New camera software update process

Posted: Jun 10 2016

As part of the new iOS application that will be released soon, we have significantly upgraded the camera’s firmware as well as the iOS app; it’s imperative that when you upgrade the new iOS application, you also update the camera's firmware immediately.


You must ensure the camera is connected to USB power for this installation. 


The firmware update process for meMINI occurs in three key steps:

  1. The firmware is downloaded from our servers to the meMINI app in your smartphone.

  2. The firmware is transferred to your camera

  3. The camera installs the firmware, the automated process for the installation is as follows: the camera will begin the installation, the blue and white LED flash in sequence as it’s installed and then the camera will restart.

While the camera installs the firmware; it is CRITICAL you don't interrupt this process, doing so will cause fatal damage to your camera. 

If you connect to your camera before you download the new firmware. Then your phone will download the update file over your mobile data connection, instead of over your home Wi-Fi network. Due to the cost of mobile data in some countries, the following instructions help you make sure you use an internet connected Wi-Fi network if you do not wish to use mobile data.

 

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To Download the update using Wi-Fi based internet

 

On your smartphone:

  1. Backup your videos to your camera roll, they will all be deleted with this new installation.

  2. Download or update to the new meMINI Application from iOS App Store

  3. In the Settings menu select "Download New Firmware Button" (be sure to be connected to a Wi-Fi network to save on data, the file is 53mb)

    On your camera

    1. Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds to turn on your camera.

    2. Once the Green/Red LED is solid, tap the power button to activate Wi-Fi.

    3. Wait for 15-30 seconds for the Wi-Fi to become available. 

    On your smartphone:

    1. Go to your phone's Wi-Fi settings menu and select the meMINI Wifi Network (if required, the password is: 123456678).
    2. Now open the meMINI Application.
    3. You will be prompted to install the update to your camera. Select update to continue. 
    4. Note: If the prompt doesn't appear you can start the transfer of the firmware update to your camera in the settings menu.

      The camera will now install the update, the blue and white LED's will begin to Flash, and then the camera will restart. 

       

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       To download the update over mobile data

       

      On your camera:

      1. Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds to turn on your camera

      2. Once the Green/Red LED is solid, tap the power button briefly to activate wi-Fi

      3. Wait for the Blue LED to go solid

       

      On your smartphone:

      1. Backup your videos to your camera roll, they will all be deleted with this new installation.
      2. Download or update to the new meMINI Application from iOS App Store
      3. Go to your phone's Wi-Fi settings menu and select the meMINI Wifi Network (if required, the password is: 123456678)

      4. Now open the meMINI Application

      5. You will be prompted to start the firmware update process by downloading the new firmware update to your smartphone, select install.

      Note: If it doesn't start automatically, you can in the Settings menu select"Download New Firmware Button" and this will start the updating process.

       

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