User Guide

Transferring Captured Still Images and Videos to a USB Storage Device

You can transfer captured still images and videos to a USB storage device such as an external hard drive by connecting it to the camera with a USB cable.

A USB storage device and USB OTG cable (Micro-USB male connector and USB Type-A female connector) compatible with the camera are required.

  1. Turn on the power of the camera.

  2. Connect the camera to a smartphone via a wireless LAN.
  3. Start the basic app for smartphone, and then tap [Settings].
    • The [Settings] screen is displayed.
  4. Tap [Plug-in], and then tap [USB Data Transfer].
  5. Connect a USB storage device to the camera using a USB OTG cable.
  6. Press and hold the mode button.
    • The plug-in installed in the camera runs and the camera status lamp lights white.
  7. Press and hold the shutter button of the camera.
    • Captured still images and videos are copied to the USB storage device, and then the still images and videos in the camera are deleted.
    • When the transfer is completed, the camera enters the shooting mode.


  • For the products with which proper operation has been confirmed, see the RICOH THETA official website.
  • Format the USB storage device with the FAT32 file system before connecting it to the camera.
  • Files with a size of less than 4 GB can be transferred.
  • Do not disconnect the cable or device connected to the camera during the transfer.
  • Transferred still images and videos cannot be restored in the camera.
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