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Bought a GoPro + Accessories... Now What?

I found a refurbished GoPro Hero Session 4 on Amazon, and I bought it. I also bought a couple MicroSDXC cards, as well as a separate aftermarket kit containing all sorts of funky attachment devices.

 

Problem: after I installed the card, I have no idea what to do next. I do not understand what all the attachments are for or how to use them. (There were no instructions) Where do I begin? How do I learn how to use the attachments with my GoPro? I have an iPad Mini and two (2) Android smartphones, as well as an iMac. How do I get these devices to interact (and playback) with the GoPro?

 

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This image shows everything that is inside the GoPro shipping box:

 

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The aftermarket accessories package bundle I found on Amazon looks like this:

 

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I separated the accessories bundle into several groupings of devices that look similar. Here are those photos:

 

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Posts: 12,208

Re: Bought a GoPro + Accessories... Now What?

First, you can get your camera manual here https://gopro.com/help/productmanuals

You can find out about connecting to The mobile app here https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/How-to-Pair-the-Camera-with-the-GoPro-App

The camera comes with a frame (the small black cage) that you put the camera into. That frame then connects to your accessories. Be careful with 3rd party mounts as they are not as durable or reliable as Official GoPro Mounts. It looks like you have a bobber (yellow hand grip that floats in water), a head strap, a chest mount, a tripod, a strap clip, a case, and some adhesive mounts as well as screws and buckles.

Be sure to only use SD cards from this list https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/microSD-Card-Considerations
Cheap cards are known to cause camera issues.

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Posts: 12,208

Re: Bought a GoPro + Accessories... Now What?

First, you can get your camera manual here https://gopro.com/help/productmanuals

You can find out about connecting to The mobile app here https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/How-to-Pair-the-Camera-with-the-GoPro-App

The camera comes with a frame (the small black cage) that you put the camera into. That frame then connects to your accessories. Be careful with 3rd party mounts as they are not as durable or reliable as Official GoPro Mounts. It looks like you have a bobber (yellow hand grip that floats in water), a head strap, a chest mount, a tripod, a strap clip, a case, and some adhesive mounts as well as screws and buckles.

Be sure to only use SD cards from this list https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/microSD-Card-Considerations
Cheap cards are known to cause camera issues.