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GoPro Serial Number Check: What GoPro Do I Have? (All Models)

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Looking for your GoPro serial number? In this post, you'll learn how to do a GoPro serial number check. And to determine which GoPro model you own. We include the current Hero8 and Max and back to the classic Hero4.

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What GoPro Do I Have?

Knowing which GoPro model you own is important for a number of reasons. Accessories and mounts, sd cards, batteries, and settings can be unique to specific models.

There are two ways to determine which GoPro model you have.

  1. Look on the camera body. Most models have their model number printed on the outside of the body.
  2. Look for the serial number. Below, find a detailed chart to help you find and decipher the serial number from your GoPro. You can usually find the serial number both in-camera and on-camera.

GoPro Serial Number Check (Table)

Using the serial number, you can determine which model you have. And help differentiate between two GoPro cameras.

Here is the complete list of GoPro serial numbers. All you need is the first 4 digits to identify the specific model.

In the following table, the first four digits show what your serial code will begin with.

ModelSerial NumberPhotoRelease Date (US)
Max 360TBD10/24/19
Hero8 BlackC333...9/24/19
Fusion 360
C320...11/2017
Hero7 BlackC328...9/30/18
Hero7 SilverC330...9/30/18
Hero7 WhiteC331...9/30/18
Hero (2018)C332...3/29/18
Hero6 BlackC322...9/28/17
Hero5 BlackC316...10/02/16
Hero5 SessionC321...10/02/16
Hero4 BlackC312...10/2014
Hero4 Silver
C313...10/2014
Hero SessionC314... 4/2016

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How to Find Your GoPro Serial Number (All Models)

This depends on each camera. For most cameras, you can find it in a number of places. In the next section, we'll cover the specific areas for each model.

Where is my GoPro Serial Number?

Here's how to find your GoPro serial number.

GoPro Max

There are two ways to located the serial number in your GoPro Max.

  1. Camera Menu. Swipe down > Preferences > About > Camera Info
  2. Open battery compartment.

Hero8 Black

There are three ways to located the serial number in your GoPro Hero8 Black.

  1. Camera Menu. Swipe down > Preferences > About > Camera Info
  2. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C333…
  3. Locate the serial number on the bottom of the original box.
hero8 black serial number

GoPro Fusion 360

There are two ways to located the serial number in your GoPro Fusion camera.

  1. Camera Menu. Go to Settings > Gear Icon > About.
  2. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C320…

Hero7 Black

There are three ways to located the serial number in your GoPro Hero7 Black.

  1. Camera Menu. Swipe down > Preferences > About > Camera Info
  2. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C328…
  3. Locate the serial number on the bottom of the original box.
hero7 black serial number

Hero7 White / Silver

There are two ways to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero7 White and Silver.

  1. Camera Menu. Swipe down > Preferences > About > Camera Info
  2. Locate the serial number on the bottom of the original box.

You will be looking for a number beginning in C330 (Silver) or C331 (White).

Hero6 Black

There are four ways to located the serial number in your GoPro Hero6 Black.

  1. On Camera Menu. Preferences > About This GoPro > Serial Number
  2. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C322…
  3. Locate the serial number on the bottom of the original box.
  4. After connecting your camera to a computer, locate the version.txt file in the MISC folder. This is auto generated on every SD card used in the camera.

Hero 2018

There is one way to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero (2018).

  1. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C332…

Hero5 Black

There is one way to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero5 Black.

  1. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C316…
hero5 black serial number

Hero5 Session

There is one way to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero5 Session.

  1. Open charging port. Look for the number beginning in C321…

Hero4 Black and Silver

There is one way to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero4 Black and Silver.

  1. Open battery compartment. Look for the number beginning in C312… (Black) or C313… (Silver).
hero4 black serial number

Hero4 Session

There is one way to locate the serial number in your GoPro Hero4 Session.

  1. Open charging port. Look for the number beginning in C314…

Find GoPro Serial Number with Metadata

Your camera tags every photo and video with its serial number. You can find the serial number by opening up a video taken by your GoPro. Then click on the properties of the video to view the serial number.


The best way to determine which GoPro model you have is to look for the external branding. It takes less deciphering than the serial code method.

Once you find your serial number, reference the chart above. Every model has a unique code, with the same opening 3-4 digits.

Why doesn't my GoPro have a serial number?

Good question. Either someone removed it. Or it's a fake. I've read reports of both things happening. But it seems that a knock off GoPro is the most likely thing.

hero8 serial number

More reading: Guide to GoPro Passwords (How to Find and Reset)

Your Turn

Did you find your serial code? Is your GoPro without a serial code? I would love to hear from you. Let me know below!

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Hi, I'm the Author!

Bryan Haines is co-editor of ClickLikeThis: GoPro tutorial blog. He is a travel blogger and content marketer. He is also co-founder of GringosAbroad (Ecuador's largest blog for expats and travelers) and Storyteller Media (content marketing for travel brands). Work with ClickLikeThis.

1 comment… add one
  • Martin Pileso May 24, 2020, 10:56 am

    Hi, great article. I was wondering how to check the manufacture date by serial number as i own a gph7b but would also like to buy a h4s. There was however a broad issue with earlier models of both the hero 4 silver and black where you would get a terrible chopping noise in the background of your playback if the footage was recorded with wifi on via the app. This would be extremely useful in deciding on a purchase before going ahead and risk buying one of the earlier faulty models. I owned a new hero 4 silver with this issue and after jumping through many hoops and 2 replacement cameras later being shipped out by gopro i finally received a working one. Would there be any way of confirming this? I have contacted gopro support and fairly enough i didn’t expect them to be of much help considering i was planning on a 2nd hand purchase which would not be in their interest but this info must be available somewhere?

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