What are you trying to do?

Reset the camera to the default settings.  This can be done for a variety of reasons including:

  • Anytime you're experiencing a problem and you want to make sure that the camera settings aren't contributing to the issue.
  • If you are experiencing a lag time when changing settings with the menu buttons.
  • HDMI connection issues.

Where does it apply?

  • HERO4 Black
  • HERO4 Silver
  • HERO3+ Black Edition
  • HERO3+ Silver Edition
  • HERO3: Black Edition (with the latest software)

How to do it

HERO4 Instructions

  1. Press the Mode (front) button until you see the Setup Gear icon.
  2. Press the Shutter (top) button to select it.
  3. Press the Mode (front) button until Rest Cam is highlighted.
  4. Press the Shutter (top) button to select it.
  5. Press the Mode (front) button to highlight Reset.
  6. Press the Shutter (top) button to select it.
  7. When the camera powers on, it will be set to all of the factory defaults.

 

HERO3 & HERO3+ Instructions

  1. Hold down the Shutter (S) button.
  2. Press the Power (P) button while holding the Shutter button.
  3. When the camera powers on, it will be set to all of the factory defaults.