R2-D2

Purchasing R2-D2

Sphero no longer produces or sells R2-D2 droids. Please check with a local or online retailer for availability.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Bluetooth Range

R2-D2 has a Bluetooth range of up to 30 meters.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Is R2-D2 Waterproof?

No, R2-D2 is not waterproof. We recommend you avoid getting your Droid wet.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Driving R2-D2

After connecting to R2-D2 via the Star Wars Droids App, you will automatically begin at the drive screen. Set the aim by dragging the R2-D2 on-screen to rotate the physical Droid around. When the phy…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Play Modes

R2-D2 utilizes the Star Wars Droids App by Sphero to bring your Droid to life! Play and interact with R2-D2 using any of the 5 main in-app modes. Click the links below for more details on each mode:…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Resetting R2-D2

To reset R2-D2, connect your Droid to the app, navigate to the Settings page and tap "Sleep". Once R2-D2 is in deep sleep mode, plug him back into a power source to wake him and complete the reset.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Putting R2-D2 into Deep Sleep

To put R2-D2 to sleep, simply close and force quit the Star Wars Droids App. The App disconnects from Droids on background, thus R2-D2 will enter sleep after 5 minutes, even if the App remains in the…

Sara Sampson
Updated 10 months ago by Sara Sampson

Power Requirements for Charging R2-D2

R2-D2 can be charged using a USB Dedicated Charge Port. He can draw up to 1.2A safely, if you want to charge faster.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Is R2-D2 Compatible with Force Band?

Yes, we are happy to inform you Force Band is now compatible with R2-D2!

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Troubleshooting R2-D2 Connection Issues

Prior to troubleshooting, if you have never connected to R2-D2, first ensure that you are using a compatible device: What devices is R2-D2 compatible with? If you're using a compatible device, double…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Patrol Mode

Patrol mode is when you send R2-D2 to survey his surroundings autonomously. Your Droid maps out collisions with objects in the room and sends information back to you, which includes readings on his s…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Battery Life

R2-D2's battery lasts for up to 60 minutes of drive time on a full charge. R2-D2 will also flash red when he is getting low on battery.

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Draw and Drive Mode

After connecting to R2-D2 via the app, tap on Draw and Drive mode and draw a path on the screen with your finger for him to follow. You can increase or decrease the canvas by doing a pinch to zoom ge…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Connecting R2-D2 to a Device

You will need to install the Star Wars Droids App by Sphero on either your Android or iOS device: Android Download link: http://bit.ly/2vLakQd iOS download link: http://apple.co/2wU0d0F Once you have…

mike moran
Updated 10 months ago by mike moran

Charging R2-D2

R2-D2 charges via a Micro USB charging cable. A cable is provided in the packaging. R2-D2 will let you know when fully charged when the light near the charging port turns green and when he's low on b…

mike moran
Updated 1 week ago by mike moran

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