How to Update Camera Firmware in Quik for desktop

What are you trying to do?

Perform a firmware update on your camera in Quik for desktop

Where does it apply?

  • HERO7 Cameras
  • HERO6 Camera
  • HERO5 Cameras
  • HERO4 Cameras
  • HERO3+ Cameras
  • HERO/HERO+ Cameras
For camera models not listed here please refer Product Update page.

How to do it

Please click on your camera model below to show the update steps:
HERO 7, HERO6, HERO5 Black / Session
  1. Connect your camera via USB cable and Quik for desktop will communicate with your camera. When an update is available, a blue icon will appear next to your camera, and a white banner will show above the camera logo. Have a look at the image below to see what this looks like.
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  1. Once you click the icon, a new window will appear with the release notes for the new update.
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  1. Check the license agreement box, click "UPDATE" and your camera will begin installing the update files.
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4. The last message will be a confirmation letting you know that the camera has been successfully updated. Click "Got it" and you're done!
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HERO4 Black / Silver
  1. Connect your camera via USB cable and Quik for desktop will communicate with your camera. When an update is available, a blue icon will appear next to your camera as you see below:
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  1. Once you click the icon, a new window will appear with the release notes for the new update.
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  1. After clicking "UPDATE", you'll get the following warning message,
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  1. Following this warning message, your camera will begin installing the update files.
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  1. The last message will be a confirmation letting you know that the camera has been successfully updated. Click "Got it" and you're done!
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HERO Session
  1. Connect your camera via USB cable and Quik for desktop will communicate with your camera. When an update is available, a blue icon will appear next to your camera as you see below:
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  1. Once you click the icon, a new window will appear with the release notes for the new update.
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  1. After clicking "UPDATE", you'll get the following warning message,
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  1. Following this warning message, your camera will begin installing the update files.
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  1. The last message will be a confirmation letting you know that the camera has been successfully updated. Click "Got it" and you're done!
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HERO3+ Black / Silver
  1. Connect your camera via USB cable and Quik for desktop will communicate with your camera. When an update is available, a blue icon will appear next to your camera as you see below:
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  1. Once you click the icon, a new window will appear with the release notes for the new update.
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  1. After clicking "UPDATE", you'll get the following warning message,
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  1. Following this warning message, your camera will begin installing the update files.
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  1. The last message will be a confirmation letting you know that the camera has been successfully updated. Click "Got it" and you're done!
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HERO / HERO+ / HERO+ LCD
  1. Connect your camera via USB cable and Quik for desktop will communicate with your camera. When an update is available, a blue icon will appear next to your camera as you see below:
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  1. Once you click the icon, a new window will appear with the release notes for the new update.
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  1. After clicking "UPDATE", you'll get the following warning message,
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  1. Following this warning message, your camera will begin installing the update files.
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  1. The last message will be a confirmation letting you know that the camera has been successfully updated. Click "Got it" and you're done!
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If this process fails or you are unable to complete it, please refer to the Product Update page for alternative update options.

 

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