Here is how to use Instamic as an external wireless microphone on Instagram Live.


Let's start


1. Launch the Instamic Remote application and connect to your Instamic.


2. Go to Settings and make sure to Disable the Auto-Gain and Enable the Hands-Free Profile Mode on Settings.




3. Go to the Bluetooth Settings of your iDevice and pair Instamic.


If it was already paired, forget the device and re-pair to be sure that Instamic is recognized as a Hands-Free Device.

Two channels should be available and connected. Instamic BLE to trigger the unit and Instamic to stream the audio from Instamic to the phone (if you have renamed Instamic, the second connection will have the same name of your device's name. In this example it is "Instamic Pro").




4. Go back to Instamic Remote and make sure your Instamic is in Hands-Free Profile Mode on the Connect Page.




5. Enable the audio streaming on the Capture Page.


Your Instamic is now streaming its audio feed straight to your mobile device.




6. Launch Instagram, tap on the Camera icon on the top left of your Profile Page and get ready to start your streaming.




7. Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open the Control Panel and tap on the Antenna icon on the top right.




8. Make sure that Instamic is selected under the audio inputs.




9. You are ready to engage your audience with hands-free audio :)



For any further questions, we are happy to help at support@instamic.io


IMPORTANT NOTE If you plan to go live on Instagram with a guest, you won't be able to hear him/her. Unfortunately, the Bluetooth Profile used by Instagram and Instamic doesn't allow you to change the output to your mobile device's speaker.


p.s. You can do it on Android too :) Procedure here.


#happystreaming #wearestorytellers


Happy recording,

Michele and the Instamic Team