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How to add DFU support to your Thingy:91 project
The Thingy:91 is a great platform to develop your nRF9160 prototypes on, or to test the nRF9160 in the field. If the default application from the factory doesn't do what you want, you can use an external programmer, or the bootloader to program o...
21 Jan 2021
nRF9160 Developing for Production
Last updated on 02/25/2021, see changelog at the end for more details This guide is written for those who are working on the nRF9160 and are starting their firmware design soon or for those who have already started. I have collected some tips from my...
10 Jul 2020
Getting NB-IoT Demo running on Thingy:91
The Nordic Thingy:91 is a cellular IoT prototyping platform. It is based on the nRF9160 System-in-Package (SiP). The nRF9160 has an integrated modem that supports both LTE-M and NB-IoT. The factory programmed firmware on Thingy:91 covers LTE-M only. ...
29 May 2020
nRF Connect for Cloud Certificate Update
The content of this guide is now covered in the documentation on
For the most up-to-date instruction to Update Cloud Certificate please follow
27 Sep 2019
Thingy:91 Firmware Update using MCUboot
nRF Connect Programmer
application now also supports MCUboot! Follow
to update through the programmer application or the following guide for the command line alternative. This guide shows you how to updat...
23 Sep 2019
How to get modem trace using “Trace Collector” in nRF Connect
Trace Collector app collects UART traces from the nRF91, over serial port. User can collect traces with this tool and send the trace files(binary) to Nordic for parsing and processing. In addition to the log file of the Link Monitor( you can get it c...
30 Apr 2019
Store dust sensor data on nRF Connect for Cloud
Markus Tacker (he/him)
In this example we are using the nRF Connect for Cloud Device API, which is a free service for protyping IoT products and is built on top of AWS IoT, to store dust sensor readings. The API is device-agnostic and can store data from any kind of device. In this example we use an Espruino Wifi (firmware version 2v01). The Espruino will connect to the AWS IoT MQTT broker using TLS, and regularly publish temperatore and…
12 Mar 2019
Getting Started with nRF9160 DK
2020-08-04: The content of this guide is now covered in the documentation on
For the most up-to-date Getting started guide with nRF9160 DK please follow
. 2020-03-09: Updated tutorial to support&nbs...
2 Jan 2019
iBasis Global Access for Things Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Inside every nRF9160 DK there is a eSIM from iBasis. Below is a FAQ related to iBasis global access for things. (Updated on November, 2020) eSIM Provisioning and Network Selection Logic Q. What is an eSIM? A. eSIM stands for embedded SIM, wh...
16 Dec 2018
Announcing the nRF Connect for Cloud Device API Preview
Markus Tacker (he/him)
We are happy to announce our first release of the nRF Connect for Cloud Device API! Connect your BLE, LTE/NB-IoT or any other device to our free IoT development platform and interact with that device through a straight-forward RESTful API. Get starte...
12 Oct 2018