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Should Hero 5 Session stay paired over time?

I successfully paired my camera with Android, but if I don't use it for a while (hours) it seems to lose the pairing. The phone is not able to power on the camera over bluetooth, and I have to manually power it on in order for the pairing to be restored. After that, it functions fine for that period of use. Is this expected behavior?


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Explorer
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Re: Should Hero 5 Session stay paired over time?

REMO will work virtually instantaneously for up to eight hours.  The phone app should be able to reestablish the connection; however, I've noticed it takes several attempts and acknowledgements that, "Yes wireless connection is on (or something similar)" if it's been awhile since I last connected.  I'll have to play with it more to see how long I can go without connecting before I'm unable to reconnect. The manual doesn't specify how long the camera continues to broadcast, but as noted in this post Session-5-Option-to-Turn-Off-Wifi-when-using-REMO the wifi turns off after 20 miutes.  The Bluetooth should remain on.

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Explorer
Posts: 11,647

Re: Should Hero 5 Session stay paired over time?

REMO will work virtually instantaneously for up to eight hours.  The phone app should be able to reestablish the connection; however, I've noticed it takes several attempts and acknowledgements that, "Yes wireless connection is on (or something similar)" if it's been awhile since I last connected.  I'll have to play with it more to see how long I can go without connecting before I'm unable to reconnect. The manual doesn't specify how long the camera continues to broadcast, but as noted in this post Session-5-Option-to-Turn-Off-Wifi-when-using-REMO the wifi turns off after 20 miutes.  The Bluetooth should remain on.

Hiker
Posts: 15

Re: Should Hero 5 Session stay paired over time?

I guess I need a remo to have really reliable hands-free control. The phone is nice because you can have a snapshot view but I guess the wifi connection that does that is costly.

Explorer
Posts: 11,647

Re: Should Hero 5 Session stay paired over time?

Agreed. For the Hero5 Session, REMO is a very good choice for hands free control. Battery life on the Session is a valuable commodity.