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How to Update a DJI Phantom 4 Advanced Drone

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to update the firmware on your DJI drone and remote control.
You'll Need:
  • The drone and remote control batteries to be fully charged.
  • The provided USB cable.
  • A computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
  • The device specific app installed:
    • DJI GO 4 app on a mobile device,
    • DJI Assistant 2 on a computer.

1 Charge Batteries

  1. Plug the charger into a power outlet.
    DJI Phantom 4 charger.
  2. Plug the remote control charging cable into the right side of the remote control.
    Charging cable connected to remote control.
  3. Plug the battery charging cable into the battery.
    Charging cable connected to battery.
  4. If you have more than one battery, plug them all into the charging hub.
    Drone batteries plugged into charging hub.
  5. You will see the battery indicator lights on the remote control and batteries scrolling until they will turn off meaning they are fully charged.
    Battery and remote control lights showing charging progress.

? What type of device would you like to use to update the firmware?

  1. Mobile Device
  2. Computer

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