how to save dji cache from ipad

4 Quick Ways On How To Save DJI Cache from iPad!

It’s fun and games with your DJI drones until you go on to save the video files. Especially if you’re dealing with an iPad. Because it’s not easy to save the cache files if you don’t know the right settings. 

So, how to save DJI cache from iPad?

You can directly access them using the DJI app’s editing mode to save DJI cache. Also, you can go to the file’s path for direct access to find the saving option. Moreover, the DJI cache can be saved using the cache during the shooting option. DJI recording audio with video cache is another alternative way. 

That was just a quick overview. Stick with us for a while to know the options elaborately.

Now, let’s jump right in.

4 Ways to Save DJI Cache From iPad

Getting DJI cache access is no hard task. It is as simple as verifying a DJI account. You just need to do a few easy things. 

Adding to that, it can be done in 4 easy ways. We have described them in easy words for your convenience. So, let’s go through all 4 options to get the full picture.

Option 1: Using the DJI Go 4 App

You can use the DJI Go 4 app on your iPad to get to the cache. Tap the editor icon at the bottom of the screen from the main screen. 

This will bring up a screen with the words “Album” and “Create” at the top. The create mode is loaded by default.

DJI Go 4 app

Here you will find the compilations of your recently shot videos. These are cut compilations with added audio. 

You can further edit this by using the transfer option. You can also discard and delete them as you wish. 

Option 2: Using the File Path 

You can also refer to the file path of the cached videos using your iPad. 
Open up the “Files” app from your iPad. Then go to the DJI GO 4 folder. You will find a subfolder named  Documents. You’ll find a folder called videoCache in there.

DJI GO 4 folder

For accessing the pictures go to the .MEDIALIBRARY folder under the Document subfolder. You can find all the picture files here.

However, you cannot directly open the picture files. To open that, you need to add .JPG to the end.

In older iPads, the cache may not appear in the “Files”. The DJI cache will show up in the Photos app.

Option 3: Using the Cache During Video Shooting Option 

If you turn on “Cache During Video Shooting”, the video is stored locally on your iPad. However, the resolution of the video is low and limited to 720p. 

This is the video that was sent to your RC from the P4P. It’s shown on the live view screen of your iPad Pro.

You can find these videos and files using the Go 4 or File path technique.

Option 4: Using DJI Record Audio with Video Cache 

If you use the “Record Audio With Video Cache” option, you can access audio and video. Upon pressing the red button to record the video, your iPad Pro will go live.

Video Cache DJI GO 4 app

This will appear on the DJI Go 4 app live view screen. Using this option, you can narrate your flights and add commentary. 

However, keep in mind that without a SD card, you can’t enable the cache settings. Because the storage on the DJI drones is miniscule.

So, make sure to go through all the prerequisite before enabling this option.

A gentle reminder about this setting. This cached video will also be 720p quality. You can get the best output if you use 5.8 GHz auto mode.

Tips On DJI Cache Utilization

Above you have learned about 4 methods to save DJI cache from iPad. But we have a little extra for you. Here are some tips on using and utilizing the cached files of your DJI device. So, don’t skip this segment. 

  • If you lose an HD video connection or RC signal your cached video will stop recording.
  • If you are using the cached video, be sure to check the red recording button frequently.
  • In order to save space, you can limit your cache size to 16 GB.
  • Make sure your device is connected to the internet. you can use the editor option to download the HD video.
  • During urban operation in crowded areas, use the 5.8GHz model for better transmission quality. You need not upgrade antennas for this, unlike eachine antennas.

These tips should help with the drone operation, we hope. Now, let’s move on to our final segment.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Should I Use 2.4GHZ or 5.8GHZ on DJI Drones? 

In most cases, the 2.4GHz band is enough. This can be used in quiet and interference-free areas. However, when you are operating in an urban area, you might face some interference. In that case, the 5.8 GHz band will come in handy.

Is It Okay to Clear Up Cached Data?

Yes, it is okay to clear up cached data. Cache files are basically junk files stored on your device. They can be safely taken away to make room for other files. However, make sure that you have saved the video and audio files on your local device. Otherwise, you might lose some data.

Where Are the DJI Photos and Videos Stored?

By default, the photos and videos are stored on the mounted SD card. However, if you are not using an SD card, they are saved on the device’s memory. To download the files, you need to connect your DJI device to a PC or Mac.


That will be all regarding how to save DJI cache from iPad. You will be able to get to the cache and save it to your iPad.

Do make sure a stable connection between your gadgets before, during, and after video recording.

Now, you’re perfectly ready to save the cache on your iPad!

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