Overview of set-up procedures

You can develop applications with Azure Sphere on a Windows or Linux system with the following prerequisites:

  • An Azure Sphere Development Kit
  • Either a PC running Windows 10 Anniversary Update or later, or a Linux machine running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • An unused USB port and, if you're running a virtual machine, support for USB pass-through

If you have an Azure Sphere development kit that has not yet been used, start by connecting your kit to your machine and installing software.

Next, set up your development environment:

Then complete these steps and you'll be up and running:

  1. Claim your device
  2. Configure networking
  3. Subscribe to Azure Sphere notifications so that you receive the latest information about OS updates and other important news