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  1. ByeByeDrone

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    I was purchasing a phantom 4 that was being demoed to me and when the person was flying it, the app displayed "Safe to fly (GPS)".

    The next day I went to go fly it in the same spot and the display reads "Ready to fly (GPS)".

    My question is what is the difference between the two?

    During my flight I had 17 satellites. Another thing to note is that the "follow-me" mode would not work because it was in "ready to fly" and not "safe to fly"

    Thank you
     
  2. Mark The Droner

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    Are you sure you were in Phantom (P) mode the second flight? If you were in A mode, you'd be flying without GPS but GPS would still be available for RTH.
     
  3. tevek

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    Agreed Marknmd, same thing happened to me until I realised I had knocked the mode selector switch whilst dragging it out of the carry case. You need P mode for the follow me function. Ended up putting reminder stickers on both the drone and controller.