How To Fly The DJI Mavic 2 Drone

How To Fly The DJI Mavic 2 Drone

New to DJI Mavic 2 flying? We'll teach you the basics of operating the drone; from turning on the aircraft to taking off.

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Before you start flying your DJI Mavic 2, it's best to get an understanding on the gear you'll be using and how to set it up.

In this tutorial, we'll take you through some simple steps to get you on your way to flying.

How to take off and fly the DJI Mavic 2 Drone

  1. Unfold Remote Controller.

    How to fly the Mavic 2 Drone

    The DJI Remote Controller has two clamps that can be unfolded to hold your phone.

  2. Attach RC Sticks.

    Attach RC Sticks to DJI Remote Controller

    The RC Sticks can easily be screwed in by hand. Be careful not to overtighten the RC Sticks.

  3. Connect Phone to Remote Controller.

    Attach mobile phone to DJI Remote Controller

    You can now attach a mobile phone to the unfolded Remote Control clamps.

  4. Unfold the DJI Mavic 2.

    Unfold Mavic 2 landing gear before flight

    Unfold the DJI Mavic 2 landing gears.

  5. Press and Hold DJI Mavic 2 Power Button.

    Turn on Mavic 2 drone by holding power button

    To turn on the DJI Mavic 2, simply press and hold the Power button on the battery.

  6. Press and Hold Controller Power Button.

    Turn on Mavic 2 Remote Controller by holding power button

    The Remote Control Power button is situated in the top right corner.

  7. Place Aircraft on Level Ground.

    Take off and fly from level ground

    Place the DJI Mavic 2 on level ground to take off safely. This will also make it easier if you need to hit the Return Home button.

  8. Launch DJI GO 4 App.

    Open DJI GO 4 App

    Download and launch the DJI GO 4 App.
  9. Push Both Sticks to Bottom Inner Corners.

    Use Mavic 2 control sticks to take off

    To take off, push both RC Sticks to the bottom inner corners.

  10. Push Left Stick Up.

    Mavic 2 First Flight

    To take off simply push the left RC Stick upwards to ascend the aircraft.


The DJI Mavic 2 has a range of intelligent flight modes to choose from. Take advantage of all the features the DJI Mavic 2 has to offer by changing flight modes and explore your creative potential.

If you need any help, advice or support we are happy to provide. Simply give us a call or email us!


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