The VEX Classroom App is a useful tool that allows users to get started quickly.

Navigate to your device’s app store and search for ‘VEX Classroom’ to download the app if you have not already done so.

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The following article will cover:

  • Updating the GO Brain Firmware
  • Renaming a GO Brain
  • Locating a GO Brain
  • Monitoring Battery Life

Note: the VEX Classroom App is available on the following platforms:

  • Apple App Store - iPads, iPhones, iPod Touches
  • Google Play Store - Android phones and tablets
  • Amazon Appstore - Amazon Fire tablets

Updating the GO Brain Firmware

The firmware on one or multiple GO Brains can be updated at a time using the VEX Classroom App.

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For more information on how to update VEX GO using the VEX Classroom App, view the Update VEX GO using the VEX Classroom App article.


Renaming a GO Brain

To rename a GO Brain, select the Brain that is to be renamed.

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A list of options will appear. Select ‘Rename.’

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A prompt will appear to enter the new name of the Brain.

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Enter the Brain’s new name. Note that only letters, numbers, and spaces are accepted. Names are limited to 7 characters and any characters above 7 will be automatically removed. Once finished, select ‘OK.’

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The new name will then display.

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Locating a GO Brain

A GO Brain can be located using the app. The location feature identifies a specific Brain by making the button on top of the Brain turn yellow.

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To locate a GO Brain, select the Brain that is to be located.

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A list of options will appear. Select ‘Locate.’

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The GO Brain icon and name in the app will flash yellow.

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Once the specific GO Brain is located, the button on top of the Brain will turn yellow.

Once the location has ended, the Brains’ name and icon will now show green in the app and the button on top of the Brain will remain solid green.

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Monitoring Battery Life

The state of each GO Brain’s Battery is listed. This can be used to monitor the Battery life of one or more GO Brain’s within range.

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Note that the Battery life will not appear if a Brain is not up to date.

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