Preserving Your Xiaomi Band Data: Migrating from Zepp Life to Mi Fitness

Xiaomi has been undergoing a restructuring of its smart devices and the associated apps, a transformation that gradually separates functionalities from Mi Fitness and Zepp Life. Currently, users are unaffected, as their devices continue to function seamlessly. However, potential issues may arise in the future.

Understanding Xiaomi and Amazfit’s Relationship

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The dynamics between Xiaomi and Amazfit, particularly regarding their smartwatch manufacturing, can be somewhat perplexing. Both companies have ties to Huami, a firm specializing in health-related smart products. Over time, Amazfit chose to establish a more independent brand identity, creating a distinct presence separate from Xiaomi. While this development doesn’t pose significant problems for most users, there is a concern that health data might get lost in the transition.

Why You Should Transfer Your Xiaomi Band Data

For enthusiasts of Xiaomi Band, especially those using the latest models who have relied on Zepp Life (formerly known as Mi Fit), it’s advisable to transfer your data. This ensures that Xiaomi stores your information, making it accessible for future reference, whether it’s running workouts, cycling data, or sleep hours through Mi Fitness, Xiaomi’s proprietary app.

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Steps to Safeguard Your Xiaomi Band Information

Fortunately, the process of migrating all your data from Zepp Life to Mi Fitness is straightforward. To guide you through the procedure, we’ve outlined the steps with accompanying images:

  1. Begin by opening Zepp Life, where you’ve been storing your data.
  2. Synchronize your bracelet or watch by swiping down on the home screen to ensure all information is up-to-date.

Now, follow these steps:

  1. Install Mi Fitness on your mobile phone.
  2. Launch Mi Fitness and log in with your Xiaomi or Google account.
  3. Click on “Profile” at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Choose the option called “Third Party Data.”
  5. Select “Zepp Life.”
  6. Confirm by clicking the “Transfer” button.
  7. Log in with your Zepp Life account.
  8. Mark all the options that appear and tap “Allow” to proceed.
  9. Choose the “Open” option to return to Mi Fitness.
  10. Click on “Transfer” again.
  11. Wait a few minutes for the transfer process to complete.
  12. Once all data is ready, you’ll see a check mark next to each item.
  13. Click “Done.”

By following these steps, you’ll successfully transfer all Xiaomi Band data, from your initial registration to the most recent records, into Mi Fitness. If you own a Xiaomi Smart Band 6, Band 7, or Band 8, it’s time to bid farewell to Zepp Life and exclusively use Mi Fitness. For other cases, continue using Zepp Life until you upgrade to a newer smart band.

If you’re transitioning to Mi Fitness, uninstall the Zepp Life app from your mobile device, reset your Xiaomi Band from the bracelet itself, and connect it to Mi Fitness as if it were a new device. Rest assured, all your data remains intact, allowing you to enjoy your activity tracker with a modern, user-friendly app optimized for Xiaomi devices.