User Guides

Learn about Ubidots features and how to power your IoT project

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81 articles in this collection
Written by Agustin Pelaez, Gustavo Andrés Angulo, David Sánchez and 5 others

Create a Manual Input widget

Send values or context data to an Ubidots variable directly from your dashboard
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Written by Isabel Lopez
Updated over a week ago

User management: Admin users

Learn how to create admin-users and access as one into an existing workspace.
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Written by Sergio Ruiz
Updated this week

Create Rose Chart Widgets

Learn how to create Rose Chart widgets in Ubidots to display polar-parameterized histogram data.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

User Management: Magic Links

Learn to easily invite your end-users to join your application and grant them with temporary or non-expiring access using Magic Links
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Create an Image widget

Embed images in your Ubidots dashboard
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Written by Isabel Lopez
Updated over a week ago

Application Branding: Custom styles for your dashboards and widgets

Learn how to customize your dashboards and widgets beyond the available options at the App's branding level.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Analytics: Advanced Synthetic Variables

Learn how to take full advantage of synthetic variables using complex and special functions.
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Written by Isabel Lopez
Updated over a week ago

Connect Particle Mesh devices to Ubidots

Integrate Particle's Mesh devices to Ubidots using their Mesh network and cloud protocols such HTTP, TCP/UDP or Particle Webhooks
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Application Branding: how to white-label emails coming from your application

Learn to custom brand email notifications coming from your application with your email address and sender name of choice.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Events: Manage downlink messages with TTN and Ubidots

Learn how to make downlink messages to The Things Network back-end with Ubidots
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Duplicate/Replicate dashboards in Ubidots

Duplicate static dashboards or replicate from a dynamic dashboard to scale up your application to thousands of devices.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Line Chart and Double Axis widgets

Learn how to create and setup a Line Chart and a Double Axis widgets in Ubidots.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

HTML Canvas: Interacting with account data

Learn how to use the HTML Canvas widgets to retrieve your account's token and display data.
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Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

Pay with PayPal

Easily make monthly invoice and advanced payments with PayPal.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Change Billing Address

How to edit and update the "Invoice to" billing address in an Ubidots Invoice.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Devices Types: bulk device creation using a CSV file

Create Devices in bulk simply with a CSV file containing Device Names, API Labels, and Properties.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Create Dashboards and Widgets

How to create dashboards and widgets to visualize and understand sensor data of an IoT Solution.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Events: Voice Call Notifications

Setup and trigger live Voice Call Notifications to those who need to know with Ubidots Events Engine.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Device Groups

Use Device Groups to execute operations across 100s of devices in Ubidots Apps.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Events: Creating Global Events

Monitor thousands of devices with a single, global event.
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Written by Agustin Pelaez
Updated over a week ago

Analytics: Ubidots Data Explorer

Explore an Apps data to identify and analyze trends, anomalies, and correlations across an entire App.
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Written by Agustin Pelaez
Updated over a week ago

Events: Back to Normal Events and Notifications

Create and program "Back to Normal" events and notifications.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Plugins: Connect AWS IoT with Ubidots

Use the AWS Plugins to effortlessly integrate data streams from AWS IoT to Ubidots.
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Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

Creating Devices in Ubidots

Learn to provision, create, and edit Devices in Ubidots IoT Application Development Platform.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Ubidots App(s)

Ubidots powered App(s), white-label branding, user-management, and how they all work together to deliver IoT Solutions.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

User Management: Roles

Create, Edit, and Manage User Permission Roles of an Ubidots Account.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

User Management: Users

Create, Edit, and Manage Users of an Ubidots Account.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Events: Slack Webhook Setup

Send Ubidots events and notifications directly to your coworkers with Slack Event Webhooks.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Change and Sort the Device Interface

How to change and sort devices in the Device Interface.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Device Types

Use Ubidots Device Types to configure device properties, appearance, and variables to automate the onboarding of thousands of devices.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Analytics: UbiFunctions User Guide

Use UbiFunctions serverless computation environment to extract, transform, schedule, and analyze data.
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Written by Agustin Pelaez
Updated over a week ago

User Management: Apps

Create and manage users and the devices of your Ubidots powered IoT App with designated permission groups and Organizations.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Adjust the Time Zone of your App

How to adjust the Time Zone of your Ubidots App.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

How to Add UbiFunctions to my Account

UbiFunctions lets you process and transform data from 3rd party platforms, as well as creating your own API endpoint.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

How to Export a Device's Data

Learn how to export a Device's data in a CSV file
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Decimal point settings

How to adjust the number of decimal points shown in Ubidots dashboards.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Automatically provision Devices and Variables with Ubidots API Labels

Skip the headache of device and variable setup in your Ubidots account by using Device and Variable API Labels in your firmware.
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

GDPR: How to Export my data

All users have a "Right to data portability" - learn to export your data in a machine readable fashion
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Delete an Account

Request to delete your account or an end-user's account from Ubidots.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Control and Automation with Ubidots

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

Analytics: Synthetic Variables Basics

This article explains how and when to use Synthetic Variables in Ubidots' Analytics Engine to compute complex equations.
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Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

Create Map Widgets in Ubidots

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

How to redeem a coupon code

How to redeem a promotional event or sponsorship coupon code
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

How to Export a Variable's Data

Learn how to export your Variable's data in a CSV, human-readable format.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
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
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Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

How to Change a Variable's Description Icon

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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Schedule Automated Reports

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

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 Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

How to create Heatmaps using Ubidots

Learn to visualize your devices' patterns with heatmaps.
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Exporting an Organizations' Data from Ubidots

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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Events: Create a Webhook

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

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 Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Application Branding: How Do I Change my App Domain?

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

Change default device location

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

Create Control Widgets in Ubidots

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

Create Table Widgets in Ubidots

Learn to create a Table Widgets in Ubidots Dashboards
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
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 Maria Carlina Hernandez
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 Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Geofence Alert

Learn to create a geofence to trigger an event when a device leaves a particular boundary.
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

How to Change the Device and Variable Description

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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Send an alert when your device is inactive

Learn to trigger an event whenever your devices are inactive
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
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 Maria Carlina Hernandez
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
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Written by Jose Garcia
Updated over a week ago

Create Metric Widgets in Ubidots

Learn to display max, min, average, count, sum or last value using Metric Widgets.
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
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
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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.
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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
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Written by David Sánchez
Updated over a week ago

Ubidots Basics: Devices, Variables, Dashboards, and Alerts

Learn to create default and synthetic variables from your devices to display the data in personalized dashboards
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Written by Maria Carlina Hernandez
Updated over a week ago

Test MQTT using MQTTLens with Ubidots

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

Find your TOKEN from your Ubidots account

Every Ubidots user has a private and unique TOKEN. Find it quickly with these simple steps.
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Insert the last value of a variable inside an Event message

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