The Buildstorm Android application is designed to showcase the core functionalities of the ESP32 ThingsBoard IoT Platform, which include:

    • Device Provisioning: This feature allows users to seamlessly register devices, simplifying on-field deployment for commercial and industrial IoT applications.
    • Telemetry Updates: Users can visualize real-time telemetry data, providing insights into device performance and status.
    • Attribute Management: This feature enables users to control and manage the devices.
    • Over-the-Air (OTA) Updates: Devices can be updated without requiring an internet connection, ensuring timely and convenient updates for improved functionality and security.

    App Installation:

    • To install the application on your Android device, use the provided APK file.
    • Upon launching the mobile app for the first time, you will be prompted to grant permissions for ‘Location and Bluetooth Access.’ Kindly provide the necessary permissions.


    • Ensure a stable internet connection is available on the mobile device.
    • Enable Bluetooth functionality on the mobile device.
    • Maintain a direct line-of-sight range of up to 10 meters between the ESP32 and the mobile device.
    • Utilize 2.4GHz WiFi connectivity, ensuring both SSID and password are under 30 characters in length.


    ThingsBoard Login Page

    • Enter your ThingsBoard Cloud ‘Email’ and ‘Password’ to log in to the account.


    ThingsBoard Configuration

    • To Set the ThingsBoard Configuration, click on the ‘More’ ☰ and select ‘Configure ThingsBoard’ option.



    • In the ThingsBoard Configuration page Set your ‘Provision Device Key’ and Provision Device Secret’.

    Device Selection                                           

    • Click on the ‘+’ icon to provision a new device.You shall see a loading screen. Wait till it completes the scanning of available BLE devices.
    • Select your ESP32 device from the displayed list. 

    Configuring Wifi and Registering the Device

    • The app will retrieve the available Wifi list from the ESP32 device.
    • Select your SSID from the dropdown menu and input the password.
    • Click ‘Connect’ to proceed, followed by choosing ‘Register’ on the subsequent page to complete the process.

    Device List

    • To view the devices already registered, tap on ‘List’ in the bottom navigation bar.
    • Tap on the device to access its details.
    • Click on ‘+ Provision’ in the bottom navigation bar to add a new device.

    Device Insights

    • Explore detailed device information on this page.
    • Easily update your WiFi credentials by choosing ‘Update WiFi’ a seamless way to keep your ESP32 device connected.
    • For a clean slate, the ‘Delete Device’ feature not only removes the device but also wipes all its configuration data from the ESP32 device.


    • In the bottom menu, select the ‘TELEMETRY’ option.
    • Here, you can see the latest values of the telemetry and timestamps directly from the cloud.


    • In the bottom menu, select the ‘ATTRIBUTES’ option.
    • Click the ‘Shared’ button to view the shared attributes page.
    • Click the ‘Client’ button to view the client attributes page.

    2.2.9 Shared Attributes

    • On the Shared Attributes page, edit the ‘Value’ of a ‘Key’ and
      click ‘UPDATE’ to publish it to the cloud.
    • Once it is updated in the cloud, you can see the same updated values on this value section.

    Client Attributes

    • On the Client Attributes page, you can see the latest client ‘Value’ of a ‘Key’ directly from the cloud.

    Try it out

    Try out the provisioning and other ThingsBoard examples such as telemetry, attributes, and OTA (Over-The-Air) updates on our IDF and Arduino-based platforms listed below.

    1. ESP-IDF baremetal
    2. Arduino ESP32

    Please take a look at the Thingsboard IoT Mobile App User manual  video demonstration.


    Check out the comprehensive ThingsBoard demo playlist showcasing telemetry, attributes, OTA updates, and real-time use cases from Buildstorm.

    Licensing and Custom Solutions

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    You may also schedule a demo here.