Are you looking for your GoPro serial number?

In this article, you’ll discover how to check the serial number of your GoPro action camera, no matter which model you own. After reading this, you’ll be able to determine which GoPro model you own from its serial number. There’s information regarding almost all GoPro models – from GoPro Hero 4 to the most recent one: the GoPro Hero 9 Black.

What is GoPro Serial Number?


GoPro Serial Number is a unique number given to your GoPro camera, using which you can identify your particular model and piece. Knowing your GoPro model is important for many reasons. One of them is that you can find out which accessories and mounts, SD cards, batteries, and settings are compatible with your model.

There are multiple ways to find your GoPro Serial Number. One of the simplest ways to find it is to check it on the bottom of the box your camera came in. But, how to check the serial number varies according to your GoPro model.

Look up GoPro Serial Number


Here’s how to look up the serial number for different GoPro models, starting from the latest model:

GoPro Hero 9 Black

There are three ways to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 9 Black:

  • Go to the camera menu. Swipe down, and select Preferences > About > Camera Info.
  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment.
  • Find the serial number on the bottom of your camera’s box.

GoPro Hero 8 Black

There are three ways to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 8 Black:

  • Go to the camera menu. Swipe down, and select Preferences > About > Camera Info.
  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment.
  • Find the serial number on the bottom of your camera’s box.

GoPro Max

There are two ways to find the serial number of your GoPro Max:

  • Go to the camera menu. Swipe down, and select Preferences > About > Camera Info.
  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment.

GoPro Hero 7 Black, Silver & White

There are three ways to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 7:

  • Go to the camera menu. Swipe down, and select Preferences > About > Camera Info.
  • Find the serial number on the bottom of your camera’s box.
  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment (Valid for Hero 7 Black only).

Hero 7 Black Serial

GoPro Hero 6 Black

There are four ways to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 6 Black:

  • Go to the camera menu. Swipe down, and select Preferences > About This GoPro > Serial Number.

GoPro Hero 6 Black Serial

  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment.

GoPro Hero 6 Black Serial

  • Find the serial number on the bottom of your camera’s box.

GoPro Hero 6 Black Serial

  • Connect the camera to your computer. Find the version.txt file in the MISC folder for serial number.

GoPro Hero 5 Black

There’s only one way to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 5 Black:

  • Remove the battery and find the number printed in the battery compartment.

GoPro Hero 5 Black Serial

GoPro Hero 5 Session

There’s only one way to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 5 Session:

  • Open the inside of the I/O door next to the charging ports and SD card. You’ll find the number printed inside it.

GoPro Hero 5 Session Serial

GoPro Hero 4 Black & Silver

There’s only one way to find the serial number of your GoPro Hero 4 Black & Silver:

  • Remove the battery and find the white sticker with the serial number inside the battery bay.

Hero 4 Serial number

GoPro Hero 4 Session

  • Open the inside of the I/O door next to the charging ports and SD card. You’ll find the number printed on the door.

Hero 4 Session Serial Number

How to Find GoPro Model from Serial Number


While most GoPro models have their model number printed on the outside of the body, you can also identify it from your camera’s serial number. Every GoPro model comes with a unique serial number, with the same 3-4 opening digits.

Here’s how you can determine what your GoPro’s model is from its serial number:

  • GoPro Hero 9 Black: Serial number begins with C344
  • GoPro Hero 8 Black: Serial number begins with C333
  • GoPro Max: Serial number begins with TBD
  • GoPro Hero 7 Black: Serial number begins with C328
  • GoPro Hero 7 Silver: Serial number begins with C330
  • GoPro Hero 7 White: Serial number begins with C331
  • GoPro Hero 6 Black: Serial number begins with C322
  • GoPro Hero 5 Black: Serial number begins with C316
  • GoPro Hero 5 Session: Serial number begins with C321
  • GoPro Hero 4 Black: Serial number begins with C312
  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver: Serial number begins with C313
  • GoPro Hero 4 Session: Serial number begins with C314

But, What if You Can’t Find GoPro Serial Number?


So, that’s how you find the Serial Number for your GoPro action camera. If you’re unable to find the serial number of your GoPro, chances are that someone has removed it. Or, it’s fake! There are reports of both of these things happening to people. Always remember that an authentic GoPro camera must have a serial number, and be sure to check one before buying.

 

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