The micro:bit app for android is available to download from the Google Play Store. Install the app and follow these instructions for pairing your device.


We are aware of an issue in Android 9.0+ that prevents users from flashing code to the device, resulting a GATT error. Please contact us if this is the case.


The Android app may request access to Location services and Storage in order to fucntion properly. Please ensure location services are enabled



To pair the micro:bit with your mobile device you will first need to enter pairing mode:

 

  • Hold down the A, B and reset buttons simultaneously.
  • Release the reset button. The LED screen will fill and you should then see the Bluetooth logo.


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 You should then see a pattern displayed on the micro:bit screen.



Copy the pattern into the app


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After tapping PAIR you should receive a success message and a tick/check mark appear on the LED display.




You have now successfully paired the micro:bit. 


Press reset to complete the process


Enter pairing mode again in order to connect to the app and flash a program:

  • Hold down the A, B and reset buttons simultaneously.
  • Release the reset button. The LED screen will fill and you should then see the Bluetooth logo.