R2-D2

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 he's low on battery by flashing red. The red flashing will increase in frequency as hi…

mike moran
Updated 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 7 months ago by mike moran

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 7 months ago by mike moran

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 8 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 7 months ago by Sara Sampson

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 7 months ago by mike moran

R2-D2 Bluetooth Range

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

mike moran
Updated 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 7 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 7 months ago by mike moran

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