What is QuikCapture & How Does it Work?


What is QuikCapture?

Where does it apply?

  • MAX
  • HERO8 Black
  • HERO7 White, Silver & Black
  • HERO (2018)
  • HERO6 Black
  • Fusion
  • HERO5 Black
  • HERO5 Session
  • HERO4
  • HERO Session + HERO4 Session
  • HERO+
  • HERO (2014)


QuikCapture enables the ability to power on and record automatically with the press of a single button. NOTE: This feature is OFF by default (with the exception of the HERO Session / HERO4 Session, and HERO5 Session). 

When the camera is off and QuikCapture is enabled, you can turn the camera on and immediately begin capturing video or Time Lapse photos just by pressing theShutter/Select button. Press once for video, press and hold for a few seconds for Time Lapse photos. Press again to stop recording and power off the camera. For details, see QuikCapture in your Quick Start Guide

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