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Mavic Air connection problems

Bigbird48

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#1
This thing frustrates the **** out of me sometimes.
I turn on the RC then the drone sometimes the screen opens and goes to GOFLY no problem other times it goes to the ENTER DEVICE sceeen so I do what it says and then nothing it just won't connect. But the green light is flashing and it will fly I just have no screen to see, so I can't fly anyway . Sometime I shut it all down start over and it works sometimes I can't get it to connect no matter what I do. what the heck is going on. I've had this problem on and off ever since I've been flying over a year. I can't figure out why sometimes it just fires up and go fly and other times I can't get it to connect at all any Ideas
 
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Starz

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#9
My limited knowledge on Android will not be a benefit here.
If someone that is familiar with this device can jump in and provide some insight, please do.
 

Starz

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#11
I have heard of a few controller problems that just wouldn’t connect, but I think it’s rare. If you can’t seem to gain any ground, I do have an extra controller that you could try. We aren’t too far apart.
 

gerrymad

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#13
I ran into this issue and it turned out the port on the phone I was using at the time was very sensitive to the cable being in just right. Basically the port on the phone was not so good.
 

kjcbid54

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#16
Definitely try a different cable. A regular USB cable that plugs into the bottom of the controller instead of the micro USB port on the side.
 

charlas

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#19
Try plugging tablet in, either launch Go4 (or have the defaults set so it auto launches) before turning control on. Turn on drone, controller, and after a couple seconds it should click through to go fly.

Other thing to check. Use a standard usb-c cable in the back USB port of the Controller, see if that works more reliably, if it does might mean a duff micro-type-c cable in the side of controller
 

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