Does a fitness bracelet work without a phone? Undoubtedly, yes. However, the functionality is significantly expanded if the gadget is synchronized with a mobile device.
How to connect to Andriod and iOS
Download and install the app recommended by the manufacturer on your smartphone (from Google Play or iTunes, depending on the phone OS).
Turn on Bluetooth on your phone.
Make sure the sports tracker is charged.
Bring the wristband closer to your mobile device for a stable connection.
The gadget works due to built-in sensors: accelerometer, pulsometer, gyroscope, GPS. The devices read and monitor the indicators. By analyzing the data together, such as movement speed, heart rate and duration of physical activity, the fitness bracelet draws conclusions about the calories spent.
To turn on the fitness bracelet, press and hold the touch button on the bracelet screen for 3 seconds, it will start to vibrate. After you turn on the device, you will see a “Hello” greeting and the time, battery charge and date will be displayed. Pairing
How to connect a watch for the first time
Turn on your watch.
Launch the Wear OS by Google app.
Follow the instructions on the phone screen until you see the name of your watch.
Tap the watch name.
How do you know when your bracelet is charging?
There is a special indicator on the screen of the device to show the level of charge, which goes out whenever the battery is full, and lights up when the indicator drops to the minimum. As soon as the indicator shows 80-90% charge, the device can be disconnected from charging.
If the watch is connected to your phone via Bluetooth, the maximum distance between the devices is about 30 meters. But when you leave the Bluetooth range, the watch reconnects via Wi-Fi and then the maximum distance reaches 100 meters.
Mi Fit is the official app for Mi Band fitness bracelets.
It works with different devices, tracking the user’s activity, analyzing the quality of sleep and evaluating the effectiveness of training. The program collects detailed statistics on different physical activity: jogging, cycling, walking and so on
Today, fitness bracelets can do a lot:
Track your distance with a GPS tracker and accelerometer.
Track sleep efficiency by determining the best phase to wake up.
Calculate the number of calories burned by determining the type of activity.
Output the statistics of the results through a special app.
This gadget is equipped with a touch screen, which allows you to adjust it without a smartphone. Go to settings, select “Time”, specify “+0 minutes” in the opened window, set the clock with the Digital Crown wheel, save.
If your smartphone is Android-based, then find the “Play Market” app on your phone, if iOS-based – App Store. Launch this app, in the search bar type the name of the right app for your fitness bracelet, then click “Install” and after installation “Open”.
You can only set the time or date via your Android or iOS phone. To do this, you need to download the YFit app. You can change the time on the fitness bracelet only through the app. After successfully pairing the fitness bracelet and the HPlus app, press “Synchronize” and select the date format.
Itchy skin due to a fitness bracelet
Another danger of wearing a fitness bracelet is that some people hardly ever wash them. But between the strap and your wrist can be home to dangerous bacteria that can cause itching and other discomfort.
As you fall asleep, your motor activity slows down, which is an indicator that you are asleep. The device can tell you which phase of sleep a person is in by their heart rate. The gadget also reads blood oxygen levels, which allows you to create a complete analysis of your night’s rest
“Smart watches measure your heart rate using the method of photoplethysmography. The light coming from the sensors in the watch hits the skin, most of it is absorbed by body tissues and the rest is reflected. Thanks to the green LEDs, the watch can measure the volume of blood passing through the wrist at any given time.