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Does Pix4D support offline mapping?

I need an offline, stand-alone mapping solution that will allow me to capture maps in remote locations beyond internet access. DroneDeploy requires you to activate the app via internet/cellular to download your flightplan before you can fly. You can then go into the field but if you turn off your device or drain the battery you will lose the maps. I need to be able to download maps to my mobile device at home, fly or drive to a remote location and then power up an launch in the field without an internet connection.

Will Pix4D work for me?

Hi Kellan,

Thank you for your interest in our products.

It is not needed to have internet connection (mobile data or Wi-Fi) to perform missions. Only the geolocation signal of the mobile device is used to geolocalized the mission and the home point with respect to the drone’s GPS. However, we recommend to plan the mission in advance so that the base map can be loaded and saved (Android) or cached (iOS) on the device before going to the field.

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I can´t perform missions on my Android tablet. When I run Pix4dCapture app it tries to connect on the Cloud and doesn´t allow to continue. I am using the same login and password but the app doesn´t accept its.


Hi Joao,

Could you please confirm you have Internet connection when trying to log in and that you are using the latest Pix4Dcapture 3.7.1?

Is it a one time problem or is it systematic and persisting?
Did you perhaps try more recently since last Thursday?

The cloud error actually means there is not Internet so the app cannot communicate with our server to make the login successful.

Could you try to uninstall and reinstall the app to see if the issue persists?
If it does, could you provide the Android version installed on the device (Settings > About)?


@kellan Hatch


I am also trying to find an offline solution for base maps for my ios P4P. I am just wondering if you managed to find one? I am investigating various options and will let you know if I find a solution but I would also appreciate knowing if you have. Could you please answer this through my email as I am not often on these forums.