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Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

Yes, when you are using the camera in a dry environment, there is no problem with it and that one minute delay is not that big of deal. The problem starts with water sports as when the screen gets wet, it starts to register random touch inputs.
Adventurer
Posts: 8,748

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

we're all entitled to an opinion. feedback to gopro i about desabling   what has been addressed ten times over  Lol  good luck  Useless to you maybe Lol

Hiker
Posts: 22

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

According to the user manual, turning off LCD screen isn't either available in the Hero6 black. (I don't have a hero6 so I haven't tested it)

 

Really hopping they add this function in both hero5 and hero6 black

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

 Cannot turn off screen on HERO 6 either. 

I wish it was possible. I keep touching it by mistake when changing settings with the phone app.

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

Just got a HERO6 and was disappointed to see this is still not an option. I only use my GOPRO while windsurfing. The camera is attached at the back of the boom (out of my reach), so there is no reason I ever need the LCD to be on while recording. All it does is reduce the time I can use the camera due to draining down the battery.

 

Please enable a toggle to turn this on/off.

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Tourist
Posts: 22

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

I made a device that hacks into your go pros and turns off the display while also controlling the timelapse functions. Can't believe how slow GoPro's response to this has been.

FYI to ppl asking on here and to the developers all they have to add is this command: http://10.5.5.9/gp/gpControl/setting/72/0 on the Go pro app and it'll turn off the display...

You're welcome.

Tourist
Posts: 22

Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

You can do this without the device I made by using your smart phone.

 

Connect to the gopro wifi network shown by your device using your smart phone, enter all the connection info required...

Once connected, go to your internet browser (it will probably say that you have no internet, don't worry about this) ...

Enter into the address bar of your browser either http://10.5.5.9/gp/gpControl/setting/72/0  to turn the LCD off or you can use http://10.5.5.9/gp/gpControl/setting/72/1 to turn it back on.


GoPro, give me a job lol.

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Re: GoPro HERO5 - Can I turn off the LCD Screen ?

You can do this without the device I made by using your smart phone.

 

Connect to the gopro wifi network shown by your device using your smart phone, enter all the connection info required...

Once connected, go to your internet browser (it will probably say that you have no internet, don't worry about this) ...

Enter into the address bar of your browser either http://10.5.5.9/gp/gpControl/setting/72/0  to turn the LCD off or you can use http://10.5.5.9/gp/gpControl/setting/72/1 to turn it back on.

GoPro, give me a job lol.