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DJI Go App Drains All Power iPhone 6 in 5 Min

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Trenman, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Trenman

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    I know others have had this issue using Galaxies and other phones however I did not see anyone report this on an iphone and I didnt see a solution or anything, so I am going to post my problem:

    I launched the DJI Go App from my iphone 6 with a 95% charge and after no more than 5 minutes, my phone shut off due to a complete battery drain. Thank god I had an ipad mini to swap it out, because my P3P was about a mile away doing its own thing for at least a minute.

    Has anyone else had this issue with an iPhone? If so, was there any fix or is this still a problem?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. impilot51

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    No issues here. I use an iPhone 6s+ with App version 2.4.2. I can fly 4 batteries on my P3P and my phone will use about 25% - 30% of its battery. I would delete the app and reinstall, as well as hard reset your phone.


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  3. did3d

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    no probleme with iphon6
     
  4. PhantomPlanet

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    has this happened more than once? have you tried restarting the phone? reinstalling the DJI app? my phone usually drains quickly just because I have it in maximum brightness while flying. I keep a USB battery pack in my case now for this situation.
     
  5. Oso

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    If not due to cold weather, perhaps one of these related threads will have some good advice for you.

    iPhone 6 battery dead after 1 flight... | DJI Phantom Forum

    Draining battery on my phone | DJI Phantom Forum

    iPhone dies in cold weather fast | DJI Phantom Forum
     
  6. Trenman

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    Yes this keeps happening despite reinstalling software. Maybe Ill stick with the ipad. Thanks everyone!
     
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    Sounds more like a battery issue??
     
  8. Quinten

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    Yea my 6 plus usually goes threw 20% for one full flight


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  9. alokbhargava

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    How did you use USB power pack as USB port gets busy communicating with RC?
     
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    My iphone 5s uses power like crazy. At least 50% for a 15 minute flight. It has been very cold where I live and fly and I found it helps to start with a nice warm iphone so I put mine on my vehicle defroster to warm it before flights and it helps. I have even thought of taping a chemical hand warmer pack to it but have not tried yet. My coldest flight was -25 F.
     
  11. Oso

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    I think he has a P3S.
     
  12. PhantomPlanet

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    correct. I guess I wasn't paying attention to the section I was replying in.

    forgive my ignorance but does the adv/pro RC not charge the phone while connected?
     
  13. robinb

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    i have a 6 + and it takes less than 10% on a flight.
     
  14. Nstrong48

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    my iphone 6 shut off on me in 15f degrees the other day, just normal use while at the park with the kid. kind of glad that happened to me so I know now. it was after about 5 - 10 minutes