User Guides

Learn about Ubidots features and how to power your IoT project

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55 articles in this collection
Written by Cameron Klotz, Maria Carlina Hernandez, and Jose Garcia and 4 others

Decimal point settings

How to adjust the number of decimal points shown in Ubidots dashboards.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated this week

GDPR: How to Export my data

All users have a "Right to data portability" - learn to export your data in a machine readable fashion
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated this week

Delete an Account

Request to delete your account or an end-user's account from Ubidots.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated this week

Control and Automation with Ubidots

Implement basic automation logic with Ubidots Conditional Events Engine to control machines, processes, and environments.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Create Map Widgets in Ubidots

Locate, track, and trace your assets as they move around with Ubidots maps.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Promo Codes

How to enter an event or sponsorship coupon or promo code.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Dashboards: Add Units of Measure

Assign a specific Unit of Measure to your Variables and Widgets – meter, feet, Celcius, Fahrenheit, volume, amps, watts.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Widget Settings: Assign Special Text or Last Reading

Learn how to assign "last reading" time-stamps and more to your dashboards and widgets for simple view comprehension.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Security: Add SSL to your application's HTTP URL

Adding security to your App? Request a SSL certificate, adding HTTPS to your Ubidots Application.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Organizations: hiding end-user variables

Learn how Ubidots Administrators can hide or reveal variables to end-users within any Organization.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Events: Was my event triggered? How to check the event's Log

Was the event triggered? Access the event's Log in your Ubidots application and trace the triggers data.
Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Events: Creating Conditional Events and Alerts

How to structure and deploy Conditional Events and Alerts based on your sensor and actuator data.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Simulate Data with Ubidots

Learn how to simulate a dummy device as a Virtual Machine with dummy data in Ubidots to accelerate your application's design.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

Ubidots Display Language

Toggle between English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese translations to develop and understand Ubidots the way you wish.
Written by Cameron Klotz
Updated over a week ago

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

Create a Pie Widget with Ubidots

Create pie chart with set ranges of variables based on their latest readings.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
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Ubidots Basics: Applications, Organizations, and Users Explained

Your Ubidots App architecture can be compiled in a number of different combinations. Learn the basics of 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
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Limits: What are they and how to use them

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

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

Create and manage end-users and the devices of your App with designated permission groups and Organizations.
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated this week

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
Updated over a week ago

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

Dashboards: Duplicate a Dashboard

Avoid starting a dashboard from scratch when adding a new device by duplicating dashboards.
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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
Updated over a week ago

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 for Education

Learn how to create a Map Widget to locate or track your device using Ubidots for Education
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Written by Juan Jose Bello
Updated over a week ago

Metric Widget Settings

How to change the color, font, text, and reports of a 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
Updated over a week ago

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

Identify your devices and variables simply with "friendly names" to fit your project nomenclature.
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

Ubidots for Education Events: Creating an Event (SMS, Email, and Telegram)

Learn to create complex events 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 to 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