FAQ

How do I connect to R2-D2?
R2-D2 connects to your device via Bluetooth Smart BLE, also known as Bluetooth 4.0 (check your device compatibility).  To connect to R2-D2, launch the S...
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 11:05 AM
How do I wake R2-D2?
To wake R2-D2 from sleep, plug in your droid using the USB cable. If R2-D2 is not in deep sleep, you may also simply launch theStar Wars Droids App next to ...
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 11:05 AM
How do I know when R2-D2 is fully charged?
When R2-D2 is low on battery he will flash red. To charge him, plug in your Droid using the USB charging cable. When you plug in R2-D2 you'll see the s...
Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 2:26 PM
How do I put R2-D2 to sleep?
To put R2-D2 to sleep, simply close and force quit the Star Wars Droids App. Note: to put R2-D2 into sleep mode, the app needs to be completely closed, and ...
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 11:06 AM
Is R2-D2 programmable?
Yes. You can program Sphero’s R2-D2 using both our Sphero Edu application and Apple’s Swift Playground. If you have any questions or concerns, ple...
Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:37 PM
What comes in the R2-D2 box?
The following items are included in the R2-D2 box:  R2-D2 App enabled Droid Micro USB Cable (does not come with a charging plug for wall charging) Le...
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 12:34 PM
What is R2-D2's battery life?
R2-D2's battery lasts for up to 60 minutes of drive time on a full charge. R2-D2 will also flash red when he is getting low on battery.  Follow the...
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:34 AM
Is R2-D2 waterproof?
No, R2-D2 is not waterproof. We recommend you avoid getting your Droid wet.  If you have any questions or concerns, please follow the link to op...
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:33 AM
What devices is R2-D2 compatible with?
R2-D2 utilizes the Star Wars application by Sphero. For device compatibility, follow the link. If you have any questions or concerns, please follo...
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:56 AM
What is Patrol Mode for R2-D2?
Patrol mode is when you send R2-D2 to survey his surroundings autonomously. Your Droid maps out collisions with objects in the room and sends information ba...
Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 8:34 AM