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SM-C200
User Manual
English. 05/2016. Rev.1.0
www.samsung.com

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  • Page 1 SM-C200 User Manual English. 05/2016. Rev.1.0 www.samsung.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Troubleshooting Memory card Battery Mounting the Samsung Gear 360 onto the tripod Turning the Samsung Gear 360 on and Connecting the Samsung Gear 360 to a mobile device Using the Samsung Gear Using the Samsung Gear 360’s menus Connecting to a mobile device...
  • Page 3: Basics

    You can access the full user manual for more information. Visit www.samsung.com to view device information, the user manual, and more. • B efore using other devices, make sure they are compatible with the Samsung Gear 360. Visit www.samsung.com to see a list of compatible mobile devices.
  • Page 4: About The Samsung Gear 360

    VR, you can fully immerse yourself in the 360-degree content. When you connect the Samsung Gear 360 to your mobile device via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct, you can capture videos and photos remotely from the mobile device. You can also view or...
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    • T he items supplied with the Samsung Gear 360 and any available accessories may vary depending on the region or service provider. • T he supplied items are designed only for this Samsung Gear 360 and may not be compatible with other devices.
  • Page 6: Device Layout

    Basics Device layout Camera status screen OK key NFC antenna Front camera Cover Microphone Battery slot Memory card slot Multipurpose jack Battery latch Menu key Rear camera status light Front camera status light Rear camera Microphone Indicator light Speaker...
  • Page 7 Tripod socket Keys Function • P ress and hold to turn the Samsung Gear 360 on or off. Power • P ress to return to the previous screen. • P ress repeatedly to move to the menu you want.
  • Page 8: Indicator Light

    Basics Indicator light The indicator light informs you of your Samsung Gear 360’s status. Indicator light Colour Status • P ower on Flashes blue three times • F ormatting a memory card or successfully resetting the Samsung Gear 360 •...
  • Page 9: Camera Status Screen

    Basics Camera status screen Access options, such as camera modes and connection modes, and view the Samsung Gear 360’s status via messages and indicator icons on the camera status screen. Camera status screen Indicator icons Indicator icons appear on the camera status screen.
  • Page 10 Basics Icon Function Connected to a mobile device via Bluetooth Bluetooth pairing mode Bluetooth pairing mode ended Recording mode Recording a video Shooting mode Time lapse mode Take several photos at set intervals and save them as one video. Time lapse shooting interval Recording a time lapse video Looping video mode Record a video continuously by overwriting a set period of the previously...
  • Page 11: Memory Card

    • U se caution to insert the memory card right-side up. • M emory cards are sold separately. • I f you insert or remove a memory card while the Samsung Gear 360 is turned on, the power will turn off.
  • Page 12: Removing The Memory Card

    Push the memory card into the slot until it locks in place. Push the rubber connector in and close the cover. Removing the memory card Push the memory card until it disengages from the Samsung Gear 360, and then pull it out.
  • Page 13: Formatting The Memory Card

    A memory card formatted on a computer may not be compatible with the Samsung Gear 360. Format the memory card on the Samsung Gear 360 or on the Samsung Gear 360 app. Before formatting the memory card, remember to make backup copies of all important data stored in the memory card.
  • Page 14: Battery

    Be careful not to damage your fingernails when you remove the cover. Insert the battery with the battery’s gold-coloured contacts properly aligned with the Samsung Gear 360’s contacts. Battery slot Push the battery into the slot until it locks in place.
  • Page 15: Charging The Battery

    • W hile charging, the Samsung Gear 360 and the charger may heat up. This is normal and should not affect the Samsung Gear 360’s lifespan or performance. If the temperature rises above a certain level, battery charging will be stopped.
  • Page 16: Removing The Battery

    Samsung Gear 360 and reconnect it. Removing the battery Press and slide the battery latch to release the battery. Battery latch Turn off the Samsung Gear 360 before removing the battery. If you do not, the Samsung Gear 360 may be damaged.
  • Page 17: Mounting The Samsung Gear 360 Onto The Tripod

    Use a tripod to prevent camera shake. Insert the tripod into the Samsung Gear 360’s tripod socket and twist it until it is fixed to the Samsung Gear 360. If the Samsung Gear 360 is not securely fixed, it may accidentally separate from the...
  • Page 18: Turning The Samsung Gear 360 On And

    To turn off the Samsung Gear 360, press and hold the Power key. • T he Samsung Gear 360 turns off if the device is not used for a specified period. By using the Auto power off after option, you can set the length of time the Samsung Gear 360 waits before it turns off.
  • Page 19 Basics Touch the NFC antenna area of the Samsung Gear 360 to the mobile device’s NFC antenna area. The app installation guide screen will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions on the mobile device to complete the installation. You can use this method without turning on the Samsung Gear 360.
  • Page 20 To control the Samsung Gear 360 from your mobile device, the Samsung Gear 360 must be paired with the mobile device. After the Samsung Gear 360 has paired with the mobile device, the Samsung Gear 360 will try to connect to the mobile device every time you turn on the Samsung Gear 360.
  • Page 21: A Mobile Device

    Basics Method 2: Pairing with a mobile device using the Samsung Gear 360 app Samsung Gear 360 Turn on the Samsung Gear 360. It will enter Bluetooth pairing mode. To enter Bluetooth pairing mode manually, press and hold the Menu key until Gear 360 Manager appears, and then press the OK key to select it.
  • Page 22 After you unpair the Samsung Gear 360 from your mobile device, you can connect another Samsung Gear 360. On the Apps screen of your mobile device, tap Samsung Gear 360 → MORE → Connect to new Gear 360. Notices for using Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that uses a 2.4 GHz frequency to connect to...
  • Page 23 Basics • E nsure that there are no obstacles between the Samsung Gear 360 and a connected device, including human bodies, walls, corners, or fences. • D o not touch the Bluetooth antenna of a connected device. • B luetooth uses the same frequency as some industrial, scientific, medical, and low power products and interference may occur when making connections near these types of products.
  • Page 24: Using The Samsung Gear 360

    Using the Samsung Gear 360 Using the Samsung Gear 360’s menus Select and use menus that appear on the camera status screen by pressing the keys on the Samsung Gear 360. Accessing and selecting menus Press, or press and hold, the Menu key.
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Mobile Device Remotely

    Using the Samsung Gear 360 Connecting to a mobile device remotely When the Samsung Gear 360 and your mobile device are remotely connected via Wi-Fi Direct, you can record videos and take photos from the mobile device. You can also view the videos and images captured by the Samsung Gear 360 on the mobile device.
  • Page 26: Recording Videos Or Taking Photos

    • I f a mobile device connects to the Samsung Gear 360 via Wi-Fi Direct while it is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the mobile device’s screen may flicker due to the limited capability of the Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 27 Selecting a camera Select a camera to use. The selected camera’s status light will turn red. Using the mobile device Tap Samsung Gear 360 on the Apps screen of the mobile device. The viewfinder will appear. and select a camera.
  • Page 28: Recording Videos

    Samsung Gear 360 and its battery may heat up. If the temperature rises above a certain level, the Samsung Gear 360 will stop recording and turn off automatically to prevent damage. If the Samsung Gear 360 is turned off due to overheating, wait for it to cool down before resuming use.
  • Page 29 Spread two fingers apart on the screen to zoom in, and pinch them together to zoom out. to finish recording the video. The video will be saved in the memory card of the Samsung Gear 360. The available video recording time will be displayed on the camera status screen.
  • Page 30 Press the OK key to finish recording the video. The video will be saved in the memory card of the Samsung Gear 360. The available video recording time will be displayed on the camera status screen.
  • Page 31: Taking Photos

    Point the camera at a subject and tap to take a photo. The photo will be saved in the memory card of the Samsung Gear 360. The available number of photos you can take will be shown on the camera status screen.
  • Page 32: Time Lapse

    The video will be saved in the memory card of the Samsung Gear 360. Using the Samsung Gear 360 Press the Menu key until Time lapse appears, and then press the OK key to select it.
  • Page 33 You can make the most of the memory card’s capacity. Selecting the recording cycle Tap Samsung Gear 360 on the Apps screen of the mobile device. The viewfinder will appear. Tap MODE → Video looping.
  • Page 34 The video will be saved in the memory card of the Samsung Gear 360. Using the Samsung Gear 360 Press the Menu key until Video looping appears, and then press the OK key to select it.
  • Page 35 • : Change the exposure value. This determines how much light the camera’s sensor receives. For low-light situations, use a higher exposure. • : Select the length of the delay before the Samsung Gear 360 automatically takes a photo.
  • Page 36 Menu key until the settings option you want to change appears, and then press the OK key to select it. On the Samsung Gear 360, you can configure settings, such as the photo size, video size, timer, and the auto power off option.
  • Page 37: Viewing Videos Or Images

    Viewing videos or images Viewing videos View the recorded videos on the remotely connected mobile device. Tap Samsung Gear 360 on the Apps screen of the mobile device. Tap GEAR 360 and then select a video. • : Videos recorded by a single lens •...
  • Page 38: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos View the taken images on the remotely connected mobile device. Tap Samsung Gear 360 on the Apps screen of the mobile device. Tap GEAR 360 and then select an image. If the image was taken by dual lenses, the icon will appear on the preview screen.
  • Page 39 Saving videos and images to the mobile device You can save videos and images captured by the Samsung Gear 360 to your mobile device. Tap GEAR 360, select videos and images to save, and then tap Save. The videos and images will be saved in the mobile device.
  • Page 40: Editing Videos

    Installing and signing in to the Oculus app To view videos and images captured by the Samsung Gear 360 on the Gear VR, install the Oculus app on the connected mobile device, and then sign in to your Oculus account.
  • Page 41 Save videos and images captured by the Samsung Gear 360 to the mobile device. • M ethod 1: On the mobile device’s Apps screen, tap Samsung Gear 360 → GEAR 360, select files to save, and then tap Save.
  • Page 42: Using Gear 360 Actiondirector

    For more information, refer to the Gear 360 ActionDirector’s help information. Entering the product key To install the Gear 360 ActionDirector program, you must enter the product key. The product key is on the sticker provided with the Samsung Gear 360. Product key input field If you lose the product key, the Gear 360 ActionDirector program cannot be used.
  • Page 43: Transferring Files To A Computer

    Using the Samsung Gear 360 Transferring files to a computer You can transfer files from the Samsung Gear 360 to a computer using the Samsung Gear 360 as a removable disk for data transfer. Do not disconnect the USB cable from the device when you are transferring files.
  • Page 44: Updating The Software

    Updating the software The Samsung Gear 360 and the Samsung Gear 360 app can be updated to the latest software. Updating the Samsung Gear 360 You can remotely update the Samsung Gear 360’s software using the Samsung Gear 360 app.
  • Page 45: Settings

    Samsung Gear 360 while recording a video, you should deactivate this feature. • R esize/save pictures in app: Adjust an image resolution and save it to the Samsung Gear 360 app.
  • Page 46 Using the Samsung Gear 360 • A uto power off after: Set the length of time the Samsung Gear 360 waits before turning off. • B attery status: View the battery charging status. • S torage: Check the memory card’s used and available memory capacity.
  • Page 47: Appendix

    • E nsure there are no obstacles, such as walls or electrical equipment, between the devices. • E nsure that the latest version of the Samsung Gear 360 app is installed on the mobile device.
  • Page 48 • V isit a Samsung Service Centre and have the battery replaced. The battery depletes faster than when first purchased • W hen you expose the Samsung Gear 360 or the battery to very cold or very hot temperatures, the useful charge may be reduced.
  • Page 49 Always make backup copies of all important data stored in the Samsung Gear 360. Otherwise, you cannot restore data if it is corrupted or lost. Samsung is not responsible for the loss of data stored in the Samsung Gear 360.
  • Page 50 Samsung Electronics. Trademarks • S AMSUNG and the SAMSUNG logo are registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics. ® • B luetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. worldwide.

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  • John Apr 26, 2018 09:57:
    Nice try, but "form​at" does not appear on the gear360 screen.