Skydio will not force an update for your system, however, for optimal performance, we recommend that you keep your Skydio system up-to-date. If an update is available, you will see a red notification icon in the Information menu.

[note] You must update the Skydio X10 Controller first before updating Skydio X10. It may take up to 30 minutes to update your drone depending on your WiFi environment. [/note]

Updating the Skydio X10 Controller

Step 1 - Power on your Skydio X10 Controller

Open the controller lid and hold the Power button for three seconds.

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Step 2 - Navigate to the Information menu

Located within Global Settings.

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Step 3 - Select Controller Update under Settings CS_App3_media_UI_article_controller_update.png

Step 4 - Select Check for Update

 

Step 5 - Select Update

Follow the on-screen prompts to update your controller.

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Updating Skydio X10

Step 1 - Power on Skydio X10

Press and hold the battery button for three seconds.

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Step 2 - Power on your Skydio X10 Controller

Open the controller lid and hold the Power button for three seconds.

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Step 3 - Navigate to the Information menu

Located within Global Settings.

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Step 4 - Select your Skydio X10 under Devices

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Step 5 - Select Update

Follow the on-screen prompts to update your drone.

Select Check for Updates anytime to look for available updates.

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Step 6 - Wait for update to complete

 

After installing the update, you will be routed back to the main Gate Screen. The drone will reboot and the update will continue on the drone for up to 5 more minutes.

 

Explore More

Getting Started with Skydio X10

How to set Return and Lost Connection behaviors on Skydio X10

 

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