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Sightseer
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Gopro app on Ipad cannot see bluetooth devices

I am trying to pair a selfie stick remote to my Gopro 7 black and no matter what I try the app will not see it as an avaiable device.  I tried the remote, a bluetooth speaker and my Bose 35 headphones.

The ipad sees all three as avaiable bluetooth connections

The app saw my Bose 35 headphones but kept failing to pair with the Gopro

The app refuses to see my remote or speaker.

 

What am I missing ?


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GoPro
Posts: 10,106

Re: Gopro app on Ipad cannot see bluetooth devices

Hi @agilevista32726

 

It is for connectivity.

The camera and mobile app use both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in different contexts.

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

Wi-Fi is still used for connection and control, preview, etc.  

The GoPro App can "wake up the camera" over BLE. 

 

Thanks!

Ej

 

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GoPro
Posts: 10,106

Re: Gopro app on Ipad cannot see bluetooth devices

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Hi @agilevista32726

 

The camera can only be paired with the app or the Smart Remote/Remo.

You wont be able to pair it with your headphones./speaker

 

You may also check: 

Pair Your Camera with the GoPro App

Pair Your Camera with Your Smart Remote

 

Thanks!
Ej

Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: Gopro app on Ipad cannot see bluetooth devices

Then what is the option for bluetooth devices in the app for ?  

GoPro
Posts: 10,106

Re: Gopro app on Ipad cannot see bluetooth devices

Hi @agilevista32726

 

It is for connectivity.

The camera and mobile app use both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in different contexts.

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

Wi-Fi is still used for connection and control, preview, etc.  

The GoPro App can "wake up the camera" over BLE. 

 

Thanks!

Ej