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How to get ActiveTrack on Mavic Mini with Litchi Beta and Litchi Magic Leash apps

How to get ActiveTrack on Mavic Mini with Litchi Beta and Litchi Magic Leash apps

Here’s how you can get ActiveTrack on the DJI Mavic Mini with the Litchi Beta and Litchi Magic Leash apps. As you probably know the DJI Mavic Mini lacks DJI’s ActiveTrack, most likely because the drone doesn’t have any obstacle avoidance sensors and DJI wants to keep you from losing the aircraft, but with the Litchi Beta and Litchi Magic Leash apps for Google’s Android platform you can work around this and get the shots you want.

How to get ActiveTrack on DJI Mavic Mini with Litchi Beta and Litchi Magic Leash apps

Check out these two videos below showing you how you can get ActiveTrack that is not available by default from DJI to work on your DJI Mavic Mini with help from the Litchi Beta app and the Litchi Magic Leash app available for Google’s Android platform.

Check out Litchi’s version of ActiveTrack for the Mavic Mini.

And, the older Litchi Magic Leash app.


We reached out to Litchi one month ago, to get an update on when the app might become available for the DJI Mavic Mini and Mavic Air 2, and here’s their response:

Mavic mini support is in beta: http://flylitchi.com/beta

DJI has said they will add support for the Mavic Air 2 in a future SDK update. This update is required for Litchi to support this drone. At the moment we don’t have more details on when the update will be released and/or which feature will be supported.

Unfortunately, we do not have a firm date on when Litchi for the Mavic Mini will come out of beta testing as of yet, although Litchi did say the following:

Sorry we don’t know the release date yet, hopefully within next few weeks.

If you are interested in becoming a beta-tester you can sign up using the link above. Keep in mind though that test versions of the app may be unstable.

What do you think about Litchi offering ActiveTrack for the Mavic Mini? Does this change the way you will use this pocket-sized drone? Let us know in the comments below.

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Haye Kesteloo

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  • Bit confused with your demo of Primary & Secondary device, plz clarify, can we use Litchi Leash with Mavic Mini & fly autonomous or follow-me ??
    If Yes, then what Litchi Beta has extra, & to pay it ??