Launch the app to discover your Thunderboard BG22.
Press the Reset button on the Thunderboard BG22 to restart advertising.
After connecting with the Thunderboard BG22 you will be taken to the app dashboard.
When you have successfully connected the Thunderboard BG22, we are ready to test the board features.
Download Simplicity Studio and run the installer. If you already have Simplicity Studio installed, you can skip to Step 5.
Connect the Thunderboard EFR32BG22 to your computer using a micro-USB B cable. A blue LED should turn on next to the USB connector to verify connectivity.
Follow the Installation Wizard so it can install the basic drivers.
By logging in, you will get access to the required wireless stacks and SDKs for Thunderboard EFR32BG22. You do not need to register your Thunderboard EFR32BG22 at this time.
5a. If this is your first time to install Simplicity Studio, simply follow the Install Wizard recommendations based on the detected “Connected Devices”.
5b. If you already had Simplicity Studio installed, click on the “Update Software” button and choose the “Install Wizard” from the bottom of the dialog box.
5c. Insure that latest version of the "Bluetooth SDK" (version 2.6 or later) is installed.
5d. In the Launcher window, click to change the preferred SDK, and choose the Gecko SDK Suite featuring the latest Bluetooth SDK.
In the Launcher perspective, with your EFR32BG22 kit selected in the Devices window, select the desired project from the available “Software Examples”. This action will clone the pre-tested project. From here you can explore and modify and source code, compile, and debug.
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