Supported Devices (Mobile and Tablet)

Download the iOS or Android App for Free

Download the iOS or Android app here:

DroneDeploy iOS app on the App Store

DroneDeploy Android app on Google Play


App Availability

In adherence to trade US regulations, DroneDeploy is unavailable for download in the countries of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and Ukraine.

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, iPad (2018+) or iPad Mini 5 (2019)
  2. Apple iPhone XS / XR or newer
  3. Samsung Galaxy S9 or newer (Android has limited flight functionality)


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.

iOS Devices

Recommended operating system: iOS 14 (iOS 13 minimum required) and at least 1GB of free disk space for basic mission planning.


A Note on Storage Space

Depending on the mission being planned, more storage space on your supported device may be necessary. A good practice is to have 3-5 GB available for any advanced missions such as stand assessment.

  • iPad Pro (2015+)
  • iPad Air (2020+)
  • iPad (2017+)
  • iPad Mini 5
  • iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone X, XS, XS Max
  • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
  • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus

Android Devices

Recommended: Android 9+ and 1Gb of free disk space

Note: While Android is supported for flight, the latest features: Terrain Aware flight, Missions, and the latest UI is only available on iOS.


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


Live Map

Live Map is a program that requires a powerful processor and ample RAM to work properly. We suggest devices from 2017 and newer.

There are over 1,000 Android device types used by DroneDeploy customers worldwide, and unfortunately, we cannot test them all. We officially test releases on the following prioritized hardware:

  • 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 3, Pixel 3 XL
  • Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel, Pixel XL
  • Google Nexus 5X

Updated about a month ago

Supported Devices (Mobile and Tablet)

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