User Guides

Learn about Ubidots features and how to power your IoT project

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41 articles in this collection
Written by Jose Garcia, Juan Jose Bello, and Maria Carlina Hernandez and 3 others

Using context to display text in Ubidots widgets

This article intends to teach you how the variable's context can be altered to show different customized texts in your widgets
Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

How to Change a Variable's Description Icon

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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Schedule Automated Reports

Schedule reports for when you need data most
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Pie Chart Setting Customization

How to adjust a Pie Chart's ranges and colors
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Heat map Customization

Manage and Customize your Heat map in Ubidots for Business
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Ubidots Basics: Applications, Organizations, and Users Explained

Learn to distinguish between organizations, users, and apps.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Exporting an Organizations' Data from Ubidots

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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Limits: What are they and how to use them

Learn to manage limits in Ubidots for Business - a powerful feature for IoT application providers and resellers
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Events: Create a Webhook

Learn how to setup a Webhook using Ubidots
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Create Template Dashboard in Ubidots for Business

Scale your device and dashboard creation using templates.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

How Do I Change my App Domain?

Host your IoT App under a custom domain
Written by David Sánchez
Updated over a week ago

User Management with Ubidots for Business

Create and manage users with Administrator designated permissions with Ubidots for Business
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Application Branding: how to customize your Ubidots user interface

Learn to customize your IoT application' logo, colors, login portal, language, plus other visual components.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Change default device location

How to change a device's default location
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Share your dashboard with embedded code

Learn how to share you dashboard with an embedded snippet for a website's HTML code
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Widget Options Menu

Defining the Widget Options menu
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Create Control Widgets in Ubidots

How to create Control Widgets for remote device management
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Create Table Widgets in Ubidots

Learn what and how to create a Table Widgets
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Create Line Chart and/or Double Axis Widgets in Ubidots

Learn to create Line Chart and/or Double Axis Widgets
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Bar Chart and Histograms Setting Customization

Customize you histograms and bar charts data display in Ubidots
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Adjust data time range in a Variable

How to adjust the visible time range of a variable
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Geofence

Learn to create a geofence to trigger an event when a device leaves a particular boundary.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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How to Change the Device and Variable Description

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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Create Map Widgets in Ubidots

Learn how to create a Map Widget to locate or track your device
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Metric Widget Settings

How to change the color, font, and text of your Metric Widget
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Send an alert when your device is inactive

Learn to trigger an event whenever your devices are inactive
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Map Widgets Setting Customization

Learn to zoom, switch roadmap/satellite view, and data points displayed in your map widgets
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Delete a Device, Variable, and/or a Variable's Data

Learn to delete a device, variable, and/or a specific set of a variable's data
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Line Chart Settings

Change colors, Y-axis readings range, and the number of latest data points displayed in your Line Chart widget
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Toggle between device grid and list views

Toggle your device view from grid to list.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Create a Time Stamp Widget

In this article you will learn how to create a time stamp widget to show the time set by your connected devices using a Particle Photon
Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

Create Dashboards and Widgets

Learn to create dashboards and widgets to visualize sensor data.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Create Metric Widgets in Ubidots

Learn to display max-min, average, and last reading values using Metric Widgets.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Making your own MQTT library

The purpose of this article is to help you to develop your own script for sending data to Ubidots using MQTT and the Arduino IDE
Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

How to adjust the Device Name and Variable Name

Learn how to change your device and variable name to a friendly one.
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

How to create a real-time map?

Properly send location data so it can be displayed in Ubidots
Written by David Sánchez
Updated over a week ago

Events: Creating a Text Message Event (SMS, Email, and Telegram)

Learn to create alerts via email, SMS, or Telegram based on your sensor data.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Ubidots Basics: Devices, Variables, Dashboards, and Alerts

Learn to create default, derived, and rolling window variables from your devices and display the data in personalized dashboards
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Test MQTT using MQTTLens with Ubidots

Get familiar with the concept of MQTT using Ubidots
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Insert the last value of a variable inside an Event message

Include properties of a variable inside your alerts.
Written by Gustavo Andrés Angulo
Updated over a week ago

Find your TOKEN from your Ubidots account

Every Ubidots user has a specific token, find it quickly with these simple steps.
Written by Catalina Meneses
Updated over a week ago