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HERO3+ Silver Edition does not Power Off After the SD Card is Full

In some cases the HERO3+ Silver Edition camera may not power off after the SD card reads FULL from filling up the card during recording. In the rare case that this happens to you, the solution is to remove and then reinsert the camera battery.

HERO3+ Silver Edition LCD Screen Appears Pixelated on Startup

In some rare cases when powering up the HERO3+ Silver Edition, the camera's shows pixelated black dots on the bottom 1/3rd of the LCD screen and is blank on the top 2/3rds of the LCD screen. If this issue occurs the solution is to simply power off your camera and then turn it back on. Here is an image showing what it might look like:

How to Pair Your HERO3+ Camera and Wi-Fi Remote

If you can't control your HERO3+ camera with your Wi-Fi Remote, try pairing the two devices. In most cases, this corrects the issue. If it doesn't, use the "Contact Us" form to contact a GoPro Tech Support Rep so we can help you out. Here’s how to pair your HERO3+ Camera and Wi-Fi Remote: To get started, make sure your camera and remote have a full charge and are powered OFF. Part 1 - Get your HERO3+ camera ready for pairing mode 1. Power ON the HERO3+ camera. 2. Press the... Read More »

HERO3+ Black Edition - Looping Video Creates Chapters Until SD Card is Full

If a chapter of a loop video creates a new folder (i.e. G0019999, then the next file is G0000001 in a new folder), looping doesn't delete the first chapter once the time-limit is reached. Instead, it creates chapters until the card is FULL. The workaround for this issue is to reformat the card often so that you don't make it roll over to a new folder.

Are HERO3+ Cameras Compatible with Existing Accessories, Mounts, and Harnesses?

Yes, HERO3+ cameras are compatible with all existing HERO3 accessories, mounts, and harnesses.

HERO3+ and BacPac Accessory Housing / Backdoor Information

When using a HERO3+ camera with a Battery BacPac or LCD Touch BacPac you have a couple of options: If you have the Dive Housing that came with HERO3, you can use the existing BacPac Backdoor that came with your BacPac accessory. If you have the Standard Housing that came with your HERO3+ camera, you can purchase the BacPac™ Backdoor Kit (for Standard Housing). If you had a BacPac Backdoor from a previous camera version, you will notice that the BacPac Backdoor does not fit onto the HERO3+ Standard Housing, so... Read More »

What are the Advantages of Using Wi-Fi Over Bluetooth?

The HERO4 uses both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless control of the camera. Bluetooth is used to quickly recognize the camera upon launching the GoPro App. Once successfully paired to the camera, the HERO4 will result to a Wi-Fi connection as it has several advantages over Bluetooth and Bluetooth LE* including higher bandwidth, better range, lower latency, higher bit-rate, and better security.

GoPro Tutorial Videos

If you are interested in viewing any of our GoPro tutorial videos, you can check them out in our GoPro Tutorial Playlists below. We have several kind of videos to check out including: Videos explaining new products and key new product features. Videos describing various accessories such as mounts or housings. GoPro Athlete Tips & Tricks. Fall 2014 Camera Lineup Check out this article for a video tutorial on the new cameras: Fall 2014 Camera Lineup. GoPro Tips and Tricks Series GoPro Product Stories We also have some GoPro Support Tips... Read More »

What is SuperView?

SuperView allows you to capture an immersive wide angle perspective. What this mode does is it takes a 4:3 aspect ratio and dynamically stretches it to a 16:9 aspect ratio. This can be a great choice because it uses the height of the camera's sensor that you get with 4:3 meaning that you will see more of the sky and ground assuming you are pointed at the horizon. Where does it apply? HERO4 HERO HERO3+ Black Edition What does dynamic stretching mean? The way it works is that the camera automatically... Read More »

What are microSD Adapters?

In order for your microSD card to be seen on your computer you will need a microSD adapter. These adapters can come in two varieties: microSD to SD card Adapter microSD USB card Reader Here is an image showing what both variety of adapters look like: