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essential to upgrade firmware?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by drdab99, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. drdab99

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    Hello - I'm a newbie to this drone and forum, so please forgive me if this is a stupid question. Is it essential to update the firmware if your drone is functioning properly? I see a lot of horror stories reported with updates and it's making me a little gunshy.
     
  2. msinger

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    It's not essential and the DJI GO app will not force you to install it.
     
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    It is completely voluntary. If you are not having problems and the update does not have anything new that interest you could choose to not update. ;)
     
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    If you decide to update, how big are the files? Will it zap my phone data package?


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    Updates are usually around 30 MB zipped -- or 60 MB unzipped.