FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Sphero 2.0.

What devices is Sphero compatible with?
The below information is applicable for both Sphero 2.0 and SPRK Edition.  iOS iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Confirmed Devices iOS Version ...
Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:14 AM
How do I connect/pair my Sphero to a device?
iOS Pairing Remove Sphero from Induction Charger. Shake Sphero awake. Access iOS Bluetooth settings.  Settings -> General -> Blue...
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:42 PM
Charging Sphero: How-to and Best Practices
Sphero comes with his very own induction charger.  When his battery runs low, you can revive him heavy side down in the charger. To find his hea...
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:43 PM
My Sphero isn't charging.
Sometimes if Sphero isn't sitting just right in his cradle he doesn't take a charge.  Make sure that he is sitting heavy side down in his cradl...
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:14 AM
How do I turn Sphero off?
While connected to the Sphero app, follow these steps: Tap the Cog icon to enter Settings  Tap the sleepy Sphero icon Slide the blue switch ...
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:44 PM
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 whi...
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 10:48 AM
Sphero firmware upgrade best practices/instructions
Firmware upgrades provide improved performance for our favorite rolling robot.  They improve Sphero's driving control, allow you to play games using...
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 2:45 PM
Sphero Quick Start Guide
Sphero Quick Start Guide (see PDF attachment)
Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 12:47 PM
How long does Sphero hold his charge?
You can roll Sphero at top speed for 60+ minutes at a time.  When he’s tired, he will flash red three consecutive times and go to sleep. If your ...
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 11:09 AM
What does boost do in the Sphero app?
Boost delivers added power to Sphero to help you launch over jumps and outrun the bad guys.  If you’re in a tight race, or have a low ramp you want to hit...
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:37 PM