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Hello
I have a new Mavic Air 2 and I cannot figure out how to disable the sensor beeping.  I can disable obstacle aviodance but I cannot stop the beeping when close to an obstacle. Mavic 2 can disable all sensors in DJI GO 4 app and stop the warning beeps, but DJI Fly app does not. Since the Mavic mini has no sensors the DJI Fly app has no need for this.  I wish to fly Mavic Air 2 close to obstacles and not have the beeping.

Steven Kolstad  
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5-21 18:19
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DJI Mindy
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Hi Steven, sorry for the inconvenience caused if the beeping sound bothers you, it is recommended to turn off the media volume of your phone, then you should not hear the beeping sound.
We will also forward to this situation to our engineers for attention, please stay tuned to the future update on DJI website.
5-21 18:59
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pau1200
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Hi,

I am having the same issue, it seems to beep at everything and is very annoying, even an 8m it beeps slowly like every once a second. The only way I have found to stop it is to use sports mode but this is not the right thing to do. Strange this is that when I first flew it I had no beeps just vibration when it was close about 1.5m away from an obstacle and now beeeppp.
5-21 22:52
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pau1200
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Hi,

I am having the same issue, it seems to beep at everything and is very annoying, even an 8m it beeps slowly like every once a second. The only way I have found to stop it is to use sports mode but this is not the right thing to do. Strange this is that when I first flew it I had no beeps just vibration when it was close about 1.5m away from an obstacle and now beeeppp.
5-21 23:08
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pau1200 Posted at 5-21 23:08
Hi,

I am having the same issue, it seems to beep at everything and is very annoying, even an 8m it beeps slowly like every once a second. The only way I have found to stop it is to use sports mode but this is not the right thing to do. Strange this is that when I first flew it I had no beeps just vibration when it was close about 1.5m away from an obstacle and now beeeppp.

Did you try to turn off the media volume of your phone? Then you should not hear the beeping sound.
5-22 05:26
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DJI Mindy Posted at 5-22 05:26
Did you try to turn off the media volume of your phone? The you should not hear the beeping sound.

true but then no other messages either like home point updated
5-22 10:53
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pau1200
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Obviously I can turn down the sound I’m trying to find out at what range people start to get beeps 8m seems excessive to me
5-22 11:30
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Same issue here. And sometimes the drone refuses to move forward or backward even if the obstacle is very far
5-22 15:26
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pau1200 Posted at 5-22 11:30
Obviously I can turn down the sound I’m trying to find out at what range people start to get beeps 8m seems excessive to me

Forward:
Precision measurement range: 0.35 to 22 m
Detectable range: 0.35 to 44 m
Effective sensing speed: ≤12 m/s

Backward:
Precision measurement range: 0.37 to 23.6 m
Detectable range: 0.37 to 47.2 m
Effective sensing speed: ≤12m/s
5-24 01:10
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fansf429bfcf Posted at 5-22 15:26
Same issue here. And sometimes the drone refuses to move forward or backward even if the obstacle is very far

Hi there, please check my post in 9#.
5-24 01:11
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skolstad1952 Posted at 5-22 10:53
true but then no other messages either like home point updated

It is a temporary suggestion, your feedback has been forwarded to our engineers for attention, we will keep improving our products to make you have a better experience.
5-24 01:12
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I have the opposite problem I want to hear the beeping when close to objects but it doesn't maybe becuase it was night time last i checked and flown it and I jist got it so. Also when I first flew it the back green light were solid now they blink when I fly. Which i guess is normal I'd just much rather them not blink
6-7 19:13
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djiuser_lzSkvWj170PZ Posted at 6-7 19:13
I have the opposite problem I want to hear the beeping when close to objects but it doesn't maybe becuase it was night time last i checked and flown it and I jist got it so. Also when I first flew it the back green light were solid now they blink when I fly. Which i guess is normal I'd just much rather them not blink

If there is no sufficient light, the Vision system is hard to detect the obstacles, please read the details below. vision system.png
6-7 23:01
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fansf429bfcf Posted at 5-22 15:26
Same issue here. And sometimes the drone refuses to move forward or backward even if the obstacle is very far

the drone stopping near obstacles is obstacle avoidance and this can be disabled by beeping cannot.
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6-9 11:44
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The constant beeping is ridiculous to the point where it is distracting, confusing and downright hazardous. The spoken messages are too low and the beeps are too loud. It is beeping at everything within 25 meters, and in the middle of spoken messages in the app. You shouldn’t have to turn off sound on your phone to use the drone. Please tell your developers to include Individual volume settings for messages and proximity alerts. And a slider for proximity alert distance would be nice. Apart from the beeping I really love everything about this drone :-)
6-19 10:07
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Uthne Posted at 6-19 10:07
The constant beeping is ridiculous to the point where it is distracting, confusing and downright hazardous. The spoken messages are too low and the beeps are too loud. It is beeping at everything within 25 meters, and in the middle of spoken messages in the app. You shouldn’t have to turn off sound on your phone to use the drone. Please tell your developers to include Individual volume settings for messages and proximity alerts. And a slider for proximity alert distance would be nice. Apart from the beeping I really love everything about this drone :-)

So DJI do you plan to fix this in a future app/firmware roll?
6-19 10:34
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Hi is there a fix for this ? It’s happening to a lot of people and is distracting enough to crash the drone and cause a serious issue... please let us know.
6-28 10:33
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Uthne Posted at 6-19 10:07
The constant beeping is ridiculous to the point where it is distracting, confusing and downright hazardous. The spoken messages are too low and the beeps are too loud. It is beeping at everything within 25 meters, and in the middle of spoken messages in the app. You shouldn’t have to turn off sound on your phone to use the drone. Please tell your developers to include Individual volume settings for messages and proximity alerts. And a slider for proximity alert distance would be nice. Apart from the beeping I really love everything about this drone :-)

I would like an answer from DJI as to why all of our drones are faulty or be offered a better replacement that works properly.
6-28 10:35
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djiuser_AGn4AwGSG71Q
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Hi Im trying to fly indooors in tripod mode, is there a way to disable  the sensors ?
7-20 22:55
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DJI Mindy Posted at 5-21 18:59
Hi Steven, sorry for the inconvenience caused if the beeping sound bothers you, it is recommended to turn off the media volume of your phone, then you should not hear the beeping sound.
We will also forward to this situation to our engineers for attention, please stay tuned to the future update on DJI website.

I'm having the exact opposite IU do not here any beep and that scars me I'm not sure if the sensor are working , this is a new drone not even a week old  and yes I'm flying in normal mode and obstacle avoidance is enabled.
7-21 07:31
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fans6ff050fe Posted at 7-21 07:31
I'm having the exact opposite IU do not here any beep and that scars me I'm not sure if the sensor are working , this is a new drone not even a week old  and yes I'm flying in normal mode and obstacle avoidance is enabled.

Sorry for the late response, were you able to hear other audio such as The Home Point Updated, Takeoff and so on?
7-27 00:34
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DJI, please....fix this. The beeping from obstacles needs to be able to be adjusted so we can not lose focus on flying as needed. Hovering 8' clear above the ground and constant beeping is far too sensitive. Turning off the phone volume obviously works, but then we lose any and all messages/notifications- which we still need.
8-4 16:43
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I would also like to add my name to the list of people who would like to be able to turn off the obstacle beeping. If I turn off all obstacle avoidance then the beeping should be turned off also. This is the logical solution.
8-8 07:53
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Please add my name to the list of people who would like the option to turn the beeps off or at least down independent of the phone media volume.   In most cases the beeps are helpful but when I want to do some runs in more confined spaces, the constant beeping is grating.   Yes I can turn down the volume but I want to hear all the other prompts.   At the very least, add an in-app volume for it.  While I'm at it, in the DJI Fly app on connect, a Pre-Flight screen would be nice where you can change RTH settings, do location unlocks with auto send to aircraft, set default cam mode and choose alarm volumes without digging into menus would be kinda cool.
9-9 03:44
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Hi DJI, As with other users on the thread, I would like to add my voice to the request to be able to turn down / off the beeping.  With the obstacle avoidance and APAS active, the drone will react to obstacles.  The other commands should still be heard (ie Home Point Updated, please check the map).  Apart from this, I am enjoying the drone
9-11 06:17
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JodyB
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I think this is an issue that is going to be difficult to satisfy everyone. I don't mind the beeping. In fact, it keeps me more focused on what I am doing rather than being distracted by it. I'm not saying it isn't an issue for you or anyone else that finds it distracting. But you have to keep in mind that for everyone that finds it distracting, there is probably one that actually uses that beeping to gain focus. Perhaps adding an option to turn it off if OA is turned off as well might work?
9-11 06:22
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Scott108
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I flew with app version 1.1.8 (iOS) for the first time today, and NO BEEPING at obstacles.  Has anyone else seen this with 1.1.8?

My volume isn’t turned down, as I still hear announcements like “home point updated” and takeoff/landing announcements.  And sensors / avoidance are still working, as the MA2 stops and hovers at obstacles going forward or back.  But no beeping!

Was this changed in 1.1.8?

** EDIT **   
I flew only twice with 1.1.8, and had no collision beeping (as described above).  Then I updated to 1.1.9, and the collision beeping returned.  But both my flights with 1.1.8 were during the evening, near sunset, so perhaps low light was the reason for lack of beeps (though collision avoidance still worked).   But either way, still beeping now with 1.1.9.

As mentioned in another thread, it would be nice if DJI Fly was improved to have individual volume settings for alerts, warnings, collision beeping, shutter click, and so forth.  Then each user could adjust volume as desired for each type of output.

9-12 20:08
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I would like to be able to shut off the sensors in all modes as my choice.
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