How does it work? Download a free app to your smartphone or tablet. Register your CloudPet recordable stuffed animal. Then invite your family and friends. Play and cuddle all day, hug and hold tight all night. Whether you’re all the way on the other side of the world or very close by, CloudPets makes sure the voices you love find a way. CloudPets will deliver your message with love for birthdays, the holidays, or any special day when you’re away. 3x AA batteries not included. The CloudPets talking puppy requires a compatible smartphone or tablet. Compatible Apple devices include: iPhone 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, and 6 Plus; iPad with Retina Display (iPad 3 and 4), Air, Air 2, Mini, Mini with Retina Display (iPad Mini 2 and 3). Compatible Android devices include: Samsung Galaxy Note 3; Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6; HTC One M7, M8; Moto G (1st gen); Nexus 4, 5, 6, 7 (2013), 9. More Android devices may be compatible but have not yet been tested.