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Will my gopro take pictures and videos by it self without being connected to my phone ?

Will my gopro hero 3+ work by itself or does it need to be connected to something ??

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Re: Will my gopro take pictures and videos by it self without being connected to my phone ?

Hello @stepheni04. In addition to manually operating the camera, the HERO3+ model can take photos or record videos while controlled by a Smart Remote or the GoPro app. It is only when you prefer to control the camera remotely that you will need it to be connected to a phone or the remote. Otherwise, the camera works on its own. Hope this helps!