Saving Your Code to the Micro:Bit

In order to get the code that you wrote onto your Micro:bit, you need to follow these steps:

Connect the Micro:Bit to the computer

  1. Connect the small end of the USB cable to the micro USB port on your BBC micro:bit.
  2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to a USB port on your computer. Your computer should recognise your micro:bit as a new drive.

Download your file to the computer

  1. This is the same process on Windows and Mac. Select Download and your .hex file will appear as a download at the bottom of the browser.
  2. Right click on the download and select show in folder

Put the file on the Micro:Bit

1. In the Downloads Folder, drag the .hex file onto the Micro:bit.