INSTALL ESP8266 ON ARDUINO IDE

To install  ESP8266 on Arduino IDE,  you need to follow these instructions

  1. Open the preferences window from the Arduino IDE.
    Go to: File > Preferences
  2. Copy this URL “http://arduino.esp8266.com/stable/package_esp8266com_index.json” and paste into the “Additional Board Manager URLs” field as shown in the figure below. Then, click the “OK” button.

    INSTALL ESP8266 ON ARDUINO IDE
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  3. Open boards manager.
    Go to: Tools > Board > Boards Manager

    Arduino IDE boards manager
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  4. Scroll down or search in search bar “ESP8266” and Install “esp8266 by ESP8266 Community”. Then wait for few minutes to get it installed.

    Note:
    You need Internet connection while file gets download

    Install esp8266 on Arduino IDE
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  5. After download you can see different boards are now available in Go to: Tools > Board

    Different Esp boards
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  6. Select the board you are using, for NodeMCU you can select
    • NodeMCU 0.9 (ESP-12 MODULE) or
    • NodeMCU 1.0 (ESP-12E MODULE) 
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sagar
sagar
27 days ago

fine and simple steps for beginner and professionals

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