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The propellers and/or guards are broken ¶ 

The drone does not fly well due to damaged rotor blades

Propellers are missing a blade ¶ 

The drone has had an accident and the propellers are damaged or non existent. First make sure that the propellers can be manually turned. If they do, begin by replacing the propellers with replacement parts provided with the drone.

Propellers do not turn ¶ 

The motor that turns the propellers might be damaged. Begin by taking off the propellers, guards, and upper shell of the drone. Unplug the wires leading to the motor, unscrew and or unlatch it from the drone itself. Check for any cracks that may be easily fixed. If not, order a new motor and reassemble.

The drone will not turn on ¶ 

The drone's LED lights do not turn on nor does it respond to any input

Drone battery may need to charge ¶ 

If the drone has been under heavy or long use the battery may need to be charged. Disconnect battery and charge it for at least 4 hours.

Drone will not turn on with a charged battery ¶ 

If the battery has been charged for at least 4 hours then the wiring may be faulty or disconnected and would need to be fixed. So just follow this guide to fix it.

Video drone does not respond to controller ¶ 

Sometimes the drone does not respond to any input

Drone may need to be re-synchronized to the controller ¶ 

Turn everything off and re-synchronize by:

  1. Turn drone on
  2. Turn controller on
  3. Hit calibrate button
  4. Push flight sticks forward simultaneously - listen for a beep
  5. Release the flight sticks
  6. Pull down towards you - listen for a beep
  7. Release the flight sticks
  8. Then pull down and outwards - listen for a long beep

The drone should respond with a rotation of the propellers.

Drone does not respond at all ¶ 

In case multiple attempts to synchronize the controller and the drone failed, the controller antenna may need to be replaced.

Drone's response is slow ¶ 

If the drone is responding slowly, then the controller may need a new set of batteries. Unscrew the controller latch on the back of the controller and replace the batteries.


Won’t play video says corrupted file or in supported

Ben - Reply

Every time I try to view video it says corrupted file or unsupported file. Why? I want to see my videos

Ben - Reply

Having Sam problem did u figure it out

James Fleming -

When I connect the battery, while Drone switch is on engines power on to full RPMs.

Jake Millz - Reply

When I connect the battery, the engines rev up to full power, and the RPMs stay constant. Even if drone is in Off position.

Jake Millz - Reply

The drone drives itself into the ground only on one side how do I fix


I would click the video button and then connect it to my computer but it shows that I never took anything. (NOTE: I changes the memory card from the one that gomes with to a 16gb memory card)

Axavier C. - Reply

same with me if you get any solution pls tell me as well

Gurpreet Kaur -

I had the same problem too, but I was viewing the footage from my drone on an acer chromebook. The black screen also occured. Tried to view the footage off my windows computer and it worked! The file type is .ASI - Hope this helps!

Amey Chawla -

the videos i can play but the whole video is black screen how do i fix this?

jutin zlokich - Reply

I can't get my drone to link to the app I down loaded.. I can see the 2 other camera views from my phone on the “director" app but NOT the one from the drone and it won't respond

Timothy Bentley - Reply

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