Mobile App for Aurora (iOS and Android)
The mobile app will allow you to take remote control of your camera from your smart device.
This guide covers the Aurora, Aurora Sport, Black, and Aurora PRO.
Mobile App screens will vary between iOS and Android.
Download and Install the App
Connecting your Smart Device to Aurora
Controlling the Camera
Transfer Images and Videos to Your Mobile Device (and your PC)
Share Images and Videos
Install the App
Search the Google Play or the Apple Store for SIONYX Aurora.
Tap Get/Install and Open after the app installs.
Turn Wi-Fi on by rotating the Settings Dial to the WiFi/Settings position to view the Settings menu.
Use the toggle buttons surrounding SET to navigate the menu to WiFi and right to On, and SET to select.
NOTE: WiFi is now on and will remain on until you turn it off.
Start your Mobile Device in Airplane Mode
NOTE: Your device's Bluetooth signal can cause issues with the app connection.
Start your iOS or Android device in Airplane Mode
BEFORE STARTING THE MOBILE APP.
Open the SIONYX Aurora app, select your language and tap OK.
On the Wi-Fi Connection screen tap your camera in the list and then tap Continue.
If firmware is available for your camera, the app will display it here.
Tap Update, OK, and then restart your camera.
Your camera will need a microSD card installed for the update to take place.
The app will connect to your camera and display the Media Center screen.
The Mobile app is now ready to control your camera.
Controlling the Camera from the App
Tap the LIVE icon.
The app is now in Live View and will start in Photo Mode.
Switch modes by tapping the icons below.
Photo Mode (1) - Capture still images.
Video Mode (2) - Record live video.
Loop Mode (3) - Capture 30 seconds of video activated by a trigger.
NOTE: The trigger can either be the shutter button or a shock to the camera such as rifle recoil.
The Photo Mode icons are numbered and labeled below.
(1)Burst Rate (2)Self Timer (3)Compass (4)Zoom (5)Exposure (6)HDR (7)Shutter Speed
Drag the slider to adjust the Zoom level.
Press the red Shutter button to capture a photo.
Tap the Shutter Speed icon and then tap the shutter speed that best suits your scene.
NOTE: Shutter speed describes how fast the shutter opens and closes. A fast speed will stop motion and let in less light, and a slow speed will let in more light.
Tap the +/- Exposure Compensation icon to access settings and tap the Exposure best suited for your scene. [HDR Off/On is to the right of Exposure Compensation.]
NOTE: Adjusting exposure compensation allows you to brighten or darken a scene. A positive setting will increase brightness, and a negative setting decreases it.
Tap the Burst Rate icon to access the fps settings to capture several images in succession.
The Self Timer sets a delay between a shutter press and image capture.
Press the Self Timer icon to access the delay settings and tap the setting that best suits your scene.
The camera image settings will be visible on the Live screen when Camera Mode is selected.
The Night Glow icon will appear when the Scene Ring on the camera is set to Night.
Switch between full color, green, and monochrome by tapping the Night Glow icon.
The Video Mode interface icons are numbered and labeled below.
(1) Time Left to record | (2) EIS | (3) Video Resolution | (4) Video Rate [Compass | Zoom | Exposure Compensation | HDR (see Photo Mode above)]
Press the red Shutter button to start and stop recording video.
Tap the Video Rate button to access the FPS. Select the frames per second that best suits your scene.
NOTE: The higher the FPS, the smoother the video.
A lower FPS will improve sensitivity in low-light scenes.