Connecting with App-based VEXcode IQ to an IQ (2nd gen) Brain- iPad

It takes just a few steps to connect a VEX IQ (2nd generation) Brain to App-Based VEXcode IQ on your iPad.

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Insert the battery into the IQ Brain.

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Turn on the IQ Brain by pressing the checkmark button.

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Launch app-based VEXcode IQ.

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When launching VEXcode IQ, you may receive a prompt asking to verify Bluetooth usage. Select ‘OK.’

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Select the Device window icon to open the Devices window.

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Select the '2nd gen' button to indicate you are connecting to a (2nd gen) Brain, then close the Devices window.

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Select the Brain button.

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Select 'Connect to IQ (2nd gen).'

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The Brain icon will turn orange while it is scanning for the Robot Brain.

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A list of available IQ Brains will appear. Select the name of the Brain you want to connect to.

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Once a Brain is chosen, select the 'Connect' button.'

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A 4-digit Radio Connection Code will appear on the Brain's screen

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Type the code into the prompt in the app and select 'submit'.

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The Brain icon will turn green to indicate it is connected. If you select the Brain icon, it will indicate the name of the Brain is it connected to. 


To Disconnect a VEX IQ Brain from App-based VEXcode IQ

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Select ‘Disconnect’ to disconnect your IQ Brain from VEXcode IQ.


If You Are Experiencing Connection Issues