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Prolonging BOLT Battery Life (Deep Sleep)Updated 10 months ago

Anytime your robot is not in use, we recommend putting your robot into deep sleep and keeping it off the charging base.

For the best way to maintain your battery, prior to putting the robot into deep sleep, we recommend first running the battery down to 50% and then putting in deep sleep. The most important thing to note is that, when not in use, the robot should be stored in deep sleep off of the charging base and in a cool area between 50-80 degrees Fahrenheit.

You can put your robot into deep sleep via the app you're using, or you can put your robot into deep sleep by simply placing your robot on the charging base and holding down the button on the side of the charging base while simultaneously lifting the robot off of the base.  Your robot is now in deep sleep!

Do not return your robot to the charging base – your robot in deep sleep should not be stored on the charging base.

To wake your robot from deep sleep, simply place your robot back on the charging base.

You can learn more about the batteries used in Sphero app-enabled robots here.

Please note that when we say "on" or "off the charging base" we mean a plugged-in charging base. Sitting the robot on an unplugged charging base will have no effect on the robot.

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