BB-8

Resetting BB-8

Place BB-8 on the charger, hold it there with one hand and press the button on the side of the charger with the other. While still holding the button down, remove BB-8 from the charging base. The dro…

mike moran
Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

BB-8's Lights Flashing

BB-8 will flash red on a few different occasions: When the droid bumps into an obstacle. If it's batteries are running low. If the firmware update is corrupted. When BB-8’s lights flash red while pla…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Using BB-8 Voice Commands

First, turn on voice commands by going to 'Settings' and tapping the button next to 'Voice Recognition' to use voice commands. At any point during play, except while on patrol and using holographic m…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Recording a Hologram

Tap into Messages and allow BB-8 permission to use your device’s camera and microphone. Tap the video camera icon to record a new message. Center yourself or a friend within the outline and tap the r…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

BB-8's Battery

BB-8 offers 1 hour of continuous play for 3 hours of charging. You can learn more about the batteries used in Sphero app-enabled robots here.

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Updated 11 months ago by mike moran

Waking BB-8 from Deep Sleep

BB-8 will wake up when you set it in the charger for the first time. After the initial use, your droid will wake up when connected to the app or when you place it back in the charging cradle. Be sure…

mike moran
Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

BB-8's Bluetooth Range

BB-8 will work up to a distance of 100 feet under the right conditions. This range is based on Bluetooth’s current technology, frequency, and antenna.

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Is BB-8 Waterproof?

BB-8 is made to be water resistant, but we would not recommend taking your droid for a swim if it can be helped.

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Driving BB-8

First, tap into Drive and aim BB-8 but turning the model Droid on your screen and spinning BB-8 until its blue tail light is pointed toward you. This can be done at any point during driving to keep y…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Cleaning BB-8

We suggest alcohol wipes, q-tips, or a very soft cloth, similar cleaning principles to cleaning a trackball mouse.

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Lost or Damaged BB-8 Head

If your BB-8's head has been lost or is broken, please contact our support team at support@sphero.com Note: BB-8's antennas do not send or receive signals and are purely for aesthetics. If your BB-8'…

mike moran
Updated 11 months ago by mike moran

BB-8 Voice Commands

First, turn on voice commands by going to 'Settings' and tapping the button next to 'Voice Recognition' to use voice commands. At any point during play, except while on patrol and using holographic m…

mike moran
Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Putting BB-8 in Deep Sleep

When you close the app, BB-8 goes to sleep. When you put your droid on the charger, it will self-align for optimal charging then turns off. When you launch the app, BB-8 will wake up and connect agai…

mike moran
Updated 11 months ago by mike moran

BB-8™ Tech Specs

iOS & Android compatible • Top speed of 4.5 mph (7ft/s) • Durable polycarbonate shell • Bluetooth Smart BLE connection (100-foot range) • Inductive charging (over 1 hour of play on a full charge) • F…

mike moran
Updated 3 years ago by mike moran

BB-8 Charger Animations

BB-8 will now animate while in the charging base connected to power. You droid will wake up and animate about nine times per day and does not need to be connected to the app to work. This feature wil…

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Updated 11 months ago by mike moran

Difference Between Battle-Worn and Original BB-8

Our Special Edition Battle-Worn BB-8 is similar to our original BB-8 app-enabled droid but with a more movie-accurate deco on both the droid and charging base. Along with the new look, when connected…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Charging BB-8

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 cha…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

BB-8 Training Video

How to use BB-8.

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Getting Started with BB-8

1. Remove BB-8 from the box. 2. Place BB-8 on a flat surface. Placing BB-8 on a flat surface will make it easier to attach BB-8's head. Once BB-8's head is attached, place BB-8 In the charging cradle…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

BB-8 Not Charging

BB-8's battery should last for up to 60 minutes of constant play on a full charge. If BB-8 has been fully charged, but loses energy and turns off shortly after connecting, please try the following: E…

mike moran
Updated 11 months ago by mike moran

How do I use the Draw and Drive feature for BB-8?

To use Draw and Drive mode in the BB-8 app, place BB-8 on the ground and simply tap 'Draw and Drive' in the main menu. You will see a grid-line area, tap and drag your finger anywhere in that grid ar…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

Android Error Message 907 Or 963

Uninstall the App before following the steps below: 1. Clear the application/Data for the Google Play Store and Google Play Services through the Application Manager in Settings See clearCache.mp4 bel…

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Updated 1 year ago by mike moran

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