GoPro Camera Connection Error – how to fix – Step by step

GoPro Camera Connection Error

Hero 9 Webcam gopro camera connection error, Computer Not Recognizing GoPro? , Camera is not Recognized on GoPro App for Desktop, The latest laptops don’t have a webcam these days. To get connect with your online learning you need to buy an external webcam unless you have a GoPro. Yes, that’s right, if you have a GoPro, you don’t have to buy a new webcam for your laptop, all you have to do is to follow these steps correctly to set up your GoPro as a webcam.

Supported Models

GoPro HERO 7 Black
GoPro HERO 8 Black
GoPro HERO 9 Black

and GoPro Hero 10 Black

01. First you have to update your GoPro to the latest firmware, using the GoPro Quik app. Today we are not going to teach you how to update your GoPro, there are plenty videos to teach you that on the internet.

02. In your GoPro, go to “Connections” settings, “USB Connection”, select “GoPro Connect”.

03. Install “GoPro Webcam” to your Windows or Mac PC.

Windows users can download the “GoPro Webcam” app here.

Mac uses can download here.

After installing you will find the app icon like this.

04. When you double click the icon, in the taskbar notification area you will find an icon like this.

If you got this, means you are on the right track.

05. When you connect your GoPro via USB , error massage might come like this.

This means “GoPro Webcam” app selected the wrong graphic option.

06. Now you have to change the graphic options from the “GoPro Webcam” app. To do that, click the GoPro icon on the taskbar notification area.

From the menu, select “Preferences

Then Select intel graphics from the Graphic Device dropdown menu.

Now almost done. You have to restart your computer to take effect of the settings.

07. After you restart, open the “GoPro Webcam” app, and then connect your GoPro, then switch on the camera. Now GoPro icon in the taskbar notification area will indicate blue dot, which means your GoPro has been connected successfully.

08. Click the icon again and select preview, Then you can switch on the camera preview. This blue dot will change to a red dot when the camera is on. You have fixed the GoPro Camera Connection Error and if you really happy with readadict please leave us a comment.

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