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Nomad
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Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

So, I have the new Hero 5 Session and updated to firmware 1.2. On the settings in the Capture app, I thought I would turn off the front LED lights when recording ( a useful function I thought ) - so selected front off and then tried it out. 

 

It turned off the BACK LED lights !!

 

Anyone else had this problem ??

 

 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

Yes! Same issue after update to V01.20 and not before, though LED options were 4, 2 and OFF if I recall. I have also submitted feedback.

 

Hoping a quick version update out soon. You would have thought some 'pro' at GoPro would have noticed during testing :-) Surely can't be limited to a few cameras. It has got to be the version.

Nomad
Posts: 81

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

I updated my firmware immediately, before adjusting any settings or even pairing the camera to an app.

I was still able to turn the LED off in-app with no problems.

(I was using the IOS app)

 

 

Perhaps you should try a manual firmware update (do it again if you did already).

Perhaps also try re-downloading the app.

 

 

-Josh!

 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

Thank you for the suggestion. I was going to try that but update v01.50 had arrived and ... still no go. LED 'Front OFF' still blinks front and not rear. Also removed Capture app and re-installed but no difference.

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

I have the same problem with my Hero5 Session! Hopefully GoPro recognizes the problem!
Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

Same issue here.  I have emailed them a few times.  Not sure what the resolution, if any, will be.  

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

Latest release v02.00 has resolved the issue Smiley Happy It was the first thing I checked after the update!

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Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: Can't turn off front LED when recording, Capture app option turns back LED off instead !

there is an option to turn off ALL 2 lights while recording, but not the front one only - just check it in the GoPro App (Android)