What are you trying to do?

Change the Wi-Fi name and password for your camera.

Where does it apply?

  • GoPro App

How to do it

This article describes the process to change your camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password. Please follow the instructions for your camera model below:



  1. With the camera ON, press and hold both the Settings button (on the side) for 2 seconds until the Wi-Fi Mode options appear.  

  2. While still holding the side button, press and release the Power/Mode button (front).

  3. Select Reset in the 'Reset Wi-Fi Settings' option.


  1. Turn the camera ON.

  2. Press the mode button repeatedly on front of the camera until “Set Up” appears on the screen.

  3. Select the red shutter button on top of the camera.

  4. Press the mode button repeatedly on front of the camera until “Reset Cam” is highlighted.

  5. Press the mode button to select “Reset Wi-Fi”

  6. Press the shutter button to select

  7. Press the mode button to select “Reset”

  8. Press the shutter button



To reset the password, we need to re-update your camera's network name and password by visiting our webpage here: HERO3 or HERO3+

  1. From the HERO3 update page click "Start Update" to begin.  From the HERO3+ update page click "Update your camera manually" below "Other Ways to Update" to begin.

  2. On the first page, enter your serial number and registration information and then click "Next Step."

  3. On the next page, select 'Wi-Fi Update Only' with the blue check mark and click "Next Step."

  4. On the next page, enter your new camera name and password.

  5. Follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to complete the rest of the update process.


HD HERO2 & Wi-Fi BacPac

To reset the password, we need to re-update your camera network name and password using GoPro Studio:


  1. Open GoPro Studio connect your Wi-Fi BacPac via USB

  2. Open the "Device Window" by selecting Help > Device Window...

  3. Select the Wi-Fi BacPac from the list of devices

  4. Select "Change Name & Password"

  5. Use 8 characters for both the network name & password


With App v2.2 it is required to change the camera's Wi-Fi Name and Password the first time it is used.  You will be presented with a screen to do this the first time you use the app. Note: You cannot choose the same "goprohero" default password.