Apple iOS

The Thinkware F800 is finally here! Here is our quick guide to connecting your F800 with your smartphone.

Step 1: Open the Thinkware F800 App

First, download “Thinkware Dashcam Viewer for F800” from the App Store. Open the app, and tap the red bar towards the bottom of the screen indicating “Dash Cam connection is required.”

Step 2: Connect to the Thinkware dash cam

Select “Configure New Connection” Press the WiFi button on the F800 device. You will hear an audio message stating “On your smartphone, connect to a Wi-Fi network whose name starts with Thinkware”

Tap Next on the app and Tap Wi-Fi Settings and find the camera in the list of networks. In our example, this network is called “Thinkware_XX”

Step 3: Turn on your Phone's Hotspot

Go back into the App and tap Next Press the Home button > Settings > Personal Hotspot > Toggle on

IMPORTANT: take note of your SSID (the name of your phone) and Password or set one that is short and easy to remember

iPhone hotspot ssid and password

Input these details into the form on the App and select Next. Now, select “Turn On Hotspot” – There will be a warning stating “please do not exit the Hotspot screen”. Select OK 

Lastly, turn on your personal hotspot and wait around 20-30 seconds. If your phone connects successfully, you will be met with an audio message stating “Connected to the Internet”. You can now access the dash cam through the App!