How to reset GoPro Wi-Fi password

GoPro is a popular pocket-sized camera with incredible features. The GoPro uses GoPro app to sync GoPro footages between camera and external devices like laptop, smartphones, etc. To share your story captured in GoPro camera on social media, you need to first ready the bunch of GoPro footages. GoPro footages must be edited and then transformed into an awesome video or picture before being shared on social media. To create a complete work out of your footages, you need to first transfer files from GoPro camera to external devices like smartphones or desktop via GoPro Wi-Fi on a Wi-Fi enabled GoPro cameras.

GoPro creates its own Wi-Fi hotspot that can be used to connect the camera to external devices like mobile and laptop in order to import files and preview the live streamings via external devices. When you connect your devices from GoPro App to GoPro Wi-Fi network you can check the previews and transfer files directly from a camera to the mobile device. To start the process, you need to first pair your GoPro camera to your devices like smartphones or laptops.

Reset GoPro Wi-Fi password

Resetting the GoPro Wi-Fi password is quite straightforward. The instructions vary depending on your camera model. In this articles we rundown on procedures to reset the GoPro Wi-Fi password depending on the camera models.

  1. Resetting the Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver & White
  2. Resetting the Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO6 Black/ HERO5 Black/ HERO (2018)
  3. Resetting the Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO5 Session
  4. Resetting the Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO4 Silver & Black
  5. Resetting the Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO Session /HERO4 Session

GoPro’s Wi-Fi has its default password and you can change the  Wi-Fi password for security purpose soon after the registration. However, there may be times when you don’t remember the Wi-Fi password and to worsen the situation your GoPro’s Wi-Fi login isn’t saved on devices anymore. Wi-Fi system being the crucial part of the camera to pair your camera with external devices to transfer the files, the only way to resolve the issue is to reset the Wi-Fi password on your GoPro camera.

1] Reset Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver & White

Reset GoPro Wi-Fi password

  • On your  Camera swipe down the main screen
  • Go to Preference and select  Connections
  • Now tap on Reset Connections.

Once done, the GoPro camera will create a new password. You can also change the name of the camera while pairing to the GoPro app after the reset.

2] Reset Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO6 Black/ HERO5 Black/ HERO (2018)

  • On your  Camera swipe down the main screen
  • Go to Connect and select Reset Connections
  • Now tap on Reset option

Once done, the GoPro camera will create a new password. You can also change the name of the camera while pairing to the GoPro app after the reset.

3] Reset Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO5 Session

  • Turn  off your camera and press the Menu button to turn on the Status Screen
  • Press the Menu button constantly till you get the option Connection Settings
  • Click the Shutter button to choose Connection Settings
  • Now press the Menu button constantly till you get the option Reset Connections
  • Press the Shutter button to choose Reset Connections
  • Click on Menu button to select Yes
  • Click on the Shutter button to select Yes
  • Once done, the GoPro camera will create a new password.

It is worth noting that the above steps will switch back your camera to its factory settings.

4] Reset Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO4 Silver & Black

  • On your Camera, press and hold the settings button till you see the options WiFi Mode.
  • Hold the settings button and press Power/ Mode button on the front of the camera simultaneously.
  • Release the Power/ Mode button.
  • In the Reset WiFi settings option, tap Reset

Once done, the GoPro camera will create a new password. You can also change the name of the camera while pairing to the GoPro app after the reset.

5] Reset Wi-Fi Password on a GoPro HERO Session /HERO4 Session

  • Turn on the camera and pair the camera with the GoPro app on your device
  • Launch the GoPro app on your device and go to Settings.
  • Select the Camera INFO and click on the options Name

Now enter your new camera name and password. While setting the new camera name and new password ensure that it contains at least eight characters. The new password and name should not include any special characters or non-English characters. While creating a new name or password limit the characters to 0…9, A….Z, a…z,”-”, “@” or “_” and do not reuse the factory password.

That’s all.

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