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screen goes blank when recording

i have a go pro hero 7 silver.

when recording for more then a mintue the screen goes blank.

screen saver is off.

what setting do i need to activate to stop the screen from going blank?

i want to be able to see what I am recording. 

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Re: screen goes blank when recording

Hello @royalblaze551. This is normal. It is a way to conserve the camera battery. In 4K mode, the touchscreen will remain on for 30 seconds then turn off. In 1440 it will remain on for 1 minute. Touch the screen to bring back the video.

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Re: screen goes blank when recording

The Company of GoPro Controls how a Camera will work via Firmware,  Either  update to the hero 8  or   request  gopro to    fulfill your request.  good luck.