If you’ve ever updated your drone only to find out that you don’t like the newest firmware, there is some good news! I’m going to show you how to downgrade the firmware of your DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone.
UPDATE: 2017/10/02 – We’ve come across a new way to downgrade your DJI firmware. This not only applies to the Phantom 4 Pro, but also the Phantom 4, Inspire 2, Mavic and Spark! If you’re tech savvy, head on over to the DJI Firmware Upgrade/Downgrade/Backup Tool at GitHub.
You can watch the video above where I walk you through the steps to download the software, and then downgrade your firmware, or you can go through the following tutorial:
1. Navigate to the downloads section at the DJI Phantom 4 Pro page.
2. Download and install the DJI Assistant 2 software for either Windows or Mac.
3. Open up DJI Assistant 2, and log-in using your DJI account information.
4. Connect your drone to your computer with the supplied USB cable.
5. Double click on your drone in the connected devices list.
6. Select the firmware that you’d like to downgrade to from the list.
Why would you want to downgrade your firmware? There are plenty of reasons, but the most common are if you’re not happy with how your drone is performing in flight, or if it’s not compatible with your 3rd party apps such as Litchi or AutoPilot. I hope this helps for those of you that are looking to downgrade DJI Phantom 4 firmware. If you have any questions about the firmware downgrade process, please don’t hesitate to ask us, or leave a comment below.