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How To Connect Autel Drone To Mobile Phone?

The Autel drone kit comes with a remote control, if you want a good connection between your Autel drone and your phone, check out this guide.

Can I connect the drone to my phone without a remote control?

When your drone is EVO Nano Series, EVO Lite Series and Autel EVO II V2, your remote control needs to be connected to your mobile phone in order to better operate the drone.

Of course, the EVO II V2 drone comes with a standard simple remote control. The remote control screen is smaller. You can use the remote control to control the drone, or you can install a mobile phone on the remote control to control the drone.

Autel EVO II V3 series and Autel EVO Max series are equipped with smart remote controls. The remote controls have corresponding software and firmware versions. At this time, the mobile phone does not support downloading of drone remote control applications, and there is no need to connect to the mobile phone.

How to ensure the correct connection between Autel drone and mobile phone?

Download the Autel Explorer or Autel Sky app: Depending on your drone model, visit the App Store (for iOS devices) or Google Play Store (for Android devices) and download the Autel Explorer app (available for Autel EVO and EVO II series) or Autel Sky app (for Autel EVO Nano and EVO Lite series).

Turn on your drone: Press the power button to turn on your Autel drone.

Connect your phone to the controller: Connect your phone to the controller's phone holder, then connect the controller to your phone using the appropriate USB cable that comes with the Autel controller.

Power on the controller: Power on the controller and it should automatically connect to your drone.

Open the Autel Explorer or Autel Sky app: Launch the app on your phone. The app should automatically connect to the drone and display live video from the drone's camera.

After completing these steps, you should be able to control your Autel drone using your phone and view live video from the drone's camera.

Solve the connection problem between drone and mobile phone

Connection issues between the drone and your phone can be caused by a variety of reasons, such as low battery, physical damage, inconsistent firmware, controller issues, or interfering background applications. If you encounter this type of issue, follow these troubleshooting steps:

Battery power

Check the battery level of the drone and controller. If the battery is low, fully charge both devices before trying to connect again.

Firmware update

Make sure the firmware on your drone, controller and mobile app is updated to the latest version. Outdated firmware can cause connectivity issues. Updates often come with bug fixes and new features that enhance connectivity between devices.

Reinstall the drone app

Updates to your phone's operating system may change app permissions, causing connectivity issues. In this case, deleting and reinstalling the drone app on your phone can solve the problem.

Test using different phones

If the problem persists, try connecting your drone to another phone. This can help you determine whether the problem is with the drone or the original phone.

Controller reset

Resetting the drone controller to factory settings can also resolve connectivity issues. After resetting, try to resync the drone with the controller or phone.

Network settings

Check your phone's network settings to make sure they meet your drone's requirements. Any differences may break the connection.

Physical inspection

Inspect your drone and its controls for any visible signs of damage or wear. If you find any damaged parts, they may be the cause of connection problems and may need to be replaced.

If after following these steps your drone still won't connect to your phone, it's best to contact the drone manufacturer. They can provide additional troubleshooting assistance or determine if your drone needs repair or replacement.

In conclusion

Connecting a drone to a mobile phone is the first step for novice consumer drones. The Autelpilot store provides you with as many Autel drone usage guides and instructions as possible, allowing you to easily connect the drone to your phone. Create seamless connections.

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How To Connect iPhone or Android device to Autel EVO II Remote Controller?

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