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Starting Your MI Electric Scooter: A Step-by-Step Guide

Embarking on the eco-friendly journey with your MI electric scooter encompasses both fun and efficiency. However, before you enjoy the glide, understanding the correct procedure to start your scooter is key to a seamless experience.

Turning on a MI electric scooter is fairly straightforward. First and foremost, ensure that your scooter is fully charged to avoid any inconvenience during your ride. You can confirm the charge level by checking the battery indicator on the scooter's display.

Once your scooter is charged, follow these simple steps:

  1. Unfold and Prepare: Begin by unfolding your electric scooter if it's in the folded position, ensuring everything clicks into place. This is important as many electric scooters, including those from MI, feature safety mechanisms that prevent them from starting when folded.

  2. Kickstand: Make sure the kickstand is retracted. This is a safety precaution as well as a practical step to avoid damaging the kickstand while riding.

  3. Power Button: Locate the power button on your MI electric scooter. This is typically positioned on the central console of the handlebars. Press and hold this button for a few seconds until you hear a beep or see the dashboard lights activate, indicating the scooter is now on.

  4. Dashboard Check: Glance at the dashboard to verify that the scooter's lights are on and the battery indicator is displaying correctly. In some models, the display also informs you of the current speed mode the scooter is set to.

  5. Kick-Start: With most MI electric scooters, simply pressing the power button is not enough to start propelling you forward. Stand on the scooter with one foot, and use the other foot to push off the ground a couple of times—this is commonly known as the kick-start motion. Once you're moving, gently press down on the acceleration throttle to engage the motor.

  6. Adjust Speed Setting: For beginners or those in crowded areas, it is advisable to start on the lowest speed setting. As you gain confidence and space to maneuver, you can increase the speed according to your comfort level by pressing the power button quickly to cycle through the modes.

Enjoy the ride! Remember to always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear, and to abide by all local rules and regulations regarding electric scooter usage.

Troubleshooting Tips:
If your MI electric scooter doesn’t start, first ensure it's charged, the battery is properly connected, and check for any visible signs of damage. Refer to your user manual or contact MI customer support for further assistance.

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