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How do you find the S2 when it's lost?

Captain Ken

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I've read it here but can't find it.

Sorry and thanks for any help.
 

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Open up the app, go to the info page, then select the Skydio under devices, once that's open at the bottom there's a "Find Skydio2-XXXX. Select it, there will be a blank screen with 3 icons. One is you, the other arrow looking one is where the drone went down. Start moving and you have to zoom in a bunch to detect your movement, adjust so that you are going toward the drone and continue to zoom in as necessary. It always leads me right to the drone when I use it correctly.
 

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Open up the app, go to the info page, then select the Skydio under devices, once that's open at the bottom there's a "Find Skydio2-XXXX. Select it, there will be a blank screen with 3 icons. One is you, the other arrow looking one is where the drone went down. Start moving and you have to zoom in a bunch to detect your movement, adjust so that you are going toward the drone and continue to zoom in as necessary. It always leads me right to the drone when I use it correctly.

Thank you!
 
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It always leads me right to the drone when I use it correctly.
You say this as if you’ve lost yours quite a few times haha.

In any case, thanks for the info, will be good to know in case of these types of events!
 

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You say this as if you’ve lost yours quite a few times haha.

In any case, thanks for the info, will be good to know in case of these types of events!
twice, both times I started out using the locator incorrectly, spent literally a couple hours looking, it was frustrating. Once I used the icons correctly it took about 10 min to find the drone. There was 6 mos between attempts and apparently I forgot how to use it, I doubt I'll make that mistake again.
 

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twice, both times I started out using the locator incorrectly, spent literally a couple hours looking, it was frustrating. Once I used the icons correctly it took about 10 min to find the drone. There was 6 mos between attempts and apparently I forgot how to use it, I doubt I'll make that mistake again.
Trial by fire, that’s usually how I learn too haha.
 

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I also use what’s called a Marco Polo, it’s a Drone locater system that uses small tags that use LoJack and the signal is picked up by a handheld device. I’m in a very rural area and if you go down it’s a real challenge beating the brush. 6AF2CD14-92BE-4CA5-8632-277E42AB13A1.jpeg
 
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