DJI Mavic Mini: How To Connect To Remote Controller

DJI Mavic Mini: How To Connect To Remote Controller

Need to link you DJI Mavic Mini? Learn how to connect your DJI Mavic Mini to the DJI Remote Controller manually through the Controller Settings.

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Before you take flight it's necessary to link your DJI Mavic Mini with the controller.

Linking is only required when the linking status of the DJI Mavic Mini prompts you to do so.

This is represented as a fast blinking yellow light at the back of the DJI Mavic Mini.

Along with this, the remote controller battery LED's will slowly blink (see images below for reference).



What is the Mavic Mini? DJI has recently unveiled the Mavic Mini drone. This new drone weighs 249g, meaning that it will not need to be registered with the UK or USA Governments.  Weighing under 250 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone.  This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from specific regulations.

So, let's learn how to connect the DJI Mavic Mini with the flight controller in this fast Heliguy™ tutorial.


  1. Linking thought DJI Fly App

    What is the Mavic Mini? DJI has recently unveiled the Mavic Mini drone. This new drone weighs 249g, meaning that it will not need to be registered with the UK or USA Governments.  Weighing under 250 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone.  This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from specific regulations.

    Click 'Connect' on the main home screen of the DJI Fly App.

  2. Tap 'Settings' icon

    What is the Mavic Mini? DJI has recently unveiled the Mavic Mini drone. This new drone weighs 249g, meaning that it will not need to be registered with the UK or USA Governments.  Weighing under 250 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone.  This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from specific regulations.

    You can find the Settings icon in the top right corner of the DJI Fly App. This is where we will find our 'Control' settings.

  3. Select 'Control'
    What is the Mavic Mini? DJI has recently unveiled the Mavic Mini drone. This new drone weighs 249g, meaning that it will not need to be registered with the UK or USA Governments. Weighing under 250 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it exceptionally portable and places it in the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from specific regulations.
    The Control tab can be found at the top of the screen when inside the Settings menu.

  4. Choose 'Connect to Aircraft'

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    Scroll down in the Control tab to locate the 'Connect to Aircraft' button.

  5. Hold down aircraft power button for four seconds



    Hold down the aircraft power button for four seconds whilst the controller is searching for the DJI Mavic Mini.




Once all the LED's have stopped blinking on both the controller and DJI Mavic Mini, you are ready to fly.

Make sure you go through these steps to successfully connect your DJI Mavic Mini with the controller.

If you need support or advice when connecting your DJI Mavic Mini with the controller, give us an email or call us.


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