Getting the serial number of the Crazyflie 2.X

The Crazyflie 2.X ID is a character string of 24 characters. It is unique to each Crazyflie 2.X.


  • Open the "Device manager" and find the Crazyflie 2.X.
  • Right click on Crazyflie 2.X, go in "Properties" then in the tab "Details".
  • In the drop-box select "Device instance path".

The serial number is located just after "5740\", in the following screen it starts by 41:

windows serial

By right-clicking on the string you can copy it.


Open a terminal and type (ie. cop-paste) the following command:

sudo lsusb -v -d 0483:5740 | grep iSerial

The Crazyflie serial is then displayed (here it starts by 41):

linux serial

Mac OS X

From the "About this mac" menu, click on "System reports..."

mac serial

Then click on "USB", locate the Crazyflie 2.X and the serial number can be copied from there

mac serial 2