Connecting with App-based VEXcode EXP to an EXP Brain- iPad

It takes just a few steps to connect a VEX EXP Brain to App-Based VEXcode EXP on your iPad. Before beginning, make sure that you know the name of your Brain. For help naming your Brain see this article.

To Connect a VEX EXP Brain

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Insert the battery into the EXP Brain.

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Turn on the EXP Brain by pressing the checkmark button.

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Launch app-based VEXcode EXP.

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

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Select the Brain button.

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Select 'Connect.' 

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A list of available EXP 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 EXP Brain

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


Connection Issues

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