Before you can pair Skydio X10 with the Skydio X10 Controller, ensure you have set up your Skydio X10 Controller. The controller needs to be paired with the drone preflight and can only be paired with one drone at a time.

Skydio X10 Controller setup

Step 1 - Power on the Skydio X10 Controller

Open the controller lid and hold the Power button for three seconds. The lights on the front of the controller will turn on and indicate the level of charge.

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Step 2 - Set up Skydio Flight Deck

Skydio Flight Deck is the dedicated flight software on your controller. Follow the on-screen prompts to begin setup.

  • Connect to a WiFi network
  • Provide the email address associated with your Skydio Cloud account and enter the activation code sent to your email
  • Set a password for your controller (optional)

[caution] The password cannot be recovered or reset. Ensure that your password is entered correctly and is written down and stored in a safe location. If the password is lost, the controller will need to be replaced. [/caution]

Pairing Skydio X10 and the X10 Controller

Step 1 - Power on both devices

Press and hold the Power button on the X10 battery for three seconds. The lights on the drone arms will turn blue as X10 powers on.

Open the controller lid and hold the Power button for three seconds. The lights on the front of the controller will turn on and indicate the level of charge.

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Step 2 - Pair the drone and controller

Use the USB-C pairing cable to connect your devices. Wait as pairing completes.
The lights on the drone will turn solid blue and the name of your drone will appear on the screen when pairing is successful.

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[note] Once paired, the drone and controller will automatically connect before future flights. [/note]

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