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Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

image.jpgSo I noticed my gopro hero black 5 has a black strip at the bottom of the screen which prevents it from utilizing the whole screen. Does anyone know why that is? If its either the screen or a firmware with an update or something?


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Explorer
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

It's not an issue or a problem. Touch the screen again and the settings will appear over the black bar. The black bar is just framing the screen for the resolution you are using. If you switch to 4:3 you'll notice the black bars on either side of the picture. 4K and I believe the black bar disappears.

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Adventurer
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

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Adventurer
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

Did you touch the touchscreen  to turn off OSD?

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Anonymous
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

Is that the scren displaying the options? It's off but is there suppose to be a black display at the bottom?

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Adventurer
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

scfreen will show your   res, fov and some touch it it will OSD on you  on screen display on or off 

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Anonymous
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

Did someone ever figure this out?

Mine is doing the same thing :(

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Tourist
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

Mine GoPro 6 started doing the same thing and have not even taken it out of the house! There is a thick black bar at the bottom of the screen in the Video mode. It actually cuts the video at that point. It looks like the video has been offset vertically upwards...

 

How do I fix this? (not putting a screenshot as its the same as the OP photo)

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Tourist
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Re: Wh is the bottom of my screen black?

I have same issue. Is it software issue? This black bar just appears on video mode, when I switch to the camera mode it normal.
I wanna fix this problem! Thanks!
The issue picture!
https://i.imgur.com/mZVM6o1.jpg