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Sightseer
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Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

I want to be able to set up a shot with my app and then turn the camera/video on/off with the remote.  Is this possible?


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GoPro
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Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

Hi @snowywave50565

 

The HERO Session can only be synced to one device like this at a time.  The Capture app has all of the functions of the remote, so you should be able to start and stop the recording from there after setting up the shot.

 

Neither the app nor the remote can power on the camera from sleeping though.  While the camera is connected to the app, you should still be able to control it until disconnected.

 

Cheers!

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Adventurer
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Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

what it is intended for.

GoPro
Posts: 80

Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

Hi @snowywave50565

 

The HERO Session can only be synced to one device like this at a time.  The Capture app has all of the functions of the remote, so you should be able to start and stop the recording from there after setting up the shot.

 

Neither the app nor the remote can power on the camera from sleeping though.  While the camera is connected to the app, you should still be able to control it until disconnected.

 

Cheers!

Adventurer
Posts: 8,934

Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

Either way you look at it the camera must be On.   wifi on will drain the battery faster if asked

Nomad
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Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?


@snowywave50565 wrote:

I want to be able to set up a shot with my app and then turn the camera/video on/off with the remote.  Is this possible?


No! But what is this 'double control' good for? When you're framing a shot, and press shutter button on the app you need to have your mobile in your hands ->> hit power down button should be easy!!

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Sightseer
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Re: Can I control my GoPro HeroeSession with the remote and app at the same time?

I used it very often - just to be sure on the first picture, that everything is in and then use the selfie stick with remote. This is not possible anymore. With one update they change too many things to worse - on gorpo hero 4 black the images in Capture are constantly black, not refreshing, now even the Smart change between remote and app is not working and all must be done manually. This could be changed by programmers in few minutes, and when I see how many people is requesting this, as the owner I would strongly think about customers wishes. On the emails - no response. Once you have their product, they dont care anymore. Customer experiance under zero. For all reasons above, i will never buy Gopro product again. Maybe others are not better with camera and service, but that doesnt matter that Gopro should not try at all.