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*How to Update your RICOH THETA

The newest firmware version for theRICOH THETA V is "Version 2.50.1".

Date Version number Overview of additional functions/fixes
Overview of additional functions/fixes
Nov. 08, 2018 Version 2.50.1
  • The following settings can now be made when connecting to RICOH THETA V and shooting video.
      - Bitrate      High / Low
      - Audio gain    OFF
    *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 2.2.0 or later, Android 1.20.0 or later)
  • The version of the USB Data Transfer plug-in has been upgraded. Various settings can now be made.
      -Move, copy and delete each file
      -Format of external devices (ext4/FAT32)
    ※When handling files that exceed 4GB, dedicated software is required. View details  here.
  • The power lamp can now be used to display the battery level in detail.
     80% or more     Blue
     50 to 80%       Yellow
     30 to 50%       Lights red
     Under 30%       Flashes red
  • Changed the device name displayed when connecting by Bluetooth.
       Old: Numerical part of the serial number (12345678)
       New: THETA + serial number (THETAYL12345678)・
  • Shooting video is now supported by Self-timer function.
  • Bug fix
  • The following settings can now be made when connecting to RICOH THETA V and shooting video.
      - Bitrate      High / Low
      - Audio gain    OFF
    *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 2.2.0 or later, Android 1.20.0 or later)
  • The version of the USB Data Transfer plug-in has been upgraded. Various settings can now be made.
      -Move, copy and delete each file
      -Format of external devices (ext4/FAT32)
    ※When handling files that exceed 4GB, dedicated software is required. View details  here.
  • The power lamp can now be used to display the battery level in detail.
     80% or more     Blue
     50 to 80%       Yellow
     30 to 50%       Lights red
     Under 30%       Flashes red
  • Changed the device name displayed when connecting by Bluetooth.
       Old: Numerical part of the serial number (12345678)
       New: THETA + serial number (THETAYL12345678)・
  • Shooting video is now supported by Self-timer function.
  • Bug fix
Aug. 30, 2018 Version 2.41.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Aug. 02, 2018 Version 2.40.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Jul. 02, 2018 Version 2.31.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Jun. 28, 2018 Version 2.30.1
  • 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.
      *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 2.1.0 or above, Android 1.19.0 or above).
  • It is now possible to use Developers Mode.
      *The basic app for PC needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 3.5.0 or higher).
  • Implemented minor improvements
  • Bug fix
  • 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.
      *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 2.1.0 or above, Android 1.19.0 or above).
  • It is now possible to use Developers Mode.
      *The basic app for PC needs to be updated to the newest version (Version 3.5.0 or higher).
  • Implemented minor improvements
  • Bug fix
Jun. 04, 2018 Version 2.21.1
  • The HDR rendering shooting bug has been resolved.
  • The HDR rendering shooting bug has been resolved.
May 10, 2018 Version 2.20.1
  • When playing video with the remote playback plug-in, the video will now be displayed after rotational shake correction.
  • Improved live view frame rate so that video can be displayed smoothly.
  • Bug fix


*This version cannot be downloaded any more. (May. 18, 2018)

With RICOH THETA V Firmware ver 2.20.1(May 10 release), using HDR rendering shooting makes the camera or smartphone app not work.
We have replaced version 2.20.1 with version 2.11.1 on the download site.

  • When playing video with the remote playback plug-in, the video will now be displayed after rotational shake correction.
  • Improved live view frame rate so that video can be displayed smoothly.
  • Bug fix


*This version cannot be downloaded any more. (May. 18, 2018)

With RICOH THETA V Firmware ver 2.20.1(May 10 release), using HDR rendering shooting makes the camera or smartphone app not work.
We have replaced version 2.20.1 with version 2.11.1 on the download site.

Mar. 13, 2018 Version 2.11.1
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
Mar. 01, 2018 Version 2.10.1
  • It is now possible to transfer captured still image and video files onto a USB memory device as a new plug-in.
    *An OTG cable is required to connect to the USB memory device.
    *Files that are under 4GB can be moved.
    *Moved files cannot be returned to the camera.
    *File copying is scheduled for support in a future upgrade.
  • Live view image quality has been improved.
  • Bug fix
  • It is now possible to transfer captured still image and video files onto a USB memory device as a new plug-in.
    *An OTG cable is required to connect to the USB memory device.
    *Files that are under 4GB can be moved.
    *Moved files cannot be returned to the camera.
    *File copying is scheduled for support in a future upgrade.
  • Live view image quality has been improved.
  • Bug fix
Jan. 26, 2018 Version 2.00.2
  • Wireless LAN client mode is now supported.
    *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 1.15.0 or above, Android 1.16.0 or above).
  • Bug fix
  • We have found that a small portion of the Ricoh Theta V units exceeded the declared value for Radio wave output of WLAN (5GHz) for both US and Canada. Therefore, we have corrected the output values corresponding to these individual units via firmware update.
    Please note that this change does not affect the wireless performance of the Ricoh Theta V.
  • Wireless LAN client mode is now supported.
    *Requires the latest version of the smartphone app (iOS 1.15.0 or above, Android 1.16.0 or above).
  • Bug fix
  • We have found that a small portion of the Ricoh Theta V units exceeded the declared value for Radio wave output of WLAN (5GHz) for both US and Canada. Therefore, we have corrected the output values corresponding to these individual units via firmware update.
    Please note that this change does not affect the wireless performance of the Ricoh Theta V.
Dec. 20, 2017 Version 1.20.1
  • Still image joining accuracy has been improved.
  • Added a function to correct rotational shake when shooting video.(When transferring to a smartphone with zenith correction turned on)
  • Subject shake when shooting video has been reduced.
  •  *Noise may increase depending on the shooting conditions.
  • Purple fringing has been reduced.
  • Resolved the problem that weakened the spatial audio effect when recording with the 3D microphone (TA-1).
  • Changed the default time until auto-shutdown from 48 hours to 18 hours.
  • Bug fix
  • Still image joining accuracy has been improved.
  • Added a function to correct rotational shake when shooting video.(When transferring to a smartphone with zenith correction turned on)
  • Subject shake when shooting video has been reduced.
  •  *Noise may increase depending on the shooting conditions.
  • Purple fringing has been reduced.
  • Resolved the problem that weakened the spatial audio effect when recording with the 3D microphone (TA-1).
  • Changed the default time until auto-shutdown from 48 hours to 18 hours.
  • Bug fix
Nov. 14, 2017 Version 1.11.1
  • Image quality of interval shooting is improved.
  • Sleep mode status is maintained when connecting or disconnecting to PC via USB.
  • The issue, electric wave of wireless LAN (2.4GHz) was weak in some cases. is improved.
  • Bug fix
  • Image quality of interval shooting is improved.
  • Sleep mode status is maintained when connecting or disconnecting to PC via USB.
  • The issue, electric wave of wireless LAN (2.4GHz) was weak in some cases. is improved.
  • Bug fix
Oct. 24, 2017 Version 1.10.1
  • The precision of video slant top/bottom correction has been improved.
  • Still image joining accuracy has been improved.
  • The quality of the still image is improved by modifying the compression ratio.
  • Corrected bugs and improved performance.
  • The precision of video slant top/bottom correction has been improved.
  • Still image joining accuracy has been improved.
  • The quality of the still image is improved by modifying the compression ratio.
  • Corrected bugs and improved performance.
Sep. 15, 2017 Version 1.00.2
  • Bug fix
  • Bug fix
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