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Updating your firmware

If you need more space for a wireless update, you can update using i Tunes or delete content manually from your device.Whether you use i Tunes or update wirelessly, you'll have the same amount of free space on your device after you update.

Lumix stresses comparing the size of the files since it’s important to make sure the file was properly downloaded.If the file sizes are different, you don’t have a complete download and this could be a problem.Screenshot below of my computers finder showing the files are the same as the file above.You need to go to the web pages I’ve provided links to for all the details.Here’s a screenshot of the start of the Mac update process.Keep in mind, the screenshot above is just a portion of the instructions since I can’t fit all of them in a screenshot sample.

DO NOT just follow these screenshots—they don’t have all of the info you need.

This Blog post was inspired by a recent email I received that I’m sharing below.

You should first try the newest information above but if you run into problems the additional info below may be helpful.

If you can’t update wirelessly on your i OS device, you can update manually using i Tunes on a computer that you trust.

If your computer is using Personal Hotspot on the i OS device that you’re updating, connect your computer to a different Wi-Fi or Ethernet network before you update.

Turn the Camera off, insert the SD Card if you copied the firmware to the card while inserted into the computer. Turn the Camera power on and press the “Playback” button. When the Camera has completed the firmware update it will turn itself off and then back on. This page is confusing since it shows not only the newest GH4 update but it also shows a list of all prior updates.