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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Launch web-based VEXcode IQ by navigating to codeiq.vex.com.

Select the Brain icon in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Connect.’

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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.

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

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

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

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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 IQ Brain from Web-based VEXcode IQ on a Windows device

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

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You can also disconnect an IQ Brain from web-based VEXcode IQ by turning the Brain off.

Turn the Brain off by holding the X button until the screen on the Brain goes black.

For more information, help, and tips, check out the many resources at VEX Professional Development Plus