This guide outlines the prerequisites for using nRF Cloud, next steps, and hardware-specific guides.
- Create a free account on the nRF Cloud portal.
- Read the documentation on device provisioning and adding and removing devices to decide how to connect your devices to your nRF Cloud account. Refer to the steps in Securely generating credentials on the nRF9160 depending upon your use case.
- Read the nRF Cloud API documentation to decide how you or your device communicate with nRF Cloud.
- Install nRF Connect for Desktop and the LTE Link Monitor modem client application.
If you are using the nRF9160 DK, see how to securely generate credentials.