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

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

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


Turn on the Controller by pressing the power button on the Controller until the power indicator light turns green.


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

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


Launch web-based VEXcode IQ by navigating to

Select the Controller icon in the Toolbar.


Select ‘Connect.’


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


Select the IQ Controller labeled 'Communications Port', from the list of Controllers available.


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


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


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

How To Disconnect a VEX IQ Controller from Web-based VEXcode IQ on a Windows device


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


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

Turn the Controller off by holding the power button until the indicator light on the Controller turns off.

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