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iPhone 6+ locked up 2 times in flight

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by jbadallas, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. jbadallas

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    Was just flying my P3. Everything was good in terms of settings but my video was cutting in and out. I restarted and took off. I was a good distance away but had an excellent connection. I was flying by the map when I realized the P3 wasn't moving anymore. The app had locked up completely. I noticed on the video that it was cutting in and out again before the lockup. I did a RTH to get back because I didn't have a good visual.

    When it landed I reset everything again and the same thing happe with the phone and app. Since it was a short, low flight I used the controller to land.

    Has this happened to anyone else? The P3 and controller were working perfectly. My phone I believe is ok. I've never had an app lockup in years. The app and firmware are all up to date.
     
  2. bbfpv

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    It's happened to a bunch of people. Search the forum for app freeze. I'm guessing it's hot where you were flying?
     
  3. jbadallas

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    Found the thread in particular. Thanks. I posted to that. Yes, it's hot and once you pointed it out, it makes sense. Now trying to figure out a fix.
     
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    Fly from inside your car w/ the a/c on :) Works surprisingly well.
     
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    I was kidding when I originally posted a link to a little battery powered fan... but now I am actually considering it... I live in Florida and have had a couple experiences with the high temp warning on the iPhone 6 plus (in direct sunlight).... maybe there's an easy way to rig a clip on fan pointing at the iPhone?
     
  6. jbadallas

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    I've done a little research. The best thing is to turn off most of the location services on your phone. Plus the WiFi and Bluetooth. I had a lot going on in the background. Maybe running the ac on the phone beforehand may help too. I wish I knew what in the app causes the phone to run hot and use up the battery. It would be nice for them to address that.
     
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    I'm pretty sure my problem was caused by direct sunlight in Florida :)