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Firmware update bricks android phone!?

Really big issues with my brand new HERO5 black. It seems as though some malware or the like gets installed on my phone after I have updated the GoPro HERO5 black firmware. Or the firmware just does really bad things that it absolutely should not. I updated the firmware with capture app. I was prompted to update camera firmware the first time I tried to connect the capture app with my gopro. It worked and capture app was working with the camera. All seemed well untill I noticed that WiFi on my phone was dead and inaccessible. WiFi on my android phone is not working at all for anything and settings are not accessible on phone. Reboot doesn't work on phone either. Trying to reset WiFi and all other connection settings on phone is blocked from operating as is factory resetting the whole phone. If I'm really quick I can go into setting on phone after a hard reboot, normal reboot doesnt function, then I can select factory reset to get it working again. Then have to reinstall all my apps and put in account info and setup all the various settings all over again. Really bad firmware update! Have had to factory reset my phone 3 times now! Now after the first connection to camera with the capture app , wich did work for a while, it won't connect anymore. And continues to scew up my phone when ever I try to connect the capture app to gopro. Wich then requires a full factory reset to the phone to get it working again. Really really time wasting! When will this be fixed so an android phone can be used with the HERO5 Black again?


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Re: Firmware update bricks android phone!?

Okay. So finally got it working. I don't recomend using the Capture App to update the GoPro HERO5 black firmware at least if you are using a OnePlus3 android phone. For me doing the firmware update through the Capture App corrupted connection settings, possibly more?, and made using my phone impossible. Then a full factory reset of my phone was necessary to get it working again. The GoPro camera seemed to work fine though. Okay did that a few times arhg!! But after calling GoPro tech support I installed the new firmware to the camera again with the SD memmory card and VERY IMPORTANTLY I RESET ALL WIRLESS CONNECTION SETTINGS on my phone. Now connecting the Capture App works and doesn't mess up my phone. Solved. Was a PITA though to be sure!

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Tourist
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Re: Firmware update bricks android phone!?

Okay. So finally got it working. I don't recomend using the Capture App to update the GoPro HERO5 black firmware at least if you are using a OnePlus3 android phone. For me doing the firmware update through the Capture App corrupted connection settings, possibly more?, and made using my phone impossible. Then a full factory reset of my phone was necessary to get it working again. The GoPro camera seemed to work fine though. Okay did that a few times arhg!! But after calling GoPro tech support I installed the new firmware to the camera again with the SD memmory card and VERY IMPORTANTLY I RESET ALL WIRLESS CONNECTION SETTINGS on my phone. Now connecting the Capture App works and doesn't mess up my phone. Solved. Was a PITA though to be sure!