I am trying to upload a simple blink program on my Adafruit Feather M0 Radio with LoRa Radio Module to ensure that it connects to my PC. So far, I have:

  • Gone through 4 data cables
  • Tested for connection on 3 different devices (laptop on Windows 11, desktop on Windows 10, and computer running CentOS respectively)
  • Followed the direction for using the board with the IDE here and here

But the Port submenu is greyed out and when it isn't, it just doesn't have the port that recognizes my Feather. When going into Device Manager, I can't see it in the list of devices even when I refresh.

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    At some point did you double-tap reset?
    – timemage
    Nov 19, 2023 at 3:57
  • Yes, many times. The problem persisted afterwards
    – bimmui
    Nov 19, 2023 at 19:56
  • Had it ever had anything uploaded to it successfully in the past? Is there anything connected it apart from the USB cable?
    – timemage
    Nov 21, 2023 at 2:08
  • @timemage No, since I received my feather, I haven't had any success uploading anything to it
    – bimmui
    Nov 23, 2023 at 17:27
  • When you double-tap reset do you get the fade-in-fade-out indication on the pin13 LED?
    – timemage
    Nov 25, 2023 at 1:18

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Turns out the bootloader/USB firmware wasn't loaded in, which is why the double-tap reset wasn't working. I looked into the option of using another board as a programmer to get the bootloader in my Feather, but it proved to be more of a hassle than I thought so I'm just going to get a replacement. Hope this helps someone out in the future.

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