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Sightseer
Posts: 1

Hero 5 Session: Turning on and getting status info

There are no stupid questions except these two.

 

1) How do you turn on the camera?  The manual says you press the shutter button to turn it on and start recording.  The Quik app says turn on the camera to use Quik.  Does that mean you're recording every time you want to use Quik?  Do you actually press the shutter button twice to turn it on and start recording, once for each step?

 

2) The manual says you press the menu button to cycle through status information, but all it does on my camera is ask me what language I want.  If I press the menu button again it confirms my choice of language.  How do I get out of this loop?

Hiker
Posts: 9

Re: Hero 5 Session: Turning on and getting status info

[ Edited ]

*Thought you asked about a diffeen model. Sorry !*

Backpacker
Posts: 1,447

Re: Hero 5 Session: Turning on and getting status info

Great QUestions and information @rapidridge71221.

So to power the camera on without recording you'll

click the status button on the back bottom. To power

it on and record you will click the top shutter button. 

So you seem to be having a language barrier with the camera.

Try pairing the device to the Capture app, and see if you can continue there.