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Connecting to the SPIKE Prime Hub using Bluetooth

Just getting started with SPIKE Prime? The first step is connecting the SPIKE Prime Hub to your device.

Below you'll find detailed step-by-step instructions for all of the supported devices.

Android and ChromeOS

Connecting via Bluetooth

  1. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on in your device settings.

  2. Create or open a project in the SPIKE App.

  3. Click/tap the Hub icon on the Programming Canvas.

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  1. Hold down the Center Button to turn on your Hub.
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  1. Press your Hub’s Bluetooth Button to enable Bluetooth.
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  1. Wait for your Hub to appear in the list of available Hubs. If your Hub is brand new, it’ll appear with the default name “LEGO Hub” until you give it a unique name.
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  1. Click/tap the “Connect” button below your Hub to connect. For some devices and operating systems, you’ll have to approve the pairing.

That’s it! Your Hub will display a Bluetooth icon and play a sound to let you know that you’ve successfully connected.

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iOS and iPadOS

Connecting via Bluetooth

  1. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on in your device settings.

  2. Create or open a project in the SPIKE App.

  3. Click/tap the Hub icon on the Programming Canvas.

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  1. Hold down the Center Button to turn on your Hub.
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  1. Press your Hub’s Bluetooth Button to enable Bluetooth.
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  1. Wait for your Hub to appear in the list of accessories.

Initially, the Hub can appear as “Toy,” but it should eventually display as a LEGO® Hub. If your Hub is brand new, it’ll appear with the default name “LEGO Hub” until you give it a unique name.

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  1. Click/tap on the name of your Hub to start connecting.

That’s it! Your Hub will display a Bluetooth icon and play a sound to let you know that you’ve successfully connected.

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MacOS

Connecting via Bluetooth

  1. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on in your device settings.

  2. Create or open a project in the SPIKE App.

  3. Click/tap the Hub icon on the Programming Canvas.

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  1. Hold down the Center Button to turn on your Hub.
hand-power-0e78daf2e58dcf31f2dc9c3f571ea2cc.png
  1. Press your Hub’s Bluetooth Button to enable Bluetooth.
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  1. Wait for your Hub to appear in the list of Bluetooth devices. If your Hub is brand new, it’ll appear with the default name “LEGO Hub” until you give it a unique name.
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  1. Click/tap the “Connect” button next to your Hub’s name to start connecting.

  2. Click/tap the “Select” button to confirm.

That’s it! Your Hub will display a Bluetooth icon and play a sound to let you know that you’ve successfully connected.

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Windows

Connecting via Bluetooth

  1. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on in your device settings.

  2. Create or open a project in the SPIKE App.

  3. Click/tap the Hub icon on the Programming Canvas.

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  1. Hold down the Center Button to turn on your Hub.
hand-power-0e78daf2e58dcf31f2dc9c3f571ea2cc.png
  1. Press your Hub’s Bluetooth Button to enable Bluetooth.
hand-bluetooth-349b7cd709336cfeefd73a8fa082037b.png
  1. Wait for your Hub to appear in the list of available Hubs. If your Hub is brand new, it’ll appear with the default name “LEGO Hub” until you give it a unique name.
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  1. Click/tap the “Connect” button below your Hub to connect.

  2. When you connect to a Hub for the first time, a Windows notification will appear, asking if you’d like to add the Hub as a device. Click on the notification and then allow the pairing.

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That’s it! Your Hub will display a Bluetooth icon and play a sound to let you know that you’ve successfully connected.

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