This is an old software bug we've fixed in Version 2! Looks like your tablet needs an update!
Having trouble connecting to your Sphero? There are a few things to try, from checking the charge, to re-pairing, but we also have a software update for Sphero available that might fix things. Update to Version 2 now, if you haven't already!
#1 Give Sphero a good shake; if it doesn’t light up, or if it only shows a red light, the robot needs to be charged (see Charging my Sphero). If you see a pattern of three colors (remember them for step two) then your Sphero is charged; once you’ve determined that you have a fully charged robot and if you’re still having connection problems move on to step two!
#2 Grab your tablet and turn it on; from the tablet’s homescreen tap on the screen and drag/swipe to the left with your finger to reveal a second panel of apps. Click on the one labeled "Settings."
Charging your Sphero is really easy, but it does take a few hours to charge from a completely dead battery, so leave yourself some time before a planned lesson to check your robot and recharge it if necessary. In order to charge Sphero, simply open up your Accessory Kit inside the RobotsLAB BOX and pull out the Sphero charger.
The Standard RobotsLAB-BOX includes these goodies:
50 Lessons and Quizzes covering standards in Algebra, Physics, Geometry, Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus, 4 Robots, 1 10.1" Tablet, 12 Accessories, a transport case and 1 Year Warranty.
Want more? Check out the deluxe package
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