How to update your HERO5 Session

To get new features and optimize your GoPro's performance, always keep it up to date with the latest camera software. Here's how.

Update your camera using the GoPro app

The GoPro app is the quickest, easiest way to update your camera–all you need is a smartphone or tablet and access to Wi-Fi. You can also use the app to control your camera remotely, view your photos and videos and share on the fly.

Download the GoPro App:


Latest release

HERO5 Session v02.51 | July 25, 2017

HERO5 Session v02.51


  • Enables QuikStories on the new GoPro app*
    • Automatically sends your recently-captured GoPro footage to your phone.
    • Arranges your content into a QuikStory—a fully edited, shareable video.
  • Performance Improvements
    • Improves the wireless connection between your GoPro and your mobile device.
  • General Improvements + Bug Fixes


*Requires free upgrade to the new GoPro app on your phone. The GoPro app is available in the Apple® App Store® or Google Play™.

Update your camera manually



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