Coding with Titans

so breaking things happens constantly, but never on purpose

Xiaomi Mi Fit hang at 100% synchronization

Another day another issue… this time related to Xiaomi software and hardware. Please let it stop! I must admit I am really unlucky guy recently. Last week (on 2020-10-25) my Mi Band 4 simply refused synchronization with the Mi Fit app on iOS. There was no warning, nothing, my 90-days long achievement got broken. Device was working fine until that day. It was paired fine. It was even able to display current footsteps on the main app screen, battery level was shown correctly, weather info too, but because of an unknown reason data was not further pushed to Health App nor any of the charts were updated. Read more →

Xiaomi HotSpot (tethering) not working

Yet, Internet connection sharing is an easy-to-use feature on my Xiaomi Redme Note 5 phone that has wasted me whole evening to get it right. Funny thing, really, since as a user I was supposed to enter Settings, navigate to Mobile Hotspot, define password and swipe to enable it. Also from that point of view, that’s all you can do, due to lack of any other configuration options. But as it turned out, there is a subtle “bug”, that causes it not to work on any Xiaomi phone (with MIUI and without). Read more →