BB-8 connects to mobile devices using Bluetooth LE (also known as Bluetooth 4.0). This means that to connect to these devices the customer does not need to select the robot on their smart device’s Bluetooth list.

Because these robots use Bluetooth LE, the device the customer wants to use as the controller will have to be compatible with a Bluetooth LE/BT4.0 chip installed in itself. Most phones these days do come equipped with these.

To confirm if a device is compatible or not – use the following site:

If you have any questions or concerns, please follow the link to open a new support ticket.

Or feel free to contact us at your convenience: