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Is the Latest Firmware Installed in your HP Digital Camera?

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Introduction

This document gathers the information about the latest firmware updates available for the HP Photosmart digital cameras.

List of Cameras and Latest Firmware Information

Camera modelProduct numberAutomatic firmwareManual firmwareFixesHow to check firmware version
HP Photosmart 120

Q2154ANONOWhile pressing the OK button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 318

C8900ANONOWhile holding down the Quality button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 320

Q2180ANOV0.660Rotation of an image when placing the SD card into printer for printing.

Issue with corrupt thumbnails on the new MLC SD cards.
While holding down the Quality button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart C433

Q3735ANONOPress the Flash button and the Print/Share button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart C435

Q3731ANO1.4Will allow future firmware updates to load from the camera internal memory, no longer requiring a memory card.

Camera recognized as an unknown device when the memory card is filled with many images.

Corrupt thumbnails on the HP Photosmart 7960 Printer.
Press the Flash button and the Print/Share button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 612

C8908ANONOWhile holding down the Quality button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart C618

C6324ANONOWhile holding down the Quality button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 620

Q2170ANOV0.630Rotation of an image when placing the SD card into printer for printing.

Issue with corrupt thumbnails on the new MLC SD cards.
While holding down the Flash button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart C635

Q2224ANO1.58.38Resolves a direct printing issue.

Resolves an issue where the camera stops responding after pressing the Share button, when connecting to the PC or when formatting the camera internal memory.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 715

C8913ANONOWhile pressing the Left Arrow button and the Quality button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 720

Q2164ANO18.4.37Resolves a DPOF (Digital Print Order Form) issue.While holding down the Quality button and the Shutter button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 735

Q2210ANO1.12Resolves a lens positioning problem which causes error 106.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 812

Q2146ANO1.00.13Battery level while on the dock.

Low light color corrections.
While holding down the Flash button and the Share button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 850

Q2190ANO1.01.06Battery level fluctuations.

Issue when playing a slideshow with a locked SD memory card.

Layout of camera dock unload screen in German.

Issue where some HP printers with SD card slots were not recognizing the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) file.

Missing icons in the Live View screen when taking consecutive pictures.

Issue where camera reports a false Card is Unreadable error message at start up.

Focal length image tag in EXIF header, corrected at 8x zoom.

Issue with not being able to recognize many of the MultiMedia Cards (MMC) memory cards.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 935

Q2214ANO1.02.02Improves MMC memory card recognition

Resolves several audio recording issues.

Image distortion when playing an audio clip during a slideshow from the camera dock.

Issue where print icons were not being displayed correctly in the Share menu.

Error when disconnecting the USB cable from the camera after canceling a print job.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart 945

Q2203ANONOWhile holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart E217

L2045ANONOWhile pressing the Left Arrow button and the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart E317

L2051ANO1.16Prevents camera from having firmware corruption and thus not powering up.While pressing the Left Arrow button and the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart E 327

L2433ANO1.12Prevents camera from having firmware corruption and thus not powering up.While pressing the Left Arrow button and the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart E427

L2437ANONOFirmware version 1.19 originally shipped with the camera.

While pressing the Delete button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M22

L1891A2.02.082.02.08Improves battery performance.

Corrects discharging issue with rechargeable batteries.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M23

L1894A2.02.082.02.08Improves battery performance.

Corrects discharging issue with rechargeable batteries.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M305

L1846ANO1.07Translation issue in the Dutch readme file.

Battery detection and charging issues.

Infrequent issue where the camera stops responding.

Corrects intermittent focus control issue seen in Fast Shot mode.

Rarely seen image distortion in Playback .
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M307

L1854ANO1.11Translation issue in the Dutch readme file.

Battery detection and charging issues.

Infrequent issue where the camera stops responding.

Corrects intermittent focus control issue seen in Fast Shot mode.

Rarely seen image distortion in Playback .
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M407

L1839ANO1.03Battery detection and charging issues.

Corrects intermittent focus control issue seen in Fast Shot mode.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M415

L2021ANONOWhile holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M417

L2011ANO1.900_KRIssues when printing to the Photosmart 420 printer while viewing a slideshow.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M425

L2096ANO1.44/2.23The focus in digital zoom when in Sunset mode.

Fixes some error messages overlapping which makes them unreadable when transferring and docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Improves battery life.

Allows large file (more than 256 MB) transfer using PTP transfer huge file when docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Fixes the lens not retracting issue when docked on both the HP Photosmart 6221 Camera dock and the HP Photosmart 6222 Wireless Camera dock together.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M517

L1901ANO1.900_NRIssues when printing to the Photosmart 420 printer while viewing a slideshow.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M525

L2103ANO1.44/2.23Fixes the focus in digital zoom when in Sunset mode.

Fixes some error messages overlapping which makes them unreadable when transferring and docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Improves battery life.

Allows large file (more than 256 MB) transfer using PTP transfer huge file when docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Fixes the lens not retracting issue when docked on both the HP Photosmart 6221 Camera dock and the HP Photosmart 6222 Wireless Camera dock together.

Fixes error message of "Cannot display image" when previewing a recorded video on some cameras.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M527

L2412ANO1.44Fixes the focus in digital zoom when in Sunset mode.

Fixes some error messages overlapping which makes them unreadable when transferring and docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Improves battery life.

Allows large file (more than 256 MB) transfer using PTP transfer huge file when docked on HP Photosmart 430 printer.

Fixes the lens not retracting issue when docked on both the HP Photosmart 6221 Camera dock and the HP Photosmart 6222 Wireless Camera dock together.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M627

L2420ANO1.1006Fix issue caused by abnormal shutdown while writing data to internal NAND.

The camera will now wait for image rotation is completed before power-off.

Fix problem on video paused when playing on TV auto slideshow.

Some strings correction.

Added new workaround steps in formatting memory card error screen and cannot connect to PC error screen.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart M737

L2483A0.105 NODisables Retail Demo mode whenever an SD card is in the camera to avoid accidental image deletion.Minor Image Quality improvements.
  1. Turn the M737 camera on and press the Menu/OK button to access the menu.
  2. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select the Help menu then press Ok .
  3. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select About then press Ok .
  4. The current version of firmware will be displayed in the About information. If the current version of firmware is less than 0.1.05, then you may want to apply this firmware update.
HP Photosmart R507

L1824A2.01.112.01.11Improves TV display quality in Slideshow mode.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R607

L1836A2.01.112.01.11Improves TV display quality in Slideshow mode.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R607BMW

L1830A2.01.112.01.11Improves TV display quality in Slideshow mode.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R707

Q2232A2.00.242.00.24Card corruption issue when saved imaged can not be viewed, transferred or copied to PC.

Issue with camera displaying Bad data access address error message when transferring image to a PC or Mac.

Improves TV display quality in Slideshow mode.

Corrects a bug that can cause a non-rechargeable battery, Duracell CP-1 , to receive a small charge.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R717

L2038A2.03.062.03.06Lens zooming issue.

Battery discharge issue.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R725

L2063A3.02.153.02.15Updated messaging for unsupported SD cards greater than 2GB.

Improved Red Eye messaging and processing.

Improvements to image quality and focus under various settings and lighting conditions.

Improvements to focus display on live view.

Improvements to battery charging when charging a rechargeable battery that has very low voltage.

Improvements to battery charging in the HP Photosmart 6221 Premium Camera Dock.

Improvements to the image quality when displaying images or slideshows on most TV's (NTSC and PAL format).

Improvements to camera operation when camera is docked on an HP Photosmart A430 printer.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R727

L2070A3.02.15 3.02.15Updated messaging for unsupported SD cards greater than 2GB.

Improved Red Eye messaging and processing.

Improvements to image quality and focus under various settings and lighting conditions.

Improvements to focus display on live view.

Improvements to battery charging when charging a rechargeable battery that has very low voltage.

Improvements to battery charging in the HP Photosmart 6221 Premium Camera Dock.

Improvements to the image quality when displaying images or slideshows on most TV's (NTSC and PAL format).

Improvements to camera operation when camera is docked on an HP Photosmart A430 printer.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R742

L2508A1.15NODisables Retail Demo mode whenever an SD card is in the camera to avoid accidental image deletion.
  1. Turn the R742 camera on and press the Menu/OK button to access the menu.
  2. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select the Help menu then press Ok .
  3. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select About then press Ok .
  4. The current version of firmware will be displayed in the About information. If the current version of firmware is less than V1.15, then you may want to apply this firmware update.
HP Photosmart R817

L2031A3.00.103.00.10Issues with setting invalid ISO values when using Theater mode within My Mode .While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R818

L2035A3.00.103.00.10Issues with setting invalid ISO values when using Theater mode within My Mode .While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R827

L2079ANONOWhile holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R837

L2467A1.500NODisables Retail Demo mode whenever an SD card is in the camera to avoid accidental image deletion.
  1. Turn the R837 camera on and press the Menu/OK button to access the menu.
  2. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select the Help menu then press Ok .
  3. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select About then press Ok .
  4. The current version of firmware will be displayed in the About information. If the current version of firmware is less than 1.500, then you may want to apply this firmware update.
HP Photosmart R847

L2485A0.2.08NODisables Retail Demo mode whenever an SD card is in the camera to avoid accidental image deletion.
  1. Turn the R847 camera on and press the Menu/OK button to access the menu.
  2. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select the Help menu then press Ok .
  3. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select About then press Ok .
  4. The current version of firmware will be displayed in the About information. If the current version of firmware is less than 0.2.08, then you may want to apply this firmware update.
HP Photosmart R927

L2056A3.01.123.01.12Updated messaging for unsupported SD cards greater than 2GB.

Improved Red Eye messaging and processing.

Improvements to image quality and focus under various settings and lighting conditions.

Improvements to focus display on live view.

Improvements to battery charging when charging a rechargeable battery that has very low voltage.

Improvements to battery charging in the HP Photosmart 6221 Premium Camera Dock.

Improvements to the image quality when displaying images or slideshows on most TV's (NTSC and PAL format).

Improvements to camera operation when camera is docked on an HP Photosmart A430 printer.
While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.
HP Photosmart R937

L2473A0.2.08NODisables Retail Demo mode whenever an SD card is in the camera to avoid accidental image deletion.
  1. Turn the R937 camera on and press the Menu/OK button to access the menu.
  2. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select the Help menu then press Ok .
  3. Use the Up / Down arrow buttons to select About then press Ok .
  4. The current version of firmware will be displayed in the About information. If the current version of firmware is less than 0.2.08, then you may want to apply this firmware update.
HP Photosmart R967

L2428A3.04.063.04.06Improvements to battery charging when charging a rechargeable battery that has very low voltage.While holding down the Flash button, turn the camera on.

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