How to Factory Reset a Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera

Introduction

If your Panasonic camera is not working as intended and you've exhausted all other possible repair steps, or you want to give it to someone else, you can reset it to factory defaults.

1 Factory Reset

Resetting the device to factory defaults will erase all saved settings and preferences.

  1. Turn the camera On.
    Camera power switch
  2. Turn the mode dial to P.
    Camera mode dial
  3. Press the Menu / Set button.
    Camera menu button
  4. Use the directional buttons ▲/▼/►/◄ to move the selection frame. Press Menu / Set to set the selected item.
    Camera directional buttons
  5. Go to the Setup option and scroll through the listings until you get to Reset and select it.
    Camera screen showing setup menu
  6. Once the camera has reset, you will need to turn it off and back on again. You will then be prompted to set the date and time.

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If your Panasonic camera is not working as intended and you've exhausted all other possible repair steps, or you want to give it to someone else, you can reset it to factory defaults.

Resetting the device to factory defaults will erase all saved settings and preferences.

  1. Turn the camera On.
    Camera power switch
  2. Turn the mode dial to P.
    Camera mode dial
  3. Press the Menu / Set button.
    Camera menu button
  4. Use the directional buttons ▲/▼/►/◄ to move the selection frame. Press Menu / Set to set the selected item.
    Camera directional buttons
  5. Go to the Setup option and scroll through the listings until you get to Reset and select it.
    Camera screen showing setup menu
  6. Once the camera has reset, you will need to turn it off and back on again. You will then be prompted to set the date and time.
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