Creating an Android App for your micro:bit

Some rough notes taken while creating an Android app in MIT App Inventor

Import Extensions

A couple of extensions need to be loaded in to App Inventor

Create the layout

App Inventor Designer

Create the 'code'

App Inventor Blocks


Install the "no pairing required" hex file from Bitty Software

App Inventor Designer

And you should get...

Further reading

The full documentation for the AppInventor library is available at:

An alternative library for connecting AppInventor with the BBC micro:bit via Bluetooth is BlockyTalkyBLE: