DJI Mavic 2 Problems and Troubleshooting

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Where is Mavic 2 serial number?

There are 2 serial numbers for the Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom.

The aircraft’s serial number can be seen in the battery compartment:

DJI Mavic 2 serial number

The gimbal’s serial number is on the gimbal axis.

Mavic 2 gimbal serial number

Can Mavic 2 fly in rain?

No. Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom is not waterproof, flying in rain will definitely damage the drone. It’s not even water-resistant. So it’s not recommended to fly in wet weather.

Can Mavic 2 pro fly in the snow?

No. Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom is waterproof.

Can Mavic 2 Pro fly at night?

Yes. Flying at night is pretty much the same as doing that at day time. But you need to very careful with the environment due to the lighting condition. You can easily spot the aircraft if it’s not too far away because of the noise and the led lights.

If you have to fly in low light conditions, you can consider using third-party light accessories like Lume Cube.

It’s not recommended to fly out of sight.

How high can Mavic 2 pro fly?

The Max height that Mavic 2 can go is 500 m.

How far can Mavic 2 pro fly?

The Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom comes with OcuSync2.0 technology which allows you to fly up to 8000 m (FCC) or 5000 m (CE).

Can Mavic 2 pro zoom?

No. If you want a zoom camera, you can go with the Mavic 2 Zoom.

Can I fly Mavic 2 indoors

Yes. But flying indoors needs a lot of practice. It’s not recommended for beginner pilots. Here are some tips for flying Mavic 2 indoors:

  • Don’t take off until you get the propeller guards on. They will protect not only the drone but also people or other things.
  • Turn off the obstacle avoidance system because it may stop you from flying indoors.
  • Make sure there is GPS signal before getting it up in the air. If no, you will have to rely on your drone’s visual sensors for a stable flight. Make sure you have adequate light. Also, you will need to practice your skills to make sure you can control a drifting drone.
  • Turn the sport mode off, and keep your speed really slow.
  • Don’t go too high up on launch
  • Make sure you have no pets or small children
  • Watch out for lights or other things sticking down from the ceiling.

How much weight can Mavic 2 carry?

It’s not recommended to user Mavic 2 to carry things for safety reasons. But a lot of people tested the limit to see how much weight it can lift, here is a video so you can get a better idea:

How much wind can Mavic 2 handle?

The Max Wind Speed Resistance of Mavic 2 is 29–38 kph.

Which sd card for mavic 2 pro?

Both Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom Support Micro SD with capacity up to 128 GB and R/W speed up to UHS-I Speed Grade 3.

Here is the list:




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Which app for Mavic 2 Pro?

Mavic 2 Pro uses DJI GO 4 App.

What is Mavic 2 APAS?

APAS is short for Advanced Pilot Assistant Systems. When flying forward or backward, APAS uses the Omnidirectional Obstacle Sensors to automatically detect the obstacles, the pilot can still control the drone because it can plan its path by going over or under the obstacles. If it fails to create a path, the drone will just hover in place and wait for the command from the pilot.

It also allows you to press the pause button during an APAS flight. Please note that APAS can only work when flying forwards and backwards, when you fly sideways, it will deactivated.

Here is a video showing you what APAS is:

What is Mavic 2 Tripod mode?

Tripod Mode is one of the intelligent flight modes for pilots to take cinematic videos and photos. When flying in Tripod Mode, the Mavic 2’s speed will be extremely slow so it will go even smoother and stable.

To enable the Tripod Mode, you need to slide the switch on the right side of the remote controller to the “T” position. If you haven’t done so already, you’ll also need to enable the “Multiple Flight Modes” setting in the “Main Controller Settings” section of DJI GO 4.

Is Mavic 2 waterproof?

No. It’s neither waterproof nor water-resistant.

Can I fly Mavic 2 without a phone?

Yes, but you will need to buy a Smart Controller which comes with a built-in Android device. It’s a little bit expensive. If you are a pro user, it’s recommended to get one.

Can I fly Mavic 2 pro without controller

No. Mavic 2 doesn’t support controlling by mobile devices.

Do I need a tablet holder for Mavic 2?

If you want to fly your Mavic 2 with a larger screen phone or a tablet, you will need to use a tablet holder to mount it to the remote controller. Check our article about how to choose the right Mavic 2 tablet holder.

What is Mavic 2’s top speed?

The max speed (near sea level, no wind) is 72 kph when flying in Sport Mode.


Mavic 2 troubleshooting

What to do when Mavic 2 video cache is Full?

When the video cache is full, it will stop caching. You will need to adjust the caching space in General Settings > Largest Video Caching Capacity.

How to update Mavic 2 Firmware?

There are 2 ways you can update your Mavic 2 firmware, the most straightforward one is to do it with DJI GO 4 App. When there is a new update available, you will get it after launching the app, just follow the tutorial to finish the updating. You will need to make sure:

Here is a video:

If you can’t update Mavic 2 firmware via DJI GO 4, then you can try with DJI assistant 2. Just download the tool here and follow the following guide.

Why I can’t activate Mavic 2 pro?

If you failed to activate your Mavic 2, here are some tips that may help you out:

  • Make sure your internet connection is
  • Reinstall the DJI GO 4 App
  • Make sure you have installed the latest version of DJI GO 4
  • Try with DJI Assistant 2 on your PC or Mac
  • Try a different mobile device
  • Try a different DJI Account

If none of the above works, contact DJI Support, there might be something wrong with the aircraft.

How to charge Mavic 2 controller?


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