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GoPro6 Issue when switching On

I have a gopro 6 GP25473943

When i switch it on, it automatically starts recording video and does not allow me to operate anything on it. 

If i press mode button, t is unresponsive. However, if i long-press mode button, it beeps for 3 times and switches off. 

Can you help me fix this issue. 

 


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Explorer
Posts: 11,235

Re: GoPro6 Issue when switching On

The "issue" is simple. You are mistakingly pressing the top shutter to turn the camera on when this is a shutter, not power, button.

Use the side mode/power button to turn the camera on.

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Adventurer
Posts: 8,970

Re: GoPro6 Issue when switching On

Just to  let you know there is a Quick capture which  is the shutter button, you hit that once and hte camera will automatically  turn on and start recording, hit again it will  stop and shut down, the only thing you can do is highlight and   get exposure lock to work nothing else.

 

Are you using that?

 

 you are usingthe mode On and you should be able to set p the camera, and if so simply hit  shutter and again you are only going to be allowed to  mode on as the highlight and backscreen to exposure lock. nothing else can be changed.

 

 I suggest taking your smartphone and get a   trobule video up why it will help your issue  explain to use better if asked

 

FISH

Explorer
Posts: 11,235

Re: GoPro6 Issue when switching On

The "issue" is simple. You are mistakingly pressing the top shutter to turn the camera on when this is a shutter, not power, button.

Use the side mode/power button to turn the camera on.
Adventurer
Posts: 8,970

Re: GoPro6 Issue when switching On

the three beeps is a sign of what is happening if I remember three beeps should be ON. 6  stops and 7 camera turns off.