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Step 3: Remote Control with a Tablet or Smartphone

The LEGO MINDSTORMS Commander software is easy to install, but it is not user friendly. It is challenging to control the robot and it is not uncommon for the bluetooth connection to cease in the middle of a battle. Use this method only if you have no other option.

Apple Devices - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Commander 

Google Devices - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Commander 


Use these instructional videos to enable you to use a device to remotely control your Simple SumoBot. 

STEP 1:  Connect via Bluetooth

This video explains how to open the LEGO MINDSTORMS Commander app and then connect your iPad or iPhone to the SumoBot 

STEP 2:  Control the Simple SumoBot

This video explains how to program the LEGO MINDSTORMS Commander app to enable you to remotely control the Simple SumoBot. 

Connection Troubleshooting 

(Apple Devices Only) This video explains how to fix connection problems that can occur with the LEGO MINDSTORMS Commander app. 

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