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view screen blank on hero 5 black

I have just updated my Hero 5 Black, (following the instructions to the letter) once competed after powering up an a "Successful" upate the rear view screen is now blank and unresponsive....

Any Idears out there????

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Re: view screen blank on hero 5 black

Hi @alanw


Please go over these steps to try to correct the issue:

1. Check to ensure that the SD card is not inserted between the SD card slot and the battery as this can put pressure on the back of the touch display.
2. Perform a manual update.
3. After the update, perform a Factory Reset. Tap Preferences > Factory Reset, and then tap Next.

Let us know how it goes.
You may also reach out to our Support Team for further assistance.




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Re: view screen blank on hero 5 black

Memory card checked out ok. Did a manual update but no change.
I have no rear display and can not re set to factory settings.
Are there any other methods to re set?
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Re: view screen blank on hero 5 black

If you did a manual update, then that's a reset. Your best option is going to be to contact our Support team directly. Thanks.

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Re: view screen blank on hero 5 black

If you said you updated and when the gopro copleted, and it went  blank then seeing it correctly come on fill theform out gopro provides and  decide your call back or chat. reflashing a brick firmware? hmmm