MPLAB® IPE Disconnect Tool

Last modified by Microchip on 2023/11/10 11:02

To disconnect the programming tool from the MPLAB® Integrated Programming Environment (IPE) follow these steps.

When the tool is connected to the IPE, all Command buttons including Program, Erase, Read, Verify and Blank Check are available for you to use. To disconnect the tool, click the Disconnect button next to the Tool drop-down menu.

Command Buttons Available before Disconnect Button is Clicked

After MPLAB IPE has disconnected the tool, the Command buttons are no longer available and are grayed out.

Unavailable Command Buttons

The firmware download will not occur until your click the Connect or Disconnect button, or a programming operation is performed.