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Checking for firmware updates

A firmware update for your RE includes improved features and bug fixes. The RE app can check and notify you if there's a new firmware update available. Always remember to keep your RE up-to-date.
Important: Before you begin:
Check that your phone and your RE have more than 50% of battery power.
A microSD card is inserted in your RE.

On your iPhone

Important: You need a data connection on your iPhone to complete this procedure. To download firmware updates using Wi‍-Fi, see Using Wi‍-Fi to download firmware updates.
  1. Connect your phone and your RE.
  2. Tap > Advanced settings > Check for updates.
  3. If there's an available firmware update, tap Update now.
  4. After downloading, tap Install.
  5. Wait until the firmware update is complete.
Your RE camera will restart after updating the firmware. This temporarily disconnects your iPhone and RE. See Connecting your RE and phone to know how to connect your devices again.

Using Wi‍-Fi to download firmware updates

  1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi on your iPhone, then select your network to connect to the Internet.
  2. Press the Home button, and then tap the RE app icon .

    You'll get a popup notification if there's an available firmware update.

  3. Tap Update, and then tap Update Now to start downloading the firmware.
  4. After downloading, connect your iPhone to the Wi‍-Fi network of your RE.
  5. Press the Home button, and then tap the RE app icon .

    You'll see an in-app notification below the Settings button.

  6. Tap the Install RE update notification.
  7. Tap Install, then wait until the firmware update is complete.
Your RE camera will restart after updating the firmware. This temporarily disconnects your iPhone and RE. See Connecting your RE and phone to know how to connect your devices again.

On your Android phone

  1. Connect your phone and your RE.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Tap Advanced settings.
  4. Tap Check for updates.
  5. If there's an available firmware update, tap Update.
  6. Wait until the firmware update is complete.
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