DJI Mavic 2: How To Activate

DJI Mavic 2: How To Activate

Your DJI Mavic 2 will need activating before you take flight. Learn how to activate your Mavic 2 drone with these super simple tips.

Last updated: Mar 01, 2021

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The DJI Mavic 2 will need activating prior to take-off in order for it to fly efficiently.

In this™ tutorial you will learn how to efficiently activate your DJI Mavic 2.

How to Activate the DJI Mavic 2 Drone for the first time

  1. Start Up and Fully-charge Battery.

    Fully charge the batteries before activating the Mavic 2
    You will need your battery fully charged to proceed with activating your DJI Mavic 2.

  2. Connect Phone To Internet.

    Activate Mavic 2 with Mobile Device

    The DJI Mavic 2 needs connect to the internet during activation.

  3. Connect Phone To Remote Controller.

    Connect Mavic 2 Remote and Phone to Activate

    The remote control has clamps to connect your mobile phone safely.

  4. Turn On Remote Controller.

    Power on the remote controller before the Mavic 2

    Click and hold the top right Power button to power up the remote controller.

  5. Turn On DJI Mavic 2.

    Power on the Mavic 2 after the controller

    Press and hold the Power button on the Mavic 2, found on the battery on top of the aircraft.

  6. Open DJI GO 4 App And Press Next.

    Open the DJI Go 4 App to Activate Mavic 2

    Start up the DJI GO 4 App and click Next.

  7. Name Your Aircraft.

    Name your DJI Mavic 2 During Activation

    You now have the option to name your aircraft. This will help when identifying your DJI Mavic 2 from others.

  8. Set Up Joystick Mode.

    Mavic 2 Configure Joysticks

    You can select the joystick mode which most suits your flying preference.

  9. Customise Buttons.

    Customise the Mavic 2 Settings

    Customisable buttons will now appear on the screen for you to change.

  10. Select Measurement Units.

    DJI Mavic 2 Different Measurement Units

    It's important to remember which units you are using whilst flying. When different units are used, the overall distance from objects will change, not all units are equal.

  11. Create And Confirm DJI Account.

    Create a DJI account to finish activating

    Create and confirm a DJI account to proceed.
  12. You're Ready To Fly.

    Once your Mavic 2 is activated you can go and fly

    Once the following steps have been conducted it's now time to fly.


After activating the DJI Mavic 2, take advantage of all of the drone's unique features. The intelligent flight modes create impressive content and make flying easy.

If you require any help or need support during your drone journey, be sure to give™ a call or email us.

1 comment

  • Dennis Clark

    Thank you very much for the very strait forward instructions!

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