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P3A Point of Interest not working on Ipad Mini 4

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by AmmoMafia, May 13, 2016.

  1. AmmoMafia

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    I recently purchased a P3A and a Ipad Mini 4 WiFi only. I cannot get the point of interest to initialize. I turn the toggle to F and nothing happens. Yes it is enabled in the settings.
    I called DJI and they said it's because ipad mini 4 is not a supported device.
    Anyone else experiencing this issue?
     
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    You are in the air when you try to initialize Intelligent Flight Modes right? Not sitting at idle on the ground. Correct?
     
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    Even though the Ipad 4 WiFi is not one of DJI's approved or recommended tablets it will still work great! Many people use Ipad 2 and higher for some great results. I'm one of them. Ipad 2 WiFi and Cellular . No issues. I bet I can turn off Cellular data and fly in Intelligent Flight modes.
     
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    Yes I have it in the air while attempting. It just doesn't make sence. I know people are using the iPad mini 4 just fine with intelligent modes
     
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    It's not unusual for DJI customer service to give out completely inaccurate information. The Mini 4 is a great device for the Phantom.

    Are you at the minimum altitude before trying to engage the flight modes? I think it's 5m high before it will work.
     
  6. AmmoMafia

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    Yes it have never been tried at less than 50ft.
    Get this when I use my Galaxy S5 it works just fine. On the iPad mini 4. Nope.
     
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    Do you have the button on the left side of the App? That's totally weird. I would remove and reinstall the DJI GO app as it is a simple endeavor.
     
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    Will try it now
     
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    Here is a thread that illustrates the need to reboot the Ipad from time to time as well. This was a different issue that dealt with Map Caching , but a full reboot of the Ipad seems to have resolved the issue.

    Latest go app not loading maps on iOS?
     
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    Ok I just rebooted the iPad mini 4 and reinstalled go app. Now the P3A isn't recognized by the app. Keeps telling me how to connect. Wtf is going on
     
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    So when I have my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone it works perfectly and the firmware is shown for the App, Controller, and Aircraft in the "About" section.
    When I attempt to use the iPad mini 4 I have no firmware shown in the Aircraft or Controller. And Intelligent Flight modes do Not work. I debating on just taking the mini 4 back to store and downgrading to mini 3. This just doesn't make sence.
     
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    I just read the reviews on the DJI GO App on IOS app store. Wow! I am definitely NOT the only one. It appears to be a DJI GO app issue
     
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    I was afraid of that. The latest IOS version must have a compatability issue with the latest revision of the DJI Go app. Thank goodness I did not upgrade my Ipad Mini 2 to the latest IOS version. As such my Ipad Mini 2 works great with the most current DJI Go app.

    Your Ipad Mini 4 must have come with the latest IOS and thats where the incompatablity is.

    You could actually downgrade your IOS version on the Ipad mini and use the previous one to the current and that may offer resolution.

    Here is a link that may be helpful with that endeavor http://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/how-to-downgrade-ios-9-3-to-an-older-version-1767689167
     
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    Read this! Looks like another member has a temporary fix.

    FIRMWARE FIX