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Did ABPAK-301 destroy my Gopro 4 black wifi?

Hi,

 

I have had my Gopro 4 black for years and it has been working fine. A few weeks ago I bought ABPAK-301 and attached it into my Gopro 4. After that I have not been able to start the wifi in the camera. I have reset it and re-installed firmware but I have not been able to start the wifi. Did I do a big mistake? If yes, why are the connectors the same if you should not connect those devices. 

 

Kind regards,

Veikko

 

P.S. Ignore the attachment. I could not remove it.

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Posts: 8,150

Re: Did ABPAK-301 destroy my Gopro 4 black wifi?

Hello @valtteriko229

 

Connecting the battery BacPac should be fine as it works compatibly with a HERO4 Black camera. What exactly happens when you turn the Wi-Fi of the camera? Does it not show up? Are you able to access the Wi-Fi settings on the camera though? How did you re-install the firmware on the camera? If you have not done it manually, try doing a manual update, then reset you camera, then try to access the Wi-Fi again. You can find instructions for manual update here: https://gopro.com/help/articles/how_to/Software-Update-Instructions-for-HERO4-Cameras

 

Let us know how it goes. 

 

Thanks, 
Marius

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GoPro
Posts: 8,150

Re: Did ABPAK-301 destroy my Gopro 4 black wifi?

Hello @valtteriko229

 

Connecting the battery BacPac should be fine as it works compatibly with a HERO4 Black camera. What exactly happens when you turn the Wi-Fi of the camera? Does it not show up? Are you able to access the Wi-Fi settings on the camera though? How did you re-install the firmware on the camera? If you have not done it manually, try doing a manual update, then reset you camera, then try to access the Wi-Fi again. You can find instructions for manual update here: https://gopro.com/help/articles/how_to/Software-Update-Instructions-for-HERO4-Cameras

 

Let us know how it goes. 

 

Thanks, 
Marius