Opening and Saving VEXcode GO Projects on an iPad

Create a New Project


A new project opens when VEXcode GO is opened. But, a new project can also be opened from the File Menu.

Select 'New Blocks Project' from the File Menu.


Note: When creating a new project, a prompt will appear asking to save if the current project has not already been saved. See the Save a Project section for details on how to save a project.

Open an Example Project


Open an example project by selecting ‘Open Examples’ from the File menu.

Open an Existing Project

Select Open

Select 'Open' from the File Menu to open an existing project.


Select the file to open a project.

Project Name

The project will open in the Workspace, and the name of the project will appear in the Project Name area.

Save a Project

A project can be saved in VEXcode GO by using the File Menu and Save as a copy.

Save Using the File Menu

Select Save

Open the File menu and select ‘Save.’


The iPad’s file menu will then open. Navigate to the folder where you want to save the project. Then select ‘Create Document.’

select browse

Note: If your iPad first goes to the Recents screen, select ‘Browse’ to find the screen above.

VEXcode GO Folder

If your iPad first goes to the main iCloud Drive folder, select the VEXcode GO folder to Create Document and save your project inside of it.

type in a name

Use the keypad to name your new project.

select ok

Select ‘OK’ after naming the project.


After a project is saved, VEXcode GO will automatically save all changes in a project.

Save a Copy

save as

To make a copy of a project under a different name or in a different location, select ‘Save As’ in the File menu.

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