The USB cable is tucked away under the insert tray within the product box
Plug in USB cable
Connect your Sparklet to a PC using the supplied USB cable, this cable is used both for charging the device and connecting to a PC. When the Sparklet is connected to a USB power source, it automatically wakes up and plays the animations stored on it. This option can be turned off in the device connection panel in the Microsoft Expressive Pixels application, or other compatible software.
Install and run the Microsoft Expressive Pixels app
The Sparklet was designed to be Microsoft Expressive Pixels compatible and allows you to create your own amazing animations and control your device. Install it from the Microsoft Store and start your creativity.
Connect to the Expressive Pixels app
Once you have installed the app connect to the Sparklet device using USB or Bluetooth connection by opening the Available Devices panel, and selecting the Connect button over the relevant device.
If connected using USB you can enjoy live previews of animations on the device as you hover over them, similarly when editing animations you can see your creations come to life on the display itself.