Accessing the VEXcode VR Switch Beta

VEXcode VR Switch is available to help with the transition from block-based to text-based coding. In the VEXcode VR Switch Beta, users can convert blocks to Switch Python blocks or use a Switch block to immediately begin typing Python commands. 


This article will cover how to access the VEXcode VR Switch Beta by using a Class Code or through the offline version.

To access VEXcode VR Switch, you must have a VEXcode VR Premium license. See this site for more information about the Premium license and to purchase.

Using a Class Code


In the VEXcode VR Licensing System (at, select the Classes tab.


Students can go to and log in using the Class Code, or you can share with them the direct link for Switch Beta. 

For more information about sharing class codes and logging into a class in VEXcode VR, see this article.

Using the Offline Version


In the VEXcode VR Licensing System (at, select the Offline tab.


VEXcode VR Switch Beta has download options for Windows and Mac. You will need a Class Code and internet connection when initially setting up the offline version.

For more information about the offline versions of VEXcode VR, see this article.

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

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