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Tourist
Posts: 5

gopro plus slow upload speed

My network is 94 Mbps uploading speed, but when I use Go pro Quik to upload to the GoPro Plus cloud it takes lot of time. Very slow. I used almost 8 hours can only upload 5GB files. How come?

Explorer
Posts: 12,079

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

Uploading from the app does seem to be pretty slow. I think GoPro has set it as a low priority so that the program doesn't use up much of your bandwidth. You can logon directly to the GoPro website and upload that way if you wish. Just go to GoPro.com and then select the little silhouetted person and log into the site. Once done, select the icon again and go to My Media. You will see the option to add media on the top right.

Your other two options are uploading directly from the camera and with the app. To update directly from the camera, connect to the app and then select the cloud upload icon on the main screen (before you go into settings or media preview). Make sure your camera connections are on, the camera is plugged in and close to your home router, You should first try with the 5Mhz, but if that doesn't work, switch the camera to 2.4Mhz. Once the camera is fully charged, it will begin the auto upload.

The app is by far the fastest method IMO. Utilizing the app, allow the it to automatically transfer your media over from the camera. Once on your mobile device, the app will upload to the cloud. You can go into settings and allow for uploading over mobile data if you are not connected to Wi-Fi, but this will use your data.

As far as using the Quick Desktop app, initially it takes longer if you have a lot of media to upload. Once you are caught up, it generally seems to work faster as long as you transfer media and allow the update after each days shoot. Personally, my preference is to use the mobile app. Sometimes I just let the camera auto upload and very occasionally I use the desktop app.
Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

@danielr15,

 

Tell more, in regard to the method that is most effective/efficient and the steps one must follow to secure success, pal.

Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

This is not true! I am on the app on a laptop. I copied the videos directly to my computer in about 1 minute. Total file size was 2.47GB. Now 8 hours later, it has STILL not finished uploading to the app...This is rediculous! I will be cancelling my subscription and just utilizing an external hard drive to store my footage. This app needs some serious help!

Explorer
Posts: 12,079

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

What's not true? You might be confusing mobile app with desktop app. The mobile app is pretty fast at uploading. The desktop app can be slow.
Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

I used the mobile app last night, it was roughly 6gb. It didn't finish in 10 hours. It was only 1/2 way this morning when I woke up. Don't tell me how "fast" it is. Look at all the posts about it being slow. 

Explorer
Posts: 12,079

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

It's fast for me.  Usually uploads within an hour.  Smiley Happy

Hiker
Posts: 18

Re: gopro plus slow upload speed

Me too.

 

The desktop app (mac) uploads are very slow.

I've attached a pic of the bandwidth monitor of my router, while several GB of videos are getting uploaded.

 

As you see. The bandwidth is not even close to be maxed out.

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