Sony Releases a7R V Firmware Update 2.02 with Multiple Bug Fixes

Published: March 27, 2024

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Sony a7R V Firmware Update 2.02 adds multiple bug fixes via the memory card firmware update process.

Benefits and Improvements

• Fixes an issue where the camera could restart if many faces were simultaneously recognized at the same time when shooting a movies
• Fixes an issue where the time code wasn’t always retained after a power restart
• Fixes an issue where the certain custom key operations may cause the restart
• Improves the exposure stability when using extended ISO during movie recordings
• Improves the operational stability of the camera

Previous Benefits and Improvements

All previous benefits and improvements are included in this update.

Required Downloads

Read this section before downloading the file.
Precautions when updating from Ver. 1.00

For customers who have been using the Imaging Edge Mobile app:
• Updated cameras will no longer be able to connect to the Imaging Edge Mobile app. After updating the camera, install the Creators’ App.
• Please make sure the Imaging Edge Mobile app is the latest version (Ver.7.7.2 or later) in order to pair the camera with the Creators’ App.
• For instructions on installing and connecting the Creators’ App, please refer to Migrating from Imaging Edge Mobile app to Creators’ App.

If you use the Wireless Remote Commander/Shooting grip (GP-VPT2BT, RMT-P1BT), delete it from the Bluetooth Settings on the camera menu. Then pair the camera with the Wireless Remote Commander/Shooting grip again.

About this download

Note on Sony account: Before downloading the software, we recommend that you create a Sony account. After creating a Sony account or signing in with your Sony account, download the software (for customers in the USA and Canada). You also have the option to download the software without an account. Note: This update is only available for memory cards. Windows and macOS versions are not provided.

File Name

BODYDATA.DAT

File Version

Ver. 2.02

File Size

954 185 128 bytes

Release Date

03-26-2024

Download Link:

Firmware Update 2.02

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3 thoughts on “Sony Releases a7R V Firmware Update 2.02 with Multiple Bug Fixes”

  1. Mine 2.01 so a update to 2.02 should be smooth. So what is the deal with the creators app and pairing the camera with the Creators’ App. So the Creators’ App is for sending to the cloud not for editing! And the creators app is not on the Camera but phone or pad.
    I love the camera but all this extra is a little too much. I mean I understand using the Imaging Edge for the pixel shift function to get your final image. But having a Creators app on a device just to send images to the cloud or whatever. I guess I am a little behind being just a hobbyist. But Pros get things done for the cameras. Now I wonder if an update for the A7SM3 is coming or even the A1.

    1. Yes, that’s correct. Sony has announced that major firmware updates will be coming this spring for Alpha 1 and a7S III. Bug fixes for a7R V don’t change that in any way.

  2. Thanks for the heads up and have to practice the install carefully even though very simple! You are doing a great service for us all. Glad in the beginning I got your paper version of your books.

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