How to Link and Set Up the New MagicBand+ in the Disneyland App

As MagicBand+ begins to roll out across the Disneyland Resort, band linking is now available on the Disneyland app.

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Linking can be found in the profile section of the account, noted with the three horizontal bars on the far right of the menu bar.

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Accessing that will take you to a screen where you can link your MagicBand+ or learn more about the product.

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As MagicBand+ utilizes Bluetooth, you can scan the band with your device. This section also notes that only MagicBand+ can be linked, and that other MagicBand types cannot currently be used at the resort.

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Holding the MagicBand+ close should allow linking to your account.

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Beginning today, any MagicBand+ purchased at Walt Disney World or on shopDisney can be used at the Disneyland Resort.

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If you’re part of a group, you can assign a MagicBand+ to any member of your party.

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You may also be prompted to enable Bluetooth for the Play Disney Parks app, which will enable you to play Star Wars: Batuu Bounty Hunters.

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Once it links successfully, a screen with fireworks will appear, along with the option to find experiences related to the band, or link another MagicBand+.

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For those wanting more information about MagicBand+, there are videos and descriptions of what it has to offer.

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The four videos promoting MagicBand+ are the same as those on the corresponding My Disney Experience app for Walt Disney World.

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Once linked, you can change settings including brightness, vibration, and the light up theme.

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During nighttime spectaculars like Fantasmic! at Disneyland and World of Color at Disney California Adventure, MagicBand+ lights up and vibrates in sync with the show. It may also trigger special effects around Avengers Campus.

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A description of Star Wars: Batuu Bounty Hunters gives a basic outline of the game.

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There’s also a list of shops around the resort that sell the band, so it’s easy to find them.

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MagicBand+ is available to Magic Key holders, Cast Members, and Disney Vacation Club members beginning today, while all other guests can access it beginning October 26.

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