How to Secure a Parrot Bebop 2 Drone

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to secure the Wi-Fi connection of your Parrot drone.
You'll Need:
  • A mobile device with the FreeFlight Pro app already installed.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to secure the Wi-Fi connection of your Parrot drone.
You'll Need:
  • A mobile device with the FreeFlight Pro app already installed.
  1. Press and release the button on the rear end of the drone to turn it on.
    Drone with button on rear highlighted.
  2. The drone will make an initialization sound and the button will light up and blink a few times until it stabilizes.

To continue, we need to know what Operating System your smartphone or tablet has.

There are 2 main Operating Systems for smartphones currently available, Android and iOS.

Android Smartphone
Android smartphones are produced by multiple companies, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, Nokia, Lenovo, and HTC.Android Home Screen
iOS Smartphone
Apple is the only company that makes iOS smartphones.iOS Home Screen
Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Android devices and generations.
  1. Open Settings.
    Android Settings
  2. Select Wi-Fi.
    Wi-Fi
  3. Select the Bebop2_xxxxx Wi-Fi network from the list.
    Network name highlighted in Wi-Fi list on Android.
    By default, you don't need to enter a Wi-Fi password. You only need to enter one if you set it yourself.
  1. Launch the FreeFlight Pro app on your mobile device.
    FreeFlight Pro App.
  2. The app will connect automatically to the Parrot drone and show the Wi-Fi symbol towards the top right.
    Wi-Fi symbol highlighted in FreeFlight Pro app.
By default, your Parrot drone doesn't have a Wi-Fi password. It's best you set one up to avoid other people connecting to it.
  1. Launch the FreeFlight Pro app on your mobile device.
    FreeFlight Pro App.
  2. Tap the Fly & Film area.
    Fly & Film are highlighted in FreeFlight Pro app.
  3. Then go to Settings in the top left.
    Cog wheel highlighted in FreeFlight Pro app.
  4. Scroll down on the left side and select Network.
    Network tab highlighted in FreeFlight Pro app settings.
  5. Tap WPA2 in the top right.
    WPA2 button highlighted in FreeFlight Pro app settings.
  6. Then enter a new Wi-Fi password for your Parrot drone.
    Wi-Fi password field highlighted FreeFlight Pro app.
  7. The drone will restart automatically once the Wi-Fi password is entered.
Depending on your exact device (Smartphone or Tablet), and which generation you have, the menu theme and options might look slightly different on your screen. However, the steps should be similar across all Apple iOS devices and generations.
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Wi-Fi.
    iOS Wi-Fi
  3. Select the Bebop2_xxxxx Wi-Fi network from the list.
    Network name highlighted in Wi-Fi list on iOS.
    By default, you don't need to enter a Wi-Fi password. You only need to enter one if you set it yourself.
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