Supported Devices (Mobile and Tablet)

Download the iOS or Android app for free:

DroneDeploy iOS app on the App Store

DroneDeploy Android app on Google Play

Recommended devices for DroneDeploy mapping:

If you are looking for the best experience, performance, and security, we recommend you run DroneDeploy using the following device families:

  1. Apple iPad Pro
  2. Apple iPhone 7/8/X/XS/XR
  3. Samsung Galaxy S8/S9

Apple iOS is most reliable for mapping

Over 75% of DroneDeploy flights are made with Apple iOS devices. We consistently see greater application stability, performance and DJI drone connectivity on the Apple iOS operating system.

Official device support

Also, Dronedeploy offers official support for the following iOS and Android devices and OS versions. This list is updated quarterly, so please keep your operating system and device up to date.

iOS Devices

Recommended: iOS 11.1.2+ and 1Gb of free hard disk space

  • iPad Pro (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • iPad (2017)
  • iPad Mini 4
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7, 7 Plus

Android Devices

Recommended: Android 7.1+ and 1Gb of free hard disk space

DJI Crystal Sky is not supported

Learn how to bypass your crystal sky and connect an iOS device to use DroneDeploy here: https://support.dronedeploy.com/docs/crystal-sky

There are over 1000 Android device types used by DroneDeploy customers worldwide, and unfortunately, we cannot test them all. The following are officially supported by our team:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
  • Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel, Pixel XL
  • Google Nexus 5X

Other devices

Please be aware that there are over 1000 different device models running DroneDeploy each month, and we are unable to provide support or testing for all of them. If your device is not listed above and we are unable to reproduce your issue on an officially supported device, our team may not be able to provide a resolution.