For most action camera lovers, GoPro HERO9 Black is the best action camera in the world. It utilizes the extra space well—pumping a bit of extra life into the battery, swapping the dated monochrome information panel for a full-color front display, and including support for add-on lenses. If you own a GoPro HERO9 Black and are going to sell it or donate it, you’d better permanently erase all your private videos or other data inside this device to protect your privacy. But, do you know how to permanently erase data from the GoPro HERO9 Black?
Most of users may think formatting the memory card or resetting it to factory settings is able to permanently remove all data from the GoPro HERO9 Black. Actually, both of the methods can not permanently erase your data. Data recovery software is able to easily and quickly from a formatted memory card or from a GoPro which has been reset to factory settings.
100% Effective method to permanently erase data from a GoPro HERO9 Black
Before you sell, donate or dispose of your GoPro HERO9 Black, you’d better permanently erase all your videos and reset this GoPro camera to factory settings. To prevent the videos from being recovered by data recovery software, you should use data erasure tool to help you erase the GoPro HERO9 Black with advanced data erasure algorithms.
DoYourData Super Eraser offers advanced data erasure algorithms including HMG Infosec Standard 5 (1 pass), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 2 (2 passes), U.S. Army AR380-19 (3 passes), DoD 5220.22-M ECE (7 passes), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 35 (35 passes). Once the videos in your GoPro HERO9 Black are erased by this data erasure software, the videos will be gone forever, can’t be recovered by data recovery software. And this is 100% safe data erasure software - it will not cause any damage to your GoPro HERO9 Black, will not shorten the service life of your GoPro HERO9 Black. Now, follow the steps below to permanently erase data from a GoPro HERO9 Black.
Step 1. Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser on your computer. Then open it.
Step 2. Connect the GoPro HERO9 Black to your computer, DoYourData Super Eraser will recognize it quickly. Just select data erasure mode - Wipe Hard Drive.
Step 3. Select the GoPro HERO9 Black or memory card, then click on Wipe Now button. Then this software will permanently erase all data including the videos from the GoPro HERO9 Black.
Once the process gets finished, all data in your GoPro HERO9 Black is gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.
Reset GoPro HERO9 Black to factory settings
After permanently erasing all data from the GoPro HERO9 Black, you can quickly reset this camera to factory settings if you are going to sell this camera. Check the methods below to reset GoPro HERO9 Black to factory settings.
Step 1. From the main screen, swipe down.
Step 2. Tap Preferences > Reset > Reset Defaults
NOTE: Resets all settings except Date, Time, Camera Name and Password, Language, and Video Format.
Step 1. Swipe down to access the Dashboard.
Step 2. Tap Preferences > Reset > Factory Reset
NOTE: In addition to Camera Defaults, this resets date/time, clears your connections, and removes the camera from your GoPro Plus account.
Other methods to permanently erase data from a GoPro HERO9 Black
You may want to completely delete a video if it contains sensitive information or want to erase deleted videos from your GoPro HERO9 Black. What should you do? DoYourData Super Eraser offers other methods to help you permanently erase data from your GoPro HERO9 Black.
1. Selectively shred videos from your GoPro HERO9 Black.
This data erasure mode is able to shred files and folders. Just add videos from your GoPro HERO9 Black to the erasure list, then click on Erase Now button to permanently erase these videos.
2. Erase deleted videos from your GoPro HERO9 Black.
Wipe Free Space mode will help you securely and permanently erase videos which are deleted or lost. It will not affect the existing videos in your GoPro HERO9 Black.
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