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Iphone 6 and DJI Phantom 3 Advanced 3

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Fred Guernsey, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. Fred Guernsey

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    Living in the UK Channel Islands and new to having a drone this is probably a very basic question. As soon as I leave the island for holidays, due to cost of 'roaming' when in the UK or overseas, data roaming is turned off on my phone and I only use wifi in shops, hotels etc. Should if, for example wish to take the drone on holiday with me - would it still work without roaming and even no wifi. I imagine maps would not be loaded - and assume that GPS would still work. Any reply would be appreciated and thanks.
     
  2. With The Birds

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    Just cache your maps when you have wifi access. It will fly without maps and a data connection but it's a lot more difficult to get a feel for where you are heading.
     
  3. alokbhargava

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    Yes it will work even without your data network on your phone. In case you want to see the maps at the site, you need to cache them before.

    I usually fly my bird in airplane mode with phone network and wifi shut off. GOS and cached maps remain available to my iPhone or iPad mini cellular.


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  4. Fred Guernsey

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    Thanks guys - I'll read up how to do the cached thing


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