps its shocking for me. Its showa the hand moments not a steps by foot so please give me some suggestion on this problem.

Since the band detects "steps" based on movement, any time you move your arm up and down it will register a "step". Since I wanted a more accurate reading I tucked my band into my sock at my ankle. I made sure that the sensor is facing to the side, just like on a wrist. I have ordered another band to extend the original so I can actually wrap it to the ankle when I'm not wearing socks. Since I have done this, my "step" count is now extremely accurate.

This also works great when I'm riding my exercise bike or using the treadmill. What the company needs to do now is to develop an official "Ankle Strap". With folks wearing ankle bangles anyway, this shouldn't look too odd. Give it a try. I think you'll be surprised how accurate your step count will become. I love my MiFit but there is a serious design flaw - I've lost two of them because after a few months wear the band gets softer and the tracker pops out. I'm trackerless at the moment.

Is this available on IOS? I have never seen it in the past 8 months. I have never seen this feature on the iOS app in the past 7 months.

Maybe I overlooked it. Can someone point me in the right direction. As the range is too wide and their is a risk in that. I'm using Mi Band 1S and getting incorrect steps data, so please let me assist with the app settings? For instance, today morning I am so disappointed, I have purchased a MI band and have spent 2 whole days trying to set it up with my android galaxy phone. The parcel arrived and the instructions were all in Chinese to start with.

I have tried everything and constantly when signing into the MI fit app, just get error I've not got out of bed yet and apparently I've already taken steps! Also, according to Mi, I only woke up four minutes ago, so I guess I've been sitting in bed for the last two hours playing with my phone on my sleep! Given it's price, I never expected it to be that accurate.

I bought it as a starter to see if l would actually use something like this and decided if i liked it then I'd upgrade But I'm still quite surprised at the level of innacuracy. I don't see the point in making something like this if you're going to get it that wrong.

It makes me wonder, how inaccurate are the more expensive ones? Because I don't want to waste my money off they're all this bad. We bought 3 Miband 1S I ma desperatekt trying to find out how to switch to english. After last update it switched to chinese. It suddenly stopped syncing with my Android phone with which it was paired. I have already tried FIND band option. My MI band was working just fine.

I have already tried FIND band option and it is still working only not syncing. This happened to me. I was advised to reinstall the mi fit app. I tried to sync the mi fit with the app once charged. It didn't find the mi fit. So I turned blue tooth off, turned my phone off and then turned everything back on again. This time the app recognised the mi fit so all good now. Although I estimated my height and weight settings incorrectly and now need to amend these so it doesn't think I've suddenly put on weight!!

Does this band needs to stay connected with my phone all time? My steps are inaccurate, probably due to my longer stride. Does anyone know how to make an adjustment for the stride??? Hi, My first mi band worked just fine until it fell out of the band and was lost. I just received a replacement and now for the life of me it will not pair with my phone.

It appears the app is still paired to the original mi even though I told bluetooth to forget the device. I have deleted and re-installed the app and nothing will make it pair. Is there a way to properly un-pair the original mi??? I have a mi fit I just guessed these when I set the mi fit up. How do I do this? My Mi band has been working fine since i paired it, some 7 months ago. Then it suddenly stopped syncing. I have tried re-booting my phone, several times. Have tried to refresh it.

It just keeps pulling up the steps from 5 days ago, when it quit syncing. I tried re-charging it. It can 'find' the band. Have purchased it just 2 days prior. Otherwise it is perfect but only when i travel in car my steps keep increasing automatically. Please give me a solution to it otherwise have to return the product.

And it show distance???? My heart rate doesn' t work. I have changed position from my left to right arm, tryed to had my arm more wet, put in on that hand a bit harder and it is still out of order. Other functions are fine. I have tried to sign up for the last two days and keeps telling me that I have exceeded my time This has been a very frustrating experience Please help.

I can't receive any alerts from my mi band 2 whenever someone texted me on my iphone 6. I already updated the firmware and updated the ios version. Tried to delete the app and download it again and restart the phone but no alerts has been received. But my friend says that there's now an updated features for message alerts on ios.

I haven't been able to find how to turn on the HR sleep tracking you mention at 9 of this article, and haven't come across any information about it on the web: Nothing should be that thin! I recently bought the xaoimi band 2 it's logical that the calories burned for walking steps is only calories??

And while i'm doing an intense workout like aerobics i could burn the bracelet shows only cal? Can someone help please. Xiaomi Mi Band tips and tricks: Monday May 22, By Sophie Charara sophiecharara. How to use your fitness tracker to actually get fit Here's our top tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Mi Band or Mi Band Pulse. Be realistic about steps and distance The biggest tip we can give you for using either of the two older Mi Bands for long term fitness or weight loss goals is that, in our experience, it overestimates steps and distance.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2. All the new features. Please, I want to change my goal, I crease the number of steps. How can I do this? Hi there, Can I change the time I receive the daily activity alert? It's a pretty neat little device for the price. Same happened with me. Its also mentioned by the author in Step. Hope this works for you and others facing similar issues. I also can not get started. They say They Will send a verification to my phone but never do.

So I can not use the band. I really need a fix for this too!!!!

2. Hook it up to Google Fit/Apple Health