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Title: How do I update FlipShare and Flip Firmware using my Flip video camera?

Article ID: 439

Your FlipShare software will be automatically updated if the Flip video camera or FlipShare TV USB Key that you plugged in to your computer has a more recent version than the one currently installed in your computer.  You can also update the firmware of your video camera using FlipShare and a live Internet connection.

NOTE:  To learn more about FlipShare Software Versions, click here.

i.    Updating the FlipShare software on your computer
ii.   Updating your video camera or USB key’s firmware

QUICK TIP:  To find out what to do when your video camera is not being recognized by the computer, click here.

Updating the FlipShare software on your computer

Step 1:
Launch FlipShare.

Step 2:
Plug your Flip video camera or FlipShare TV USB Key to your computer’s high-powered USB port..

 

NOTE:  FlipShare will recognize the version of the preloaded software in your video camera and will prompt you to close the FlipShare window.  

Step 3:
Close the FlipShare window and click Continue to begin the setup.

Step 4:
Read the FlipShare User License Agreement, then click I Agree.

 

Updating your video camera or USB key’s firmware

To update your USB key’s or video camera’s firmware, follow these steps:

Step 1:
Plug your Flip video camera or USB key in to your computer's high-powered USB port.

Step 2:
FlipShare will then check for a new firmware version available.  Click OK to proceed with the update.

 

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