Category Archives: Android

YI Home Android 3.4.6

We have received reports that Android users are also affected by some European mobile ISP not able to resolve YI’s server DNS name.

YI Home Android 3.4.6 is an attempt to fix this issue. Please let us know if this works for you.

Alternatively, some users have reported, that after they switch to US/Asia region, the App works great for them. If YI Home Android 3.4.6 does not work for you in Europe, you may want to try switching regions.

Push Notifications on Samsung phones

We have seen continued complains on missing push notifications, or, users have to open the app in order to receive push notifications.

In research on the problem, we stumble upon this article. If you experienced push notifications problems on Samsung phones, it may help you.

https://forbes.com/sites/bensin/2017/05/05/samsungs-battery-paranoia-broke-the-galaxy-s8s-push-notifications-just-like-chinese-smartphones/#29ffdcf340d5

 

Location Permission (Unknown SSID)

Some users ask why does YI Home Android App need Location Permission.

This is to fix the Android P (9.0) “Unknown SSID” Pairing issue.

https://yicamerablog.yitechnology.com/2018/08/16/android-p-9-0-pairing-issue/

Yes some user reports that the problem still exists after the update. Please make sure 1. You have opened Location Service in your system, 2. You have given YI Home App the location permission.