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Can I connect my camera to my iPhone with Bluetooth instead of WiFi?

Can I connect my camera to my iPhone with Bluetooth instead of WiFi?  If I am connected via WiFi, I lose my Phones ability to connect to the Internet while connected to the Hero 7 Black.  We are in a 0-1 bar Cellular signal area, so I need to keep my phone connected to WiFi so I can have internedt and make phone calls

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Re: Can I connect my camera to my iPhone with Bluetooth instead of WiFi?

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Hi @memcb

 

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is used for initial set-up and staying connected with camera. 

Wi-Fi is utilized when the GoPro app is open. This is for control and preview.

 

Thanks!

Ej