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Tourist
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gopro 6 gps data not showing

Hi,

so for me GPS does not seem to work:

GPS turned on, turned camera on waited for recording till GPS icon solid white and recorded.

Then GoPro Quick (on latest version) keeps saying GPS is not turned on.

What am I doing wrong?

I tried about a dozen times with different files, making sure that GPS is turned on each time


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Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: gopro 6 gps data not showing

I had to first upgrade GoPro quick to latest version. Initially I uploaded with an older version. That destroys the gps portion. Once I had GoPro quick to the latest version, GPS overlays worked for new movies at least.

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GoPro
Posts: 3,924

Re: gopro 6 gps data not showing

Hey @paulusw2,

 

It does sound like you are waiting for the camera to acquire GPS before starting to record. In some cases users will record before acquiring GPS which will result in content without GPS overlays. 

 

What version of firmware are you running on the camera? 

 

Best,

Ryan

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: gopro 6 gps data not showing

Is the GPS data recorded in seperate files... what filetype and how is it interpreted? Where should we find information like this?

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: gopro 6 gps data not showing

I had to first upgrade GoPro quick to latest version. Initially I uploaded with an older version. That destroys the gps portion. Once I had GoPro quick to the latest version, GPS overlays worked for new movies at least.