GoPro Hero 4 Perform Firmware Update

If a firmware update for your GoPro Hero 4 is available, then you should install it in a timely manner on your action camera because a firmware update increases the performance in general. Possible improvements for your GoPro Hero 4 are:

  • Longer battery life
  • New functions for shooting
  • Improved menu navigation
  • And much more.

Should a new GoPro Hero 4 firmware update be available, then you have two ways to install this on your camera:

Option 1: Update via Smartphone

Option 2: Update on computer and USB connection

For this variant, you must proceed as follows:

  1. Download the following software on your PC from the GoPro website: GoPro Studio
  2. Connect the GoPro via a USB cable to the PC
  3. GoPro Studio detects your GoPro Hero 4 and proposes if available a firmware update
  4. Follow the wizard and the new firmware is then transferred to your GoPro Hero 4

Then the firmware update is installed on your GoPro action camera it can be used again. Have fun with the new features!

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Manuel has been involved with technology for more than 15 years, especially with mobile phones, smartphones and PC systems and shares his passion here in this blog. If he can help someone with a technical problem, he is especially happy about it.