Supported Devices (Mobile and Tablet)

Have more questions? Submit a request

Recommended Devices for DroneDeploy Mapping

If you are looking for the best experience, performance, and security, we recommend you run DroneDeploy using the following device families:

  • Apple iPhone 12 or newer
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 or newer
  • RC Pro Enterprise controller for the Mavic 3 Enterprise Series
You can operate the DroneDeploy app on the DJI RC Pro Controller for the Mavic 3 Enterprise Series of drones. No other DJI, smart controller, or drone series is currently supported for flight. 
Note: Please check out our Stand Count and Live Map-specific guidance if you want the list of Supported and Recommended devices to use when flying Stand Count or Live Map missions. This functionality has more stringent hardware requirements due to the nature of these capture types. 

Official Device Support

DroneDeploy offers official support for the following iOS and Android devices.

iOS Devices

The recommended operating system is iOS 14+ (iOS 13 minimum required) and 1GB of free disk space. For the best experience, we recommend using the Apple-brand cable.

  • iPad Pro (2015+)*
  • iPad Air (2020+)
  • iPad (2020+)
  • iPad Mini 5*
  • iPad Mini 6
  • iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max


*These devices are not supported for Stand Count or Live Map. Please look at the Stand Count and Live Map-specific supported devices page.



Android Devices

Over 1,000 Android device types are used by DroneDeploy customers worldwide; unfortunately, we cannot test them all. We officially try releases on the following prioritized hardware:

  • Required: Android 10+
    • Samsung Galaxy A12 or newer
    • Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 or newer
    • Google Pixel 5 or newer

DroneDeploy only supports 64-bit Android and iOS devices. 

DJI Crystal Sky is NOT supported
Learn how to bypass your Crystal Sky and connect an iOS device to DroneDeploy here: Crystal-Sky + DroneDeploy. 
Note on App Availability
In adherence to trade US regulations, DroneDeploy is unavailable for download in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea Region of Ukraine.


Articles in this section

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful