Handy Bluetooth Arduino Controller 4+

Paul Shelley

Designed for iPhone

    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings
    • Free

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Are you making an electronics project and want a custom iPhone app to go with it? With Handy BLE you can control the world around you through Bluetooth Low Energy. Create a custom interface in minutes that can communicate directly to your Arduino project.

Easily design your own iPhone app without complicated iOS programming, then add a few simple commands to communicate with the LightBlue Bean through BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy). Buttons can be customized with different colors and text and then moved around the screen any way you would like. Set a command that you want sent to your device for each button. Then just power on your LightBlue Bean, tap to connect and control your Arduino project. It is as simple as that!

• Works with the LightBlue Bean
• Console / Terminal
• Send messages
• Receive messages
• Arduino Example Sketch provided
• Supports 3D Touch quick actions
• Built for beginners and experts

• No iOS programming required
• No internet required
• No complicated connection process

Handy BLE is designed to help younger makers and beginners understand the basics of mobile Bluetooth communication and is powerful enough for rapid prototyping by experts. We have tried to simplify the process so you can be up and running with your own iPhone application that will control your Arduino project. We have abstracted away the complicated bits but left enough so that you have complete control over your project while learning the basics as you go.

What’s New

Version 1.1.3

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings



Very simple and helps you get started on something you may have thought impossible .

BlondChan ,

Great Bean Accessory

I have been playing with the Bean from Punch Through Design and recently heard about this app. It makes a great accessory to the bean and was quick and easy to get up and running.

I would like to see additional controls like sliders and toggle switches. Maybe in a future version? :)

j'sshells ,

Awesome little app to get my bean up quickly

I've had some beans and haven't spent the time to completely program them, but with this app I can do a lot with extremely little effort! Really great for making my beans usable with minimal effort and impress people.

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