Before you Start: Review your ONE R's

U-Disk Mode

Check your U-Disk Mode

  • If the U-Disk Mode is already set to "PC Mode" you are all set:
    Settings > General > U-Disk Mode > PC Mode.

  • If NOT, kindly see below in "Getting Ready" for visual references to update to PC Mode.

Getting Ready

  • Assemble camera in 360 mode by removing the one-sided lens and replacing it with the 360 (double-sided) lens. Assemble those to the battery (the long red piece).

  • The default Camera WiFi Password is 88888888.

Updating the U-Disk

Under the Insta360 One R settings on the camera the U-Disk mode needs to display PC Mode to allow your computer to read the camera as a drive once plugged into your computer.

1.Go into the Settings: Swipe down from the top

2.Scroll until you have navigated to the U-Disk setting

3.Tap U-Disk and change to PC Mode

Updating Firmware

Update via ONE R App:

  1. Connect ONE R to your phone and open the Insta360 App on your phone. How do I connect?

  2. When you're due an update, the app will give you an update notice, then hit 'Download'.

  3. After downloading, follow the on-screen instructions to connect to ONE R's again and upload the firmware.

  4. After uploading, ONE R will start updating automatically. The indicator will be solid blue and screen will turn off during the update, and ONE R will restart automatically after the update is complete.

  5. You can check the current firmware version via the turn on animation on the screen of your ONE R.

Update via Camera/Computer Connection:

  1. Download the ONE R camera firmware via the Insta360 website.

  2. Connect ONE R to a computer via the official USB cable, now the computer can directly access files on the ONE R.

  3. Copy the Insta360OneRFW.bin file to your ONE R directly rather than other folders on your ONE R‘s SD card
    Notice: Please make sure you have deleted the old firmware bin file and kept the file name of the newly downloaded firmware unchanged; otherwise the system might not be able to identify the latest firmware automatically, which will cause issues when updating.

  4. Disconnect ONE R from your computer and press the power button to turn on the camera.

  5. ONE R will check the firmware and update automatically, the indicator will flash green during the update.

  6. ONE R will restart automatically after the update is completed.

  7. You can check the current firmware version via the turn on animation on the screen of your ONE R.


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