How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4?

Xiaomi recently launched Mi Band 4 fitness monitor. It includes a long awaited color screen and a built-in physical activity monitor. Watching faces are the most interesting features. The Mi-Fit app now supports 49 those. You can select any of them. Nevertheless, developers have secured an option to add faces to customers. Unfortunately, now it is not easy to do. Today, we show you a simple, step by step instruction.

How to install a personalized watch face on your Mi Band 4?

GadgetBridge still does not support Mi Band 4. You can not download firmware on your tape. Therefore, it is impossible to create your own watch face. On the other hand, you can download hundreds of personalized watch dials from different sites, for example from Amazfit Watch Faces. Just open the site on your browser, select the faces you are looking for and download the ".bin" file corresponding to the selected dial.

Amazfit WatchFaces

Now, to use these faces on Xiaomi Mi Band 4, you have to move the ".bin" file into the data folder of the Mi-Fit app. In doing so, connect your smartphone to your computer. Go to the folder where you downloaded the selected dial, copy it following the path.

Android> Data> com.xiaomi.hm.health> files> watched files> watch_skin_local.


This is the destination of the Mi-Fit application data folder where faces and other related data are stored.

How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 1

After pasting the file into the required folder, go to the Mi-Fit app, then select the "Profile" tab. Press "Mi Smart Band 4" in the "My Devices" section.

How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 2

In the Mi Smart Band 4 menu, tap Band Display Settings to watch faces.

How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 3

In the Watch Dials section, swipe to the right to go to the "My Band Displays" tab. Here you will find the local watch dials in the memory of your device. Since you have not entered a preview file for your new dial, it will be empty.

How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 4

Now tap the band screen and select "Sync Face". You will wait a few seconds. It is necessary to synchronize the dial of the watch with your group. Then you will see the face of your watch on the screen of your band.

How to install a custom watch face on Xiaomi Mi Band 4? 5

When using a custom dial on the Mi Band 4, a new one will replace the previous dial. So, there is only one dial can be stored on Mi Band 4 simultaneously.

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