Connecting to the Brain with Web-based VEXcode EXP - Windows

It takes just a few steps to connect a VEX EXP Brain to Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Windows device.

How To Connect a VEX EXP Brain from Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Windows device


Be sure the EXP Battery is charged and is connected to the EXP Brain.

Turn on the Brain by pressing the Check button on the Brain.


Connect the EXP Brain to your Windows device, using the USB-C cable.

Note: Your EXP Brain must remain plugged into your Windows device throughout the connection process. 


Launch web-based VEXcode EXP by navigating to

Select the Brain icon in the Toolbar.


Select ‘Connect.’


A text box will appear and explain that you should choose the Brain labeled 'Communications Port'. Select 'Continue' on the text box to open the connection window.


Select the EXP Brain labeled 'Communications Port', from the list of Brains available.


Select the ‘Connect’ button, once you have chosen the 'Communications Port' EXP Brain ID.


Once the EXP Brain is successfully connected the Brain icon will turn green.


If the connection is unsuccessful, another text box will appear prompt you to select the Brain that is not currently paired.

How To Disconnect a VEX EXP Brain from Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Windows device


To disconnect your device from an EXP Brain, unplug the USB-C cable from your Windows device or the EXP Brain.

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