Set up and connect your Insta360 X3
360° camera with the JobWalk App
To get started with setting up your Insta360 X3, please download the newest version of the HoloBuilder JobWalk App (JWA) to your mobile device and log in.
You can learn more about how to work with the JobWalk App in the dedicated article.
Only version 2.11.10 or newer of the JWA supports the X3.
Please make sure that you are not using any version older than that.
For using the Insta360 X3 camera with the JobWalk App, it is required to have an SD card with max storage of 1TB inserted into the camera.
This camera only supports wired connection to Android devices (via Micro-USB or Type-C). It does not support wired connection to iOS devices. Full wireless support is available for both iOS and Android.
Only when the camera is connected with your mobile device via the internal WiFi network of the Insta360 X3 camera, you can use your smartphone with the JobWalk App to capture 360° photos on-site and place them directly on a sheet.
Before you can use any Insta360 camera with the JobWalk App, you need to register the camera in the dedicated app from Insta360.
Please check the setup guide for your camera.
Connecting from within the JobWalk App (recommended process)
Start the JobWalk App and download/update an existing project or create a new project.
Add a new floor plan/sheet or select an existing sheet of the project.
Tab on the sheet to place the first 360° photo.
Follow the instructions below or on the app screen for setting up the corresponding camera connection for your Insta360 X3.
Connecting before starting the JobWalk App
Alternatively, it is also possible to first establish the connection of your mobile device with the camera and open the JobWalk App in a second step. This way you can directly start capturing on your project.
Simply follow the steps below for connecting to the Insta360 X3.
When editing an existing project, please make sure to have your HoloBuilder project downloaded/updated before connecting to the camera.
Insta360 X3 setup
Make sure the camera and mobile device are fully charged before going on-site to avoid any bad surprises during the 360° photo capture process. You can see an indication of whether the battery level on the Insta360 X3 camera is low on the display of the camera.
In order to connect the Insta360 X3 to your device, you need to have the
Insta360 App installed on the device. Make sure that you have the app installed before proceeding with the tutorial.
Press the Power Button to turn on the X3.
The light below the power button will light up blue when the Insta360 X3 is ready for use.
Turn on WiFi and Bluetooth on your device to enable a connection between your phone and the camera.
Open the Insta360 App on your device and tap the yellow camera icon at the bottom of the page.
Here you should see your camera listed.
The name of you camera is "X3******" by default, where ****** is the last six digits of
the cameras serial number.
The serial number is on the box your camera came in or swipe down on the camera's display to access the Shortcut menu, then tap the [Settings] icon, and select [Camera Info] to check the serial number.
If connecting for the first time, a prompt will appear on the Insta360 app and you will need to confirm the connection on the camera's touchscreen.
If the steps above to do not work, go to the device's WiFi setting and search for your X3.
Tap on connect, then return to the app and follow the first steps.
Open the JobWalk App.
When the phone is connected to the camera, you’ll see a first instructional screen of how to start capturing with the JobWalk App.
The effective distance of camera WiFi transmission is around 10 meters (30 foot). This effective transmission distance will vary according to different usage scenarios.
You are now good to go!
Enjoy your HoloBuilder experience with the Insta360 X3!
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