How to turn on bluetooth on smart band?

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by Alex Gustman

Updated: November 17, 2021

In smart bands, Bluetooth module is used to receive and transmit data to a smartphone or tablet. In this article, you will learn how to turn on the Bluetooth transmitter using the example of the Xiaomi Mi Band 4.

How do I activate Bluetooth in a smart band?

Bluetooth is usually activated by default in smart bands. Particularly models with compact screens or no screen at all. Therefore, you do not need to perform any additional actions on the side of the wrist accessory. For pairing, all you need to do is install the manufacturer’s proprietary app and make the connection.
In some smartwatches and smart bands that work independently, Bluetooth is activated in the settings. In this case, you need to select “settings” on the screen, and then find and activate Bluetooth.

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How to connect a smart band

  • Install the branded app to work with the band. The Mi Fit is used for Xiaomi accessories.
  • In the application, create an Mi account. Because the Google account or Facebook account may not authorize you. If you have a Mi account, then enter your email address and password.
  • When registering, select your current region. In some cases, you may need to select the Chinese region for successful registration, and then change it in the settings.
  • Read and accept the suggested agreements.
  • Fill in the profile: gender, date of birth, height, weight. The data can be corrected in the future.
  • At the bottom of the screen click the continue button. In some smartphones the button may not be displayed due to insufficient optimization of the program. In this case, it is better to register from another device, and in the current device to enter the data for authorization.
  • Activate Bluetooth on your smartphone.
  • Select the type of device you want to connect, either a band or a smartwatch.
  • Bring the smart band close to the smartphone. Wait for pairing.
  • After pairing, set up the band in the app.
  • If necessary, change the profile settings.
  • If you want to connect the smart band to another device, you first need to unpair it in the brand-name app.


This article describes in detail how to turn on Bluetooth on a smart band. Usually, Bluetooth is activated by default and you only need to install the branded app to connect to your smartphone. In some bands with a large screen Bluetooth activation is done in the settings of the device itself.

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