How do I record videos with my Samsung Gear 360 camera?

Record videos directly from the Gear 360 using the front and rear cameras. When the Gear 360 is connected to your phone, you can record videos remotely using the device as a viewfinder.

Please note: A memory card must be inserted into the Gear 360 to record videos or take photos.

Selecting a camera

The selected camera’s status light will turn green.

Using your phone

1 Launch the Samsung Gear 360 or Gear 360 app on your phone.
2 Tap Camera.
3 Select a camera option:

Dual: Use both the front and rear cameras simultaneously to capture 360-degree videos or photos.

Front: Use the front camera to capture wide-angle videos or photos.

Rear: Use the rear camera to capture wide-angle videos or photos.

Using the Gear 360

1 Press the Menu key until Settings appears on the camera status screen, then press the OK key to select it.
2 Press the Menu key until Switch lens appears on the camera status screen, then press the OK key to select it.
3 Press the Menu key until the camera you want to use appears on the camera status screen, then press the OK key to select Dual, Single lens Front or Single lens Rear.

Recording videos

Please note: iOS devices do not support the preview feature when recording videos.

Using your phone

1 Launch the Samsung Gear 360 or Gear 360 app on your phone.
2 Tap Camera. The viewfinder will appear.
3 Tap MODE, and select video.
4 Point the camera at a subject and tap the rec button to record a video.

While recording, the camera status light will flash red.

5 Tap the pause button to pause the recoding.
6 To finish recording the video tap the stop button.
Recording mode in Samsung Gear 360 Camera
Samsung Gear 360 Camera recording video

Using the Gear 360

1 Press the Menu key until Video appears on the camera status screen, and then press the OK key to select it.
2 Press the OK key to record a video.

While recording, the camera status light will flash red and the recording time will appear on the camera status screen.

3 Press the OK key to finish recording the video. The video will be saved in the Gear 360's memory card.

The Gear 360 also allows you to record Video looping.

 

To learn how to record videos with the Gear 360, don’t forget to read: How do I take pictures with my Gear 360 camera?

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