How to Program Arduino Using Any Android Device

In case your laptop is not available for programming your Arduino board, an Android phone can do the job for you! Android has become a formidable mobile platform that offers a lot of functionality only previously found on PCs. So let’s get to know how to program Arduino using your Android device

What do you need?

You need Arduino, a pair of cable, Android device, USB OTG. Search for the app called ArduinoDroid in the Play Store and install it.
ArduinoDroid

ArduinoDroid

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Connect the Arduino using OTG and a cable to the device and we are ready to upload the program but before that let’s walk through the app. There is the main screen where you can type your code and save it. There are icons for compiling the code, uploading the code to the Arduino and for displaying the serial monitor. Next, to the serial monitor, there is a section in the setting where you can select the type of the board.
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Main Screen

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Once you have connected the board, you will see it in the app. Now select the program you want to upload for example you can upload one program for the blinking the LED of pin number 13 on the Arduino board. 
Blink led code

Blink led code

You can compile it once done, upload the program and you can see it is working!

Christine

Christine

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