Xiaomi is the chief within the wearables market, because of the widespread success of its Mi Band health tracker. Mi Band 3 which added contact controls, and Mi Band 4, the primary to carry a coloration show, are two of its best-sellers. Both of those health trackers are loaded with options to the brim and Xiaomi recently introduced a pleasant new function, i.e unlocking laptops with the Mi Band. Yeah, Xiaomi lately pushed out an replace to the Mi Fit companion app. It provides the laptop computer unlocking performance, which is restricted to Windows for now, to the Mi Band 3 and Mi Band 4. I obtained this function engaged on my laptop computer this morning, so I believed why not share a fast information on how one can unlock any Windows laptop computer with the Mi Band 3 or Mi Band 4.
Unlock Windows Laptop with Mi Band 3/ Mi Band 4
Note: You might want to have the newest model #4.0.17 of the Mi Fit app put in in your Android or iOS system. I examined this function utilizing Mi Band 3 (firmware model #22.214.171.124) and Moto G5 Plus.
2. Scroll down on the settings web page and faucet on ‘Lab’ to seek out the newly added ‘Unlock Mi NoteBook’ choice. Simply toggle it on to allow the function.
3. Now, hop onto your Windows laptop computer. Open the Microsoft Store and obtain the ‘Mi Blaze Unlock’ app. If you might be unable to seek out the app, similar to me, observe the steps beneath else skip to Step 7.
4. The Mi Blaze Unlock app presently doesn’t appear to be accessible on Microsoft Store in India. But, there’s a simple workaround to it. Just navigate to ‘Settings > Time & Language > Region’ in your Windows laptop computer.
5. Your nation or area ought to almost certainly be India. From the dropdown menu, you now must change the area to China.
6. Once you’ve got modified the area, open the Microsoft Store and seek for the ‘Mi Blaze Unlock’ app as soon as once more. You will now see the app pop up in your search outcomes. Go forward and set up this app in your Windows laptop computer.
7. Now, hearth up the ‘Mi Blaze Unlock’ app. You will must have a PIN code arrange in your Windows machine to maneuver ahead with the pairing course of.
8. Pair your health tracker, be it Mi Band 3 or Mi Band 4, together with your Windows laptop computer over Bluetooth. You should faucet the Mi Band’s button to finish the pairing course of.
And that’s all, you might be good to go. You can now unlock your Windows laptop computer utilizing the Mi Band 3 or Mi Band 4. The unlocking function makes use of Bluetooth and operates primarily based on proximity. If you might be carrying a paired Mi Band in your wrist, your Windows machine will unlock routinely when you find yourself close by.
You will merely must hit the area bar or swipe up on the lockscreen (should you personal a touchscreen Windows machine) to get in. Also, your Windows laptop computer will auto-lock once you stroll away from it. Pretty superb, proper?
Mi Band 4/ Mi Band 3 Become More Powerful
As you may see, the laptop computer unlocking function for Mi Band 3 and Mi Band 4 will definitely come in useful for a lot of Mi Band customers on the market. You not want to fret about locking your Windows laptop computer once you stroll away. Also, you don’t must enter a PIN code each time you wish to unlock it. So yeah, I see this as a win-win.
So, go forward and check out this laptop computer unlocking function in your Mi Band. If you face any points with the aforementioned course of, be at liberty to ask your queries within the feedback beneath.