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Sightseer
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Re: GoPro app not showing on Apple watch anymore

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 Where is the AW app?  Deceptive ads!!! Bad move!!!

GoPro
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Hi @sanchezhero13,

 

Apologies for any inconvenience, but the GoPro App on Apple Watch is no longer supported. This doesn't mean that the app will never return, but it's been removed for the time being.

 

Regards,

-Jay 

Tourist
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This really doesn’t help those of us who bought gopros due to having Apple Watch functionality.
Is there a lead time as to when the app on the watch will be reinstated? Will this even happen at all or are you just dangling a carrot on a stick?
Sightseer
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Very sad day

Sightseer
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Bjr

 

Pourquoi l app Gopro a t elle disparu de l App store AW ?

 

dernierement, j avais l app sur mon apple watch et c tait bien pratique d actioner ma gopro avec mais l app a disparu lors d un update...

 

 

Sightseer
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Obviously, GoPro doesn’t care. It’s been a while. They could have easily put the watch app back up even if the preview isn’t working and update it later. I just bought a competing action camera which is cheaper. Never coming back to GoPro. They aren’t a special product anymore, just first to the market. It’s caught up.
Tourist
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I also miss the GoPro app for Apple Watch :( . Used it while hang gliding. Please bring it back.
Sightseer
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I too want it back. Use chin mount when hitting canyon roads on motorbike. Apple Watch app allowed me to make sure camera was at right angle and that it was recording when I set off.
Why would you remove?
Tourist
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I posted my dissappoinment back in November of 2018 and GoPro responded by not doing anything about adding back Apple Watch support in their app.  Looks like it's time for people to start exploring alternative cameras that pay attention to their Customers.  No explanation why they removed it or if they'll add it back in the future.  Their Developers can't be that busy or living in a bubble that they don't see how badly this move has dissappointed their Customers.  Shameful

GoPro
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Re: GoPro app not showing on Apple watch anymore

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Hi Everyone!

 

Sorry for any troubles caused.

Currently, the GoPro App on Apple Watch is no longer supported. 

Please continue to check our website for updates.

gopro.com

 

Thanks!

Ej

Tourist
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I think we have heard that message loud and clear. I also know that so many people want it back and considering that GoPro is a one trick pony, one would think that this would be on the list of features to bring back. DJI is gunning for you if you haven't already noticed. 

Tourist
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The reason why GroPro does not continue to support the Apple Watch is that GroPro would like to sell their GoPro Remote. Apple Watch Support does not bring any value to GoPro but the remote control does...as easy as it is!

Explorer
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@jeanclaude2060 wrote:

The reason why GroPro does not continue to support the Apple Watch is that GroPro would like to sell their GoPro Remote. Apple Watch Support does not bring any value to GoPro but the remote control does...as easy as it is!


Wrong.  Not even close.

Tourist
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In which case, what is the reason? It would be nice if an explanation was given for this dropped capability.
Tourist
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Vote with your dollars. Buy a different camera. I got rid of 3 GoPros because of this issue. It's amazing what you can buy for less than a hundred dollars. Image Stabilization isn't as good, but most everything else is. 

 

 

Explorer
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Yep, bad stabilization (or none at all), no waterproofing without a housing, poor dynamic range, interpolated upscaled 1080p pretending to be 4K, no GPS, voice control, slower frame rates, no cloud uploading, no touch LCD (or a poorly implemented one), no zoom, no countdown timer, fewer manual controls, less durability, bad audio, poor customer service, and very few with a watch app.

Get what you want, but there is no competition to the HERO7 Black.

I get that there are a few people who want to be able to control their GoPro camera with their Apple watch. Maybe if enough people leave feedback in the correct location (https://gopro.com/feedback) instead of on a member to member community forum, and if GoPro has a profitable year, then they might direct some resources to bringing the app back.

The simple fact is this. Very few people used the watch app. It cost GoPro money and resources to keep it updated and available (including customer service support). Gopro has had several years in which they have not only not made any money, they have lost millions (during the time the app was available). They had to make cuts. Along with downsizing and eliminating product groups and departments, resources where shifted to concentrate on only a few key things: camera development, the mobile apps, and cloud service.

There was nothing nefarious about it. GoPro is a big brand name but a relatively small company. With less than a thousand employees world wide (from sales and engineering development to warehouse and custodial duties), it would be silly for GoPro to waste any time or effort on something with little demand.

No, it has nothing to do with the Smart Remote. No, keeping the watch app updated and functioning properly is not as simple as writing a few lines of code. No, GoPro didn't remove the app because they don't care or because of some conspiracy theory. And no, GoPro is not some money hungry company trying to nickel and dime their customers for every last penny.

Currently, the watch app is not available. Will it return? Possibly, if smartwatch sales go up and people show a big enough interest to justify it AND if GoPro actually makes money this year instead of losing money like they have the past few years.
Tourist
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I found GoRemo in AppStore: GoPro remote for wrist von Maksim Kudria
Tourist
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Why is there no official KB about supportability for AppleWatch app, and yet there are still 'announcements' on gopro.com that AppleWatch is now supported??

Tourist
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Why is there no official kb about this!? Also, why does gopro.com still published as a new feature???

 

https://gopro.com/en/us/news/new-apple-watch-features-for-the-gopro-app

GoPro
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@tin0jr, that article was posted on the Inside Line section on the website about 5 years ago.