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Fix Xiaomi Yi 1080P action camera power on/off & charging issues

ByAdeline Belluz 2018-03-30 4164

Yi 1080P sports camera not powering on? Xiaomi Yi camera power off automatically? The Yi camera power off and then power on automatically? Xiaomi Yi action camera not charging? If your Yi 1080P sports action camera has the problem, continue reading this guide.

Xiaomi Yi 1080P sports camera

You installed the battery improperly which causes it failed to provide power for your action camera. Take out the battery, then insert it into the battery jar and press the power button to start the sports cam. Note: Don't insert the battery into your Yi action cam in oblique direction.

Xiaomi Yi 1080P sports camera

The charging cable doesn't work. Thus, change another effective USB cable and charge the camera via a PC. If it still can't be booted up, charge it with a 5V 2A power charger about 90 minutes and try again.

Reset the Xiaomi sports cam to factory settings: Press and hold the power button + WIFI button together until hearing a beep sound. After that, power on the cam and start to use it.

Update the Yi 1080P action cam's firmware. Then, try to power on the Yi sports cam.

Change a branded class 10 TF card (maximum 64GB). Don't forget to format the card before inserting it into your camera.

Restore the cam to factory setting. There are two methods for you:

(1). Open the Yi app after connecting it to your sports camera, tap "Settings" - "Restore Factory Settings".

(2). Long press the power button + WIFI button together until hearing a beep.

Update your Xiaomi Yi sports camera's firmware, then check if the problem has been solved.

Make sure that the camera has power. If it's lack of battery power, charge it with the original USB cable about 90 minutes.

Check if you have opened Auto Power Off feature. Open the Yi app, go to Settings - Auto Power Off, close the feature if it's enabled.

Restore the cam to factory setting. There are two methods for you:

(1). Open the Yi app after connecting it to your sports camera, tap "Settings" - "Restore Factory Settings".

(2). Long press the power button + WIFI button together until hearing a beep.

Update your Xiaomi Yi sports camera's firmware, then check if the problem has been solved.

Charge the device with another 5V 2A USB cable.

Change a new battery for your Yi sports cam.

The camera is broken if above methods don't solve this problem. You could contact the seller for help.

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How to update Xiaomi Yi 1080P action camera:

If you have connected the camera to the Yi app, just open the app, tap Settings - Firmware Version, update the firmware.

If you cannot power on the cam or fail to connect to the Yi app, follow the steps below to update your Yi sports cam manually:

(1). Prepare a TF card reader and minimum 16GB class 10 TF card.

(2). Insert the TF card into your card reader and connect it to a PC, open "Format Removable Disc", choose "Quick formatting" and tap "Start".

(3). Download the firmware for your Xiaomi Yi action cam (name it as firmware.bin after downloading) and copy the firmware.bin to the card's root file.

(4). Insert the TF card into your Yi cam, press the power button and it will update automatically (the blue LED indicator will flash). Wait for about 2 minutes, the camera update successfully and auto power off.

Notes:

Make sure that the battery has at least 50% of power.

You should better connect your phone to wireless router to download the firmware.

Do not remove the inserted TF card or press the power button to power off your device.


For Gearbest customers: If you've purchased the Xiaomi YI 1080P action camera from us, but the post above doesn't solve your issues, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Just fill in the ticket with your questions at our Support Center and send it to us. We will do our best to deal with your problems as soon as possible. We are always happy to help.


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