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Pairing the GoPro App to a HERO4 Camera

by GoPro ‎09-30-2019 05:34 PM - edited ‎05-21-2020 09:32 PM

Pair a HERO4 camera to the GoPro App

  • HERO4 Black and Silver
  • GoPro App
  • iOS Devices
  • Android Devices

Learn the steps and tips on how to best pair your HERO4 or HERO+ LCD camera with the GoPro App on your mobile device.


Step 1: Open the GoPro App and select the camera icon in the top left corner.
Step 2: At the bottom of the screen, select "Add A Camera" (iOS), "Camera" (Android)
Step 3: Select "HERO4"  from the list of cameras. Now pick up your camera.
Step 4: Press the Power/Mode button repeatedly until you the “Setup” menu on the screen. Then press the Shutter/Select button to open the Setup menu.

Step 5: Press the Shutter/Select button to open the Wireless menu.

Step 6: Press the Shutter/Select button again to turn wireless on.

Step 7: Press the Power/Mode button to cycle to PAIR. Then press the Shutter/Select button.

Step 8: Press the Shutter/Select button to select GoPro App.

Step 9: Your camera is now in pairing mode. Tap the “Continue” button to begin pairing with your phone.

Step 10:

  • Go to the GoPro App and tap on the camera icon along the lower left icon.
  • Tap the "+" icon and choose HERO4 along the list
  • Enter the 4 digit pairing pin shown on the camera’s LCD screen then select the “Pair” button.

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Step 11: Give your camera a unique name and password to identify your GoPro across your devices. Select “Update Your Camera”.

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Step 12: Open the main settings application to navigate to your Wi-Fi settings. Look for the Wi-Fi network you created and enter the password.

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Step 13: Navigate back to the GoPro App and select your camera listed under “Currently Connected”.

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Interested in pairing other GoPro models to the GoPro App?
How to Pair the Camera with the GoPro App
Still having trouble getting connected?
Please check out the steps in this article:
GoPro App Camera Connection Troubleshooting