Amazfish

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Companion application for the Huami Amazfit Bip, Cor, MiBand2/3 and GTS

***PLEASE READ SAILFISH 3.4 USERS***

Amazfish needs to be built on OBS against a defined set of libraries.  Becuase there is a delay between a Sailfish release and that release being available on OBS, there will be a delay to supporting the latest versions.

Currently, Amazfish is built agaist the libicu library version 63 in Sailfish 3.3, in Sailfish 3.4 this has been replaced with version 66.

As a workaround, it is possible to force install amazfish and its libraries by using "zypper install --nodeps ..." and manuallycreating symlinks for the icu libraries:

/usr/lib/libicu*.so.66 -> /usr/lib/libicu*.so.63

If you dont know the exact command to use, then just wait untila build is available for 3.4.

***PLEASE READ for 1.7.0 Update***

The new sport display feature requires the MapBox component.  The easiest way to get this is by installing PureMaps from rinigus repository.

Powered by KEXI

As of version 0.5.1, actiivity data is retrieved into an sqlite database.  Becuase I think it is important to allow individuals to be in control of their own data, and that they should have the ability to analyse it themsleves, I have chosen to store data in a KEXI compatible database.  This will allow you to copy the database from the phone, and open it up inside KEXI on Linux/Windows/Mac and perform queries and reports on it.  This added ability means i link to a couple of KDE libraries, which should be installed automatically.

Firmware Download - READ FIRST - I am not liable if you brick your watch ;)

Read this for info about which files to flash https://github.com/Freeyourgadget/Gadgetbridge/wiki/Amazfit-Bip-Firmware...

App has been tested using an amazfit bip and GTS, downloading the latest (0.1.1.45) official firmware.

The firmware is split into multiple files on these devices.  With the official MiFit app, all are downloaded at once, and everything works fine.  With this app, you have to send each file individually.  The firmwares are available by extracting the MiFit apk, and looking in the assets/ folder for files named Mili_chaohu.*.  When you select a file, its type and version will be determined, and you will be prevented from sending invalid files.

The firmware (.fw) requires a matching fotn (.ft) and resource (.res).  Send the firmware first, the app will send a reboot command at the end of the transfer, and the watch will boot up into a mode where it needs the matching font and resource sent.  Just wait for the app to connect again, then send the font and resource. 

The following types of file exist:

firmware, resource, a-gps data, fonts

So, to re-iterate, the firmware flashing order is:

  • .fw
  • .ft
  • .res

Amazfit GTS

Beta support for the Amazfit GTS includes activity data sync and sports sync (GPS). No support for downloading FW or watch face, an no support for sending weather data.  GTS requires a server-side pairing key which requires inital pairing with an android device.  To get the key, follow the instructions here and enter into Amzafish when prompted, WITHOUT 0x at the beginning.

https://github.com/Freeyourgadget/Gadgetbridge/wiki/Huami-Server-Pairing

AGPS Download/Transfer

The official amazfit app can download and transfer the AGPS files to the watch automatically.  The amazfit web site limits download of the files to those with accounts.  A python script has been developped that can download the AGPS files, these can then be transferred to your phone, and downloaded to the watch using the normal "Download File" option.

  • Obtain the script from https://github.com/argrento/huami-token
  • Download the AGPS files using the -g paramter, this will download 2 .zip file.  The only one required is cep_alm_pak.zip
  • Extract the zip and transfer the 2 .bin files to the phone
  • Send the files gps_alm.bin and cep_pak.bin to the watch.

YMMV Devices

  • MiBand 2/3/4
  • Cor
  • GTR
  • Bip-S

These devices are untested and use the existing Bip/GTS backends.  They should be safe but your mileage may vary, and some features may not work.

Pairing Issues

Pairing works for myself, sometimes I have to try twice.  If pairing doesnt work at all, then try:

  • keep the app open, and pair again in the BT settings page of sailfish
  • in the sailfish BT settings page, delete all entries and try again
  • turn off/on BT on the phone
  • factory reset the watch

Check if after all this, pairing works from the sailfish BT settings page.  It should pair and connect just fine from there.  f that doesnt work, my app wont either.

Not all features currently implemented

***May not work on all devices***

Uses Bluetooth Low Energy to communicate with the watch, this is known to be problematic on some devices.  it is known to work on the Xiaomi Mido.  Probably also works on the FP2.  Official devices unknown.

Implemented

  • Pairing
  • Notifications
  • Calls
  • Some settings
  • Retrieving activities
  • Heartrate Chart
  • Alarms
  • Watchface download
  • Firmware upload
  • Activity Sync

Todo

  • More Settings
  • Support other devices (maybe eg MiBand2, as it is similar)

The Cor is also claimed to be working, but as i dont have that device, i cant test it.

Tip:
On your device, create a symlink in /home/nemo to /home/nemo/.local/share/harbour-amazfish
This way, you can easilty copy the database off the phone using MTP.

Source: https://github.com/piggz/harbour-amazfish

Credits to:

  • The rockpool devs, as i borrowed the call handling code handling code from them
  • The gadgetbridge devs, which gave me a lot of hints and inspiration from their device code.
Screenshots: 
Application versions: 
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File harbour-amazfish-1.6.7-1.armv7hl.rpm3.18 MB22/09/2020 - 00:25
File harbour-amazfish-1.6.8-1.armv7hl.rpm3.18 MB22/09/2020 - 11:29
File harbour-amazfish-1.7.01.7.0.20201010190441.8409c73-1.5.1.jolla_.armv7hl.rpm3.25 MB10/10/2020 - 22:34
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Changelog: 

1.7.1

  • Implement AGPS download for Bip/Lite/GTS (See description)
  • Translation updates

1.7.0

  • Added parsing for sport summary data and record data in database
  • Added new sport info page with all activity data and map of route
  • Fixed buttonPressed dbus-signal (contribution from jgibbon)
  • Added untested basic bip-s support

1.6.8

  • Fix application notifications not shown in UI

1.6.7

  • Add support for the activity data format in later GTS firmware
  • Pinetime-JF renamed InfiniTime
  • Add music control for InfiniTime
  • Fix sending goal to watch

1.6.6.

  • Fix uI crash when daemon not running
  • Minor backend fixes

1.6.5

  • Fixed GTS/GTR auth with new firmware (please feedback if still issues)
  • Major re-write, mostly non user visible, moving the following to libwatchfish
    • Calendar
    • Notification
    • Calls

1.6.1

  • Fixed repeating alarms

1.6.0

  • Basic GTR support
  • GTS/GTS music app inplemented
  • Moved button based mucis control to daemon
  • Only send connect notification if there are no buffered messages
  • Start using libwatchish where applicable

1.5.6

  • Fix daemon crash when pairing

1.5.5

  • Fixed sending weather to GTS
  • Refactored weather code
  • Initial support for Pinetime-JF

1.5.1

  • Be more stringent about allowing firmwares to be downloaded
  • Fix timestamps in GPX files

1.5.0

  • Fixed file transfers (watchface/fw) to the Bip
  • Watchface transfer to Bip Lite confirmed working
  • Added file transfer support for the GTS
    • Watchface confirmed working on XA2/Mido
    • FW confirmed working on Mido

 

1.4.5

  • Added heartrate analysis page
  • Moved raw graphs to menu

1.4.0

  • Large contribution from Petr Tsymbarovich
    • Reworked pairing
    • Updated first page
    • Updated config storage
    • Updated device selection
    • Use nemo notifications
  • Add indoor cycling activity type
  • Fix syncing data when in DST(hopefully!)

1.3.1

  • Darker paercentage circle
  • Fixed service Stop button
  • Load steps on startup for quicker display
  • Translation updates

1.3.0

  • UI improvements thanks to @AlphaX2
  • Note added to sleep page

1.2.0

  • Hopefully fix reading calendar
  • Translation update
  • Start using the supported-features system to hide some UI components when not applicable

1.1.3

  • Improve coverpage information and actions
  • Fix labels on graphs
  • Fix auth with bip lite / band
  • Fix bug for time format selection
  • Add support for sending calendar events to supprorted devices
  • Request alarm info from watch on init
  • Fix display of steps showing x10 sometimes

1.1.2

  • Fix initial pairing with Bip, Miband 3 and maybe others

1.1.1

  • Add support for Bip Lite
  • Allow connection of MiBand3 and Cor (untested, uses the Bip backend)
  • Translation updates

1.1.0

  • Fix alarms being overwritten
  • Initial (beta) support for Amazfit GTS
  • New pairing page and improved pairing

1.0.0

  • Added support for flashing newer firmwares
  • Added disconnect notification option
  • Fix buffered notifications when the watch is not connected (they never worked)
  • Added workaround for data not syncing when in DST
  • Added low battery notification

0.9.2
Stop notification when call answered
Fix sending weather on interval
Add more languages for watch (only works if supported by FW)

0.9.1
Fixed crash for new users
Weather UI fixes
Whitelisted some more firmware
Translation updates
Bugfixes for daemon/ui split

0.9.0
***ONLY FOR SAILFISHOS >= 3.0.3***
Daemon/UI split
Reworked some pages to streamline them

0.8.9
Add buffer for 10 notifications when watch disconnected

0.8.8
Added deep sleep value to page
Save GPX files in data location not cache location
May install on SFOS 3.0.3 when available

0.8.7
New UI layout
Sleep statistics

0.8.5
Added step summary chart showing steps over previous 20 days from the selected day
Added auto-sync of activity data which occurs each hour

0.8.2
Fixed applying settings from the UI

0.8.1
Hopefully fixed crash introduced in 0.8.0

0.8.0
Major code restructure to better allow support for other devices (devs needed!)
Whitelist new Bip frmwares
Hopefully fixed GPS issue with new firmwares

 

0.7.5
Implemented sending weather
Fixed app displaying correct status when watch disconnects
Use correct icon for depecher
Fix layout of HR button

 

0.7.3
Updated translations
Fixed user profile settings page not opening

Comments

jojonintendo's picture

I had the same device paired, with same firmware as before. Pairing seems to work on bluetooth settings of the phone though, but Amazfish can't connect to it. I had to reset the phone due to other issues, but the watch is unchanged.

zepher's picture

Thanks for the update. I am also having difficulty getting the Amazfish service to start. I have paired with Sailfish BT setting successfully but the app doesn't seem to sync/download. It also doesn't show any debug info. I can properly see the BT connect icon on my watch. I have tried all steps suggested for connecting.
If I try pairing from Amazfish, it shows the BT ID but doesn't seem to complete despite there being a connection shown on the watch.
FW 0.1.1.45, Sailfish 3.0.3.9

jojonintendo's picture

After updating to Hossa, unfortunately I can't apply the provided fix. Zypper won't download libicu52, either from Jolla nor from harbour. Pkcon complains that it would need to downgrade many other packages to do so. I can't install libicu52 from you repo either.

Do you know if there is a workaround?

Thanks for your time.

zepher's picture

I have the same issue too with Salifish OS 3.0.3.9

Looks like the new OS has libicu-63.1+git5-1.1.6.jolla.armv7hl which `obsoletes libicu52 provided by libicu52-52.1+git6-1.4.1.jolla.armv7hl`

So it's not safe to install libicu52-52* as it would cause a downgrade of a lot of key packages. Looks like we'll need to wait for a rebuild.

piggz's picture

anyone available on telegram to debug?

jojonintendo's picture

With the latest update I can install Amazfish correctly, but unfortunately it doesn't pair with the watch. I can click the 'enable service', but the 'start service' never goes away, and then the pairing process never completes.

WillDo's picture

After updating my phone to Sailfish 3.0.3.8 and re-installing Amazfish like described below, Amazfish doesn't seem to find my miband 3 anymore. From bluetooth-settings the phone will easily connect to the band, but Amazfish just seems empty. When I try to pair with the band it starts a scan, doesn't show anything and just tells me the scan stopped after a while (I can either connect it via settings-> bluetooth or not, no change in amazfish).

Any tips on how to proceed?

MartiMasa's picture

Same in here 3.0.3.8 (Hossa) removed this app :-( I'm wondering if all my fitness data is still somewhere and can be restored.

piggz's picture

relax, your data is safe.  see below for how to install on 3.0.3, until i can do a proper fix

PS, you can copy your fitness data to your PC and open it up in Kexi for offline analysis

MartiMasa's picture

@piggz thanks for your quick reply and help with this fix! All good now ;-)

hensip's picture

On newest Sailfish XA2 version (3.0.3)  the app has been removed. I can't reinstall it with pkcon either storeman.

piggz's picture

This is due to jolla removing libicu52.  Until I can rebuild everything on 3.0.3, something like the following will work:

zypper in --download-only libicu52 (or download the file from my openrepos)

rpm -i --nodeps libicu52*.rpm

pkcon install harbour-amazfish

Rene666's picture

 

Hello, does the app work with the Amazfit Pace?

jojonintendo's picture

I can confirm that latest latin firmware can be flashed correctly now, it is no longer marked as "invalid". Nice!

stiltskin's picture

I'm on hw 0.11.19.5, sw 1.1.2.05; the phone is X 3.0.2.8

Test notification works ok, but my incoming SMS's are received twice on the watch.

Maybe you know what should I check?
 

Thaodan's picture

Got missing dependencies? Install from storeman should be easier.

WillDo's picture

When I'm trying to install the application, I get the message "problem with installing", any tips on how to fix that?

My steps:

- Download the latest RPM from this page
- With "File Browser" open the downloads folder in which the RPM is downloaded
- Open the RPM-file
- Drag down the pull-menu from the top, click install
- Receive the notification "problem with installing"

I'm getting the message both on my Jolla1 and my Xa2 normal, single sim. Both updated to the latest Sailfishes. On both phones installing applications from non-trusted sources is enabled.

 

Edit:

Installed it via storeman and that worked!

zash1958's picture

Question for "All day HRM interval" settings:

A setting of "0" means NO measurement or like in the Android App a continuous measurement?

In "Notify & Fitness" the watch can be programmed to do a continuous measurement of the heartrate.

 

TIA Uwe

 

D_R's picture

Is the Xiaomi Amazfit PACE watch supported to? I read in several tests that this watch is nearly th same like Amazfit BIP... Are there any informations about supporting the PACE?

ClumsyRooster's picture

Hello! Thanks for the app! So I have a weird issue: I have the Bip one, I didn't change the firmwire, and an XA2. But I can connect the watch to SfOS and the app. Everything was working well. But now I cannot send the test notifications on my watch from the app. But I can still see all the debug info on the app! So looks like it's connected but can't communicate for some reason. And yeah, I don't have any notifications on my watch but the app gives me the correct number of steps though! If someone had face the issue and already figured out a solution, don't hesitate to tell me :) In any case, thanks a lot for working on this app!!!

piggz's picture

I think the earlier firmwares didnt support chunked messages, which is the method I use to send notifications to the watch. I recommend to upgrade the firmware.

ClumsyRooster's picture

Oh thanks. Yeah looks like my watch firmware version is : 1.1.5.02, I guess I will downgrade to 0.1.1.45 ;)

Is the support for 1.x series scheduled? Or should I downgrade and stick with 0.1.x firmware? Thanks again!

piggz's picture

No, 1.1.5.02 should be fine, I use 1.1.5.04.

leolio's picture

ok my bad. I confirm everything is working perfectly with 1.1.5.02! And now I have notifications! That's awesome, thank you so much!!

zash1958's picture

Hi,

thanks for the work!!!!! The app runs without any crash and stable. Only the weather sync is sometimes a bit strange. Sometimes the data on the watch seems to be good, another time all weather data for

actual temp

maximum temp

minimum temp

 

are the same and are not plausible. What weather source have You implemented? The temperatures are not the same like in Sailfish-Weather

Any hints or tips? Or is it how it is?

 

TIA

 

Uwe

 

Caluna's picture

On newest Sailfish XA2 version (3.0.1.14) I have a strange behaviour: The App connects for a first time, but if I lose Bluetooth connection (e. g. when I am out of range), the connection is not re-established. If I try to re-connect manually (Connect to watch) I gt the message, that the device is not valid and may not be supported.  

piggz's picture

sounds like jolla bug, not my bug ;)

pjr's picture

Nice work @piggz ! New UI with sleep tracking made this app perfect for my use!

piggz's picture

Thanks, I aim to please!

Donate button is there for happy users ;)

pjr's picture

Just got you second beer ;)

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