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How to build a lifeproof iphone 5/5s gopro adapter, easy

This process will allow you to mount your iPhone 5 Lifeproof cased phone to a GoPro System just as the IPhone 4 was done. Lifeproof does not make a GoPro adapter for the 5 or 5s series cases.

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Remove screw with Phillips screwdriver on iPhone 4 GoPro case holder assembly

Remove screw with Phillips screwdriver on iPhone 4 GoPro case holder assembly

Disassemble iPhone 4 go pro case holder (rear adapter, front plug, caseclamp)

Disassemble iPhone 4 go pro case holder (rear adapter, front plug, caseclamp)

Retain front plug and back go pro adapter

Retain front plug and back go pro adapter

Note: As you can see, front plug is smooth

Note: As you can see, front plug is smooth

Disassemble iPhone 5 belt clip caseholder, inside retainer twists off. U do not need the round plug/retainer or rear belt clip adapter any more. You will be using the caseclamp

Disassemble iPhone 5 belt clip caseholder, inside retainer twists off. U do not need the round plug/retainer or rear belt clip adapter any more. You will be using the caseclamp

Note: the iPhone 5 caseclamp from the beltclip unit has a hole with 4 small tabs molded in

Note: the iPhone 5 caseclamp from the beltclip unit has a hole with 4 small tabs molded in

Use knife or ex to to trim out the small tabs. Be careful and obviously do not cut yourself. A dremel tool or hot knife would also do the job.

Use knife or ex to to trim out the small tabs. Be careful and obviously do not cut yourself. A dremel tool or hot knife would also do the job.

Now the front round plug from the iPhone 4 GoPro adapter assembly drops in

Now the front round plug from the iPhone 4 GoPro adapter assembly drops in

The go pro iPhone 4 GoPro rear adapter  fits the iPhone 5 caseclamp just like it did the iPhone 4 caseclamp

The go pro iPhone 4 GoPro rear adapter fits the iPhone 5 caseclamp just like it did the iPhone 4 caseclamp

The two prices final fit to the iPhone 5 caseclamp

The two prices final fit to the iPhone 5 caseclamp

Reinstall the screw and nut to unit the iPhone 4 GoPro err adapter and front plug to the IPhone 5 belt clip caseclamp.

Reinstall the screw and nut to unit the iPhone 4 GoPro err adapter and front plug to the IPhone 5 belt clip caseclamp.

Assembled pieces mounted to ram mount system, or tripod or any go pro adhesive mount

Assembled pieces mounted to ram mount system, or tripod or any go pro adhesive mount

You now have an iPhone 5 GoPro adapter to hold your iPhone in/on any GoPro or tripod system

You now have an iPhone 5 GoPro adapter to hold your iPhone in/on any GoPro or tripod system

The back side.

  • 1.0 Lifeproof iPhone 4 GoPro caseholder
  • 1.0 Lifeproof iPhone 5 belt clip caseholder
  • 1.0 Lifeproof iPhone 5 case, either one
  • 1.0 Phillips screwdriver
  • 1.0 Small knife
  • 10 minutes