How to Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black?



updated on 2020-10-22 to Data Recovery

Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black

"I have a GoPro HERO8 Black camcorder containing some important videos and photos. I connected the storage device to my PC to transfer some videos. During the process, I mistakenly deleted one of Videos. Is it possible to recover deleted videos from GoPro camcorder?"

Hobbyists, professional stuntmen, sports enthusiasts and many more prefer to captures high definition videos of sporting events and adventure sports such as water skiing, play surfing, Motorsports, jet-skiing, etc with GoPro HERO8 Black and HERO9 Black.

2 Methods to Retrieve Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black

Capturing high precision videos involves a lot of hard work and dedication. Therefore, it would be highly demotivating if such videos are deleted due to any reason. But don’t worry! The deleted or lost videos can be recovered in 2 ways.

Important Tips for Successful deleted GoPro Video Recovery:

Stop using the SD card immediately, preferably, take it out of your GoPro camcorder when you find you lost your videos. If you continue using the card, there’s a high risk of overwriting the data you’re trying to recover, which will make it much more difficult to recover (or practically impossible).

Method 1. Steps to Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro Plus Backup

If you have taken GoPro Plus subscription, your videos will get automatically uploaded to GoPro cloud storage anytime, when your GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black is connected to Wi-Fi and plugged into a wall charger. In this case, you can easily retrieve deleted GoPro videos from this cloud storage.

Just open your GoPro Plus account either through GoPro mobile app, Quik for desktop or in browser via

You can view and restore the deleted videos from there. GoPro Plus works on Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows PC. If you maintain your own backup folder on local drive, check there for the lost GoPro videos.

Method 2. Steps to Recover Deleted Videos with Magoshare GoPro Recovery Software

If you didn’t take GoPro Plus subscription, you can try third-party GoPro file recovery software to retrieve your videos. Here, we recommend Magoshare Data Recovery. It will scan the SD card and find all the deleted videos from GoPro HERO8 Black, HERO9 Black or other Go Pro HERO cameras - HERO5, HERO6 and HERO7 Black. Except for deleted videos recovery, Magoshare GoPro file recovery software also works well to recover videos lost due to GoPro camera SD card formatting, corruption, GoPro SD card error, etc.

Step 1. Download and install Magoshare Data Recovery on your computer.

Step 2. Connect GoPro HERO8 Black or GoPro HERO9 Black to your computer. Magoshare Data Recovery will quickly recognize the GoPro camera or SD card.

Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black

Step 3. Select the GoPro HERO8 Black or GoPro HERO9 Black, then click on Scan button. Magoshare Data Recovery will deeply scan your GoPro and find all lost videos/photos.

Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black

Step 4. Once the scan is completed, you can preview all recoverable files. Then select the wanted files and save them by clicking on Recover Now button.

Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro HERO8 Black/HERO9 Black

After all these steps, you can successfully recover deleted videos from your GoPro camcorder. Apart from deletion, there are other reasons that result in GoPro video loss and call for software. So we strongly recommend you to always have a backup card handy, just in case. It’s the most efficient way to keeping your GoPro video and photos safe.

Magoshare Data Recovery supports to recover lost data from all types of GoPros, such as GoPro Hero 7/8/9, GoPro max and SD card, USB flash drive, HDD, SSD, etc. Just download this data recovery software here: