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Cricut Explore One FAQ

Software Download for Cricut Explore One

Go to and sign in with your Cricut ID.  You will be prompted to download the Cricut Design Space plugin and guided through the installation process. 

Can I write or score with my Explore One machine?

Yes.  You will need to purchase the Explore One Accessory Adapter, then simply switch it with the blade housing for your writing or scoring projects.  

Does my Explore One come with a carry bag?

The Explore One does not come with a carry bag.  However, you can purchase a carry bag separately. 

What are the differences between the different Cricut Explore machines?

The Cricut Explore, Explore Airand Explore Air 2 each have a double tool holder so that you can cut & write (or cut & score) in 1 step. The Explore One has a single tool holder, so it can cut & write (or cut & score) in 2 steps.

The Explore Air and Explore Air 2 have built-in Bluetooth, but for Explore One and Explore, you will need a Cricut Wireless Bluetooth Adapter in order to use it with your iPad/iPhone or to cut wirelessly from your computer. 

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What are the dimensions and weight of the Explore One?

The Explore One machine dimensions and weight are as follows: 

  • Height: 151.59mm (5.97")
  • Length: 563.3mm (22.17")
  • Width: 177.57mm (6.99")
  • Weight: approximately 21 lbs (9.5 kg).