Does the helmet need a phone to work? Karen Ling February 12, 2020 09:58 Updated Follow No, the basic functions of the helmet (lights, turn signals) will work on its own without a smartphone app. You can check out what our smartphone app features do by checking out this link here. Related articles The Smartphone App Does it come with a visor? How visible are the lights? What is the difference between the 3 Kickstart models you offer on your webstore? What is MIPS? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.