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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum: How to Update the Firmware

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to update the firmware for your DJI Mavic Pro Platinum.

Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following:

  • You have download and installed the latest version of DJI GO app (from the App Store or Google Play) on your smartphone (if updating via smartphone).
  • You have download and installed DJI Assistant 2 on your PC (if updating via PC).
  • Your smartphone or PC is connected to the internet / Wi-Fi.
  • Your Mavic Pro Platinum aircraft and remote controller battery levels are more than 50% charged.
  • Your smartphone is connected with the aircraft and remote controller.

There are two different ways to update your DJI Mavic Pro Platinum firmware:

  1. Via smartphone with the DJI GO app.
  2. Via PC with DJI Assistant 2.

Updating your Mavic Pro Platinum Firmware with DJI GO App

Connect your remote controller to your mobile device, then turn on the remote controller and aircraft. Make sure that your mobile device is connected to a mobile or Wi-Fi network and then launch DJI GO app. The app will notify you if a new firmware update is available:

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Tap the notification and a download menu will pop up. Once the menu pops up, click ‘Download Now’:

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Once the update package has been downloaded, it will automatically begin updating the firmware package:

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When finished, the app will display a notification indicating that the update is complete, simply click ‘OK’:

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Once the firmware updates for your aircraft and remote controller and batteries are complete, simply restart your aircraft.


Updating your Mavic Pro Platinum Aircraft and Remote Controller Firmware with DJI Assistant 2

Note: Upgrading the firmware on your aircraft will take approx. 10 minutes.

Connect the remote controller to your PC or Mac with the USB cable and power on both the remote controller and aircraft:

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Launch DJI Assistant 2 and enter your account and password to log in:

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Click into ‘Firmware Update’ on the left navigation pane to bring up the firmware list. Select the newest firmware version and click ‘UPGRADE’:

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Click ‘Start Update’ and the upgrade package will begin downloading:

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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum_How to Update the Firmware

Once the download is complete, upgrading will begin automatically. Your aircraft and remote controller have been upgraded to the latest firmware, please restart before use.

If your aircraft and remote controller firmware versions are inconsistent, you will need to update their firmware separately. Simply connect the aircraft via USB and follow the same steps, then connect the remote controller via USB and follow the same steps (one after the other). The images below show you where to connect the USB:

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Connecting the Aircraft via USB
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Connecting the Remote Controller via USB

Now your DJI Mavic Pro Platinum and remote controller are ready to go and you can get back in the skies with the latest firmware.


We hope this tutorial has been helpful; for more DJI Mavic Pro Platinum tutorials please visit our Technical Support Hub.

When flying a drone recreationally, always remember to operate within the legal limitations and regulations of the country and area you are flying in.

For more information about operating your Mavic Pro Platinum for commercial operations, please contact our training team on 0330 111 8800 or submit your details below and we will be in touch ASAP:


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