A year after the rather unexpected Microsoft Band, the company now brings forth the second generation of the device. The new Microsoft Band 2 contains several small, incremental changes alongside two major improvements making it one hell of an awesome wearable device.
If you unwrapped a brand new Microsoft Band for Christmas, we’ve got you covered. Check out our best tips and tricks for the Microsoft Band to help you make the most out of this awesome wearable device.
In this tutorial, we show you how you can pair your Microsoft Band to your Windows 10 Mobile device. This will allow you to update your Microsoft Band as well as see stats right on your phone.
With the new Microsoft Band 2, you can handle incoming calls and voicemail notifications like a boss. You can reply instantly with standard quick response messages or you can create your own, making it easy to handle your contacts while using your Band. Our tutorial will show you how to get started!
One of the big perks of owning a Microsoft Band 2 is the ability to track your workouts. Whether you are doing cardio, weight training, or just walking, the Microsoft Band can keep track of what you are doing and record stats.
Now that you own a brand new Microsoft Band, you want to keep it in it’s brand new condition for as long as possible. Follow these caring tips to keep your device nice and shiny so it can last.
Not only can you check out your stats on your phone, but you can also access the Microsoft Health Dashboard for a comprehensive overview of your fitness and health data. The dashboard is packed with features and compliments your Microsoft Band experience.
Grab these third-party apps for your Microsoft Band.
Sunshine is a wonderful thing. But it can also be a dangerous thing if exposure to it isn’t closely monitored. Use your new Microsoft Band to keep you safe in the sun.
You can easily control your music via your Microsoft Band. Any music app on your phone will connect with the Band through Bluetooth (although Microsoft’s new partner, Spotify, is recommended), and functionalities include displaying song titles, pause and play, skipping forward and backward, and adjusting the volume.
You really should buy this awesome charging stand for your Microsoft Band. It keeps your Band on display as it charges. How cool is that?
Bookmark our dedicated Microsoft Band page for all the latest news on this cool new gadget of yours. We hope you enjoy it and keep an eye on our site for more news and tutorials!Further reading: Microsoft, Microsoft Band