Phantom 3 Advanced-DJI Pilot App

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DJI Pilot App

The DJI Pilot app is a mobile application designed specifically for the Phantom 3 Advanced. Use this app to control the gimbal, camera, and other aircraft functions. The app also features Map, Academy, and User Center, which are used for configuring your aircraft and sharing your photos and videos with others. It is recommended that you use a tablet for the best experience.

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The Camera page contains a live HD video feed from the Phantom 3 Advanced’s camera. You can also configure various camera parameters from the Camera page.


[1] Flight Mode

Icon1.png: The text next to this icon indicates the current flight mode.Tap to configure the MC (Main Controller) Settings. These settings allow you to modify flight limits and set the gain values.

[2] GPS Signal Strength

Icon2.png: This icon shows the current strength of GPS signals. Green bars indicate adequate GPS strength.

[3] IOC Settings

Icon3.png : This icon displays the IOC setting when the aircraft has entered F-mode. Tap to view the IOC settings menu and select the desired IOC setting.

[4] System Status

Icon4.png: This icon indicates the current aircraft system status and GPS signal strength.

[5] Battery Level Indicator

Icon5.png: The battery level indicator provides a dynamic display of the battery level. The colored zones on the battery level indicator represent the power levels needed to carry out different functions.

[6] Remote Controller Signal

Icon6.png: This icon shows the strength of remote controller’s signal.

[7] HD Video Link Signal Strength

Icon7.png: This icon shows the strength of the HD video downlink connection between the aircraft and the remote controller.

[8] Battery Level

Icon8.png: This icon shows the current battery level.Tap to view the battery information menu, set the various battery warning thresholds, and view the battery warning history.

[9] General Settings

Icon9.png: Tap this icon to view the General Settings page. From this page, you can set flight parameters,reset the camera, enable the quick view feature, adjust the gimbal roll value, and toggle the flight route display.

[10] Camera Operation Bar

Shutter and Recording Settings

Icon101.png: Tap to enter various camera value settings, including color space for the recording, resolution of the videos, image size and so on.


Icon102.png: Tap this button to take a single photo. Press and hold this button to select single shot, triple shot or time-lapsed shooting modes.


Icon103.png: Tap once to start recording video, then tap again to stop recording. You can also press the Video Recording Button on the remote controller, which has the same functionality.


Icon104.png: Tap to enter the playback page. You can preview photos and videos as soon as they are captured.

Camera Settings

Icon105.png: Tap to set ISO, shutter and auto exposure values of the camera.

[11] Vision Positioning

Icon11.png: This icon shows the distance between the surface and the Vision Positioning System’s sensors.

[12] Flight Telemetry


The Vision Positioning Status icon is highlighted when the Vision Positioning is in operation.

Flight attitude is indicated by the flight attitude icon.

(1) The red arrow shows which direction the aircraft is facing.

(2) Light blue and dark blue areas indicate pitch.

(3) The angle of the boundary between the light blue and dark blue areas indicates the roll angle.

[13] Map

Display the flight path of the current flight. Tap to switch from the Camera GUI to the Map GUI


[14] Return to Home (RTH)

Icon14.png: Initiate RTH home procedure. Tap to have the aircraft return to the last recorded home point.

[15] Auto Takeoff/Landing

Icon15.png: Tap to initiate auto takeoff or landing.

[16] Livestream

Icon16.png: Livestream icon indicates the current video feed is broadcasting live on YouTube. Be sure the mobile data service is available on the mobile device.

[17] Back

Icon17.png: Tap to return to the main GUI.


Director is an automatic video editor built into the DJI Pilot app. After recording several video clips, simply tap “Director” from the app’s home screen. You can then select a template and a specified number of clips, which are automatically combined to create a short film that can be shared immediately.


Tap “Store” to visit the official DJI Online Store to see the latest information about DJI products and easily buy new products.


Sync pictures and videos to your mobile device, view flight logs, and check your DJI account status in "Discovery". Use your registered DJI account to login to "Discovery".

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