How to Update DJI Phantom 4 Advanced Firmware

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced firmware updates keep your aircraft working at its best. It's important to remember that the Phantom 4 Advanced quadcopter is a state-of-the-art Unmanned Aerial System with software that's constantly evolving. Those updates correct problems or even add new features, such as improving the Phantom 4 Advanced camera accuracy and improving download times. DJI pilots can download and install firmware updates through DJI Assistant 2 on their home computer and DJI Go on their mobile device.

Download DJI Assistant 2 to get for latest firmware here:

Before you begin, make sure:

  • Your versions of DJI Go and Assistant 2 are up-to-date
  • You have a DJI account
  • Your mobile device and personal computer have Internet access
  • Your Phantom 4 Advanced is fully charged, as updates take about 15 min.


How to Update:

Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 1:

Connect your Phantom 4 Advanced to your PC with a USB/micro-USB cable. The micro-USB end goes into the rear of the Phantom 4. The USB end goes into the PC.


Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 2:

Launch DJI Assistant 2 on your PC. Login to your DJI account.


Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 3:

After you log in, click on Phantom 4 Advanced.


Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 4:

You will see a list of updates for the Phantom 4 Advanced. Click Upgrade to download an update.


Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 5:

Click Start Upgrade. The firmware will download and then automatically install the upgrade. Your Phantom may beep, flash its lights, reboot, or move it gimbal during this time. It’s normal.


Phantom 4 Firmware Update

Step 6:

Reboot your Phantom 4 Advanced.


Step 7:

Calibrate your IMU with DJI Go on your mobile device. Check your settings afterward and make sure they’re correct.


Voila! Your Phantom 4 Advanced is up-to-date!

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