GoPro Care: 5 Things to Know About the New GoPro Warranty

There is a new GoPro Warranty directly from GoPro that will help you get a new GoPro or fix your GoPro if you break it from a drop or accident. GoPro Care is a special GoPro warranty option that covers issues the one that comes with your camera doesn’t.

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This is a new option to protect your GoPro from drops, water damage and other accidental damage.

If you are buying a GoPro in 2016, GoPro Care is something you should consider to protect your investment.

What you need to know about GoPro Care, a new GoPro warranty option.

What you need to know about GoPro Care, a new GoPro warranty option.

What is GoPro Care?

GoPro Care - GoPro Warranty Details - 1GoPro Care is a special GoPro warranty option that covers accidental damage and extends the manufacturer warranty to two years.

Every GoPro comes with a 30 day money back guarantee and a one year GoPro warranty that covers manufacturer defects. This doesn’t cover accidental damage if you drop your camera or if it falls into water without a case on it.

That’s where GoPro Care comes into play with an extended warranty that covers accidents and delivers access to premium support and GoPro Consulting.

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What does GoPro Care Cover?

GoPro Care is like AppleCare for your GoPro. It extends the coverage from manufacturer defects to two years, and it adds accidental coverage to your GoPro for two years.

The GoPro Care warranty covers your GoPro camera and mounts or accessories that you purchased within 60 days of buying this special GoPro Warranty.

It covers a broken GoPro from a drop, exposure to water or other damage. Although it is not specifically mentioned this should also cover accidents like running over the GoPro that fell off you car mount.

You need to have the GoPro in your possession to use GoPro Care, so if someone steals it or you drop it into the ocean and cannot recover it you are out of luck.

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GoPro Care Bonuses

In addition to a better GoPro Care warranty, buying GoPro Care adds three more features that can help you get a replacement faster and better overall support.

GoPro Care includes Rapid Camera Replacement which means that they will send a replacement camera wherever you are — even if you are on vacation or on a shoot.

Premium Customer Support includes GoPro expert assistance that includes priority phone support, 24/7 chat and email support for camera and software problems.

You also get access to GoPro consulting that can help you learn GoPro editing tips and tricks, access to special insider blogs and best practices.

Can I Buy GoPro Care?

If your GoPro is older than 60 days, you are out of luck.

If your GoPro is older than 60 days, you are out of luck.

You can buy GoPro Care for the Hero 4 Black, Hero 4 Silver and Hero Session. If you’ve bought the GoPro within the last 60 days you can buy GoPro Care for your camera.

Unfortunately there is no way to buy this for your older camera. The time limitation is meant to stop users from buying it after an accident. Even if your year old GoPro is still working you cannot buy GoPro Care.

When you buy a new GoPro, then you can buy GoPro Care and activate it online.

How Much Does GoPro Care Cost?

GoPro Care - GoPro Warranty Details - 2The GoPro Care price varies depending on what camera you buy. The more expensive the camera is, the more you need to pay.

  • GoPro Hero4 Black GoPro Care – $99
  • GoPro Hero4 Silver GoPro Care – $79
  • GoPro Hero Session GoPro Care – $39

If you need to use GoPro Care for a manufacturer defect you don’t need to pay, but if there is accidental damage you need to pay a fee. You get two accidental damage claims per camera.

When you make an accidental damage claim, you need to pay a $79 claim service fee that is non refundable.

What’s New in iOS 10.1

What's New in iOS 10.1

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What's New in iOS 10.1

This is a list of what's new in iOS 10.1, including new features like Portrait mode on the iPhone 7 Plus and a number of important fixes for the iPhone and iPad. 

 


 

Camera and Photos


 

  • Introduces Portrait Camera for iPhone 7 Plus that creates a depth effect that keeps your subject sharp while creating a beautifully blurred background (beta)
  • People names in the Photos app are saved in iCloud backups
  • Improved the display of wide color gamut photos in the grid views of the Photos app
  • Fixes an issue where opening the Camera app would show a blurred or flashing screen for some users
  • Fixes an issue that caused Photos to quit for some users when turning on iCloud Photo Library

Maps

 


  • Transit support for every major train, subway, ferry, and national bus line, as well as local bus systems for Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya
  • Sign-based transit navigation including layouts of all underground structures and walkways that connect large transit stations
  • Transit fare comparison when viewing alternative transit routes

Messages

 


  • New option to replay bubble and full screen effects
  • Messages effects can play with Reduce Motion enabled
  • Fixes an issue that could lead to contact names appearing incorrectly in Messages
  • Addresses an issue where Messages could open to a white screen
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent the report junk option from displaying with unknown senders
  • Fixes an issue where videos captured and sent in the Messages app could be missing audio

Apple Watch

 


  • Adds distance and average pace to workout summaries in the Activity app for outdoor wheelchair run pace and outdoor wheelchair walk pace
  • Fixes issues that may have prevented Music playlists from syncing to Apple Watch
  • Addresses an issue that was preventing invitations and data to appear in Activity Sharing
  • Fixes an issue that was allowing Activity Sharing to update over cellular when manually disabled
  • Resolves an issue that was causing some third-party apps to crash when inputting text

Other improvements and fixes

 


  • Improves Bluetooth connectivity with 3rd party accessories
  • Improves AirPlay Mirroring performance when waking a device from sleep
  • Fixes an issue where playback would not work for iTunes purchased content when the "Show iTunes Purchases" setting is turned off
  • Fixes an issue where certain selfie apps and face filters used with the FaceTime HD Camera on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus did not display a live preview
  • Fixes an issue in Health where individual strokes are converted to separate characters when using the Chinese handwriting keyboard
  • Improves performance of sharing websites from Safari to Messages
  • Fixes an issue in Safari that caused web previews in tab view to not display correctly
  • Fixes an issue that caused certain Mail messages to be reformatted with very small text
  • Fixes an issue that caused some HTML email to be formatted incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue that in some cases caused the search field to disappear in Mail
  • Fixes an issue that could prevent Today View Widgets from updating when launched
  • Fixes an issue where Weather widget sometimes failed to load data
  • Fixes an issue on iPhone 7 where Home Button click settings would not appear in search results
  • Fixes an issue that prevented spam alert extensions from blocking calls
  • Resolves an issue that could prevent alarm sounds from going off
  • Fixes an issue where audio playback via Bluetooth would cause the Taptic engine to stop providing feedback for some users
  • Resolves an issue preventing some users from restoring from iCloud Backup
  • For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:  https://support.apple.com/HT201222 

Keep reading to check out the iOS 10 features and iOS 10.1 features that these updates offer.

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