The Particle mobile app is a tool to configure and manage your Particle hardware and cloud deployments. Set up a new device, check device diagnostics, and keep track of which devices are on- and offline with a few taps of the screen.
Control Panel — rename devices, set notes, or even unclaim, all from a single section of the mobile app.
Device Info Screen — view device ID, serial number, Device OS version; plus, you can ping, shout rainbows (signal mode), rename, and edit device notes.
Device list filtering — sort and filter your fleet based on your needs right from the main screen of the app.
UI refresh — improved information density and readability, plus multiple UI element tweaks across the app.
Tinker improvements — review of pin layout, UX refresh, and updates to ensure consistent design across the mobile app experience.
Setup of a new Xenon device is no longer supported via the mobile app. If you scan a new (unclaimed) Xenon device, you will get an error.
Ratings and Reviews
Barely functional interface with minimal usage
Update - After finding that the Tinker functionality is not robustly implemented in the hardware, and the apps failure to recognize incompatible installation may actually be a firmware shortcoming, I'm adding a couple stars back. I still think this app is very limited as it doesn't allow any debugging, upgrading, flashing, or recovery for devices.
Super terrible, why do we need this?
This app is brutally bad. I’ve setup numerous photons in my student lab and frequently it just doesn’t work and nothing you can do will make it connect. There’s no diagnostics readily apparent. You’ll be quick to get a fail message but have no idea why. I suppose it wouldn’t really matter if they did give you a reason as no tools exist to correct it. There’s basically no desktop support either. If you want to configure this you’ll be getting into terminal and hombrew. I setup about a dozen of these per semester and one or two simply won’t connect to the app. I can’t for the life of me figure out why I keep buying these things.
Developer Response ,
I'm sorry you've been having this experience, and I'm sorry to only be responding to this message now. If you have any further issues with Photon setup, please open up a ticket (support.particle.io) and reference this comment.
Again, my apologies for the late response!
Please add iPad support
Basic functionality works in low res, not a native ipad app.
I like particle products, would be great to have an iPad app with full functionality of web IDE, event monitor etc. built in!!
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