How do I broadcast from my DJI drone?

Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 05:26PM PDT

You can now broadcast using DJI drones and show the world what you're seeing from a new perspective. Experiment by broadcasting with DJI drones, GoPros and use the new Sketch feature to create unique and compelling content that will excite your audiences.

  1. iPhone 5S, 6, 6+, 6S, 6S+, or 7 with iOS 8.2 or above
  2. DJI Inspire, Phantom 4, Phantom 3 Professional or Advanced, Osmo

Getting Started
  1. Connect your phone to the DJI controller using a USB to Lightning cable.
  2. Turn on the controller and the drone by pressing the 'On' button, releasing, and then pressing and holding again until the light panel is fully lit.
  3. Make sure that the external camera icon is visible.
  4. Open Periscope and tap the Broadcast Tab to begin your broadcast.

Broadcasting Tips
  1. Switch between broadcasting from the drone camera and the front facing camera on your iPhone by double tapping the screen.
  2. Try using the Sketch feature to highlight objects of interest from a bird’s eye view.
  3. Swipe right during a broadcast to select which Camera source you’d like to broadcast from: GoPro, DJI, front-facing iPhone, or back iPhone.
  4. You can lock the screen by tapping lock screen. Unlock by swiping across the top. This comes in handy if you need to slip your iPhone in your pocket and prevent accidental taps.
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