How to sync your fitness band to Google Fit

By | 19th September 2018

Google Fit is perfect for staying on top of your fitness goals, but it can be cumbersome to always have your phone with you while on a run. Thankfully, it's easy to get Google Fit data straight from your fitness band. Here's how to sync your fitness band to Google Fit!

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How to sync your Wear OS watch to Google Fit

If you're already using a Wear OS watch, it's super easy to get Google Fit on your watch.

  1. Download Google Fit from the Google Play Store to the watch.
  2. Open Google Fit on your watch.
  3. Complete the initial setup.

That's it! Now your watch can be used to collect your fitness data, and it will be automatically synced to Google Fit.

How to sync your Xiaomi Mi Band to Google Fit

Xiaomi makes some pretty great fitness bands, and they work perfectly with Google Fit. Getting things set up is a breeze.

  1. Open the Mi Fit application.
  2. Go to the Profile tab.
  3. Scroll down and select Add accounts.

  4. Select Google Fit from the list.
  5. Tap the Add Google Fit button.
  6. Sign into the appropriate Google account.

  7. Tap Allow.

That's it! Now Google Fit can get your heart rate and other data from your Mi Band.

Our top equipment picks

If you're all in on Google Fit, it's worth getting a Wear OS watch to track your workouts right from your wrist.

The best watch for Google Fit

Mobvoi TicWatch Pro

$250 at Amazon

The best Wear OS watch is also the best for tracking your workouts.

The Ticwatch Pro features a GPS tracker, heart-rate monitor, and NFC payments.

The Ticwatch Pro is a genuinely good watch even if you don't care about fitness tracking. If you do, it's even better. There's a GPS chip to better track your jogs, a heart-rate monitor for keeping your beats in check, and an NFC chip so you can leave your phone at home and still use Google Pay.