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ArduDroid: A Simple 2-Way Bluetooth-based Android Controller for Arduino

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Breadboard wiring and electronics skills.
  • Arduno Uno.
  • HC-05 Bluetooth serial module.


INTRODUCTION

ArduDroid (formerly Andruino) is a simple tool to help you control your Arduino (or clone) from your Android phone. It's both an Android app and an Arduino program. ArduDroid has a simple Android user interface to 1) control Arduino's digital and PWM pins 2) send text commands to Arduino 3) and receive data from Arduino over Bluetooth serial using the ever popular and really cheap (less than $10 from ebay) HC-05 Bluetooth over serial module. This app has been tested and designed for the HC-05 Serial Bluetooth module. Other Bluetooth modules may or may not work. Please see comments section for users who tried other Bluetooth modules with this app.

INSTALL FROM GOOGLE PLAY
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.techbitar.android.Andruino

ArduDroid should work with other Bluetooth modules with some tweaking but I have only tested it with the HC-05. This is an alpha version that's running fine on my Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus. Please share your experience running ArduDroid on your phone. Also, while I used Arduino Uno in this prototype, feel free to experiment with other models of Arduino. Please share your experience to help me improve this app.

I have published a guide before on building and programming a circuit with the HC-05 Bluetooth module and Arduino but I will briefly describe again in this guide how to wire the circuit using a breadboard and jumper wires.

ArduDroid is an app that evolved during one of my development projects. Special thanks to engineer Jafar Quttaineh for testing the app and for his invaluable input.

 
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joypeacee3 days ago

Hi could you please send me the source code for the Android App: mydocbak.bb@gmail.com. Very appreciated!

Sacosta939 days ago

Hi, could you send me the source code for the Android App

sacosta93@hotmail.com thanks

gabopaes9 days ago
Could you please send me the source codes, thanks in advance
mail:gabo.padilla@gmail.com
EXELANS14 days ago

Could you please send me the source code for the Android app to
gereksizadresi@hotmail.com

jeffmodell1 month ago

I got things working after a bit of tinkering with the code. I actually have 2 arduino mega2560's running with just one bluetooth module you just have the first one sending the parsed integers seperated with the expected characters inbetween, but now I just want to figure out the android side of things to make a few modifications to the app, to make it fit exactly for what I need. like certain pins doing pwm and expanding it to account for the extras from my second board, if you could send me the source code and clue me in on how to adjust the user interface and how it connects I would be most appreciative. JeffMODell@me.com

nil.super1 month ago

I am learning android programming, you can give me a reference code android. Who has the code for me please. Thank you very much.

My email: nilgiang.electronic91@gmail.com

nil.super1 month ago

I am learning android programming, you can give me a reference code android. Who has the code for me please. Thank you very much.
MyEmail: nilgiang.electronic91@gmail.com

DavidL411 month ago

Hi, could you send me the source code for the Android App as i have no experience at writing phone code, i'm using a Microchip PIC 18F as the microcontroller and have written plenty of code for that end... Cheers drloakes@gmail.com

Can you please send me the ardudroid source code to ashmisvm2.3@gmail.com?

ganesh.bg.11 month ago

I have little experience with arduino. Can someone please help me with bluetooth sending and receiving android code. I am little stuck with my project. Mail me any sources if you have to bgganesh93@gmail.com. Thanks in advance.

Normen471 month ago

Great - it took me 20 minutes to switch a LED on a arduino nano (with software-serial) - and im a total newbee!!!!!

Manymany thanks...

Normen471 month ago
rcg_756 months ago

somebody HElp me. I am done with the 9Steps, But still my project not working. Thanks a lot

Load sketch with HC-05 removed.

ashoksoundar5 months ago

hc-05 connects but it did work properly

See my comment regarding loading the sketch... The HC-05 must be removed before uploading the sketch..

A cautionary note... If using a Uno, you must upload the sketch BEFORE plugging in the HC-05. If not, the program appears to load and the system "pairs" but no data can be transferred to the module.

It is great little sketch!

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minhtoan2 months ago
RyanK42 months ago

If you could please send me the source code for the android app that would be wonderful. ryankoch35@gmail.com

thanks!

hey could you please send me the source code of this ArduDroid app.I would be very grateful to you.My Id is " harrycage@gmail.com ".

Sandeep_UNO2 months ago

dear tech bitar i am working on project to operate 4 channel relay via bluetooth.

can i just upload your programming sketch (ardudroid.ino) to arduino so it will work ??

or i need to edit anything in it.

Abood13 made it!2 months ago

super easy to setup together , and the guide is even good for absolute beginners!! thanks a lot Techbitar !!

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Abood13 made it!2 months ago

super easy to setup together , and the guide is even good for absolute beginners!! thanks a lot Techbitar !!

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Diogene922 months ago

Hello Techbitar,
Back from the future?... In chapter Updates, le first line in: Nov 19. 2031: OPINION
Please describe your "own time machine" in a new instructables; thanks a lot! ;)

sainathg2 months ago

helpful article ! could u plz send me the source code of android app ?(mail id:gade7443@gmail.com)

how to connect Bluetooth Transceiver Module with TTL Outputs-HC05 with mobile through android application to send n receive data from arduino ?

we want to build android app which should work automatically on the basis of arduino o/p. We are stuck at the connection between arduino and application.What are commands tht t add in android app? plz help me with this

sainathg2 months ago

helpful article ! could u plz send me the source code of android app ?(mail id:gade7443@gmail.com)

how to connect Bluetooth Transceiver Module with TTL Outputs-HC05 with mobile through android application to send n receive data from arduino ?

we want to build android app which should work automatically on the basis of arduino o/p. We are stuck at the connection between arduino and application.What are commands tht t add in android app? plz help me with this

nadavnoy52 months ago

Can you please send me the source code for this android app on my mail please: nadavnoy555@gmail.com

Thanks

ManjitS3 months ago

Can you please send me the source code for this android app on my mail please: mschopra@hotmail.com

Thanks

ekamin014 months ago
Great project and write-up.

Could you please send me the source code for the Android app to
ekamin551@gmail.com
siriusm4 months ago

Muy buen trabajo, podría enviar el código fuente de Android para entender cómo funciona, Saludos y Gracias.

siroosa4 months ago

Very good project!!! !!!!!!!!Could you please send me the Android &

arduino

source code:
siroosab@gmail.com plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

иванд14 months ago

Hi. Very good instruction. Thank you . I want to use it with relay(control lights at home). Could you send me android source code please, so that i could modify the design. My email: sistudio2013@gmail.com Sorry for my English/ Thank you

celeronM4 months ago

Very nice project!!! Could you please send me the Android source code:
mail id:kaustubhawale@yahoo.in
Thank you very much!!

attiny85etc4 months ago

Thank you for your excellent presentation. I have downloaded the skeletal arduino code. Given my meager level of proficiency, I could really use an example of, let's say, a specific 1) analogWrite to pin 11, 2) digitalWrite to pin 13, 3) Send text, like a "Hello world", and 4) Get text. From there I could go to town making other applications.

ashoksoundar5 months ago

hc-05 connects but it did work properly

廷祐顏5 months ago

Very nice project!!! Could you please send me the Android source code:

hsyowyow101@gmail.com
Thank you very much!!!

satpnr5 months ago

sathyan.nlr@gmail.com

Very nice interesting project.Kindly tell me how to make a change of any one of the out put pin act as a momentary on with 2 second delay. please mail me.

Very helpful !!! Could you please send me the Android source code:davidhengo@hotmail.com
mail.com
Thank's a lot!!
Very nice project!!! Could you please send me the Android source code:
yangcheng111989@gmail.com
Thank you very much!!!
Very nice project!!! Could you please send me the Android source code:
yangcheng111989@gmail.com
Thank you very much!!!
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