On the Mi Band 5 or Band 4 you can measure your pulse with the heart rate sensor. With the new band 5 it is even possible to measure a stress level. But now it can happen that you take a measurement, but at the end the error message is displayed with "Measurement failed".
If your Mi Band 5 or Band 4 heart rate monitor doesn't work either, then we want to help you with these tips to solve the problem quickly:
Mi Band 5 or Band 4 heart rate sensor no longer measures - Tips
Tip 1: Position of the bracelet on the wrist
The Mi Band 5 or Band 4 must fit correctly on the wrist, otherwise the heart rate measurement will not work correctly. Therefore please check the following position on your wrist:
- The bracelet must sit over the wrist bone.
- The bracelet must fit tightly on the wrist
If these requirements are met, then check this tip next:
Tip 2: Clean the heart rate sensor of Mi Band 5 or Band 4
Over time it can happen that the heart rate sensor of Mi Band 5 or Band 4 gets dirty and therefore a measurement of the pulse is no longer possible. Simply wipe the sensor on the underside of the bracelet with a damp cloth.
Tip 3: Hairs on the arm influence the measurement result
Especially men often have hair on their wrist, which can negatively influence a measurement. In this case it is usually helpful to remove the wrist band and reposition it.
Tip 4: Installing a new update
If a new firmware update for Mi Band 5 or Band 4 is available, please install it via the MiFit app.
We hope that these tips will help you solve the problem of heart rate measurement with your fitness bracelet.