How to connect to the Fly CE Series

January 12, 2018

To connect with your Fly CE bike cameras, there’s a range of simple software and apps available – including controlling your lights with ANT+ technology using a compatible Garmin bike computer.

Cycliq Connectivity
How to connect to your Fly CE

Please note: for previous users of the Fly12, we are bringing back the ‘tramlines’ feature in the coming weeks, which allow you to overlay safe passing markers on your recorded footage, which can help show when you’ve had a close call.

CycliqPlus Mobile

When paired with the CycliqPlus app, your smartphone can access a wide range of additional features to enhance your ride:

• Adjust resolution and frames per second
• Turn on 6-axis Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
• Adjust light modes and brightness levels
• Adjust audio settings
• Set your bike alarm
• Start and stop recording
• See your battery percentage, and microSD card space available

For previous Fly12 owners – you will also be able to overlay Strava metrics and tramlines, as well as view/edit footage on the mobile app. You can download the app on the App Store or on Google Play.

Garmin ANT+ connectivity

Our new Fly6 CE and Fly12 CE cameras will now be able to connect with compatible Garmin bike computers. Change the light mode and brightness of both your Fly6 CE and Fly12 CE from your bike computer.

Connecting to your Fly6 CE via ANT+

Connecting to your Fly12 CE via ANT+

CycliqPlus Desktop App (Settings)

This is the quickest way to change the settings on your device using a PC or Mac. As well as having the features of the CycliqPlus mobile app, you’ll also be able to:

  • Adjust audio settings and change beep intervals
  • Sync device to computer time
  • Alter logo and timestamp
  • Change video segment length
  • Turn Idle Mode on/off
  • Format SD card

Once you have this desktop app installed, plug in your Fly device to your PC or Mac. and you’ll have access to all the functions you need. You can download the CycliqPlus Desktop Settings app here.

CycliqPlus Desktop App (Sharing)

This desktop app will allow you to quickly edit your footage by plugging your device into your PC or Mac. You’ll be able to overlay your Strava metrics, add tramlines – to show minimum passing distances – then share your footage to Facebook or YouTube.

Click here to download the latest version of the software.

Cycliq Editing Tramlines

OTG (On-The-Go)

For mobile devices that support On-The-Go (OTG), you will be able to view your Fly6 CE or Fly12 CE‘s videos by plugging in your microSD card – using an SD card reader. Read all about Connecting your Fly CE with USB OTG (on the go).

Note: You will require the latest Fly6 CE firmware and Fly12 CE firmware updates to do this.

Android phones:

Plug your Fly6 CE or Fly12 CE’s microSD card into a microSD adapter, then insert into an SD card reader that works with your phone – there are many microSD card readers to purchase online. You’ll be able to view your video files via the standard gallery app on your phone.

You can also open CycliqPlus mobile app to edit your videos. Open the CycliqPlus mobile app and select ‘Edit video’ on the sidebar. Your phone’s gallery should appear, where you will be able to select from the list of videos you have. From here you’ll be able to select the section of the clip you’d like to save, as well as add Strava metrics. Once finished, follow the prompts to save the video to your smartphone.

Note: Not all Android phones support OTG. Check with your phone manufacturer to see whether your model of phone supports this. Adding tramlines is currently not available via the mobile app, but will be available soon.

iOS phones:

Plug your Fly6 CE or Fly12 CE’s microSD card into a microSD adapter, then insert into the Apple Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader. You’ll be able to view your video files through the ‘Photos’ app.

You can also open CycliqPlus mobile app to edit your videos. Open the CycliqPlus mobile app and select ‘Edit video’ on the sidebar. Your ‘Photos’ app should appear, where you will be able to select from the list of videos you have. From here you’ll be able to select the section of the clip you’d like to save, as well as add Strava metrics. Once finished, follow the prompts to save the video to your smartphone.

Note: Adding tramlines is currently not available via the mobile app, but will be available soon.

Apple Lightning to SD Card

Cycliq 32GB MicroSD Card with Adapter