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Sphero 1.0 + 2.0


Pairing Sphero 1.0 + 2.0 with a Device

Sphero connects to phones differently than our other robots – Sphero connects through Bluetooth Classic. This means that you must select Sphero in your phone’s Bluetooth settings before connecting in-app. The Sphero will appear as Sphero-_ _ _ on you

Sphero 1.0 + 2.0 Light not Working

Sphero’s LED light can be configured so that it does not display light, depending on your preference.  To ensure this has not happened, navigate to settings in your Sphero App and make certain the slider for brightness is not turned all the way down.

Sphero's Bluetooth Range

Sphero has a Bluetooth range of over 50 ft; however, we advise keeping him within that range. Driving Sphero outside of 50 ft could cause him to become disconnected and you’ll have to walk the whole way to retrieve him.

Sphero Volts/Hz

Sphero’s induction charger is compatible with 110v – 240v and 50 – 60 Hz

Sphero Firmware Updates

Firmware upgrades provide improved performance for our favorite rolling robot.  They improve Sphero's driving control, allow you to play games using new capabilities like collision detection, and even make life a little easier by perfectly orienting

Is Sphero Waterproof?

Sphero is waterproof up to 5m or 15ft. He will actually float on top of water.  Please note that water can interfere with your Bluetooth connection which can cause a drop in connection.

Resetting Sphero

Place Sphero on its charging base and press the button on the side of the charger while removing Sphero from the charger.  To verify Sphero is reset, try tapping to wake.  If Sphero does not wake, reset is successful.  Place back on the charger to ac

Sphero not Following Driving Instructions

You need to aim Sphero.  Before driving, first try placing your thumbs on opposite sides of the Nav Wheel on your screen.  Rotate your thumbs until you see Sphero’s blue taillight point directly at you. You’re ready to take him for a spin! Remember,

Sphero is Glowing Blue + White - Not Connecting

If your Sphero is glowing a solid bright/white blue and doesn't respond to shaking, attempts to pair, etc., it is most likely connected to a previously paired device. To resolve this issue, make sure that all Bluetooth devices you could use to connec

Red Flash

Your Sphero app-enabled robot may blink a red light sequence after being removed from the charging cradle after a full charge. A quick red flash indicates that firmware of your Sphero app-enabled robot needs to be updated. You can learn more about fi