Create an Azure IoT Central application

As a builder, you use the Azure IoT Central UI to define your Microsoft Azure IoT Central application. This quickstart shows you how to create an Azure IoT Central application that contains a sample device template and simulated devices.

Create the application

To complete this quickstart, you need to create an Azure IoT Central application from the Sample Contoso application template.

Navigate to the Azure IoT Central Application Manager page. Then enter the email address and password you use to access your Azure subscription:

Enter your organization account

To start creating a new Azure IoT Central application, choose New Application:

Azure IoT Central Application Manager page

To create a new Azure IoT Central application:

  1. Choose the Free Trial Application payment plan.
  2. Choose a friendly application name, such as Contoso IoT. Azure IoT Central generates a unique URL prefix for you. You can change this URL prefix to something more memorable.
  3. Choose the Sample Contoso application template.
  4. Then choose Create.

Azure IoT Central Create Application page

Next steps

In this quickstart, you created a pre-populated Azure IoT Central application that contains a Refrigerated Vending Machine device template and simulated devices. See Define a new device template in your application to learn more, as a builder, about how to define your own device templates.