How to Install Blocks in EV3



  1. Download the Mindsensors Block
  2. Open the EV3 software
  3. Start a new program and open the “Block Import” Wizard from the tools menu.


If you need the blocks, download them here.

Import the Block file

  1. Click Browse and select the <product-name>.ev3b file
  2. Select the <product-name>.ev3b block from the “Select Blocks to Import” list.
  3. Click Import.
  4. Answer 'OK' to any 'Replace...' popup that might show up.

After Installation



  1. Restart the EV3 software.
  2. Observe there should be new 'Mindsensors...' blocks on the Action (green), Sensor (yellow), and Advanced (blue) palettes to the lower region of the window.
  3. You can drag and drop these new blocks into your programs.
  4. Build Robot, write program, and have fun.

If you are looking for NXT-G blocks instead, they are here.