Mi Band 3 Does Not Charge What To Do
Fitness tracker Mi band 2 after purchase can last both one day or several years. It depends on the quality of the transaction (factory defect) and accuracy in operation. Owners of the device often complain that the device is quickly discharged or does not charge at all. This problem can be caused by several reasons. Today we will describe them in detail so that users can understand what caused the bracelet to malfunction.
Houston, we have a problem
In fact, charging problems are very common: the gadget does not charge up to 100% or is quickly discharged. The claimed tracker autonomy is about 30 days with moderate use. If a pop-up notification of events from the phone is connected, then the figure decreases sharply to 1-2 days. Cases of lightning fast discharge of the battery are frequent. in a few hours. On the one hand, it’s convenient when the phone is on the bedside table, and you know about calls and SMS, but on the other hand, if you need to charge the Mi Band 2 or 1S often, then the desire to use it disappears. By the way, to keep track of statistics on charges, you can use the standard application or third-party ones: Mi bandage or Mi band Master.
What can happen to the device so that it stops charging? The answers are below.
Enemy number 1. contacts
The tracker is charged through an ingenious cable that can be connected to a computer / laptop. It is worth noting that 100% is typed on average in two hours. As soon as there is a problem with the restoration of the percentage scale, you need to immediately solve the problem, otherwise the bracelet may go into eternal offline.
- Try to clean the contacts with a rag. dry or moisten it with alcohol. Gently wipe the contacts on the cable and the capsule itself.
- Firmly fix the Xiaomi Mi band in the charging strap and attach to the computer.
- Check if the indicators on the back of the device are on.
- If nothing happened, then go to the next step.
Be sure to check to see if the USB port on your laptop is functioning properly. Connect another device to it and make sure it is working.
Enemy number 2. fall
The characteristics of Xiaomi Mi Band indicate IP67 protection class, but it does not guarantee normal operation in case of serious mechanical damage. With the tracker, you can really swim in the pool, but no more than 30 minutes. A smart capsule should not be tested for strength, if only for the sake of curiosity. If the bracelet falls, it is unlikely that it will be possible to restore its functionality on its own, so you can think about purchasing a new gadget.
Restoring the bracelet
The market value of the tracker ranges from 1.5-2 thousand rubles (depending on configuration), so the breakdown does not hit much. In any case, if the device crashes, and the statistics have not been uploaded to the application for a long time, then this will be a cause for disappointment. And if the Mi band 2 does not charge, then this is generally a disaster. By the way, he cannot squeak (there are no speakers), although such comments are often found on the network.
Method number 1. reset.
As one of the most extreme “drugs” for a broken Mi band 2 is freezing. According to many users, in order to reset the bracelet to the factory settings, you need to put it in the freezer. Allegedly after that, he will be as good as new and you can even reconnect to Mi Fit.
There are other recovery methods that are described in the following paragraphs.
Method number 2. flashing.
Replacing the Mi band battery will not work, since the capsule is whole and it is quite difficult to disassemble it. In addition, if you open the case, the gadget will most likely stop working. If the tracker hangs or the battery runs out quickly, you can try reflashing it. Detailed instructions are in this article. Be extremely careful, the chances of restoring the bracelet in case of incorrect firmware are minimal.
Method number 3. the help of professionals.
If the device is under warranty, then you can contact the official service center. The warranty period of Mi band 2 is six months from the date of purchase, the strap is insured for 14 days. The service life is 36 months (i.e. 3 years). The most amazing thing is that if the moisture indicator indicates a “bathing” of the device, then the warranty expires. Similar consequences await in the case of using non-original software.
If you find another way to restore the normal “recharge” of the Mi band 2 tracker. write in the comments.