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Second-hand gopro3

Hello my name is Rick I bought a second-hand gopro3 having problems connecting to the Wi-Fi cuz the previous owner had a password there's no serial number sticker so I'm not sure how to go about opening this thing up

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Re: Second-hand gopro3

@greenapex5758, just an additional info to what has been suggested, you can find more details on how to get your camera's serial number in this article: https://gopro.com/help/articles/how_to/How-to-Find-Your-GoPro-Serial-Number

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Explorer
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Re: Second-hand gopro3

On most GoPro cameras you can find the number in the version.txt file, located in the MISC folder on any SD card that has been used in the camera.

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Tourist
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Re: Second-hand gopro3

GoPros are meant to be banged around and abused, so a second hand one might not have a lot of life left in it. I also doubt you'd lose any video quality by going with the Apeman. GoPros are more hype and useful accessories than expensive camera gear.

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Re: Second-hand gopro3

@royalhill0680
LOL, nice try SPAMbot.
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Re: Second-hand gopro3

@greenapex5758, just an additional info to what has been suggested, you can find more details on how to get your camera's serial number in this article: https://gopro.com/help/articles/how_to/How-to-Find-Your-GoPro-Serial-Number

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Sightseer
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Re: Second-hand gopro3

I found serial number sticker but one of the numbers is rubbed off but I think I can get it going from here
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Re: Second-hand gopro3

Good to know, @greenapex5758. Let us know how the update goes. Thanks!