Adding Location Information - Setup for iPhone/iPad

This page describes the settings for adding location information with iPhone and iPad.

  • The screen design and detailed operations may be different depending on your camera and mobile device.
  1. Installing Imaging Edge Mobile

    1.1. Install the latest version of Imaging Edge Mobile from the <download> site.

  2. Checking whether the [Location Information Linkage] function is enabled

    2.1. On your smartphone, start Imaging Edge Mobile.

    2.2. Check if the [Location Information Linkage] option is displayed on the smartphone.

  3. Enabling the [Location Information Linkage] function

    To enable this function, a still image needs to be sent from the camera to the smartphone.

    3.1. On the camera, press the playback button to display a still image to be sent.

    • The image needs to be stored in a memory card.

    3.2. Press the menu button on the camera and select [Network/Wireless*] > [Send to Smartphone] > [Select on This Device] > [This Image].

    • A QR code is displayed on the camera.
      * The menu name is displayed as either [Network] or [Wireless] depending on the model.

    3.3. On the smartphone, start Imaging Edge Mobile.

    3.4. Select [Scan QR Code of the Camera].

    3.5. Scan the QR code displayed on the camera.

    • The image is sent, and the smartphone and the camera is connected via Wi-Fi.

    3.6. Make sure that the [Location Information Linkage] option is displayed on the top screen of Imaging Edge Mobile.

    • Use the scanning function of Imaging Edge Mobile. Using other code readers installed on the smartphone does not send the image.
    • If the image cannot be sent via QR code, send manually using an SSID and password.
  4. Connecting the smartphone to your camera via Bluetooth communication

    4.1. On the smartphone, select [Settings] > [Bluetooth] and turn it on.

    • Do not select the camera at this point.

    4.2. Select [Settings] > [Privacy] > [Location Services] and turn it on.

    4.3. On the camera, press the menu button and select [Network/Wireless] > [Bluetooth Settings] > [Bluetooth Function] > [On].

    4.4. Select [Network/Wireless] > [Bluetooth Settings] > [Pairing].

    4.5. On the smartphone, start Imaging Edge Mobile.

    4.6. Turn on [Location Information Linkage], select [Set the camera], then the camera name.

    4.7. On the camera, confirm that the smartphone name appears and select [OK].

    4.8. On the smartphone, confirm the camera name appears and select [Pair].

    4.9. On the camera, select [OK].

  5. Turning on the Location Information Linkage to link with the information on the smartphone

    5.1. On the camera, press the menu button and select [Network/Wireless] > [Loc. Info. Link Set.] > [Location Info. Link] > [On].

    5.2. On the smartphone, follow the instructions on the screen.

    • If the message asking whether you allow Imaging Edge Mobile to access your location even when you are not using it appears, allow it.

    For iOS 13
    When Imaging Edge Mobile asks if you want to allow access to location information, select [Allow While Using App]. Then go to [Imaging Edge Mobile] in the iPhone settings and select [Location Information] > [Always.]
    When you select [Always,] location information will continue to be recorded even when the smartphone screen is off.

    5.3. Settings are completed. Confirm the message [Connected with the camera.] appears with [Location Information Linkage].

    Additional features
    In the [Loc. Info. Link Set.] (Location Information Linkage Settings) screen, the following settings are available.

    Location Information Linkage
    To add location information obtained with your smartphone to the images.

    Auto Time Correction
    To correct the date and time settings on the camera automatically using the settings on the smartphone.

    Auto Area Adjustment
    To adjust the area setting on the camera automatically using the setting on the smartphone.

Adding Location Information - For the second time or later

If you have already set your smartphone paired with the camera before, and start the Location Information Linkage again, set your devices as follows.

Smartphone settings - for iPhone/iPad

  • Turn on Bluetooth : Select [Settings] > [Bluetooth] and turn it on.
  • Turn on Location Services : Select [Settings] > [Privacy] > [Location Services] and turn it on.

Camera settings

  • Turn on Bluetooth : Press the menu button and select [Network/Wireless] > [Bluetooth Settings] > [Bluetooth Function] > [On].
  • Turn on Location Information Link : Press the menu button and select [Network/Wireless] > [Loc. Info. Link Set.] > [Location Info. Link] > [On].

Imaging Edge Mobile setting

  • Start Imaging Edge Mobile, select [Location Information Linkage] and turn it on.

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