The Samsung Gear 360 Manager app is an app used to remotely control the Samsung Gear 360 when recording 360° videos and photos. It can also be used to view, transfer, edit videos or images from the camera to the phone.
Prepare the following to get started with Gear 360.
Gear 360 Manager App
Compatible Galaxy Smartphone
(S7, S7 edge, Note 5, S6, S6 edge, and S6 edge+ )
a) Turn on the Gear 360.
b) Download, Install, and launch the Gear Mangaer 360 app on the device. Connect both via Bluetooth.
Figure 3 Connecting the device
c) Click on the Gear 360 icon on the lower right part of the screen to get started.
a) Click the gear button to go the camera settings
b) At the camera settings; you can change the ISO sensitivity limit, Sharpness, Remove wind noise, add location tag, resize and save pictures, and Gear 360 device settings and information.
Figure 5 Camera Settings
a) The second button changes the video or image size.Tap to hange
b) Select any resolution. Maximum resolution for video is up to 3840 x 1920p and 25.9 megapixels for photos.
a) Tap the timer button to set the timer settings.
b) Off, and the 2, 5, and 10 second times can be selected.
a) Control the amount of light going into the Gear 360.
b) A lower exposure makes the video/photo underexposed. A higher exposure will make it overexposed.
Figure 8 Overexposed and Under Exposed
c) Set the exposure based on the environment. For darker places, set the meter high and vice versa.
a) Toggle the color temperature of the video/image for a natural look.
b) Choose from many options to be applied.
Figure 10 White Balance samples
a) Click the Gear 360 icon to change which lens to use.
b) To go 360° set it with two arrows pointing in both directions.
a) Tap MODE at the lower left part of the screen.
b) Select from Video, Photo, and other additional options.
a) The Preview button changes the viewing modes.
a) Click the record button to start recording.
b) Tap the Stop button to end recording. This automatically saves the video into DCIM\Gear360 folder.
c) To view the saved video go to the Gear 360 Gallery.
a) Tap the Capture button to take a photo. This will save into the Gear 360 memory.
b) View the photo in the Gallery.