How to connect manually UgCS with UgCS for DJI

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Create a hotspot on the Android device.

Connect laptop to the created hotspot. Note: wait until laptop gets IP address assigned.

Start UgCS for DJI on the Android device. Start UgCS desktop on the laptop. If the connection is not set automatically then do following:

1 On Windows run terminal (cmd) and ping tablet’s IP address to check connection (on macOS: Application > Utilities > To get IP address open Settings in UgCS for DJI. Tablet’s IP address is shown in field Network.


Ping example:


Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=123ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=46ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=70ms TTL=64
Reply from bytes=32 time=87ms TTL=64
Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 46ms, Maximum = 123ms, Average = 81ms

If the ping is like in the example then perform next step.

2 In UgCS desktop create new VSM: click Main menu -> Configuration -> VSM -> click Add
Set Name, Host = IP address and Port.


The IP address and Port can be found in Settings of UgCS for DJI:


Wait for 2 minutes. Afterwards, check if the drone is connected to UgCS desktop:

  • Vehicle card will be added (upper left corner)
  • Vehicle will be in the list in Main menu -> Vehicles -> Uplink connected / Downlink connected