Microsoft closes all services and applications for bracelet Band

Microsoft закрывает все сервисы и приложения для браслетов Band

The second generation smart bracelet Microsoft Band was presented in the fall of 2015. The model became more beautiful, more convenient and functional than its predecessor. Now it became known that the company plans to close everything related to Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health Dashboard may 31 of the current year.

We are talking about applications and services running on the bracelets. Programs will be removed from stores Microsoft Store, Google Play and the App Store, and the services running on the cloud, will cease to operate in June.

Device owners can export their data until the end of may. This will be able to record steps, heart rate, workout activity and sleep tracking to persist the alarm function. However, Microsoft noted that if the user restarts the device, then it cannot be reconfigured.

It is also known that some users the Microsoft Band can get a refund from the company. Microsoft allows active users who have synced the data from the group on the health dashboard for the period from 1 December 2018 to 1 March 2019, apply for a refund. The first Band will be paid $ 79.99 US, and for the Microsoft Band 2 – $ 175. Also a refund under an active warranty on the device.