How do I connect to my FLIR FX camera in Direct Mode?
Direct Mode lets you connect to the camera and view live video even in areas without Wi-Fi signal. Direct Mode uses the built-in Wi-Fi access point in the camera to create a Wi-Fi hotspot.
To connect to the camera in Direct Mode:
Press the Wi-Fi button () on the camera for 1 second. The Direct Mode LED on the back of the camera will glow solid orange () once Direct Mode is ready.
Go to the Settings app on your smartphone or tablet. Select the Wi-Fi network created by your camera. The network name will be in the format "FX-Camera-name". For example, if your camera's name is Driveway, the network name will be FX-Driveway.
NOTE: The screen above may differ depending on the model of smartphone or tablet that you have.
Open the FLIR FX app.
Tap the camera to connect in Direct Mode on smartphones. On a tablet the app will automatically connect to the camera.
NOTE: Direct Mode only enables you to connect to your FLIR FX camera. You may not be able to connect to the Internet on your smartphone or tablet while you are connected to the camera using Direct Mode.
What do I do if I am having issues connecting to the camera in Direct Mode?
If you are not able to connect to the camera in Direct Mode, check the LED indicators on the back of the camera:
Cloud Mode LED () is on: Camera is in Cloud Mode. Press the Wi-Fi button () on the camera for 1 second to change to Direct Mode.
Direct Mode LED () is flashing: Camera is still restarting. Wait for the LED to stop flashing.
Direct Mode LED () is glowing: This indicates camera is in Direct Mode. Check the following on your smartphone or tablet:
Make sure your smartphone has Wi-Fi enabled and is within range of the camera.
Make sure you are connected to the Wi-Fi network created by your camera. The network name will look like "FX-Camera-name".
Close the FLIR FX app and restart it to refresh the camera list.
Last Updated: 3/25/2015
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