Mi Band 5 and Band 4 notifications do not work - SOLUTION

The fitness bracelets Mi Band 5 or Band 4 offer an incredible amount of technology for little money. If you have bought such a fitness tracker, it is also possible to get notifications like WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, SMS etc.

 

If you have now paired Mi Band 5 or Band 4 with your smartphone and the MiFit app, it can still happen that the notifications are not displayed.

The reason for this is mostly due to a setting within the Android settings like battery consumption optimization etc.

We would like to show you here what settings need to be made so that WhatsApp notifications etc. are displayed on Mi Band 5 or Band 4:

Mi Band 5 or Band 4 Enable WhatsApp notifications

You have to set the following settings on your smartphone for the MiFit App to receive notifications like WhatsApp, Instagram etc. on your fitness wristband:

View notifications - WhatsApp, Instagram, etc.

In order for you to be able to see notifications from WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram on Mi Band 5 or Band 4, you must first activate them.

To do this, open the MiFit app and then switch to :

  • Profile --> My devices " Mi bracelet"

Selects "App Notifications". Sets the controller to "active".

Afterwards you can select "Manage Apps" at the bottom of the page. You will now see a list of apps from which you can receive notifications on Mi Band 5 or Band 4.

Check the checkbox in front of each app you want to be notified of.

If errors or problems occur here, please use our following tips for troubleshooting:

Disable battery consumption optimization

The most important setting, which is activated automatically in most cases and causes problems, is the battery optimization. This can be deactivated as follows:

1. open the settings of your smartphone

Now navigate to "Apps" and search for the "MiFit" app.

3. go to "Battery" and then to "Optimize battery consumption".

4. select "All" from the drop-down menu

5. search for the "MiFit" app and disable the slider.

Afterwards, please restart the smartphone.

Allow App Notifications

Now please check the following settings:

1. open the settings of your smartphone

Now navigate to "Apps" and search for the "MiFit" app.

3. go to "Notifications" and activate the "Notifications

Disable energy saving mode as a test

If your smartphone has a power saving mode activated, you should now deactivate your power saving mode on your smartphone as a test.

To do this, drag the status bar into the display from top to bottom and use it to deactivate the energy-saving mode of your smartphone.

Afterwards, when you receive a new notification from WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, etc., you should see a message on the Mi Band 5 or Band 4 when you receive a new notification from WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook, etc.

You now know how to display all kinds of notifications on the Mi Band 5 or Band 4

 


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Manuel has been involved with technology for more than 15 years, especially with mobile phones, smartphones and PC systems and shares his passion here in this blog. If he can help someone with a technical problem, he is especially happy about it.