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HERO8 Black - Software Update Instructions

by GoPro ‎10-02-2019 09:48 PM - edited ‎05-15-2020 01:43 PM
Perform a software update for the HERO8 Black camera.
HERO8 Black

There are three ways to update your HERO8 Black camera: 

  • With the GoPro app
  • Manually
  • With Quik for desktop

    Update with the GoPro App

    1. Download and install the GoPro app (Apple App Store | Google Play Store) on your compatible mobile device. 
    2. Ensure that your camera is fully charged. 
    3. Pair your camera with the GoPro app
    4. Once paired, the GoPro app will prompt you that a camera update is available; follow the on-screen prompts to perform the update. 


    Manual Update
    Note: Useful for updating or reinstalling camera software. 

    1. Go to the Update page and choose your HERO8 camera.
    2. Under "Other ways to update" at the base of the page, click "Update your camera manually."
    3. Enter your Serial Number and other requested information, click Next Step.
    4. Click "Download Update."
    5. Click "Click here to download firmware."
    6. Follow the steps on the screen for detailed instructions for your operating system

    Update with Quik for desktop

    1. Download and install Quik for desktop
    2. Ensure that your camera is fully charged. 
    3. Launch Quik for desktop on your computer. 
    4. Connect your camera to your computer using the provided USB charging cable.
    5. Quik for desktop will prompt you that a camera update is available; follow the on-screen prompts to perform the update. 
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