How to drive with a Smartphone or workstation using Robot Commander in AP mode


Robot Commander has two versions: One for the Android phone, and one for a workstation. iPhone’s are not currently supported.

Robot Commander

To use an Android phone:

  1. Turn the robot on.
  2. If you haven’t, install the Robot Commander app on your Android phone. Download it on your phone at
  3. Allow at least 1 minute after turning the robot on to allow the robot to boot up. The robot will come up as its own WiFi network. So on the phone, if you go to Settings/WiFi, you should see a WiFi network that looks something likeubiquityrobotXXXX, where XXXX corresponds to 4 hexadecimal digits. Connect to this network. The password is robotseverywhere. If you cant find robot’s WiFi network, try restarting your robot
  4. Start the Robot Commander app.
  5. Enter the address ubiquityrobot.local in the space to the left of the Connect button. Continue with #6 below.

To use a workstation

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Using Robot Commander

Robot Commander Commands

* These commands require navigation to be operating. which was described in the section on connecting a workstation.