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From Nordic: How to get production firmware version (v1.0.0) for nRF9160

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on September 26, 2019

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

The production firmware version v1.0.0 is released for the nRF9160.

- Release notes for the nRF Connect SDK v1.0.0 (NCS)

- Release notes for the Modem Firmware v1.0.0 (MFW)

 

  • Update NCS to v1.0.0:
cd ncs/nrf
git checkout master
git pull
git checkout v1.0.0
west update
  • Update the MFW to v1.0.0:

Note: 'nrf9160_mdm_dfu' tool is deprecated.

- Update to the latest 'nRF Command Line Tools'.

- Download MFW v1.0.0

- Update to nRF Connect for Desktop to v3.0.0

- Make sure you have the latest version of the "Programmer" app:



- Open the "Programmer" app 

- Select device



- Select "Update Modem"



- Find the .zip folder 'mfw_nrf9160_1.0.0.zip' and select it:



- Hit the "Write" button. 



- Then you should get this message "Completed successfully in seconds"

You have now updated your modem to v1.0.0.


You can confirm that your modem version is updated by running the at_client sample in combination with "LTE Link Monitor" and sending the AT command: 

AT+CGMR




Note that there is also released a new SES IDE version (v4.18) with several updates.

Please find the newest version from the download link in the "Getting Started Assistant" app:


 

Source: https://devzone.nordicsemi.com/nordic/nordic-blog/b/blog/posts/how-to-get-production-version-v1-0-0-to-nrf9160

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on September 26, 2019

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

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