DJI Mavic Mini: How To Perform 'Helix' QuickShot

DJI Mavic Mini: How To Perform 'Helix' QuickShot

Use Helix for the DJI Mavic Mini and get a creative edge on your content creation game. Learn how to use Helix in this fast Heliguy™ tutorial.

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In 'Helix' mode you can create enchanting cinematic footage with just a few taps.

Fly complicated routes has been made easy with the 'Helix' mode offered by the DJI Mavic Mini.

In this fast Heliguy™ tutorial you will learn how to use the DJI Mavic Mini 'Helix' mode to create stunning content.




  1. Take-Off



    Hover the DJI Mavic Mini at least 2 metres above the ground before you start Helix. We want to aircraft to be at a safe altitude before we begin adjusting the Intelligent Fight Modes.

  2. Choose 'Helix' in QuickShots



    Helix mode can be found within the QuickShot menu at the right hand side of the screen, just above the 'Shutter Release' button.

  3. Select you flight radius



    Choose how far away you want the DJI Mavic Mini to fly. You have the option to have the DJI Mavic Mini shoot from long or short range.

    Think about how much of the environment you want to keep or keep out of the video.

  4. Define your subject



    You can now select the subject you want the DJI Mavic Mini to follow during Helix mode. This can be an object or subject you want the DJI Mavic Mini to capture as the focal point.

  5. Tap 'Start' and wait



    The DJI Mavic Mini will perform 'Helix' and create a cinematic shot.

    Always keep your eyes on the DJI Mavic Mini during 'Helix' mode to ensure your flight is going safely.

  6. Exit QuickShot




    Once you have the shot you want you can now exit 'Helix' QuickShot mode. You can do this by clicking the 'X' button at the right hand side of your screen or quick tapping the 'Return Home' button.



Remember, you can always preview and edit your video in the DJI Playback Interface.

Get creative with the 'Helix' QuickShot mode and show off your new cinematic footage.

If you require any assistance be sure to give us a call or email our expert drone team.


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