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Will I be prompted to update firmware?

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Discussion' started by JWarren, May 31, 2016.

  1. JWarren

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    I'm getting in my P4 tomorrow and planning on going into the DJI Assist program to set altitude limits. Will it automatically try to update the firmware or will I be able to say no and prevent it? If so I won't even go into the program. Thanks.
     
  2. msinger

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    You should set those in DJI GO. And, update your firmware like this.
     
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  3. JWarren

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    Thanks. Can I set altitude limits in the DJI Go app?
     
  4. DroneDestination

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    Yes, you can. Most settings are controlled through DJI GO's various menus.
     
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  5. JWarren

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    Great. Thank you sir. Last time I flew was over a year ago with a PV2+, so my knowledge is way outdated it seems.
     
  6. msinger

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    If you haven't done so already, you can download the Phantom 4 manual from the DJI downloads page and get a head start.
     
  7. peterepeat69

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    But I wouldn't update only causes issues


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    I can't think of a setting that you can't set in DJI GO comparing to Assistant.
     
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    Don't fall into the trap of believing that. Just like the people that think iOS updates will cause issues and in 2016 have iOS 6 on their iPhones.
     
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    Are you speaking from experience? Most people don't have trouble with firmware updates when they are installed properly.
     
  11. JWarren

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    I won't be installing 2.8.2, that's for sure. Msinger, did it not cause you problems?
     
  12. peterepeat69

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    Yes experience from this forum, endless bricking of rc units and phantoms losing range that's my experience, good enough for me to opt out.


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    Skip it and install 2.8.3 instead. It's supposed to resolve the issues that some people have been reporting.
     
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    I noticed yesterday that my iPad 4 Mini automatically updated my DJI Go App. I was just about in shock because of reading on this forum of all the problems people were having with 2.8.2. I did some testing last night with my Phantom 4. I had no issues, everything worked as it should. I had no video cutouts, controls worked perfect, range was good! I was really worried, only had my P4 for less than a month!
     
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