How to use the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5 to control music


With the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5 you can control the music on your mobile and enjoy it while doing sports. We explain how to do it.

The Mi Band is Xiaomi's smart bracelet With which you can keep track of your physical activity, monitor your pulse and sleep patterns, manage your mobile notifications and set alarms. These are not the only functions of this smartband, whose latest versions are the Mi Band 4 and the Mi Band 5, both with Great value for the price.

With your Mi Band smart bracelet you can also control the music you are playing on your mobile, a very useful tool when you don't want to be constantly pulling your phone out of your pocket just to skip the song. Yes you can use the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5 to control music of the mobile that you have linked, and in this article we explain how.

Control music from Xiaomi Mi Band

Use your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 or Mi Band 5 to control the music on your mobile.

How to use your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5 to control music

The first step you must take to control the music on your mobile from your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 or Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is, obviously, pair both devices. To do this, download the Xiaomi Mi Fit application on your phone, it is free.

Once the application is open, click on "Add a new device" and follow the steps to connect the smart bracelet. After completing the pairing, it is time to learn how to control the music from the Mi Band.

Attentive, because the process includes some steps of necessary settings on the mobile phone related to the Mi Fit app.

  1. Enter the mobile settings and click on the section "Applications".
  2. Find the Mi Fit app and configure it to run in the background. In the case of a Xiaomi mobile -as in the screenshots-, the option you must activate is “Automatic start”.
  3. Do not exit the terminal settings yet, as you must access the "Battery" section and establish that the application Mi Fit can run without restrictions so that the battery saver does not affect the music control function.

After configuring everything you need in your mobile settings in relation to the Mi Fit application, you can now use your Mi Band 4 or Mi Band 5 bracelet to control the music on your mobile from it. The function is performed exactly in both models, being compatible with the music app for your mobile and platforms like Spotify and YouTube.

To test its operation, play any song on your mobile. Next, go to the bracelet and from the initial screen swipe right. This way you will quickly access the music control screen, from which you can perform various actions: pause or restart playback, skip or rewind the song, and raise and lower the sound volume.

Music on Xiaomi Mi Band

From your Xiaomi Mi Band you can control the volume of the music on your mobile.

That is the quick access, but you can also control the music from your Xiaomi Mi Band if you enter More> Music. Both procedures take you to the same place: the screen from which you can manage the music playback of your mobile no need to remove the terminal from your pocket.

The next time you are listening to music on your mobile and you think about taking it out of your pocket or approaching it if it is far to move on to the next song, remember that this is something you can do quickly. using that smart bracelet that you always wear on your wrist.

Related topics: Wearables, Xiaomi, Xiaomi Mi Band