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LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Commander

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Commander

LEGO System A/S

Control the EV3 Robots from your Android device

3.6 Ratings 14K+ Reviews 1M+ Downloads

About LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Commander

Control the EV3 Robots from your Android device
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Ratings & Reviews

3.6
13.9K+ Ratings
  1. 5
    55%
  2. 4
    10%
  3. 3
    6%
  4. 2
    3%
  5. 1
    26%
  • Awesome app!!! Nov 2, 2019

    By XBOX player 360%
    This app is great! I haven’t had any problems. It’s wireless (which is great for people like me who are always tweaking something on the design and are back and forth) you don’t need to start a program it’s just hook up and go. The only problem I’ve really had is when I exit the app and go back in to the editor section I have to the build and go back in but otherwise its awesome
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  • Suggestions for the robot Mar 17, 2019

    By hdos,dnid,ekcosmdjodmsjdodms
    Now I’m not trying to sound like a spoilt brat, but the remote that comes with it is way to small, and the controls are bad, I think you should make a separate remote that uses joysticks and other buttons. On other thing is, you are losing to vex!! Anyway that is my suggestion, so please read this.
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  • How this app could be improved Oct 19, 2017

    By Last time quitter
    I like lego mindstorms, it is awesome but I can't say the same for the app. First the build your own controller workspace is too small. Second there are some severe problems with connectivity, sometimes I will let go of the controls and the robot will continue to move, last I think that there should be programmable buttons for the custom controller. Other than that it is a good app.
    more
  • Needs a better update Mar 15, 2019

    By Hdjchsjxisbxh
    I like the app, my students love it as well. The problem is the connectivity. It takes almost 3 minutes to find the Lego Brick, another 2 minutes to sync. 20% of the time it fails. Whenever we try to make the controls, 75% of the time the app crashes
    more
  • Jun 5, 2020

    By Birdwhale 5467
    Good app works for any model. We can also make our own robots and use the custom remote. Just I want to say that you may need to add switches for operating 2 or 3 ports.
    more
  • Jun 24, 2020

    By Kids Dixon
    It was extremely disappointing: 1) The Bluetooth wouldn't switch between two different Bricks 2) Action time between device and actual robot movement was VERY delayed 3) Nothing in the "Support"; "About MINDSTORMS";etc. drop-down box would open because it couldn't connect to the internet 4) The whole app was not user-friendly.
    more
  • May 18, 2020

    By Seth Giddings
    I have tried this app on an Android phone and a Chromebook. On both it gets as far as connecting to the EV3 with bluetooth then sticks on 'downloading program' for 5 minutes or so, then crashes. No help or advice that I can see. Renders the Mindstorms EV3 a very expensive and slow remote controlled car.
    more
  • Oct 7, 2020

    By Mathew Johnson
    Stupid app does not work always hangs when I try to connect it with my ev3 it will connect but then it hangs pls fix this.
    more
  • Oct 2, 2020

    By Marco Mueller
    App not usable. It hangs right at the beginning when it is "downloading program". Never get beyond that step.
    more
  • Dec 19, 2019

    By Chris Wilcox
    What a useless experience...Tried 3 different Android devices of various OS versions and none connect. Spent two days trying everything. Borrow an iPad and boom, working within 5 minutes. Sort it out Lego, the reviews on here speak for themselves. Going to be thousands of disappointed kids on Christmas day who can't get it to work on Android. And when Lego support initially say it isn't compatible with Android, only iPad etc....you have to wonder what the heck is going on...
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  • Awesome app!!! Nov 2, 2019

    By XBOX player 360%
    This app is great! I haven’t had any problems. It’s wireless (which is great for people like me who are always tweaking something on the design and are back and forth) you don’t need to start a program it’s just hook up and go. The only problem I’ve really had is when I exit the app and go back in to the editor section I have to the build and go back in but otherwise its awesome
    more
  • Suggestions for the robot Mar 17, 2019

    By hdos,dnid,ekcosmdjodmsjdodms
    Now I’m not trying to sound like a spoilt brat, but the remote that comes with it is way to small, and the controls are bad, I think you should make a separate remote that uses joysticks and other buttons. On other thing is, you are losing to vex!! Anyway that is my suggestion, so please read this.
    more
  • Jun 5, 2020

    By Birdwhale 5467
    Good app works for any model. We can also make our own robots and use the custom remote. Just I want to say that you may need to add switches for operating 2 or 3 ports.
    more
  • AMAZING May 31, 2018

    By lolologan29
    Vary useful for me and my battle bot I win almost every time and that is because of the good quality and control that I get from this app.
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  • Great for Kids! Dec 6, 2017

    By Joe234628
    I love this app my student constantly use the app. It inspires creativity. Also kids learn robotics in a fun way. Keep it up LEGO!
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  • Sep 16, 2020

    By Anny Stark
    I think it needs voice commands Please get that voice commands Voice commands voice commands voice commands voice commands voice commands voice commands!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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  • How bad it can be😞😞😞 Nov 24, 2018

    By hhbuhbjkhbiu
    It only worked once😣😣😣😣😣😣😣😣☹️☹️☹️☹️😧😵. BUT it base okay for explanations BUT not that good
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  • Nice remote control for Lego Mindstorms Nov 27, 2014

    By ace apertura
    This is a nice app and in particular a very nice idea to use an iPhone as a remote control for the Lego Mindstorms. It's a bit tricky that you need to change the bluetooth settings on the Lego EV3 brick to switch between computer and iPhone every time. That's somewhat annoying but at least doable. The other strange part is that only some of the default robots have remote controls. The other robots that the Lego Mindstorms box comes with have no remote controls. There is a nice custom editor with which you can easily create what you want. But there's not enough space to develop fancy controls because all buttons take up huge real estate on screen. Smaller buttons would be nice to have. Despite those quirks, though, this app is a good idea, and maybe playing with it some more could make it work. BTW: the remotes you developed will be stashed all the way to the right. So you don't need to recreate them every time. Also if you want infrared and bluetooth control at the same time, just make sure to start a program that reacts to infrared before using the bluetooth iPhone app. Then both work simultaneously. Bluetooth connection works like a charm but there's some surprising steps in the procedure that are necessary. Like enabling iPhone on the Lego EV3 brick.
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  • Jun 16, 2019

    By h h
    Works great and compared to other apps there is 0.01 second delay. But I would like to see a setting for how many slots there is for more to control on the robot.
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  • How this app could be improved Oct 19, 2017

    By Last time quitter
    I like lego mindstorms, it is awesome but I can't say the same for the app. First the build your own controller workspace is too small. Second there are some severe problems with connectivity, sometimes I will let go of the controls and the robot will continue to move, last I think that there should be programmable buttons for the custom controller. Other than that it is a good app.
    more
  • Needs a better update Mar 15, 2019

    By Hdjchsjxisbxh
    I like the app, my students love it as well. The problem is the connectivity. It takes almost 3 minutes to find the Lego Brick, another 2 minutes to sync. 20% of the time it fails. Whenever we try to make the controls, 75% of the time the app crashes
    more
  • It really needs a fix Aug 25, 2019

    By Dave Gaston
    I like it my favorite one is the r3ptar but the controls are broken very very very very broken it took me two days to make it but the controls are broken so I spent all that time for nothing pls fix it before 2021 pls it’s so cool but does not work :( pls do it :((😿😿😿😿😿
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  • How do I get out of the “make your own controller” work space? Feb 24, 2020

    By Dirt bike 333
    I can’t figure out how to get out of the make your own controller work space. So if you could get back to me ASAP that would be great thanks!
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  • Apr 5, 2020

    By Doge Man
    Before you read this review, please notive that i am summarizing the review about the Commander and the Programmer App. Commander app: 4☆ The app works well I like the fact that Lego has added the create and command section but the only problem is that I can't use it. Programmer App: 0-1 ☆I can't find the app, I have looked all around the play store and App Store and I cannot find it, really deciving. Overall: 3☆
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  • Jun 24, 2020

    By Heepster CMH
    Best looking app., doesn't work though. All I get is the downloading screen after selecting the appropriate build. Then lose the download when the build shuts down.
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  • Mar 7, 2020

    By Martijn Vos
    After pairing with the EV3, the app gets stuck in "downloading program" with no access to any kind of help, instructions or any clue what it's doing or why it's stuck.
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  • Jun 24, 2020

    By Kids Dixon
    It was extremely disappointing: 1) The Bluetooth wouldn't switch between two different Bricks 2) Action time between device and actual robot movement was VERY delayed 3) Nothing in the "Support"; "About MINDSTORMS";etc. drop-down box would open because it couldn't connect to the internet 4) The whole app was not user-friendly.
    more
  • May 18, 2020

    By Seth Giddings
    I have tried this app on an Android phone and a Chromebook. On both it gets as far as connecting to the EV3 with bluetooth then sticks on 'downloading program' for 5 minutes or so, then crashes. No help or advice that I can see. Renders the Mindstorms EV3 a very expensive and slow remote controlled car.
    more
  • Oct 7, 2020

    By Mathew Johnson
    Stupid app does not work always hangs when I try to connect it with my ev3 it will connect but then it hangs pls fix this.
    more
  • Oct 2, 2020

    By Marco Mueller
    App not usable. It hangs right at the beginning when it is "downloading program". Never get beyond that step.
    more
  • Dec 19, 2019

    By Chris Wilcox
    What a useless experience...Tried 3 different Android devices of various OS versions and none connect. Spent two days trying everything. Borrow an iPad and boom, working within 5 minutes. Sort it out Lego, the reviews on here speak for themselves. Going to be thousands of disappointed kids on Christmas day who can't get it to work on Android. And when Lego support initially say it isn't compatible with Android, only iPad etc....you have to wonder what the heck is going on...
    more

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