Connect to Pelion Device Management in five steps

This guide takes you through the process of connecting your device to Pelion Device Management (formerly Mbed Cloud). You'll also see how a device bootstraps with Pelion Device Management and comes online, learn about lightweight machine to machine (LwM2M) resources, and familiarise yourself with different security mechanisms.

Five easy steps


Import the example application to the Mbed Online Compiler


Create an API key


Give the application access to your Pelion Device Management account


Put the application on your device


See the device resources in Device Management Portal

Before we get started, let's make sure you have everything you need:

  • An Mbed account: sign up if you don't have one
  • Access to Pelion Device Management: request access here
  • A supported board with a micro SD card and USB cable: choose one from the options below

Select your Pelion Device Management supported board

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