FAQs for All Thinkware Models

What is the default wi-fi password for my Thinkware dash cam?

The default wi-fi password for all wi-fi Thinkware dash cams is 123456789. Thanks for stopping by!. We love hearing from our customers, and we'd love to get your feedback to further improve your expe…

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How do I update the firmware on my Thinkware dash cam?

Firmware updates are released to improve the functions of our dash cams. Firmware updates can enhance the dash cam’s capabilities or fix ongoing issues. Firmware Updates are frequently used for troub…

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What mobile app should I use for my Thinkware dash cam?

With a wi-fi enabled dash cam, you will need our mobile app to operate the device. We have 2 applications for our Thinkware dash cams depending on the model. Ensure to download the correct app for yo…

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How do I register my Thinkware dash cam?

If you are a new Thinkware Dash Cam owner, one of the first steps is registering your dash cam. The only dash cams that require an account to be made, and to be registered are the F800PRO, Q800PRO, Q…

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What is the typical lifespan of a memory card?

Please note that MicroSD cards are consumable items. Due to the stress and build up of bad blocks (spaces on the memory card that files can no longer be stored at) due to constant overwriting cycles,…

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Can you turn off all the audio notifications on a Thinkware dash cam?

We have received a lot of feedback from our customers that they often find that Thinkware has too many notifications from their dash cams and that it can get annoying over time. We hear your concerns…

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Updated 1 week ago by BlackboxMyCar

Can I format the memory card inside my Thinkware Dashcam?

Can I format the memory card inside my Thinkware Dashcam?. Yes, you can! FA200 Power your dash cam using the 12V DC vehicle power socket (skip this step if using the hardwiring kit). Turn the ignitio…

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How do I reset my Thinkware dash cam?

Below are the 2 buttons used to reset each model of dash cam. Hold both the buttons until the device begins to beep. The camera will then reboot, reverting back to default. U1000 : REC and Mic Button…

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I accidentally installed my rear dash cam the wrong way and now my rear footage is recording upside down. Is there a setting to rotate the image through the Thinkware mobile app?

Unfortunately, you will have to re-install and flip the camera around manually. Thinkware Cloud doesn't give you a way to flip the camera through the app. Thanks for stopping by!. We love hearing fro…

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How do I share my dash cam footage from my Thinkware dash cam?

Whether you had a near miss with a deer or came out to a scratch the size of Africa on your door you have dash cam footage to show exactly what happened. Every Thinkware user needs to know how to rev…

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How do I disable our audio recording for my Thinkware dash cam?

All Thinkware dash cams come equipped with a built-in microphone for recording audio in the cabin. Certain states/provinces in North America have strict laws which require all parties in the vehicle…

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Why can't I disable some notifications on my Thinkware dash cam?

While you can disable most of voice notifications, you cannot disable the following notification for security purposes: All red light and safety features, “Regularly format the micro SD card for data…

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What are the requirements for creating a password on my Thinkware dash cam?

Password Complexity Requirements. If you are attempting to create an account, or reset you password, you may need to know what the password complexity requirements are. Password must be between 8-12…

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What are the different ways to power your Thinkware Dash Cam?

Powering your Thinkware Dash Cam. Since Thinkware Dash Cams do not feature a built-in Battery, they require a power source to function. The Car Charger. Thinkware dash cams come standard with a car c…

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How does Parking Mode work?

Do you want the dash cam to record incidents when you are away from the vehicle? This is an option that is built-in to all Thinkware Dash Cams. This feature is only available with optional Hardwiring…

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What are the max SD card capacity for Thinkware dash cams?

Compatible SD Cards. Please be advised that Thinkware memory cards are highly recommended as it is the only brand that is guaranteed to be compatible with our dashcams. Even though non-Thinkware bran…

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Updated 1 month ago by BlackboxMyCar

Do I have to be in my car if I want to use my Thinkware dash cam's wi-fi?

Yes, you have to be within your Thinkware dash cam's intranet in order to connect to your phone's wi-fi. However, if your dash cam is Cloud-compatible , meaning that you have connected a mobile hotsp…

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What are the different recording modes on Thinkware Dash Cams?

Thinkware’s Various Recording Mode. All Thinkware Dash Cams come equipped with various recording modes that can be tailored to you. All our devices offer various Parking Mode options which can be con…

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How do I connect to my Thinkware dash cam via mobile hotspot?

Completing a Hotspot Connection on any of our Cloud-based Dash Cams (F800PRO, Q800PRO, QA100 ELITE, U1000) completes registration for the Thinkware Cloud Features. You must connect via Hotspot to you…

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How do I rotate the rear camera footage on my Thinkware dash cam?

Are you experiencing upside footage when reviewing the Thinkware dash cam? This is an indication that the rear camera was installed backwards. F800 and F800Pro. Go to Dash Cam Settings > Camera Setti…

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Would I get a lot longer battery if parking mode is set to Time Lapse mode and does Time Lapse mode in Thinkware have "buffered parking" like Blackvue?

Would I get a lot longer battery if parking mode is set to Time Lapse mode and does Time Lapse mode in Thinkware have "buffered parking" like Blackvue? Yes in theory, you'll be able to stay in parkin…

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