How to connect Tello drone? Tello is a drone that is so small it fits in the palm of your hand. The quadcopter comes with built-in obstacle avoidance, making it easy for kids to fly safely. It has a high-definition camera that captures photos and video from above, and you can adjust the camera angle by just twisting its body.

Connect Tello to your phone using Bluetooth, then hold down the power button on your device until it starts blinking. This indicates that it has entered pairing mode. Next, go into the Tello app and tap “Connect Vehicle.” Your drone will start blinking green when it’s ready for takeoff!

With no controller required for flight, kids can take off and land this drone by pressing buttons on its body or start / stop recording video with the simple press of a button.

Steps To Connect The Tello Drone

Steps To Connect The Tello Drone

To connect your Tellodrone to the wifi network, follow these steps:

  • Turn on the drone’s wifi.
  • Connect to the drone’s wifi network, then log in with your username and password as directed by our app or website (based on which device you’re using).

Scan The Code And Install The App

Scan The Code And Install The App

To connect the drone to your phone, you’ll need to scan a QR code. First, download and install the Tello app from the Google Play store. Then, open up your Tello account in a web browser and click on “Get Started” under “New Users.”

Next, tap the three-dot menu button on an iPhone or iPad or press and hold down on an Android device (if you are using a Windows 10 PC, please follow these instructions). Select Scan QR Code from this menu option on iPhone or iPad devices as well as Android devices—while holding down on a Windows 10 computer until you see something like this:

Enable Your Phone’s Wifi Feature

Enable Your Phone's Wifi Feature

To do this, follow these steps:

  • Turn on your phone’s WiFi feature by tapping on the icon in the top right corner of your screen.
  • Find and connect to the Tello drone’s wifi network.
  • Wait until your phone has established a connection with the drone’s WiFi system before turning off its own wireless connection again (you can do this by returning back to Settings > Wi-Fi).

Wait Till The Drone Turns On Completely

In order to connect your drone, you need to wait till the drone turns ON completely. This can take several minutes and it will turn green when it’s ready.

If the front lights turn red, the drone is not ready to fly. You will also hear a beep sound and see an error message on your smartphone screen if there is no signal from the remote controller (more about this later).

When you start up your Tello for the first time, you have to do a number of things: 1) Go through setup process 2) Connecting via WiFi 3) Pairing with Remote Controller 4) Calibrating Compass

Connect To The Wi-fi Network

It is imperative to connect your drone to the Tello app. Make sure that your phone and drone are on the same wifi network.

Turn On Your Mobile Data/internet Connection

Before you can pair your drone with the Tello app, make sure that your mobile data/internet connection is turned on.

  • Click on the “Connect” button in the top right corner of your screen. If you’re using a tablet, click on “Settings” instead.
  • Select “Connected Devices” from this menu and select “Connect” again from there (or if you’re using a tablet, select “WiFi Settings”).
  • If necessary, enter your password for Wi-Fi and then wait for a few seconds while the drone connects to it; then wait for another few seconds while it pairs with Tello’s servers over the internet.

You should see confirmation messages appear after each step above has finished: one when everything has connected successfully and another when everything is ready to fly!

Tap On The Tello App And Wait For A Few Seconds For It To Connect With Your Drone

  • Turn On Your Mobile Data/internet Connection.
  • Tap On The Tello App And Wait For A Few Seconds For It To Connect With Your Drone.
  • Once connected, go to the main menu and tap on ‘Takeoff’ button at the bottom of your screen to take off your drone manually!

Know How And Where To Download The Tello App

In order to connect your drone with your phone, you’ll need to download the Tello app from either the Google Play Store, Apple App Store, Windows Store or Amazon App Store. If you have trouble finding it in those places, here are a few tips for getting started:

  • Search for “tellodrone” in any of these stores (not just “tello”)
  • Click on the link that says “Install” or “Get” (or similar) and follow the instructions that appear after clicking on it.

Frequently Asked Question (How To Connect Tello Drone)

How Is The Tello Connected To My Smartphone?

Connect the Tello drone to your phone via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The process is similar with other devices, but the steps may vary depending on your device.

Follow these steps to connect Tello drone to phone:

  • Open the main screen of the app and press “Connect” in the top right corner of your screen.
  • Select “Connect via Wi-Fi” (if available). If it does not appear, then you need to first add a Wi-Fi network connection before continuing on.
  • Turn on your phone’s Wi-Fi settings and select one of our recommended networks from the list that appears when searching for available connections.

What Are The Minimum Requirements To Use Tello?

In order to use Tello, you will need:

  • A Wi-Fi connection: This can be via a mobile hotspot or through an existing home network.
  • A mobile device with Android or iOS: The only requirement here is that it has Bluetooth 4.0 and at least Android 5.0 or iOS 8.0 installed on it (this means that even your old iPhone 3GS should work). You don’t have to have the latest phone out there; we’ve tested this drone with devices as old as 2013 iPhones!
  • An internet connection: either via Wi-Fi or cellular data

How Do I Achieve Optimal Performance Of My Drone?

  • Make sure you’re flying somewhere open and unobstructed: If possible, don’t fly close to trees, buildings or anything that can get in the way of your drone’s path.
  • Avoid windy conditions if at all possible: it’s hard enough keeping your Tello drone in the air without adding additional stressors like strong winds pushing it around.
  • Avoid flying in rain or snowfall: if something gets wet while it’s on your personal property (like a dog), make sure not to let them lick off any residue that might be left behind on the Tello by running their tongue over its surface after they’ve gotten a drink from a nearby water source!
  • And finally, avoid night-time use of your drone unless absolutely necessary: This will help keep things safe for everyone involved; accidents tend happen more often when visibility is poor

What Should I Do If The Wi-fi Signal Is Weak Or Lost?

If it’s the first time, you need to pair your drone with a smartphone or tablet.

  • Check the Wi-Fi connection
  • Make sure that your phone and drone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. If they’re not, go through each step in the setup guide again and make sure that they are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. In most cases, Tello should automatically connect to your home’s WiFi if there is one available and then prompt you for the password when needed. You can also try connecting directly through an Ethernet cable for more stable connections (not included).

What Is The Maximum Range Of Tello?

The maximum range is 100 meters, but you can fly Tello up to 300m when connecting it to a phone or tablet. You can also fly Tello up to 500m when connecting it with a laptop and 1km when connecting it with a PC.

Where Can I Find A Tello User Manual?

The Tello user manual is a document that comes with your drone. You can download it from the Tello website or find it on the app, depending on which type of drone you have.


Download and install the tello app, Enable Wi-Fi on your phone. Make sure you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network that has internet access, then open up the Tello app on your phone. Choose a flight mode, then press “Start.” So, your drone will connect successfully with your mobile.

This post is a step-by-step guide on how to connect the tello drone to your smartphone. In addition, we’re going to show you how to connect the tello drone with your computer or laptop so that you can use it as a webcam.

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