DJI Mavic 3 firmware update is finally here to unlock long-awaited features – v01.00.0500

Finally! Today, the Chinese dronemaker DJI released the new DJI Mavic 3 we have all been waiting for. This firmware update unlocks all of the features we have been waiting for since the launch of the flagship DJI drone. Let’s jump in.

New Dji Mavic 3 Firmware Update - V01.00.0500

When the was launched right before the holiday shopping season, many drone pilots were very excited. After all, this was the new flagship DJI drone that came to the market after three years of waiting. You can imagine the disappointment when we found out that many of the important features of this drone would not be available for months. No, DJI told us we had to wait until January of 2022, to see these missing features made available through a firmware update.

Well, we are happy to inform you that the day has finally arrived and you can now update your new DJI Mavic 3 with DJI’s latest firmware. BTW, be sure to update the as well.


  • Date: 2022.01.24
  • Aircraft Firmware: v01.00.0500
  • Remote Controller: v04.13.0500
  • DJI Fly App iOS: v1.5.8
  • DJI Fly App Android: v1.5.8

What’s New in this firmware update?

  • Added QuickShots including Dronie, Rocket, Circle, Helix, Boomerang, and Asteroid.
  • Added Panorama mode, capable of capturing in high resolution.
  • Added burst shooting.
  • Added digital zoom for normal video mode.
  • Added Color Display Assist for D-Log.
  • Added 4K/60fps and manual EI adjustment for MasterShots.
  • Added QuickTransfer.
  • Added zoom and D-Log for FocusTrack when recording video.
  • Added support to set RTH altitude for Advanced RTH.
  • Added USB mode for Mavic 3 Cine for copying data.
  • Optimized accuracy of color correction.
  • Increased image sharpness of Tele camera when shooting at high magnification.
  • Optimized image area for Timelapse photos.
  • Added support to DJI RC Pro to output clean HDMI footage.
  • Added support for DJI RC Pro to cache video and download original video to an external SD card.
  • Added support to use DJI RC Pro with .
  • Fixed some minor bugs.


  • Added features require DJI Fly v1.5.8 or later.
  • USB mode will be disabled after updating firmware. Users can enable USB mode again in DJI Fly.
  • If the update fails, restart aircraft, remote controller, and DJI Fly or (Consumer Drones Series), and retry.

For more detailed instructions on how to successfully complete the DJI Mavic 3 firmware update watch the video below.

Dji Mavic 3 Firmware Update Is Finally Here To Unlock Long-Awaited Features - V01.00.0500 1

Let us know what you think about the DJI Mavic 3 firmware update in the comments below. Did DJI forget anything? Did you have trouble updating your drone? We’d like to know.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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