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GoPro Hero Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. GoPro Hero Battery Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Power off your GoPro before beginning disassembly.

    • Unclip the black latch to the camera case and open the case.

  2. GoPro Hero Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Gently pry the back open by inserting a metal spudger between the case and back panel.

  3. GoPro Hero Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by unplugging the red, white, and black wires from the white adapter.

    • Use a plastic spudger to pry the battery off from the white plastic piece underneath.

    • The battery is glued to the plastic so some force might be necessary.

    • Be careful not to damage the battery to avoid releasing dangerous chemicals.

  4. GoPro Hero Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery from the GoPro.


To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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The tutorial is excellent, even with a link to the tools needed, but no link to battery sale.

Could you please include this?

juliomap - Reply

Very good tutorial thank you. But I can also find no place to buy a new battery... But here is a petition to make Gopro sell spare parts:

maire - Reply

I followed these steps and inadvertently pulled not only the battery plug but its adapter (housing) at the same time. Now I can't plug the battery back in because there's no place to plug it! Contacting GoPro they stressed that the battery is not intended for removal.

erikwikstrom - Reply

Awesome! Could you also show us how to put in a new battery, how do i prep my battery? What type of a battery can i use ? Thanks a lot !!

John misquita - Reply

now add go pro to rice for a day and pray.

chadd23 - Reply

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