GoPro HERO (2018)

Tips, tricks, reviews, and accessories related to how to use the GoPro HERO (2018) action camera.

  • Memory Cards

Best SD Card for GoPro Cameras

After extensive use and testing, here are my practical recommendations on the best SD cards for GoPro cameras. Read More

May 16, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

GoPro Charging Cable Guide

GoPro cameras have used three different USB charging cables. Which type of charging cable you need depends on which camera… Read More

April 6, 2020
  • Mounts & Grips

My Pick for the Best GoPro Trigger Grip

Using a pistol trigger with a GoPro provides a comfortable grip and a more precise way to operate the shutter.… Read More

October 15, 2019
  • Mounts & Grips

My Pick for Best GoPro Float Pole

If you're taking your GoPro out on the water, sometimes you need something that combines flotation with extended reach. Here… Read More

March 25, 2020
  • Housings & Cases

How and When to Use a GoPro Super Suit Dive Housing

The GoPro Super Suit adds extra protection and lets you take your GoPro much deeper than the built-in waterproof protection.… Read More

October 2, 2019
  • Accessories
  • Tips

Tips for Using GoPros In and Around Water

One of the great things about GoPros is that they're fearless around water. Here are some tips for getting better… Read More

October 1, 2019
  • Remote Control
  • Tips

How to Reset and Find a GoPro’s Wifi Password and Network ID

If you're trying to reset your GoPro's wifi password or just look up what it is so you can connect,… Read More

April 2, 2020
  • Troubleshooting

How to Turn On a GoPro that Won’t Turn On

Turning on a GoPro is usually very simple. But sometimes you can run into situations where your GoPro won't turn… Read More

July 19, 2019
  • Memory Cards

How to Format an SD Card for GoPro

Formating the GoPro's SD card gets the card ready for use and keeps the filesystem healthy and minimizes the risk… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO7 White vs HERO (2018)

Here's my in-depth, hands-on comparison for the similarities and differences between the HERO7 White and the HERO (2018). Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Accessories

DigiPower Refuel ActionPack Extended Battery for GoPro Cameras

The ReFuel ActionPack is a waterproof extended battery for the GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018). Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Tips

Putting Your GoPro in a Life Vest with a Bodhi Floaty Case

GoPros don't float by themselves. So if you let it go or it gets knocked loose unintentionally, you'll need to… Read More

July 19, 2019
  • Housings & Cases
  • Tips

How to Replace the Lens Cover on a GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018)

A step-by-step guide to removing and replacing the lens cover on the GoPro HERO5 Black for replacing a scratched cover… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO5 Session vs HERO (2018)

Here's a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO5 Session compares with the new HERO (2018), including video and photo… Read More

May 8, 2020
  • Tips

How to Control the HERO (2018) Remotely

Although the GoPro HERO (2018) isn't compatible with the Remo or Smart Remotes, there are still a couple of ways… Read More

September 4, 2019
  • Photos

GoPro HERO (2018) Photo Resolution, Modes, and Settings

Here's a rundown of the relevant modes and settings of the photo mode on the GoPro HERO (2018), including file… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Tips

How to Use GoPro’s QuikCapture to Power On and Start Filming with a Single Press

GoPro's QuickCapture feature is designed as a one-press way to power the camera up and start shooting immediately. There are… Read More

April 7, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO5 Black vs HERO (2018)

Here's a detailed side-by-side comparison of the GoPro HERO (2018) and the HERO5 Black in features, capabilities, and performance. Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO (2018) vs HERO6 Black

The HERO (2018) and the HERO6 Black look the same, but there are lots of differences in features and capabilities.… Read More

April 26, 2020
  • Video

Video Resolutions, Framerates, and Modes on the HERO (2018)

Here's a rundown of the video resolutions, framerates, fields of view, and modes that are available on the GoPro HERO… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Memory Cards

Which SD Cards to Get for the GoPro HERO (2018)

Here are some SD card recommendations for the GoPro HERO (2018) camera. Read More

May 12, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

Best Extended Batteries for GoPro HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018)

While there aren't a lot of options for external batteries for the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black, there are… Read More

September 4, 2019
  • Batteries & Charging

An Extended Battery in a Waterproof Housing for the GoPro HERO7, HERO6, and HERO5 Black

If you're after an extended battery for the GoPro HERO6 Black or HERO5 Black that's waterproof, the new Oumers Side… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

Can You Run a GoPro HERO8, HERO7, or HERO6 with External Power but Without an Internal Battery?

Wondering whether you can run the GoPro HERO8, HERO7, HERO6, and HERO5 Black with external power without having the internal… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Accessories

Adding a Water Repellent Film to Reduce Water Drops on a GoPro Lens

Ugly water drops on the GoPro lens can really ruin the shot. The XClear Hydrophobic Lens Protectors are designed to… Read More

April 23, 2020
  • Housings & Cases

Using Dome Ports with GoPros for Over/Under Water Split Photos

If you're looking to get split photos of above and below the water line, a dome port is what you… Read More

April 1, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging
  • Mounts & Grips

Hands-on Review of the Wasabi Power Clutch for GoPro Cameras

The Wasabi Power Hand Grip is an external USB battery and hand grip in one. It's a convenient way to… Read More

March 20, 2020
  • Tips
  • Troubleshooting

Do GoPro Touchscreens Work Underwater?

Wondering if the touchscreen on the back of your GoPro camera works underwater? Read More

March 20, 2020
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

What the GoPro Spot Meter Does

Wondering what the GoPro spot meter does? Here's an explanation what it does, how it works, and which GoPros have… Read More

March 20, 2020
  • Video

What are GoPro LRV and THM Files For? GoPro’s Video File Formats Explained

Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here's what they do. Read More

March 16, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

Batteries and Chargers for the HERO7 Black, HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, and HERO (2018)

GoPros have never had particularly good battery life. So having spare batteries on hand, along with an external charger, can… Read More

February 12, 2020
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

Pros and Cons of Using a GoPro as an Everyday or Travel Camera

Can you use a GoPro as a travel camera? Absolutely. But before you rely exclusively on your GoPro for that… Read More

April 8, 2020