Sometimes the Mac would need a USB port reset to reactive several hardware settings.
- Choose Apple menu > Shut Down.
- Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Shift + Control + Option + Power Button.
- Hold the button combination for about 5 seconds and release them all at the same time.
- Turn on your Mac.
After resetting your computer’s USB ports, please verify if you are able to connect the GoPro via USB cable or microSD card adapter
and have Quik for desktop recognize it under My Devices.Method 2
Also, please make sure the file structure organization is exactly the same structure when recording on a formatted card. For example, users might tend to change the folder name "100GOPRO" to another naming convention. At which point, Quik for desktop will NOT
allow to have the user import the files through the application.
Please make sure to change back the file structure to "100GOPRO" in order to have the files be imported through Quik for desktop. As a reminder, you must
use a micro SD card adapter to change the file folder name. Before
The above steps should help get you back up and running, but if this article doesn't resolve your issue, please contact GoPro Customer Support and give them your computer's operating system and Quik for desktop version number so they can help you faster.