How we connect to the robot and download programs Pro Preview

Before we get started, we would need to connect the robot to the computer so we can test our programs.

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  • 28 Jan 2020

Connecting to the robot

To upload programs to the robot, it must be turned on and plugged into the computer with a USB cable.

  1. After you have connected the robot to the computer, click on "EV3DEV DEVICE BROWSER".
  2. When you click on it, you will see the button "Click here to connect to a device". This button starts searching for robots connected to the computer and returns a list of all found robots (if there is no more than one robot connected, you will only see one name).
  3. Select your robot and wait for the dot next to its name to turn green.
  4. You are now ready to upload your program


Uploading a program

There are several ways for you to upload your program. One of them is through the "Debug" menu.

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After that, select "Start Debugging":

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As you have probably figured out from the "F5" text in front of the option, the F5 key also uploads the program without having to enter the "Debug" menu. 

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