iOS Setup

The Bluefruit LE Connect app provides iOS devices with a variety of tools to communicate with Bluefruit LE devices. These tools cover basic communication and info reporting as well as more project specific uses such as Arduino Pin Control and a Color Picker.

The app is available as a free download from Apple's App Store and is compatible with the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 4s or newer
  • iPad 3rd generation or newer
  • iPod touch 5th generation or newer

The app is compatible with these BLE devices from Adafruit:

First off - install the app from the App Store if you haven't already.

Update iOS

Update your device to the latest version of iOS by going to:

Settings->General->Software Update

Enable Bluetooth

If Bluetooth is disabled on your device, enable it by going to:


Enable Location Services

If you plan to use the app to send location/GPS data to Bluefruit LE, enable Location Services via:

Settings->Privacy->Location Services

This guide was first published on Feb 20, 2015. It was last updated on Feb 20, 2015. This page (iOS Setup) was last updated on Oct 23, 2017.