Connecting the Wires

Unplug your board, flip the switch to the right position as shown here

Launch the Android application on your phone and you should see:

Use the USB Micro cable and OTG adapter cable to connect the Circuit Playground Express to your Android device. Click 'OK' to allow the application permission to access the Circuit Playground.

If your Android device has USB C instead of USB Micro, you can use this cable:

USB C to Micro B Cable - 1 ft 0.3 meter

PRODUCT ID: 3879
As technology changes and adapts, so does Adafruit! Rather than the regular USB A, this cable has USB C to Micro B plugs!USB C is the latest...
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If your phone is USB Micro, but you you want to cut the adapter out of the mix, you could also use one of these:

Micro USB to Micro USB OTG Cable - 10-12" / 25-30cm long

PRODUCT ID: 3610
This cable is a little unusual, rather than having a USB A plug on one end, it has two Micro B USB connections! What is this for? It's for when you have a "USB...
$1.95
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This guide was first published on Dec 18, 2018. It was last updated on Dec 18, 2018. This page (Connecting the Wires) was last updated on Nov 10, 2019.