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Tourist
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Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

Hi there,

I have tried everything I can think of to pair my remote to my Hero 5 Black, it is a WiFi remote (not smart) and it won't pair.

 

I have followed all instructions on the web to get this to work, but still no go. On the back of the remote, it has instructions to press the O+power button simultaneously to enter pairing mode, but that doesn't do anything.

 

Cameral just won't pick it up....

 

What should I do now?

 

Help would be much appreciated :-)

 

Kind regards

Ross


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Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

Wow, you are a legend, worked first time.....😎

Thanks clarencer70

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Hiker
Posts: 12

Re: Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

I have the same problem. I pulled up the manual online and the manual states it will connect with any wifi equipped gopros but the list only went up to the Hero 4. Hopefully someone here knows.
Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

Hi clarencer70,

Yeah, thanks for posting. I am thinking a should have got the smart remote, but that is expensive, that's why I got just the wifi remote.....

Like you I hope there is some help out there to get this working......Fingers crossed😎
Hiker
Posts: 12

Re: Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

Ok so I just figured it out. I was able to connect my Hero 5 Black and Session to the wifi remote.

1. Turn on your gopro
2. Swipe down on the screen and select “Connect”
3. Choose “Connect New Device”
4. Choose “Smart Remote”
5. Grab your wifi remote and press the red button
6. While keeping it pressed push the mode button
7. Wait for a moment and it should connect to your gopro
Tourist
Posts: 3

Re: Hero 5 black Wifi Remote issues pairing (Not a smart remote, just wifi remote)

Wow, you are a legend, worked first time.....😎

Thanks clarencer70