Skydio 2 uses rechargeable lithium polymer batteries (often abbreviated as LiPo), which are used commonly throughout many consumer electronics products. Best Practices and Safety Guidelines You may charge the battery using the included USB-C cable and power adaptor. Note that Skydio batteries are held in place magnetically and may be removed by pulling on them. Charge your Skydio 2 batteries using only the Skydio supplied charging power adapter or dual charger accessory (dual charger sold se...

The Skydio 2 batteries charge directly through the Skydio 2’s USB-C port. To charge: Attach a battery to the Skydio 2, then use the included power adapter and USB-C cable to power the Skydio 2 via the USB-C port. When attached to power, the LED light on the battery will begin to flash at its current charge level. The Skydio 2’s LED indicator lights will also turn on. When the battery is fully charged, its LED lights will stay solid for one minute and then turn off. You can check the charge s...

We recommend using the high-quality USB-C cables that came with your Skydio 2 or Skydio R1 (USB-A to C or USB-C to C) for downloading video from the drone to your computer. While other USB-C cables may work, please note that not all USB-C cables share the same build quality or data transfer specification, and thus are unsupported for use with Skydio vehicles. Be sure to check out our related articles for more info and tips.