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I agree. I paid for a gopro hero5 black that made the claim of GPS.

Can anybody use the gps in the gopro hero5 black?  I was hoping to be able to take a photo (JPG) with the location data (GPX) or (EXIF) data attached.  But it appears that this is not possible?  Please gopro........can you fix this?


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Re: I agree. I paid for a gopro hero5 black that made the claim of GPS.

 

Hi @roberth21715

 

Data is logged while filming or taking pictures as long as GPS is turned ON. This option is found in the PREFERENCES menu under the REGIONAL sub-heading. 
This location data is currently used for media management purposes only. Many photo and video applications utilize GPS data to organize media by the location it was taken at. Examples include Apple's Photos App, Google Photos, Adobe Lightroom, and Preview on a Mac.
To find a good signal, make sure you’re outside and away from tall structures. Hold or mount your camera so the top is facing up. In some cases it may take up to a minute to get a signal.
**Currently, GPS data can only be accessed in photos (not videos) when viewing media on an iOS or Mac OS device. 
GPS data is shown in a variety of ways, depending on the application used

 

You may also check this thread:

https://community.gopro.com/t5/Cameras/How-To-View-The-GoPro-HERO5-GPS-Location-Info/td-p/19934

 

Thanks!

Ej

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Posts: 9,727

Re: I agree. I paid for a gopro hero5 black that made the claim of GPS.

 

Hi @roberth21715

 

Data is logged while filming or taking pictures as long as GPS is turned ON. This option is found in the PREFERENCES menu under the REGIONAL sub-heading. 
This location data is currently used for media management purposes only. Many photo and video applications utilize GPS data to organize media by the location it was taken at. Examples include Apple's Photos App, Google Photos, Adobe Lightroom, and Preview on a Mac.
To find a good signal, make sure you’re outside and away from tall structures. Hold or mount your camera so the top is facing up. In some cases it may take up to a minute to get a signal.
**Currently, GPS data can only be accessed in photos (not videos) when viewing media on an iOS or Mac OS device. 
GPS data is shown in a variety of ways, depending on the application used

 

You may also check this thread:

https://community.gopro.com/t5/Cameras/How-To-View-The-GoPro-HERO5-GPS-Location-Info/td-p/19934

 

Thanks!

Ej