Introduction: Name Tag - Micro:Bit

For this tutorial, you will print your name or whatever you want to the microbit. That's pretty much it, very simple.




-USB cable


Step 1: Create a New Project

Name it "Name Tag.

Step 2: Display to Screen

In the Basic category, drag a "show string" into the forever block. Inside the slot where it says "hello", change it to your name, or type whatever you would like.

Step 3: Plug In

Use micro usb cable to connect the microbit to your computer

Step 4: Download to Microbit

Click the download button on bottom left of the screen.Open the downloaded file in the folder, and drag it to "MICROBIT".

Step 5: Plug in Battery

Unplug microbit from computer and plug in the battery.

Step 6: Finish!

Your name, or message, should now be displaying to the microbit. Good Job!

Step 7: Optional: Text Version

If you would like, you can read over this code. It is the exact same as the blocks you just did but in text version.

Step 8: Here Are Video Instructions If You Prefer That! :)