How do I connect my Star Wars BB-8?
To continue using the App, you need to hold the BB-8 App-Enabled Droid next to it which will then automatically pair with the App using Bluetooth Low Energy. After pairing, you can select the different features. Drive lets you drive around the BB-8 App-Enabled Droid like a remote control car.
Does the sphero bb8 app still work?
Though we no longer support this product, Sphero BB-8 still rolls on in our hearts. You can keep the fun going with Sphero BOLT. Spark your creativity! While BB-8 is a legacy product, users can use our Sphero Edu app to program Sphero BB-8 robot and expand its capabilities.
How do I know when my BB-8 is charged?
Simply place BB-8 on it’s charging base with its heavy side down. If a charging connection is made, you will see the blue light on the charger blink. It will continue blinking until BB-8 is fully charged, at which time the light on the charger will turn solid blue.
Which Sphero apps work with BB8?
You can use either the Sphero Edu app (formerly the SPRK Lightning Lab app) or the Tickle app. Both are free to download and install. The SPRK app is available for Apple, Android, and Amazon Kindle devices.
Why is my sphero BB-8 not working?
Remove the app from your Android device. Tap “Force Stop” and then “Clear Cache.” The cache on your Android device will be emptied. Reinstall the BB8 app on your Android device. The app should now work fine and you should be able to resume control of BB8.
What type of Sphero is BB8?
The BB-8 from Sphero is an app-enabled Droid straight out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
How long does it take to charge sphero BB-8?
It takes up to three hours to fully charge him. 3 of 4 found this helpful.
How do I check my sphero battery level?
Students can check the battery strength of their Sphero SPRK+ by connecting it to a device. In the Sphero Edu app, they will be able to see the charge level of the robot. Green means the charge is high, yellow means it’s low (10 percent), and red means it’s very low (5 percent).
How do I update my BB8 Sphero?
If not, you can “Force Update” the firmware in the Sphero App by tapping the settings gear, tapping the “i” symbol and choosing “Force Update.” You might need to tap the button a few times if you have a poor internet connection.
Can sphero bb8 be programmed?
Cool Things To Do With Your Sphero It comes with an app you install on your smartphone or tablet to control it! “No big deal” you say. It gets better, it can be programmed to do what you want it to do.
How do I update my BB-8 Sphero?
What can I do with my Sphero?
Cool Things To Do With Your Sphero 1 Create a path for it to follow 2 Set up a cosmic bowling lane using BB-8 as the ball and send it towards the pins 3 Have it change colors when it enters a different room 4 Sense a collision and make a sound More
How do I get started programming my BB-8?
To begin programming your BB-8 you download the SPRK Edu app. You will be prompted to create an account. Sphero devices are used in many classrooms to teach STEM/STEAM related activities so there is an EDUCATOR account you can use that will help manage your classroom activities.
How does a Sphero robot move?
The accelerometer allows it to control and sense the force of movement. The two together allows the droid to move very well across smooth surfaces and when you don’t get in its way, it can really zip across a floor (about 4.5mph according to Sphero’s website) and change directions.
Who makes the BB-8 robot?
Sphero, who makes the BB-8, brought us a number of great robots such as the Sphero orb, Ollie, Lightning McQueen, other Star Wars droids such as R2D2, and a few others. What is so great about the BB-8? It comes with an app you install on your smartphone or tablet to control it!