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GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control User Guide

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GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control User Guide

Go Pro UG H10-H9 Waterproof Remote Control

The First Step
You may need to upgrade your camera’s software before you can use The Remote. For step-by-step instructions, go to gopro.com/update.

The GoPro brand is known for its action cameras that capture high-quality video and photos in various extreme environments. While GoPro cameras usually come with a built-in remote control functionality through their companion mobile app, there are also standalone remote control devices available for more convenient and hands-free operation. However, as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, GoPro had not released a separate physical remote control specifically designed for their cameras.

It’s important to note that GoPro regularly introduces new products and updates its lineup, so there may have been developments since my knowledge cutoff. I recommend visiting the official GoPro website or contacting their customer support for the most up-to-date information on remote control options for GoPro cameras.

The Basics

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  1. Power Button
  2. Status Light
  3. Preset Button
  4. Status Screen
  5. Mode Button
  6. Shutter Button
  7. USB-C Port


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Flip open the USB-C port cover.
Insert the included USB-C cable into the port. Connect the other end of the cable to a computer or other USB
power source.

Note: Be sure that the computer is connected to a power source. If the remote status screen does not indicate that the remote is charging, use a different USB port.

CAUTION: Be sure the USB-C port is dry before inserting the cable.

Powering On + Off

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    Press the Power buttonGoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 4 .
    Press and hold the Power button GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 4 for two seconds.

Wearing The Remote

The attachment strap lets you wear your remote on your wrist or attach it to a grip, bike handlebars, backpack straps, and more.
Heads Up: The Remote is waterproof to 16ft (5m), but will not work under water.

  1. Thread the strap through the slots on the back of the remote.GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 5
  2. Position the remote along the strap as shown.GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 6
  3. Thread the end of the strap through the underside of the plastic ring.GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 7
  4. Fold the strap back onto itself and use the hook and loop fasteners to secure the strap. Fold any excess strap back onto itself for added security.GoPro UG H10-H9 Remote Control fig 8

Pairing The Remote and Your GoPro

The Remote can control up to 5 cameras at a time from up to 196 feet (60m) away in optimal conditions. Your camera recognizes only one remote at a time.
*Dependent on camera model, terrain, obstructions, electromagnetic interference, and environmental conditions.

  1. Power off The Remote.
  2. On your camera, complete these steps:
    a. From the rear screen, swipe down to access the Dashboard.
    b. HERO10 Black and HERO9 Black—swipe left, and then tap Connections >Connect Device > The Remote.
    HERO8 Black and MAX—tap Preferences > Connections > Connect Device > Remote.
    Your camera will automatically begin pairing.
  3. Power on The Remote.
  4. “Pair new” will appear on the remote’s screen. Press the Shutter button to start pairing.

Your remote and camera will automatically connect when both are on. Make sure your camera’s wireless connections are on if they fail to connect.
Tap Preferences > Connections > Wireless Connections to turn on wireless.

Heads Up: Your camera cannot be connected to The Remote and the GoPro app at the same time. You must disconnect the app to connect The Remote or power off The Remote to connect the app.

Press and hold the Mode and Shutter buttons simultaneously for 8 seconds if you need to reset your remote.

WARNING: Do not use with The Remote while operating motor vehicles or while engaged in activities like biking, skateboarding, skiing, and surfing.

Capturing Video and Photos


  1. Press the Mode button repeatedly to cycle to the mode that you want.
  2. Press the Shutter button to start capturing.
  3. To stop capturing video or time lapse, press the Shutter button again.

If your camera goes out of range of the remote while you are recording, recording will continue until you stop it.

Press the Preset button to see all the presets for the selected mode.

  1. Press the Mode button repeatedly to cycle through the presets.
  2. Press the Shutter button to select the preset that you want.

PRO TIP: Mark favorite moments by pressing the Mode button on the remote during recording. This adds a HiLight Tag that makes those moments easier to find later.


  • Quik Capture
  • Manual capture of multiple photos while recording video with multiple cameras
  • GoPro app connectivity

To learn how to set screen orientation and control multiple cameras, visit gopro.com/advanced-remote-setup.


Q: What is a GoPro remote control?
A: A GoPro remote control is a device that allows you to wirelessly control your GoPro camera. It provides convenient access to various camera functions, such as capturing photos, recording videos, changing camera settings, and more.

Q: What types of remote controls are available for GoPro cameras?
A: GoPro offers different types of remote controls, including the Smart Remote and the GoPro app for mobile devices. The Smart Remote is a dedicated hardware remote control, while the GoPro app allows you to control your camera using your smartphone or tablet.

Q: How does the Smart Remote work?
A: The GoPro Smart Remote uses a wireless connection (Bluetooth or Wi-Fi) to communicate with your GoPro camera. It pairs with your camera and enables you to control it from a distance, typically up to a range of around 180 to 200 feet (55 to 60 meters).




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