To initiate a 3D Capture or 2D Capture you need to change the Vehicle Mode from Skills to 3D Scan. Your Vehicle Mode will persist through flights and power cycles.

Quick Steps

Step 1 - Power on your drone and Controller  
Step 2 - Select the gray button that says Use 3D Scan CS_3DS_X2_media_UI_updated-mode-switch1.png

Step 3 - Confirm reboot

    • Skydio will automatically restart and reconnect to the Controller/Enterprise App

Step 4 - Ready to begin scan setup

After Skydio has finished entering the 3D Scan Vehicle Mode, you are ready to fly.

Ensure your Logs Card has been formatted before starting a scan.


[note] You must exit 3D Scan to regain access to Flight Skills. To exit, first land the drone and return to the Fly Screen. You also have the ability to change operating modes under Device Settings > Drone > Vehicle Mode. [/note] 

Explore More

Explore related articles for additional information:

3D Scan Quick Start Guide

How to use 3D Capture with 3D Scan

How to use 2D Capture with 3D Scan


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