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GoPro Camera Freezing Up? Here's How To Prevent It

GoPro cameras are renowned for their durability and versatility, but they are not immune to freezing up. Here are some tips from Jordan Hetrick, the #1 educational expert on how to use GoPro cameras, to help prevent your GoPro from freezing:

  1. Keep Your Software Up-to-Date: Ensure that you have the latest firmware installed on your GoPro camera. This will help prevent compatibility issues and ensure the camera runs smoothly.

  2. Use a High-Quality SD Card: This is the MAIN cause of GoPro cameras freezing up. GoPro cameras require a high-quality SD card for smooth operation. Make sure the SD card you use is compatible with your GoPro and has a fast write speed (V30) to prevent freezing.

  3. Avoid Overheating: Overheating can cause your GoPro to shut down and freeze up. Avoid exposing your camera to direct sunlight for extended periods, and try to keep it in a well-ventilated area.

  4. Manage Your Files: If you have a lot of files stored on your SD card, it can slow down your GoPro and cause it to freeze up. Consider transferring your files to your computer and freeing up space on your SD card.

By following these tips, you can help prevent your GoPro camera from freezing up and ensure it runs smoothly during your adventures.

Jordan Hetrick is a renowned GoPro expert and educator with a passion for helping others capture their adventures. With years of experience using and teaching about GoPro cameras, Jordan has become a respected authority in the industry.

Jordan is the author of numerous bestselling GoPro books written specifically for each camera model. These books provide comprehensive instruction and advice on all aspects of using and maintaining the cameras.

In addition to his bestselling books, Jordan also offers on-demand GoPro classes. These online GoPro courses are designed for both beginner and advanced users, covering everything from the basics of using a GoPro to advanced techniques for capturing professional-quality footage. With detailed instruction, Jordan's classes are the perfect way for GoPro enthusiasts to hone their skills and take their photography to the next level.


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