How to Set Up Auto Upload with GoPro Plus

What are you trying to do?

Set up Auto Upload on my camera.

Where does it apply?

  • GoPro MAX
  • HERO8 Black
  • HERO7 Black, Silver, White
  • HERO (2018)
  • HERO6 Black
  • HERO5 Black
  • HERO5 Session
  • GoPro Plus
  • GoPro App

How to do it

Here's how to set up Auto Upload:
  1. Download the GoPro App to your mobile device from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions on the app to connect to your camera.
  3. If this is the first time you are connecting to the GoPro app, follow the on-screen instructions to subscribe to GoPro Plus. Otherwise, tap on the cloud icon next to the image of your camera and follow the instructions.
  4. The GoPro app will show a list of networks available to the camera. Tap on the one that you would like to use to connect to the network.
  5. Enter the password for the network that has been chosen. Tap ENTER PASSWORD; the setup process should be complete in about a minute. 
  6. Once the setup process is complete, tap GOT IT. 
  7. Connect your camera to a wall charger with an output of 5V 2A (5V 1A minimum). When the battery is charged, the automatic upload to the cloud will begin. 
Note: Once you set up Auto Upload, you do not need to connect your camera to the GoPro app to use the feature.
Note: Auto Upload is not supported when using captive portals (hotels, coffee shops, etc.)


How do I know my camera was successfully configured for Auto Upload?    
 
GoPro MAX, HERO8 Black, HERO7 Black, Silver, White
  1. Swipe down on the touch display, then tap "Preferences."
  2. Confirm that "GoPro Plus" is the first option in the list (if you don't see GoPro Plus, then Auto Upload it has not yet been configured).

HERO (2018): 
  1. Swipe down on the touch display, then tap "Connections." 
  2. ​Scroll down to confirm that "Auto Upload" appears in the list (if you don't see Auto Upload, it has not yet been configured).
HERO6 Black
  1. Swipe down on the touch display, then tap "Connections." 
  2. ​Scroll down to confirm that "Auto Upload" appears in the list (if you don't see Auto Upload, it has not yet been configured).
HERO5 Black
  1. Swipe down on the touch display, then tap "Connections." 
  2. ​Scroll down to confirm that "Auto Upload" appears in the list (if you don't see Auto Upload, it has not yet been configured).
HERO5 Session
  1. Press the Menu button to turn on the display, then press it repeatedly to navigate to "Connection Settings." 
  2. Press the Menu button until you get to "Auto Upload" (if you don't see Auto upload, it has not yet been configured).
NOTE: In the event that you have repeated difficulties with set up (and all requirements are met), please perform a factory reset on your camera and attempt the set up process again.  


How can I enable/disable this feature?    
  • HERO7 Black/Silver/White: Swipe down on the touch display, then tap Preferences > GoPro Plus > Auto Upload.
  • HERO (2018): Swipe down on the touch display, then tap Connections > Auto Upload.
  • HERO6 Black: Swipe down on the touch display, then tap Connections > Auto Upload.
  • HERO5 Black: Swipe down on the touch display, then tap Connections > Auto Upload.
  • HERO5 Session: Press the Menu button to turn on the display, then press it repeatedly to navigate to Connection Settings > Auto Upload.
  • All Supported Cameras: You can also change settings with the GoPro app. Tap the cloud icon next to the image of your camera to change Auto Upload settings.

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