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Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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My Gopro Session 5 won't Charge. 

 

It still turns on and takes video and all that, but just won't charge. 

 

Any idea whats going on. Is it a write off?

 

Cheers 

Ollie 

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Re: Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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Hi @oliverl0665,

 

Do you have other charger or cable? 

If you don't have one please try to contact our customer support team they might be able to help you with that.

 

They are available via phone or chat

https://gopro.com/help/ContactUs

 

 

Regards,

Jay

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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Well, not currently, however this cable is currently charging my friends gopro, so surely the cable has no fault?

GoPro
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Re: Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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Got it @oliverl0665,

 

Have you tried resetting the camera or installing a new firmware?

 

https://gopro.com/help/articles/how_to/Software-Update-Instructions-for-HERO5-Cameras

Follow manual update for HERO5 Session.

 

Regards,

-Jay 

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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Okay, I'll give that a go when I get home.

 

GoPro
Posts: 6,097

Re: Gopro Session 5 won't charge

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Sure @oliverl0665,

 

Please keep us posted. 

 

Thanks,

-Jay