This article describes how to reset the camera's Wi-Fi name and password.

HERO4 Camera

HERO4 cameras allow you to easily reset the camera Wi-Fi settings from the camera itself.  Follow these steps:

  • With the camera ON, Press and hold both the Settings button (on the side) for 2-3 seconds. 
  • While still holding the side button, press and release the Power/Mode button (front).
  • Select Reset in the 'Reset Wi-Fi Settings' option.

 

HERO3+ Camera

The default Wi-Fi password for your HERO3 camera is "goprohero".  

If you want to change your Wi-Fi name and password, see this article:  Using the GoPro App to Change Your Camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password. 

Alternately you can change your camera Wi-Fi name and Wi-Fi password when you update your camera's software here.  If your camera's software is already up-to-date, but you wish to change the camera's name and password, you'll need to re-update your software.  To re-update your camera's software, you'll need to disable Java in your web browser.  Here's a link that shows you how to disable Java in some popular web browsers.  Then, go here to re-update your camera's software.

Password Requirement 

Your password must be at least 8 characters.  It can contain the following characters: Lower and upper-case letters, numbers 0-9, at symbol "@", dash "-", and underscore "_".  

 

HERO3 Camera

The default Wi-Fi password for your HERO3 camera is "goprohero".  You can change your camera Wi-Fi name and Wi-Fi password when you update your camera's software here.  If your camera's software is already up-to-date, but you wish to change the camera's name and password, you'll need to re-update your software.  To re-update your camera's software, you'll need to disable Java in your web browser.  Here's a link that shows you how to disable Java in some popular web browsers.  Then, go here to re-update your camera's software.

Password Requirement

Your password must be at least 8 characters.  It can contain the following characters: Lower and upper-case letters, numbers 0-9, at symbol "@", dash "-", and underscore "_".  

 

HD HERO Original Camera and HD HERO2 Camera

The default password for your Wi-Fi BacPac is "goprohero".  You can change your Wi-Fi BacPac's name and password in CineForm Studio at any time.  Open CineForm Studio and connect the Wi-Fi BacPac to your computer. You'll see the Wi-Fi BacPac listed in the Device Window.  Click CONFIGURE to change your name and password.  

Password Requirement

Your password must be at least 8 characters.  It can contain the following characters: Lower and upper-case letters, numbers 0-9, at symbol "@", dash "-", and underscore "_".