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How to install NUTTYFI IoT Board in Arduino ide

 

Fundamental Requirements:

  • Arduino 1.6.5 or higher version, get it from Arduino website.
  • Internet connection

 

Now Start with Arduino Ide:

 

Instructions

  1. Open Arduino and go to file open Preferences window.
  2. Copy & paste this link to  into Additional Board Manager URLs field as shown in image below  http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json  then press OK button.
  3. Now, go to Tools on arduino Ide, click on board & then click on Board Manager that is on top of the list as shown in image below. Note it is essential that your computer/laptop must connect to internet before process these steps.
  4. As you click on board manager, a window will appear like shown in image below.
  5. Once this board manager download all the packages index from internet, a window will look like image given below.
  6. Now scroll the cursor at the end, you will find the Nuttyfi board package named esp8266 by ESP8266 Community version 2.4.2. Version may be differing as it will update on regular basis. Now click on this package, Select the version you need from a drop-down box & click on install button. It will take 10 minute to 20 minute to install the board package, depend on speed of your internet connection. 
  7. Once board package will install successfully, click on close.
  8. Now, Click to this link & file will start download. After download, you will get the file “hardware.rar”. Note that you need winrar to install in your computer to extract this file.
  9. Now, right click on mouse & click on extract to hardware.
  10. After extracting, hardware folder will appear. Copy this folder. (You have to paste this folder below as shown in serial no. 17).
  11. Now, close arduino software & reopen, again go to file->preference. 
  12. & preference window will appear. Click on the Preference Location link as shown in image.
  13. The new window will appear  now. Click on package folder open it.
  14. esp8266 folder will appear. Click & Open this folder.
  15. Two new folder will appear. Click on hardware folder & delete as shown in image.
  16. Now, paste the hardware folder that copied (See that folder details on upper in  serial no 11.) & that’s done now. 
  17. Selection of Board: When you’ve restarted Arduino IDE , select “NodeMCU 1.0 (ESP-12E Module)” from the  ‘Tools’  ->  ‘Board:’  dropdown  menu. Select NUTTYFI IoT (ESP12x Series).. 

 

Now your nuttyfi Board is installed on Arduino Ide. Enjoy your NUTTYFI Board now.