How to Fix NO SD or SD ERR on Camera’s LCDr?

What’s the issue?

The camera is demonstrating NO SD or SD ERR.

Where does it apply?

HERO7 Black

HERO7 Silver

HERO7 White

HERO6 Black


HERO5 Black

HERO5 Session


Legend Session + HERO4 Session


Legend (2018)

Legend (2014)





How to fix it?


In case you’re encountering either a ‘SD ERR’ or ‘NO SD’ message on your camera’s LCD screen, this implies your camera can’t appropriately speak with the SD card. Here are a few stages you can take to determine the issue:

If it’s not too much trouble note: Ensure that you back up any photos as well as recordings before you continue any further to avoid loss of film.

On the off chance that you are seeing ‘SD ERR’ or ‘SD ERROR’

Ensure that the SD card is completely embedded in the camera.

Kindly enter the Settings menu and select the waste can symbol to Delete All/Format your SD card. You can likewise organize the SD card utilizing the GoPro App or your Mac/Windows PC. This will wipe the SD card clean of all information including any potential issues that may have been causing the mistake. Leave your settings menu and the camera should come back to an ordinary showcase.

On the off chance that in the wake of playing out the investigating above, you see this mistake subsequent to recording in a high-goals or – outline rate mode, all things considered, your SD card can’t stay aware of the camera’s yield. For further approval, if you don’t mind attempt an optional card from our Recommended List for the best execution.

In the event that you are seeing ‘NO SD’

To begin with, ensure that the SD card is completely embedded in the camera. Power on the camera and confirm that “NO SD” is still shown.

On the off chance that the camera still shows “NO SD,” we’ll need to design the card utilizing the PC before having the capacity to utilize it in the camera. If you don’t mind embed the card into your PC utilizing a microSD Card peruser/connector.

Adhere to the arranging guidelines for your working framework: Windows | Mac

After finishing the card arrange in the PC, securely discharge the card, set it back into the GoPro and power it ON. In the event that a “SD ERR” message shows up please utilize the guidelines above to clear this message, generally if the presentation peruses ordinarily you’re good to go.

On the off chance that the above investigating doesn’t resolve the issues you’re seeing, there could be an issue with your SD card or an issue with the camera perceiving SD cards. On the off chance that accessible, take a stab at embeddings an auxiliary SD card in the camera to check whether it will perceive an alternate card and limit where the issue is coming from.


John Dev is working as a technical expert from a very long time. He also writes blogs for MS office, windows on many websites like



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