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Power your Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 with directions from Google Maps

Improve your Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 with directions from Google Maps

Few functions can be requested from the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 that you no longer own, at least as long as they are reasonable for the type of device you represent. Record the exercise, the steps, measure the heart rate … Even offer the playback control, something really useful. Now, you may miss the guidance of Google Maps. Is the case? No problem.

A few months ago we echoed an application for Xiaomi Mi Band 3 and Amazfit Bip watches which shows Google Maps directions on the device. The app works really well for what was developed, so it was a matter of time to adapt to the new bracelet model. You can already try it.

With Mi Band Maps and the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 you have everything you need to not get lost without looking at your mobile

The premise of this application is simple: beyond replicating notifications, My Band Maps will display alerts on the wristband screen just when you have to change your steps. And it will help you with arrows indicating that direction: you just have to choose a destination point on Google Maps, select the route on foot, start it and save the phone. You will take care of the rest Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4.

Improve your Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 with directions from Google Maps

Based on notifications with the address, the bracelet will guide you until you reach your destination. It is very practical and works perfectly for walking routes. Also for those that include public transportation, for example; being inadvisable in driving since the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 can cause you distractions. At the wheel it is best not to look away from the road.

To use the Google Maps directions on the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 you just have to do the following:

  • Install My Band Maps. It is an app that costs 0.99 euros.
  • Make sure that the Mi Band Maps option is activated in My Fit notifications.
  • Go to Google Maps and verify that notifications are active.
  • You must activate access to the application notifications.
  • Find the destination you want to reach, trace the route and choose the option to walk.
  • Keep your phone: the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 will vibrate every time you have to change direction showing the indications on the screen.
  • In the app options you can modify the distance of notifications and other settings, such as the type of warning.

One of the drawbacks is that the wristband screen is reduced, something that slightly prevents the display of long indications. Further, direction arrows are somewhat small Due to Xiaomi software. Even so you will not have any problem: if you usually walk with Google Maps, and you bought a Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4, the combo with the Mi Band Maps application will be very useful.

My Band Maps is a paid application: it costs € 0.99. Worth what it costs and lacks in-app ads and purchases. In addition, it is fully adapted to the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4.