How to take pictures remotely with my Xiaomi Mi Band - Quick and easy

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What is a smart band?

Uno smartband o smart bracelet is a device that you can place on one of your wrists as if it were a watch or a bracelet. These teams have helped people to have a better understanding of their physical state, monitoring the basic functions of one's body, Such as:

  • Heart rate
  • Heartbeat.
  • Steps taken during the day.
  • Kind of dream.

These devices are connected to your mobile phone, allowing, through their small screen, to notify you of new messages, alarms and reminders, thanks to the fact that analyze all the information collected on the mobile device.

Each cell phone brand usually has its own smartband, but you can generally get generic smart bracelets that connect to your cellphone without any complications.


Xiaomi is a company founded in 2010 and which explored the world of smartphones in 2011 with the launch of its first device. Since then, before any new team, he has achieved international recognition thanks to quality of its equipment and affordable prices.

Of course, it was a matter of time before they wanted to launch their smartband as well. The first designed models lacked a screen, which was not included until 2016, the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 had an OLED screen as the main novelty.

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

On June 11, 2019, Xiaomi launched this new smartband model, compatible with iOS and Android operating systems, whose main attraction is the integration of a color AMOLED screen, but it actually has much more to offer.

To begin, integrates more with your mobile device, showing notifications from apps such as Twitter, Telegram o Instagram. Likewise, it has song control and is compatible with both your device's original player and Spotify o YouTube.

It also has a 135mAh battery, which promises a range of approximately 20 days. While you're likely to use it a lot more, the fact that it lasts several days is still respectable.

Mi Band 4 e Amazfit Selfie

Beyond the many innovations that this device has become very popular within the Xiaomi brand, certainly one of the favorites of its users is the possibility of use it as a remote control.

To do this, you will need to have the Amazfit Selfie application on your mobile device. To use this application and connect it to your Xiaomi Mi Band 4 and your mobile phone, you will need to perform the correct pairing as follows:


  1. You must have the application first We Fit. Enter the profile section.
  2. Select your Mi Band, find and copy the Bluetooth address of your smartband.
  3. Download the app Amazfit Selfie.
  4. Open the application and paste the address of your smartband.


Once the pairing is done, you should know before you start taking professional photos, you will need to complete the process with others applications that improve the performance of your device's camera with the use of the smartband. This is in case Amazfit Selfie presents errors or simply does not work with the original camera application of your smartphone.

Some of the recommended ones are:

  • My group selfie.
  • Free camera.
  • Open Camera.
  • Circular camera.

Start taking pictures!

If you needed to download one of the previous applications, all you have to do is open the camera and press on your smartband to start taking pictures remotely.

Although it may have some errors, Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is a huge step forward in the world of smart bracelets, the functions of which will gradually make you less dependent on the use of your mobile phone.

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