Getting started with Skydio Dock requires Cloud settings configurations such as adding admins, claiming vehicles, linking devices, and adding wireless networks.

Quick Steps

  1. Toggle ON Data Capture
  2. Add Admins
  3. Claim vehicles and link to Dock
  4. Toggle ON Teleoperations and Scheduled Mission
  5. Add wireless networks
  6. Sync Cloud settings to your vehicle


Step 1 - Select the Settings menu and the General tab

    • add the name of your organization
    • upload a logo - replace the Skydio logo in the upper left corner
    • toggle Data Capture ON - control GPS & Telemetry automatically transmitted

[note] If Data Capture is toggled off the flight path and other telemetry data will not display on the flight screen [/note]

Step 2 - Select the Users tab and Invite a Member OR import a file (CSV or text file)

    • enter email
    • assign role as Admin for Remote Operations and TeleOp
[note] A member’s email address can only be associated with one organization at a time. [/note]

Step 3 - Claim the vehicles that you want in your fleet:

    • select Claim Device and enter the vehicle WiFi Name located in the battery bay
    • select Add More Devices and enter Dock Name located on the back access panel

Step 4 - Link vehicle to Dock

    • Select the More Info (...) icon for the Dock you are working with and Link Vehicle

[note] Only one vehicle is linked to a Dock. If you link a new vehicle, the previous vehicle will no longer be linked.[/note]

Step 5 - Toggle ON Teleoperations Enabled and Scheduled Mission Enabled


Step 6 - Select Reboot

    • the Dock will be offline while rebooting and online when the reboot is complete

Step 7 - Add Wireless Networks:

To get started with Remote Operations Skydio Cloud requires that you add a wireless network and sync the Cloud settings to your drones.

    • Skydio 2 is compatible with both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks
    • Skydio X2 and Skydio 2+ are only compatible with 5 GHz networks

Select the Network tab and Add New Network

    • input the SSID name of your wireless network and the password

Select Add and repeat steps to add additional wireless networks allowing your Skydio drones to leverage multiple networks for connectivity

Prioritize your networks - wireless networks are ordered by priority, with the top connecting first. Drag the network box to reorder


[note] Visit How to add a network on Skydio Cloud for more information and network troubleshooting.[/note]

Step 8- Sync Cloud settings to your vehicle:

To get started with Dock you will need to connect the Dock to your network router using a CAT5 Ethernet cable. Requirements for Dock Ethernet connection:

    • throughput - 10 mbps uplink/downlink required
    • ensure that disable ping is not selected - the gateway as reported in DHCP needs to be pingable

Power on your Skydio drone and the controlling device

    • Skydio Enterprise Controller OR
    • Skydio Enterprise app on a mobile device

Select the INFO menu and your drone

Select Cloud Settings:

    • Download Features from Cloud 
    • Sync Settings to Drone



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