Mi Fit Data Extraction

What’s Mi Fit?

Mi Fit is an app that pairs with the fitness trackers from the Xiaomi Mi Band series.

Mi Fit can track exercises as well as analyze sleep and activity data, displaying calories burned, steps walked, and heart rate.

The app has over 100 million installs on Google Play and is included in the top 10 most used health and fitness apps in France and Germany.

Having the ability to extract data from fitness apps has helped investigators solve crimes worldwide.

 

Mi Fit Support in Oxygen Forensic® Detective

Data from MiBand and Amazfit wearables is synchronized with the Mi Fit app, which can be installed on an Android or iOS device. The app is also compatible with Mi Body Composition Scale, Mi Scale, Amazfit Pace, and Amazfit Smart Chip.

Mi Fit can be used without any smart devices connected, however, in this case, its functionality can be limited.

 

After adding Mi Fit in Oxygen Forensic® Detective v.14.3, investigators are able to extract  data from:

  • Cloud
  • iOS
  • Android .

 

Mi Fit Cloud Extraction

To start data extraction from Mi Fit Cloud, open Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor from the home screen of Oxygen Forensic® Detective.

If you’ve updated to the latest version of Oxygen Forensic® Detective, the Mi Fit icon will be the first in the list of all available services. Select it to proceed.

An investigator can get authorization in Mi Fit cloud with the user’s Mi Fit, Google, Facebook, or Mi account credentials.

Another way to authorization is to use a token from an iOS or Android device, or the one that was generated when logging in with their credentials. Proxy extraction is supported for Mi Fit cloud.

It is possible to import the Mi Fit credentials or token from the Accounts and Passwords section of an examined device that has been used to log into Mi Fit. When authorizing by token, note that the token is only valid till a new authorization in Mi Fit occurs.

Authentication parameters window for Mi Fit Cloud Extraction in Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor Authentication parameters window choosing the Mi Fit data that the investigator wants to extract

 

Once authorized in the cloud, Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor proceeds to acquire data from it. The process may take some time, the duration depending on the volume of available data. Investigators can get access to the following information from the Mi Fit cloud:

  • Data about the account owner
  • Linked and family accounts
  • Contacts
  • Goals
  • Alarms
  • Reminders
  • Connected devices
  • Behavior tags
  • Menstrual cycles
  • Body measurements
  • Chats
  • Workouts
  • Mi Fit Band Data

 

Oxygen Forensic® Detective window with as list of data that was extracted from the Mi Fit Cloud data

 

Mi Fit Mobile Device Extraction

iOS and Android

Data from Mi Fit is included into iTunes and Android backups and thus can be easily parsed during logical data extraction. Directly from mobile apps, data about account owner, their contacts, and workouts can be extracted, as well as cookies and cache.

A list of workouts performed with the Mi Fit app shown in an Oxygen Forensic® Detective window

Conclusion

There are hundreds of health apps for users to choose from, Mi Fit is an app used by both iOS and Android mobile device users. With Oxygen Forensic® Detective investigators can extract data from Mi Fit applications and the Cloud to be able to collect evidence to help piece together a case.

Interested in trying Oxygen Forensics’ Mi Fit data extraction feature?  Request a free 20-day trial by clicking here.

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