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Set up & connect 360 cameras

You can publish your own 360 story with a compatible 360 camera. To set up and connect a 360 camera to the Street View app, choose a compatible camera below. Find the right Street View-ready camera for you.

Ricoh Theta S

Tip: Make sure your phone is fully charged.

  1. To turn on the camera, on the side, press and hold the power button.
  2. Make sure the camera is fully charged.
    • If the power button flashes blue, the battery level is low.
  3. On the side of the camera, press the Wi-Fi button to turn on Wi-Fi.
    • When the Wi-Fi is on, a blue Wi-Fi icon appears on the front of the camera.
  4. Choose Photo mode.
    • If there’s a blue video camera icon instead of a blue photo camera icon, on the side of the camera, press the button to switch to Photo mode.
  5. On your phone, open the Settings app.
  6. Connect your phone to the camera's Wi-Fi network.
    • The network name ends in ".OSC."
    • The default password is the 8 numbers on the bottom of the camera after "XS.”
  7. Open the Google Street View app Street View.
  8. In the “Create” tab, select Connect 360 camera.

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YI 360 VR Camera

Tip: Make sure your phone is fully charged.

  1. To turn on the camera, on the side, press and hold the power button.
  2. Make sure the camera is fully charged.
    • In the top right corner of the LED screen, check the battery level.
  3. In the camera menu, select the Wi-Fi setting. Press the button on the side of the camera to turn on the Wi-Fi.
    • When the Wi-Fi is turned on, a Wi-Fi icon appears in the top right corner of the LED screen.
  4. In the camera menu, choose Photo mode.
  5. On your phone, open the Settings app.
  6. Connect your phone to the camera's Wi-Fi network. The network name ends in ".OSC."
  7. Open the Google Street View app Street View.
  8. In the "Create" tab, select Connect 360 camera.
Ricoh Theta V

Important: Make sure the firmware on the Theta V has been updated to 1.10.1 or later. If prompted, follow the manufacturer's instructions to update your camera's firmware.

Tip: Make sure your phone is fully charged.

  1. To turn on the camera, on the side, tap the power button.
  2. Make sure the camera is fully charged.
  3. On the side of the camera, press the Wi-Fi button to turn on Wi-Fi.
    • When it’s turned on, there’s a blue Wi-Fi icon on the front of the camera.
  4. On your phone, open the Settings app.
  5. Connect your phone to the 360 camera's Wi-Fi network. The network name ends in ".OSC."
    • The default password is the full set of numbers after the uppercase letters on the network.
  6. Open the Google Street View app Street View.
  7. In the "Create" tab, select Connect 360 camera.
    • Successful connection is indicated by a blue linked camera Street View camera.

Other cameras

Some camera manufacturers use their own applications to publish to Street View. For Street View-ready cameras not listed above, check out the camera manufacturer’s website for more info.
Insta360 Pro 360fly Insta360 ONE Insta360 Pro2
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