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RICOH THETA for Android

Date Version number Overview of additional functions/fixes
Overview of additional functions/fixes
Oct. 24,2019 Version 1.26.0
  • "Handheld HDR" became possible for still image from option setting, when connected to RICOH THETA V or RICOH THETA Z1.
    * Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version(THETA V : Version 3.10.1 or higher, THETA Z1 : Version 1.20.1 or higher).
  • Favorite images became possible to be registered in the “Device Images”.
  • Still image, video and favorite images in the “Device Images” can be narrowed down.
  • Privacy Settings are no longer possible when posting to 360.com. Posted images will be available to everyone.
    *Images posted up till now that have been set as “Unlisted” will be remain as they are and will not be listed under the search function.
  • Bug fix
  • "Handheld HDR" became possible for still image from option setting, when connected to RICOH THETA V or RICOH THETA Z1.
    * Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version(THETA V : Version 3.10.1 or higher, THETA Z1 : Version 1.20.1 or higher).
  • Favorite images became possible to be registered in the “Device Images”.
  • Still image, video and favorite images in the “Device Images” can be narrowed down.
  • Privacy Settings are no longer possible when posting to 360.com. Posted images will be available to everyone.
    *Images posted up till now that have been set as “Unlisted” will be remain as they are and will not be listed under the search function.
  • Bug fix
Sep. 03,2019 Version 1.25.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Aug. 06,2019 Version 1.25.0
  • It is now possible to display shooting information such as the shutter speed and ISO sensitivity.
    -It can be set from the menu button on the single-view screen.
    -You can switch it ON and OFF by pressing and holding the button on the single-view screen.
  • It is now possible to display spherical images you viewed from “Album” at “Device images”.
    *Only images shot with RICOH THETA S or later can be displayed.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to display shooting information such as the shutter speed and ISO sensitivity.
    -It can be set from the menu button on the single-view screen.
    -You can switch it ON and OFF by pressing and holding the button on the single-view screen.
  • It is now possible to display spherical images you viewed from “Album” at “Device images”.
    *Only images shot with RICOH THETA S or later can be displayed.
  • Bug fix
Jul. 02,2019 Version 1.24.0
  • It is now possible to set the thumbnail to any orientation and range.
    The thumbnail can be changed from the menu button in the single-view screen.
  • The following settings for still image shooting are now possible when RICOH THETA Z1 is connected.
    1. [Camera Visibility Reduction: ON]
    Reduces the amount the camera is captured in the shot. (Default setting)
    2. [Camera Visibility Reduction: OFF]
    Improves stitching accuracy towards the bottom of the camera.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 1.11.1 or higher).
  • The ease of connecting for wireless LAN or Bluetooth connections from the app has been improved.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to set the thumbnail to any orientation and range.
    The thumbnail can be changed from the menu button in the single-view screen.
  • The following settings for still image shooting are now possible when RICOH THETA Z1 is connected.
    1. [Camera Visibility Reduction: ON]
    Reduces the amount the camera is captured in the shot. (Default setting)
    2. [Camera Visibility Reduction: OFF]
    Improves stitching accuracy towards the bottom of the camera.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 1.11.1 or higher).
  • The ease of connecting for wireless LAN or Bluetooth connections from the app has been improved.
  • Bug fix
Jun. 06,2019 Version 1.23.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
May. 09,2019 Version 1.23.0
  • RICOH THETA Z1 is now supported.
  • The following functions can be used with the RICOH THETA V firmware update scheduled for release soon.
    -Improved still image transfer speed and image quality.
    -It is now possible to set ISO priority mode, shutter priority mode, and manual mode for video when connected to RICOH THETA V.
  • Bug fix
  • RICOH THETA Z1 is now supported.
  • The following functions can be used with the RICOH THETA V firmware update scheduled for release soon.
    -Improved still image transfer speed and image quality.
    -It is now possible to set ISO priority mode, shutter priority mode, and manual mode for video when connected to RICOH THETA V.
  • Bug fix
Mar. 26,2019 Version 1.22.2
  • The user interface of the transfer settings has been improved. (Video zenith correction [On/Off])(RICOH THETA V only)
  • Bug fix
  • The user interface of the transfer settings has been improved. (Video zenith correction [On/Off])(RICOH THETA V only)
  • Bug fix
Mar. 20,2019 Version 1.22.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Feb. 28,2019 Version 1.22.0
  • The procedure for wireless connection has been improved.
    It is no longer necessary to connect from the Wi-Fi setting on a smartphone.
    -Press and hold the Wi-Fi button on the camera to reset the wireless function.
    -Delete THETA wireless settings saved on the smartphone.
    -Tap the [Shooting] tab or [Cam images] tab to register the THETA camera you want to connect.
    When the password is changed after this, wireless settings saved on the smartphone are also updated automatically.
  • You can now view useful ways of using RICOH THETA from the [theta360] tab.
  • Bug fix
  • The procedure for wireless connection has been improved.
    It is no longer necessary to connect from the Wi-Fi setting on a smartphone.
    -Press and hold the Wi-Fi button on the camera to reset the wireless function.
    -Delete THETA wireless settings saved on the smartphone.
    -Tap the [Shooting] tab or [Cam images] tab to register the THETA camera you want to connect.
    When the password is changed after this, wireless settings saved on the smartphone are also updated automatically.
  • You can now view useful ways of using RICOH THETA from the [theta360] tab.
  • Bug fix
Jan. 18,2019 Version 1.21.1
  • The stability of wireless connections with Galaxy devices has been improved.
  • Bug fix
    *When using RICOH THETA V/SC/S with Android 8.1 devices, please allow the app to access location information.
  • The stability of wireless connections with Galaxy devices has been improved.
  • Bug fix
    *When using RICOH THETA V/SC/S with Android 8.1 devices, please allow the app to access location information.
Dec. 13,2018 Version 1.21.0
  • Videos can now be taken using the self-timer when connected with RICOH THETA V. The display can now be switched between still images and videos from the shooting screen.
  • The time that the power will automatically be turned off can now be set when connected with RICOH THETA V.
  • The user interface of the transfer settings has been changed.
    Set the following item by tapping "Transfer settings" (gear symbol) on the "Cam images" screen.
    – Transfer method (Move/Copy)
    – Video zenith correction (On/Off) (RICOH THETA only)
  • Bug fix
    *When using RICOH THETA V/SC/S with Android 9 devices, please allow the app to access location information.
  • Videos can now be taken using the self-timer when connected with RICOH THETA V. The display can now be switched between still images and videos from the shooting screen.
  • The time that the power will automatically be turned off can now be set when connected with RICOH THETA V.
  • The user interface of the transfer settings has been changed.
    Set the following item by tapping "Transfer settings" (gear symbol) on the "Cam images" screen.
    – Transfer method (Move/Copy)
    – Video zenith correction (On/Off) (RICOH THETA only)
  • Bug fix
    *When using RICOH THETA V/SC/S with Android 9 devices, please allow the app to access location information.
Nov. 12,2018 Version 1.20.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Nov. 08,2018 Version 1.20.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Nov. 08,2018 Version 1.20.0
  • The following settings can now be made when connecting to RICOH THETA V and shooting video.
    -Bitrate High / Low
    -Audio gain OFF
    *You can reduce the file size by setting the bitrate to "Low".
    *You can mute the sound by setting audio gain to OFF.
    *Update is required when used with RICOH THETA V, firmware version 2.50.1.
  • Bug fix
  • The following settings can now be made when connecting to RICOH THETA V and shooting video.
    -Bitrate High / Low
    -Audio gain OFF
    *You can reduce the file size by setting the bitrate to "Low".
    *You can mute the sound by setting audio gain to OFF.
    *Update is required when used with RICOH THETA V, firmware version 2.50.1.
  • Bug fix
Sep. 27,2018 Version 1.19.4
  • The problem of the app stopping has been improved.
  • Bug fix
  • The problem of the app stopping has been improved.
  • Bug fix
Aug. 23,2018 Version 1.19.3
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Aug. 08,2018 Version 1.19.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Jul. 26,2018 Version 1.19.1
  • Facebook specification changes are supported.
    The procedure for sharing has changed. 
    *You must log in to the Facebook app before sharing.
  • Resolved the problem of inability to connect in the wireless LAN client mode during BLE connection.(RICOH THETA V)
  • Bug fix
  • Facebook specification changes are supported.
    The procedure for sharing has changed. 
    *You must log in to the Facebook app before sharing.
  • Resolved the problem of inability to connect in the wireless LAN client mode during BLE connection.(RICOH THETA V)
  • Bug fix
Jun. 28,2018 Version 1.19.0
  • It is now possible to activate a plug-in from the app.(RICOH THETA V)
  • You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings when connected to RICOH THETA V.
    *You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone. You can only use My Settings for still images.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 2.30.1 or higher).
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to activate a plug-in from the app.(RICOH THETA V)
  • You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings when connected to RICOH THETA V.
    *You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone. You can only use My Settings for still images.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 2.30.1 or higher).
  • Bug fix
Jun. 07,2018 Version 1.18.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
May. 31,2018 Version 1.18.0
  • Changed the name RICOH THETA S to RICOH THETA.
  • Bug fix
  • Changed the name RICOH THETA S to RICOH THETA.
  • Bug fix
Mar. 13,2018 Version 1.17.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Mar. 01,2018 Version 1.17.0
  • RICOH THETA V : It is now possible to select a plug-in to activate at the settings screen of the Basic app.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 2.10.1 or higher).
      Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • Bug fix
  • RICOH THETA V : It is now possible to select a plug-in to activate at the settings screen of the Basic app.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 2.10.1 or higher).
      Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • Bug fix
Feb. 01,2018 Version 1.16.0
  • RICOH THETA V : Wireless LAN client mode is now supported.
    *camera firmware version: 2.00.2 or later.
  • It is now possible to remotely shoot images by pressing the volume button on your smartphone.
  • Bug fix
  • RICOH THETA V : Wireless LAN client mode is now supported.
    *camera firmware version: 2.00.2 or later.
  • It is now possible to remotely shoot images by pressing the volume button on your smartphone.
  • Bug fix
Dec. 22,2017 Version 1.15.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Dec. 20,2017 Version 1.15.0
  • It is now possible to upgrade firmware for the RICOH THETA V camera from the smartphone app.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to upgrade firmware for the RICOH THETA V camera from the smartphone app.
  • Bug fix
Nov. 21,2017 Version 1.14.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Nov. 09,2017 Version 1.14.0
  • It is now possible to turn stitching during shooting on/off in video mode when RICOH THETA V is connected.
  • It is now possible to turn zenith correction on/off when transferring videos recorded on RICOH THETA V to a smartphone.
    *If zenith correction is turned off, videos recorded with stitching during shooting turned on can be transferred more quickly.
    *camera firmware version: 1.10.1 or later.
  • It is now possible set the white balance and exposure compensation in video mode when RICOH THETA V is connected.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to turn stitching during shooting on/off in video mode when RICOH THETA V is connected.
  • It is now possible to turn zenith correction on/off when transferring videos recorded on RICOH THETA V to a smartphone.
    *If zenith correction is turned off, videos recorded with stitching during shooting turned on can be transferred more quickly.
    *camera firmware version: 1.10.1 or later.
  • It is now possible set the white balance and exposure compensation in video mode when RICOH THETA V is connected.
  • Bug fix
Oct. 26,2017 Version 1.13.4
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Oct. 11,2017 Version 1.13.3
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Sep. 28,2017 Version 1.13.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Sep. 15,2017 Version 1.13.1
  • The following shots can now be taken when RICOH THETA SC is connected to a smartphone.
     -Interval composite shots *1
     -Color temperature specification shots
     -Multi bracket shooting
     -You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings. *2
     *1:Interval composite shooting is: when you take several photographs in succession to create a composite image that retains the bright areas of each shot. It can be useful, for instance, to take shots of the night sky from a fixed position and record the path of the moon and stars in the sky. Use a tripod to stabilize the camera when taking these shots.
     *2: You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone.
    You can only use My Settings for still images.

  *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.20 or higher).
   Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version

  • Bug fix
  • The following shots can now be taken when RICOH THETA SC is connected to a smartphone.
     -Interval composite shots *1
     -Color temperature specification shots
     -Multi bracket shooting
     -You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings. *2
     *1:Interval composite shooting is: when you take several photographs in succession to create a composite image that retains the bright areas of each shot. It can be useful, for instance, to take shots of the night sky from a fixed position and record the path of the moon and stars in the sky. Use a tripod to stabilize the camera when taking these shots.
     *2: You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone.
    You can only use My Settings for still images.

  *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.20 or higher).
   Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version

  • Bug fix
Aug. 31,2017 Version 1.13.0
  • New RICOH THETA are supported.
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Bug fix
  • New RICOH THETA are supported.
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Bug fix
May. 25,2017 Version 1.12.3
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Bug fix
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Bug fix
Apr. 27,2017 Version 1.12.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Apr. 27,2017 Version 1.12.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Dec. 15,2016 Version 1.12.0
  • The multi bracket shooting can now be performed when RICOH THETA S is connected to a smartphone.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.82 or higher). 
      Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
    *RICOH THETA SC is not supported.

  • Bug fix
  • The multi bracket shooting can now be performed when RICOH THETA S is connected to a smartphone.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.82 or higher). 
      Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
    *RICOH THETA SC is not supported.

  • Bug fix
Nov. 28,2016 Version 1.11.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Nov. 24,2016 Version 1.11.0
  • The following shots can now be taken when RICOH THETA S is connected to a smartphone.
     -Interval composite shots *1
     -Color temperature specification shots
     -You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings. *2
     *1:Interval composite shooting is: when you take several photographs in succession to create a composite image that retains the bright areas of each shot. It can be useful, for instance, to take shots of the night sky from a fixed position and record the path of the moon and stars in the sky. Use a tripod to stabilize the camera when taking these shots.
     *2: You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone.
  • You can only use My Settings for still images.

  *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.82 or higher).
   Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version

  *RICOH THETA SC is not supported.

  • Bug fix
  • The following shots can now be taken when RICOH THETA S is connected to a smartphone.
     -Interval composite shots *1
     -Color temperature specification shots
     -You can now register the shooting conditions that you like on the camera as My Settings. *2
     *1:Interval composite shooting is: when you take several photographs in succession to create a composite image that retains the bright areas of each shot. It can be useful, for instance, to take shots of the night sky from a fixed position and record the path of the moon and stars in the sky. Use a tripod to stabilize the camera when taking these shots.
     *2: You can save shooting conditions set with a smartphone on the camera. Shooting conditions registered in My Settings will be enabled when you turn the camera on while not connected to a smartphone.
  • You can only use My Settings for still images.

  *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.82 or higher).
   Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version

  *RICOH THETA SC is not supported.

  • Bug fix
Oct. 20,2016 Version 1.10.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Oct. 13,2016 Version 1.10.0
  • It is now compatible with RICOH THETA SC
  • Now, spherical images forwarded to a smartphone can be displayed in timeline format.
  • The theta360.com gallery page can now be displayed.
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Display of a [360-degree photo] is now supported when a post is shared on Facebook.
    * Links from theta360.com can no longer be pasted.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now compatible with RICOH THETA SC
  • Now, spherical images forwarded to a smartphone can be displayed in timeline format.
  • The theta360.com gallery page can now be displayed.
  • The user interface was improved for easy use.
  • Display of a [360-degree photo] is now supported when a post is shared on Facebook.
    * Links from theta360.com can no longer be pasted.
  • Bug fix
Sep. 20,2016 Version 1.9.3
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Jul. 28,2016 Version 1.9.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Jun. 02,2016 Version 1.9.1
  • Bug fix

 

  • Bug fix

 

May. 26,2016 Version 1.9.0
  • Videos can now also be displayed in Head-Mounted Display compatability.
    -App, photo and camera images can now be displayed for both still images and videos.
    *It is not guaranteed that all head-mounted display operations will work.
  • Bug fix
  • Videos can now also be displayed in Head-Mounted Display compatability.
    -App, photo and camera images can now be displayed for both still images and videos.
    *It is not guaranteed that all head-mounted display operations will work.
  • Bug fix
Apr. 27,2016 Version 1.8.0
  • The video sharing feature has been expanded.
    * Video sharing may be unavailable on some Android device models.
  • The video sharing feature has been expanded.
    * Video sharing may be unavailable on some Android device models.
Apr. 11,2016 Version 1.7.0
  • A progress bar is now displayed when posting 360 video to Facebook.
  • A progress bar is now displayed when posting 360 video to Facebook.
Mar. 24,2016 Version 1.6.0
  • Photos can now be taken using a self-timer (still images).
    -The self-timer can be set to 2, 5 or 10 seconds.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.42 or higher).
    Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • Bug fix
  • Photos can now be taken using a self-timer (still images).
    -The self-timer can be set to 2, 5 or 10 seconds.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.42 or higher).
    Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • Bug fix
Feb. 25,2016 Version 1.5.0
  • The shutter sound volume can now be adjusted.
  • Bug fix
  • The shutter sound volume can now be adjusted.
  • Bug fix
Feb. 02,2016 Version 1.4.0
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Dec. 17,2015 Version 1.3.0
  • You can now select HDR Rendering when shooting in Auto mode.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.21 or higher).
    Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • You can now change the thumbnails when posting to SNS and the first view* when playing back on theta360.com, even from other than "App" in Album.
    *Area initially displayed in single view on theta360.com.
  • Bug fix
  • You can now select HDR Rendering when shooting in Auto mode.
    *Camera firmware needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 01.21 or higher).
    Click here for instructions on how to check the camera firmware version
  • You can now change the thumbnails when posting to SNS and the first view* when playing back on theta360.com, even from other than "App" in Album.
    *Area initially displayed in single view on theta360.com.
  • Bug fix
Nov. 30,2015 Version 1.2.0
  • Videos can now be trimmed before sharing them to other apps.
  • In addition to the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6, videos can now be shared on the following devices.
    Nexus 4 (Android OS4.3 or later)、Nexus 5X、Nexus 6P、Nexus 9、Xperia Z (Android OS4.3 or later)、Xperia Z4、Galaxy S6、Galaxy S6 edge
    *Due to differences in the shipment time and the carrier, there may be times when the above device does not work properly.
  • Videos can now be trimmed before sharing them to other apps.
  • In addition to the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6, videos can now be shared on the following devices.
    Nexus 4 (Android OS4.3 or later)、Nexus 5X、Nexus 6P、Nexus 9、Xperia Z (Android OS4.3 or later)、Xperia Z4、Galaxy S6、Galaxy S6 edge
    *Due to differences in the shipment time and the carrier, there may be times when the above device does not work properly.
Nov. 17,2015 Version 1.1.0
  • Still images can now be displayed on twin-lens type head-mounted displays.
    * It is not guaranteed that all head-mounted display operations will work.
    * Android OS 4.1 or higher is required.
  • Still images can now be displayed on twin-lens type head-mounted displays.
    * It is not guaranteed that all head-mounted display operations will work.
    * Android OS 4.1 or higher is required.
Nov. 09,2015 Version 1.0.3
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
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