Connect Dino-Lite models directly to an Android*
- Direct USB connection to supported devices
- Connect to standard USB port or use USB micro / USB-C adapter
- No "root" access required
- Perform inspections and capture images and video anywhere
- Control the LED's and exposure with the DinoDirect app
Live video from the Dino-Lite to your mobile device
Capture Images & Video
Use the DinoDirect app to capture images and video
Direct USB Connection
Connect by USB to Android devices
Turn the LED's On/Off on compatible models
Adjust the exposure with compatible Dino-Lite models
Easily capture images with MicroTouch
Portable Microscope Solution
Choosing the best microscope app for Android devices can be overwhelming. Look no further than DinoDirect. This innovative Android digital microscope app allows compatible Dino-Lite models to connect directly via USB without rooting or changing ROM data. Download the DinoDirect app directly from this page below
USB OTG Adapter or cable required for USB to USB Mini / USB-C devices
DinoDirect is the official Dino-Lite Digital Microscope App for Android
Contact us for more information.
iOS, Android, and other mobile devices
Ideal for field work, classrooms, and presentations.
Use the Wifi adapter with most Dino-Lite USB models and with iOS, Android, or other mobile devices.
|Dino-Lite Series||DinoDirect App|
|2111 (R9 or newer)||✓|
|4023(R4 or newer)||✓|
|4111/4113(R4 or newer)||✓|
|7013(R4 or newer)||✓|
The DinoDirect app does not include use of the following features: Measurement, AMR, FLC.
|Operating System||Android 4.3 or newer|
|Interface||USB On-The-Go (USB OTG)|
|Support Resolution||Supported resolution varies by different models|
|Save Format||Image: PNG | Video: MP4|
|Android Device||DinoDirect App|
|Nexus 7 (2012) NVIDIA® Tegra® 3||X|
|Nexus 7 (2013) Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro (1.5GHz)||✓|
|Sansung Galaxy Tab S3||✓|
|Sansung Galaxy J7||X|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo||X|
|Samsung Galaxy View||X|
|Samsung Galaxy A5||X|
|Samsung Galaxy A7||X|
List of Devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon Processors (external website)
Android devices require USB Host Mode to work with Dino-Lite and DinoDirect. USB Camera devices can be connected to mobile devices using USB OTG (On-The-Go) connection.
Android USB Host Information (external link)
Nexus 7 (2012): NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 does connect but has performance quality issues
Download the app
DinoDirect is the official Dino-Lite Digital Microscope App for Android, available for download via APK
|Android 8.x||APK Download|
|Android 4.4 - 7.x||APK Download|
How to install the APK:
- Download the APK above that matches your Android device version.
- Navigate to your phone settings menu then to the security settings. Enable the "Install from Unknown Sources" option.
- Use a file browser and navigate to your download folder. Tap the DinoDirect APK to begin the installation process.
- The app should safely install.