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Follow me problem

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by thestone11, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. thestone11

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    Went for a quick flight this morning to try everything out. Got a weird encounter with follow me mode, whenever I tried to activate follow me, I got a message pop up said "cannot enable GPS" but I got 17 sat locked in with perfect signal.
     
  2. wotblake

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    I believe that means it cannot enable GPS on your phone/tablet. That is how it follows you. Does your device have a built in GPS? Many do not.
     
  3. D4T_PoM

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    You need to have GPS enabled device i.e tablet or phone which you are using with the RC
     
  4. 2k3sgm

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    do you have GPS on the device you're using as display? Tablet or phone.
     
  5. Matt W Ruff

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    Is the control phone/tablet (i.e.) the device you running the go App on have GPS. I had the problem with my iPad mini 2 but then I switched to my iPhone and it work just fine
     
  6. III% Streve

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    How many people can say the same thing?
     
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    wait, does your device have GPS?
     
  8. Chris P Duck

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    Think I've cracked it, does your mobile device have GPS?

    Looks like I was first with the solution there... Oh, wait
     
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    It's a little irritating that not one person has asked if his phone or tablet has GPS.... :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Phantom19

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    The standard ipad mini 2 does not work with follow me
     
  11. III% Streve

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    Is that because it doesn't have GPS?
     
  12. ZX10R203

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    What if you run the iPad mini 2 (no gps) through a cell phone for the data/gps?
     
  13. III% Streve

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    Data is not GPS. Cell service is not GPS. The ONLY source for GPS is GPS IN the device being used to control the bird
     
  14. bbfpv

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    So the GPS has to be IN the device?
     
  15. III% Streve

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    Yes... Until next week when an update to all Apple products is set to secretly release that enables some new GPS feature that is hidden in all Apple products. I was going to leak this in another thread, but this seems like a legit place.
     
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    So did this get sorted out? I just got my P3Pro and have flown it 3 times now using an ipad mini 2, same problem, follow me doesn't work. ios 9.2, latest updates from DJI on everything. Is this a software issue or simply the ipad mini doesn't have any kind of gps functionality?
     
  17. biff74

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    I also have a iPad mini 2 fitted with SIM card and GPS, but it did not work in follow me mode. My iPhone 6 worked fine.
     
  18. Grady

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    Make sure you have location services enabled, and more likely go to settings on your iPad, at the first screen scroll down to the DJI GO app and make sure that using location is enabled (while using app)
     
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    I'd love this problem as I'm device less, it ain't what it used to be