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TutorialsUpgrade your GoPro Hero 2018 to a Hero 5 Black

Upgrade your GoPro Hero 2018 to a Hero 5 Black

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The GoPro Hero is the company’s latest entry-level action camera which retails RRP at £199/$199. This camera borrows a lot of it’s design from the Hero 5 Black that’s because it’s the exact same hardware, its just crippled by its software recently discovered by Hypoxic

This GoPro Hero 2018 firmware hack is really easy to do. The benefits for upgrading the firmware of your Hero 2018, will unlock 4K recording capabilities, EIS, time-laps, 12MP stills and more.

You will need to download the upgrade files to your desktop. You can download them here. provided by ohyicong on reddit and hosted by coastersteve. Once downloaded extract the files and place them in a folder called “UPDATE” then move this folder in the root directory of your micro Sd card.

Before we start the upgrade process you will need to make sure your camera is charged up to at least 50%, then insert the memory card and turn on the camera. The update should start automatically. once completed it should now be a Hero 5 Black.

Disclaimer: if you choose to follow these steps remember this is at your own risk! We Shall not be responsible for any damage or loss. We are not affiliated with any of the above parties nor do we host any of these files. 

Source Reddit, HotUkDeals,Hypoxic.

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