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MIUI: Connecting to MJX Bugs B2W

I recently purchased the MJX Bugs B2W drone, and had a lot of difficulty connecting to the onboard 5GHz WIFI camera from the Bugs Go app. I finally figured out the solution, and it was totally unexpected, so I thought I'd share it here for anyone faced with the same issue.

I am using the Redmi Note 4 to connect, and that phone supported 5GHz WIFI, so I had no problem connecting to the drone hotspot. But when I launched the Bugs Go app, I keep getting the "Aircraft not connected" message. I tried a couple of stuff, including resetting the 5GHz channel used by the drone (by pressing on the "Camera" button on the remote controller for about 8 seconds, until you hear 3 beeps). Nothing worked.

Then I realized when I connect to the drone hotspot and run Bugs Go, I see this message:


It didn't occur to me initally to tap on the message, because I already knew the drone hotspot had no Internet acess. So out of desperation, I tapped on the message:


By selecting "Stay connected", Bugs Go was immediately able to connect to the drone and started streaming the live video feed from the camera.

Lesson learned!

Comments

  1. Great man! I'm having the same problem! will give it a try!

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  2. You just saved me a lot of frustration. Having the same problem and your guidance fixed it. Thank you!

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