DJI Mavic Air 2 Firmware Update Tutorial

DJI Mavic Air 2 Firmware Update Tutorial

A step-by-step guide on how to update the firmware on the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone using the DJI Fly app and DJI Assistant 2.

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In this guide, we will show you how to update the firmware on the DJI Mavic Air 2 with both the DJI Fly app and DJI Assistant 2.

For a better flying experience, we recommend you update to the latest firmware.

TIP: Make sure your drone’s battery level is more than 40% of the total power before updating the firmware.

If the update fails, restart aircraft, remote controller, and DJI Fly or DJI Assistant 2, and retry.

How To Update Mavic Air 2 Firmware Via The DJI Fly App

  1. Power on the aircraft and remote controller. Link the remote controller to the aircraft.

    Power on the Mavic Air 2.
  2. Connect your smartphone to Wi-Fi. The DJI Fly app will check for new firmware updates automatically.

    The DJI Fly app will check for new firmware updates automatically.
  3. After the prompt for a new update appears, tap Start Update. Do not power off the device or exit the app during the update!

    Tap Start Update to begin the Mavic Air 2 firmware update process.
  4. The aircraft will restart automatically after the update is finished and the firmware will be successfully updated.

    The aircraft will restart automatically after the firmware update is finished.

How To Update Firmware Via DJI Assistant 2

This step-by-step guide will show you how to update the aircraft and remote controller separately with DJI Assistant 2.

  1. Power on your aircraft and connect it to your computer with a USB cable.

    Power on the Mavic Air 2.
  2. Launch DJI Assistant 2, log in to your DJI account, and select the connected device.

    Launch DJI Assistant 2.
  3. Tap Firmware Update from the menu on the left side, wait until the firmware list is shown on the screen, select the latest firmware version, and then tap Upgrade. Do not power off the aircraft, exit DJI Assistant 2, or disconnect from the internet during the update.

    Tap the firmware update to begin the process.
  4. After the update is finished, the aircraft will restart automatically.

    After the update, the aircraft will start automatically.

To update the Mavic Air 2 Remote Controller Firmware:

  1. Power it on, then connect the remote controller to your computer with a USB cable.

    Power on the remote controller to start the firmware update process.
  2. Select the connected device and the latest firmware version to start. Remember not to power off the aircraft, exit DJI Assistant 2, or disconnect from Wi-Fi during the update.

    Select the connected device and the latest firmware version to start.


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