If done correctly, “UPDATING” appears on the camera display. Firmware upgrade may take several minutes, during this time the camera is repeatedly switched off and on again.The main thing at this time do not press and do not interrupt the firmware, otherwise your Go Pro can be damaged. Go Pro firmware update is complete, you can enjoy taking new photos and videos with updated firmware.Often owners of the Go Pro camera need to update the firmware of the Go Pro Hero 3.The reasons for this may be different: for example, you might have trouble connecting the camera to various devices via Wi-Fi, or you simply forgot your password. The firmware update is necessary, since it fixes problems of the previous version.Hello, I have a Go Pro Hero 3 (Silver Edition) and I used the manual firmware update method described on the Go Pro website.The update failed and I retried to apply the same update again, which failed once again. I think the firmware is now corrupted with mixed old & new parts.Additionally, Go Pro claim that image sharpness is increased in various video modes.
4) Sometimes, when I turn it on, it will go into "Updating" mode by itself (EVEN WITH NO CARD IN IT), and that will animate for a minute or two and then it will once again freeze.
Then turn it on, navigate the menu and delete all files, and then format the card. First Name – enter your name Last Name – enter your surname E-mail – specify the e-mail address The last line select United States (or other country if outside US). Next, download updates via the provided link to your computer.
Once all the data filled in, press the NEXT STEP button. Once all updates downloaded, unpack them and copy all the files to the root of the micro SD card.
Finally, upon completion, you will be able to read an “UPDATE COMPLETE” message on your camera’s display.
However, if you get a “Camera Update Failed” error, remove and re-insert the unit’s battery, restart the whole process, and hopefully you won’t receive that message again.