HERO4 pairing process

Video Tutorial: HERO4 Pairing Video

  1. Open the GoPro App and select "Connect to Camera".
  2. Press the "Add A New Camera" button.
  3. Select "Add Your HERO4".
  4. On the front of the camera, press the mode button until you see "Setup".
  5. Press the shutter button to select into the "Setup" Menu.
  6. Press the shutter button to select Wi-Fi.
  7. Press the mode button to scroll down to "GoPro App" then press the shutter button.
  8. Press the "Continue" button in the app.
  9. Select your camera from the list (e.g. GoPro 1411....).
  10. Select "Pair My Camera".
  11. Enter the pin number that is listed on the camera's LCD Screen.
  12. Connect to the cameras Wi-Fi network.


HERO4 Session Pairing process

iOS: 

Connecting HERO4 Session with the GoPro App for the First Time: iOS Device

If your HERO4 Session has never been paired with the GoPro App on any smartphone/tablet, follow the instructions below to connect your camera to the app.

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from the Apple® App Store.
    2. Open the app, then tap Connect Your Camera.
    3. Tap Add New Device, then tap HERO4 Session.
    4. Because this camera has never been paired with the app on any device, tap Yes.
  2. On HERO4 Session, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Info/Wireless button to open the wireless menu.
    2. Press the Info/Wireless button again to cycle to APP, then press the Shutter/Select button to select it.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera status screen, then tap Pair.
    3. Create a new camera name and password, then tap Continue.
    4. Go to Settings on your device, select the camera from the list of Wi-Fi options, then return to the GoPro App. Your camera now appears with a blue dot next to it, meaning that it is connected to the app.
    5. Tap the name of your camera.

You can now control your camera with the app.

 

Connecting HERO4 Session with the GoPro App on an Additional iOS Device

If your HERO4 Session has already connected to the GoPro App on a smartphone/tablet or has already been paired with a GoPro remote, follow the instructions below to connect your camera to the app on a different smartphone/tablet. 

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from the Apple® App Store.
    2. Open the app, then tap Connect Your Camera.
    3. Tap Add New Device, then tap HERO4 Session.
    4. Because this camera has already been paired with the app on another device, tap No.
  2. On HERO4 Session, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Info/Wireless button to open the wireless menu.
    2. Press the Info/Wireless button repeatedly to cycle to ADD NEW, and then press the Shutter/Select button to select it.
    3. Press the Shutter/Select button again to select APP. The camera goes into pairing mode.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera status screen, then tap Pair.
    3. Tap Continue to save the camera’s current name and password.  Note: If you change your camera’s name and password in this screen, you’ll have to re-pair your camera with any other device it was paired to.
    4. Go to Settings on your device, select the camera from the list of Wi-Fi options, then return to the GoPro App. Your camera now appears with a blue dot next to it, meaning that it is connected to the app.
    5. Tap the name of your camera.

You can now control your camera with the app.

 

Android:

Connecting HERO4 Session with the GoPro App for the First Time: Android Device

If your HERO4 Session has never been paired with the GoPro App on any smartphone/tablet, follow the instructions below to connect your camera to the app. 

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from Google Play.
    2. Open the app, then tap Connect Your Camera.
    3. Tap Not Connected.
    4. Tap Add New Device, then tap HERO4 Session.
    5. Because this camera has never been paired with the app on any device, tap Yes.
  2. On HERO4 Session, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Info/Wireless button to open the wireless menu.
    2. Press the Info/Wireless button again to cycle to APP, then press the Shutter/Select button to select it.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera status screen, then tap Pair.
    3. Create a new camera name and password, then tap Continue.

You can now control your camera with the app.

  

Connecting HERO4 Session with the GoPro App on an Additional Device: Android

If your HERO4 Session has already connected to the GoPro App on a smartphone/tablet or has already been paired with a GoPro remote, follow the instructions below to connect your camera to the app on a different smartphone/tablet. 

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from Google Play.
    2. Open the app, then tap Connect Your Camera.
    3. Tap Not Connected.
    4. Tap Add New Device, then tap HERO4 Session.
    5. Because this camera has already been paired with the app on another device, tap No.
  2. On HERO4 Session, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Info/Wireless button to open the wireless menu.
    2. Press the Info/Wireless button repeatedly to cycle to ADD NEW, and then press the Shutter/Select button to select it.
    3. Press the Shutter/Select button again to select APP. The camera goes into pairing mode.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Enter the camera’s password, then tap Continue.
    3. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera status screen, then tap Pair.

You can now control your camera with the app.

 

HERO+ LCD Pairing process

Pairing HERO+ LCD with the GoPro App for the First Time

If your HERO+ LCD has never been paired with any smartphone/tablet, follow the instructions below to pair the two devices. 

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from the Apple® App Store, Google Play, or Windows® Phone marketplace.
    2. Open the app.
    3. Tap Connect Your Camera.
    4. Tap Add New Device.
    5. Tap HERO+.
  2. On the camera, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Power/Mode button to power on your camera.
    2. Press the Power/Mode button repeatedly to cycle to Setup.
    3. Press the Shutter/Select button twice to open the Wireless menu.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, tap Continue.
  4.      On the camera, press the Power/Mode button to highlight GoPro App, then press the Shutter/Select button to select it. Your camera is now in pairing mode.
  5. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Tap Continue again.
    3. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera’s status screen, and then tap Pair.
    4. Create a new camera name and password.
    5. If you are using the app on an iOS device, go to Settings on your device, select the camera from the list of Wi-Fi options, and then return to the GoPro App.
    6. Tap the name of your camera.

You can now control your camera with the app.

 

Pairing HERO+ LCD with the GoPro App on an Additional Device

If your HERO+ LCD was already paired to a smartphone/tablet using the GoPro App, follow the instructions below to pair your camera to a different smartphone/tablet.

  1. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Download the GoPro App to your smartphone/tablet from the Apple® App Store, Google Play, or Windows® Phone marketplace.
    2. Open the app.
    3. Tap Connect Your Camera.
    4. Tap Add New Device.
    5. Tap HERO+.
  2. On the camera, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Power/Mode button to power on your camera.
    2. Press the Power/Mode button repeatedly to cycle to Setup.
    3. Press the Shutter/Select button twice to open the Wireless menu.
  3. On your smartphone/tablet, tap Continue.
  4. On the camera, complete these steps:
    1. Press the Power/Mode button to highlight GoPro App, then press the Shutter/Select button to select it.
    2. Press the Power/Mode button to highlight New, then press the Shutter/Select button to select it. Your camera is now in pairing mode.
  5. On your smartphone/tablet, complete these steps:
    1. Tap Continue.
    2. Tap Continue again.
    3. Enter the PIN displayed on your camera’s status screen, and then tap Pair.
    4. If you do not want to change the camera name and password, tap Continue. Otherwise, enter a new name and password, and then tap Continue.  Note: If you enter a new name and password for your camera, you must later re-pair your camera with any other smartphone/tablet that it was already paired to.
    5. If you are using the app on an iOS device, go to Settings on your device, select the camera from the list of Wi-Fi options, and then return to the GoPro App.
    6. Tap the name of your camera.

You can now control your camera with the app.

 

HERO3/3+ pairing process

  1. Power ON your camera.
  2. Press the small Wi-Fi button on the left side of the camera as the lens is facing you.
  3. Press the small Wi-Fi button again and look at the camera’s LCD screen to see the Wi-Fi menu. Now press the Shutter button.
  4. Press the camera’s front Power button to highlight “GoPro App”.
    • Note – if you don’t see “GoPro App” in the menu along with “Wi-Fi RC”, then you need to update your camera’s software before you can use the GoPro App. You can update your HERO3 software here: http://gopro.com/update.
  5. Press the camera’s top Shutter button to select “GoPro App”. 
  6. In your smart phone or tablet’s Wi-Fi Network settings menu, connect to the camera’s Wi-Fi network. You should find the name of your camera listed in your available Wi-Fi networks for you to select. By default, the name will be something like “GOPRO-BP-….”. The default password is “goprohero”.
  7. Once connected to your camera’s Wi-Fi network, open the GoPro App on your phone or tablet.
  8. Tap “CONNECT + CONTROL”.

 

HD HERO2 + Wi-Fi BacPac GoPro App pairing process

To pair your GoPro camera with the GoPro App, please follow these steps:

  1. Power on your camera.  With both units already powered on, attach the Wi-Fi BacPac to the HD HERO2 camera.
  2. Press the Wi-Fi button on the side of the camera or Wi-Fi BacPac to go to the Wi-Fi menu. 
  3. Select “PHONE & TABLET”. This allows your phone or tablet to connect to the camera's Wi-Fi network so that you can control the camera.
  4. In your smart phone or tablet’s Wi-Fi Network settings, connect to the camera's Wi-Fi network. You should find the name of your camera/BacPac listed in your available Wi-Fi networks for you to select. By default, the name will be something like “GOPRO-BP-….”. The default password is “goprohero”.
    • You can change the name and password of their Wi-Fi BacPac any time in GoPro Studio’s Device Window.  The password must be 8-63 characters long. It can contain upper and lower case letters, numbers 0-9, and symbols "@", "-", and "_".
  5. Once connected to your camera’s Wi-Fi network, open the GoPro App on your phone or tablet.
  6. Tap “CONNECT + CONTROL”. 

 

Still having trouble getting connected?
You may want to try changing your Wi-Fi Name and Password. If you want to change your camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password, you can follow the instructions in this article: