How Can You Confirm that a Software Update Completed Successfully?

Where does it apply?

  • HERO4 Black
  • HERO3+
  • HERO3
  • HERO


Power on the camera and look at the version number that is displayed on the screen as it turns on. If the version number is current, then the update completed successfully. See this article to confirm what the latest version is: Software Update Release Information.

Alternatively, you can insert your microSD card into your computer with a microUSB card reader or adaptor, and open the version.txt file within the MISC folder to view the version number.