This is the most common issue for GoPro users that they are not able to record anything on their GoPro 4. Because you are getting SD error that is not even getting resolved after you reset GoPro or reformat your SD card. Check below article on how to fix SD Error on GoPro 4 in just a few steps.
How to Fix SD Error on GoPro
Try Formatting SD Card using Computer
Sometimes there might be the issue with file allocation for up to 32 GB cards. Follow the procedure below to fix GoPro SD card error for 32GB or 64GB micro sd card allocation size.
- Connect your SD card using memory card reader to computer
- Now proceed with quick format option using a computer.
- Put your memory card in GoPro. Do delete all/format again from your GoPro.
Make sure you are using 32KB file allocation size for the card up to 32 GB and for 64GB or higher capacity micro sd card, use 128KB file allocation size while formatting. Also, if this does not work for you, you should format your SD card using the GoPro App or your Mac / Windows computer)
Your GoPro sd card error might have been resolved by above steps. However if you still getting sd card error on your GoPro, that means your card reader mechanism in GoPro is faulty. Or your camera has the problem. Or your card is defective or fake.
So make sure you are not using any defective micro sd card with your GoPro. Because in such situation, there might be a short circuit. And your camera might also get fried because of your micro sd card.
One of the common situation noticed, while using the defective micro sd card. It became hot when you insert your card in your GoPro cam. Because it is faulty, it might create an issue with your GoPro cam, so it is better to buy a new card for your GoPro device, instead of using faulty one.
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