Questions tagged [ios]

The iOS is Apple's operating system designed for mobile devices including the iPod, iPhone and iPad.

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PoweredUp App for iOS: How to import/export my Project?

I'm running the official PoweredUp app (3.8.0) for iOS on a full-updated iPad Mini (iOS 15.4.1), and have created a custom Project (i.e. collection of blocks) in the App. I cannot find an App option ...
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How can I upload .ev3 files to my brick under macOS Catalina

After updating my Mac to macOS Catalina I can no longer run the previous Mindstorms software. The new tool "Mindstorms Home" doesn't allow for opening .ev3 files and uploading them to the brick. Does ...
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How to connect an NXT brick to the LEGO programmer application on an iPad?

Can you connect a NXT brick to an iPad via either USB cable or Bluetooth? For me neither seem to work even though the EV3 brick (and the LEGO programmer application) should be backwards compatible. ...
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Where's the iNXTG app for programming NXT from iPad?

I'm trying to find the old iNXTG to program NXT bricks via iPad but it is no longer available in the Apple Store. Does anyone know if there exists an archive for programs like that? The problem is ...
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EV3 Brick and Commander app Bluetooth disconnecting

On iOS on an iPad, we're having an issue with the EV3 Brick and Commander app Bluetooth connection constantly disconnecting. The brick just stops responding, so we turn the brick off to disconnect and ...
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How can I connect the LEGO Mindstorms NXT with an iPad?

I'm looking to take advantage of the older generation LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots by developing a companion app for the iPad. I'm aware that non-jailbroken iPads cannot communicate with the robot via ...
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How can i use my iPhone to scan a barcode and send it to my EV3 brick?

I'm trying to build a sorter that scans the barcode on the brick using an iPhone and sorts it accordingly to the barcode. I cannot use colours due to amount of things to sort.
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Use iPhone camera as an input sensor for EV3

As EV3 has Bluetooth builtin as well as iPhone too, is there a way to connect them somehow so that iPhone could send data from the camera via Bluetooth to an EV3 brick? As a more general question, ...
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Why does my NXT colour sensor not recognise colour on my iPhone?

If I point the colour sensor to my iPhone it does not recognise it, but if I point it to a piece of paper, it does. Does anyone know if there is a solution for this? I found some documentation online,...
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How can I wirelessly connect the NXT and an iOS device?

I've seen videos around YouTube (like this one for a car) that show an ability to control a Mindstorms set via iOS (either iPhone or iPod Touch). I am just getting started with Mindstorms, but find ...
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