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Do You Have a Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 9 Apps To Get The Most Out Of The Bracelet

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One of the most successful launches in Xiaomi’s history was the Mi Band 4, a still-effective smart bracelet, which the Chinese company sold a million units in just 8 days. If you are one of those who have the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 on your wrist, be careful, because we are going to tell you 9 must-see apps on your mobile to get the most out of it.

After unveiling 10 essential tips for your Xiaomi Mi Band 4, we move on to the world of applications so that you can discover all the functions they offer you for your smartband. Here are some of the best apps for Mi Band 4 that you can download.

But if you have a Mi Band 5 or any other bracelet in the series, don’t go there: many of these apps are also compatible with the rest of the models in this family.

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9 apps to get the most out of your Xiaomi Mi Band 4

All the applications for the Mi Band 5 gathered in this list are available on Google Play and most of them can be downloaded for free. In addition, although most of the apps also work with the Xiaomi Mi Band 5, we remind you that we have also selected a list of the best apps for the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 that you can check out.

Alert bridge

The display of notifications on the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is good, but it can be even better using the Alert Bridge app.

It is available for free on the Play Store. This application for Mi Band 4 allows you to change the appearance of notifications from applications such as Gmail, WhatsApp, Facebook, or Instagram, which allows the bracelet to display the full text of the messages you receive.

Also, you can customize the style of the messages and select the icons of the applications from which you will receive notifications. To use Alert Bridge, you will need to activate Bluetooth on your mobile and allow the app to access notifications.

Mi Band 4 Dials

An application that allows you to customize the screen of your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 could not be missing from this list. We’re talking about Mi Band 4 Watchfaces, with thousands of designs cataloged by languages so you can find what you need with one click.

After downloading your favorite spheres, they will be saved so that you can use them anytime through Settings on the bracelet screen> My bracelet screens in the Mi Fit app.

Vibrating tape

This innovative application for Mi Band gives you control over the vibration of your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 to manage its intensity or duration, also being able to choose between different modes.

It should be mentioned that you can vibrate the bracelet for simple pleasure or relaxation, not just with notifications. In addition, Vibro Band also has a dark mode so that you can use the app in the dark.

Master for Mi Band

If the official Xiaomi Application for Mi Band, Mi Fit does not meet your needs, you can always use an alternative as a master for Mi Band.

This application for the bracelet allows generating much more detailed graphs and statistics of activity, heart rate, sleep analysis, and more.

In addition to that, it allows you to configure notifications or watch faces. All from the same free app, although it does offer in-app purchases.

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In case you do not know, we would like to remind you that you can use the Mi Band 4 or the Mi Band 5 as if it were a GPS to receive directions from Google Maps, thus further increasing your chances.

The application that allows this is called Mi Band Maps and is available on the Play Store for 0.99 cents, a low price considering that it works very well from the first moment.

After setting up the app from Mi Fit and starting a route on Google Maps, you will receive all notifications on your smart bracelet. As the application specifies on its Play Store page, only works with walking or driving routes, not for public transport.

Mi Band Selfie

A useful feature included in the Mi Band 5 is the ability to control the mobile camera to take photos remotely using the bracelet.

Although this option is not present in the Mi Band 4, there are applications that allow you to do this: Mi Band Selfie

With this application compatible with the Mi Band 4, you can take photos remotely by touching the screen of the bracelet. Keep in mind, of course, that this only works with some alternative camera apps for Android like Open Camera.


The Mi Band 4 can serve you more than you might imagine if you use the right apps. TextToBand is an extremely useful tool, which is used to send text to the bracelet.

That way you can use it to study, get reminders, create shopping lists, or just get information you need temporarily.

Google fit

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The Google Fit app for Android and Wear OS.

If you want to see more clearly the activity data recorded on your Mi Band, one of the most useful applications for the Xiaomi bracelet is Google Fit.

Since you can synchronize your Mi Band 4 or 5 with Google Fit, the data collected by the bracelet will appear in Google Fit and they will be synchronized in the Google cloud to be able to see them from any device.

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We couldn’t end this list without talking about the Mi Fit App, absolutely essential to get the most out of your Xiaomi Mi Band 4’s functions.

We have already made a complete guide to explain everything you can do with Mi Fit, although we will take this mention to talk about some of its more unknown functions.

One of them is the one that gives you the option to set up periodic alarms so that your bracelet wakes you up or set reminders so you don’t miss a key date.

In addition, with Mi Fit, you can activate an alert that will make your Mi Band 4 ring noticeably when you lose sight of it.

The Xiaomi application for the Mi Band 4 It is essential if you use the bracelet because it is necessary to associate the accessory with the mobile – although you can also use Zepp, the application for Amazfit watches compatible with the Mi Band -.

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