Creating a Wi-Fi Password For Your GoPro

What are you trying to do?

Create a Wi-Fi password for your GoPro Camera.

Where does it apply?

  • HERO4
  • HERO Session + HERO4 Session
  • HERO+ LCD
  • HERO+
  • HERO3+
  • HERO3
  • HERO2 & Wi-Fi BacPac

How to do it

A camera name and password are required to pair with the GoPro App. We have a few guidelines and considerations for creating your password: 

  1. Your camera name and password must consist of at least 8 characters. 
  2. Limit the characters in the name and password to 0...9, a...z, A...Z, "@", "-", and/or “_”
  3. Do not include any non-English or special characters. 
  4. Some cameras are set up with a factory password ("goprohero"), do not reuse this factory password. 

We follow the industry-standard security protocol: WPA2-PSK (pre-shared key) mode. It's your choice to decide how complex you'd like your password to be. As is true of all password-protected devices and services, the more complex your password, the more secure your device will be. 

If you'd like to reset your camera name and/or password, please refer to our article: How to Change Your Camera's Wi-Fi Name & Password.

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