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How to Pair Your HERO7 Black Camera and Smart or Wi-Fi Remote

by GoPro ‎09-30-2019 05:33 PM - edited ‎08-20-2021 11:34 AM
What are you trying to do?
How to Pair Your HERO7 Black Camera and Smart or Wi-Fi Remote

Where does it apply?
  • HERO7 Black
  • Smart Remote 
  • Wi-Fi Remote

How to do it?

To get started, make sure your camera and remote have a full charge and are powered OFF.

Part 1 - Get your HERO7 Black camera ready for pairing mode
1. Power off your remote.  
2. Power ON the HERO7 Black camera.
3. On the back of LCD screen, swipe down from the top of screen and tap Preferences. 
4. Tap Connections
5. Tap Connect Device and scroll down to Smart Remote
6. Tap Smart Remote to enable pairing mode.
7. Now set your camera aside and pick up the remote.

Part 2 - Get your Smart Remote ready for pairing
1. With the remote powered OFF, press and hold the red Shutter button on the remote.
2. While continuing to hold the red button, press the white Power button once briefly. The remote will power on and show two arrows moving towards each other. You can let go of the red button at this time. Now the remote is in pairing mode.

Part 3 - Finish pairing the Remote and HERO7 Black camera
1. At this point, the camera and remote should both show arrows moving towards each other. After one minute or less, the camera and remote should pair.
2. The remote may ask you to pair another, press the Mode button to highlight "No", then press the red button to select it. Alternatively, you may see the pairing screen (arrows) and the number of connected cameras appear (typically "1"). Press the red shutter button on the Remote to complete the paring process.
3. The remote should now mirror the camera's front LCD screen, indicating that pairing was successful.