Battery – GoPro HERO User Manual
Your HERO camera, battery, and housing are integrated. You cannot
remove the camera from the housing, or remove the battery from
The battery icon displayed in the camera status screen blinks
when the battery drops below 10%. If the battery reaches 0% while
recording, the camera saves the file and powers off.
MAXIMIZING BATTERY LIFE
Extreme cold temperatures can decrease battery life. To maximize
battery life in cold conditions, keep the camera in a warm place prior
PRO TIP: QuikCapture helps maximize battery life. For details, see
The battery charges to 80% in approximately one hour and 100% in
approximately two hours when using a USB charging adapter. Some
chargers might charge at a slower rate.
USING THE CAMERA WHILE CHARGING
You can capture video and photos while charging the camera’s
battery. Plug the camera into a USB charging device using the
included USB cable. Performance of non-GoPro chargers cannot be
guaranteed. You cannot use your HERO while charging it through a
NOTICE: Only use USB charging adapters marked 5V 1A. If you do not
know the voltage and amperage of your charger, use the included USB
cable to charge the camera from your computer.