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Nomad
Posts: 125

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

so after how many month of no updates they come out with one that only adresses ONE thing? theres so many issues with this camera.

Hiker
Posts: 185

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

What issues? Mine works just fine, does eveything it says on the tin. 

Turn off screen would be a good option, but no biggie with 30%screen brightness and 1 min off. 

Would like to see the dashware software to get the most of the gps data, but no really a cam/firmware issue. 


Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

 
Explorer
Posts: 12,213

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

1.57 fixes an error on some SanDisk cards that was causing issues with the Hero5 including excessive battery drain. I think this is either the third or fourth update since the camera came out. If you haven't updated your camera then you should expect issues to crop up. This is true of just about any tech device.

If you use a recommended card and keep your camera firmware up to date, you should expect trouble free use.

Most issues are the result of people not using recommended cards and/or not updating the firmware. The issues not resolved by these two things are mostly from a defect or misuse. The Hero5 cameras are by far the best cameras that GoPro have produced.
Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

@vasman try to downgrade to 1.55. if you have 3rd party batteries, try 1.50 instead. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJoTKFwng1U

 

Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

Hi Guys!

Tried Manual firmware v01.57 update. Started fine, according to tutorial:

Screen Shot 2017-03-20 at 23.06.50.png

,then it started to beep - front screen icon changed to "GoPro" and now after 45 mins the camera is still beeping! What should I do?

 

Why I decided for firmware update?

Out of nowhere screen got black, Interface was lagging, but still I could manage to access the menu. Did factory reset - still no changes - black screen with interface. Changed sd cards (Lexar 128GB Micro SDXC UHS-II 1000x U3 + other cards which were working before) - nothing. Even without card I got black screen.

+ since birth it has light top right corer which is annoying.

 

Except light top right corner camera worked fine.

 

Any suggestions?

Thanks!

 

GoPro Community Manager
Posts: 6,047

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

@reinisg712 - I would try it again. Make sure that the previous Update files are off of the card. If the second try doesn't work, our team at https://gopro.com/help/PKBContactus can help.

 

Jeff

Hiker
Posts: 30

Re: If you haven't, DO IT NOW! Hero5 update v01.57

GPS not workin after 1.57 update. Never lock satellites, icon is grey. I'm pretty sure it worked before this update. It's just me, or anybody else?