Recently, TECNO launched the T-Band alongwith the camon C9 , the T-Band unlike the Galaxy gears of the Samsung is not only a fitness tracker but doubles up as a remote camera button – this means that you can use the T-Band to take photos on any TECNO smartphone running Android 6.0 marshmallow like the camon C8.
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How to pair the T-Band
*To start using the T-Band, you must first pair it with your smartphone, to do that you have to download the T-Band App, you can download from Playstore, but if you have the Camon C9, this app should come pre-installed on your device, This means that camon C9 users will have to skip the download step.
*After this, you will be required to connect your T-Band to your smartphone, to do this you have to hold your T-Band button for 10 seconds. Please ensure the Bluetooth of your device is turned on.
*Once the T-band is connected to your device, you will now be able to track your sleep patterns, number of steps taken per day, receive notifications on the T-Band plus even set an alarm.
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How to use the T-Band
The pedometer is what makes it possible for the T-Band to count the number of steps you have taken. If at any time you want to know the number of steps you have taken, just open the T-Band App and pull down the screen in the “Sports” interface, this will synchronize your device with the T-Band and you will be able to track the number of steps you have taken. Even more exciting is that you can set targets through the “My” section of the app, by tapping on your name.
2. Sleep Monitor
3. Alarm Clock and Sedimentary Reminder
The T-Band can also be used as an alarm. This will happen through a slight vibration that is bound to wake you up. To set an alarm, simply go to the “My” section of the app, and select “Alarm clock”. Sedimentary reminder simply reminds you to get up and stretch after sitting for too long. To turn this feature on, just go to “My” section and select “Reminder”.
4. Call and SMS Notification
As mentioned earlier, the T-Band can give you notifications through a slight vibration and blinking of a beautiful led light. To turn this on, simply go to “My” section and select “Preferences”.
5. Battery and Charging
You can check the battery status of your T-Band through the app, still under the “My” section. To charge the T-Band, you will simply place it on the charging dock, ensure that the charging ports are correctly fitted and connect the charging dock to power. If everything is fitted well, the T-Band will blink the LED to indicate that it is charging and when it is full, the LEDs will light up as shown below.
NOTE: The T-Band is compatible with any Tecno smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. You can also use the T-Band with phones running Android 5.0 Lollipop but you will not get the Remote Camera Button feature.
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