You must use a USB cable to make the first connection with your OT-2. An A/B USB cable is included with your order.

Materials Needed:

  • Computer with supported operating system
  • OT-2 app
  • A/B USB cable


  1. Open the OT-2 app 
  2. To connect the robot via USB, plug the A/B USB cable into the A/B USB port. The available robots will show up under "Robots." Make sure you are connecting to OPENTRONS USB . You can select the connect button or the switch next to OPENTRONS USB 

When the robot is successfully connected, the toggle button will turn blue. 

Once this connection is established, you can then connect over wifi. 📡

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