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.