Getting started with Azure Sphere

Azure Sphere development kits include everything you need to get started prototyping and developing Azure Sphere apps. Order yours today.

Set up your Azure Sphere device

Azure Sphere provides a rich development experience based on Microsoft Visual Studio. The Visual Studio Tools for Azure Sphere support IntelliSense and breakpoint-based debugging from a PC, along with a wizard for using an Azure IoT Hub. Sample apps and project templates are also included.


Once you've completed the download, follow the Get Started documentation to install Azure Sphere and set up your board.

Make the most of this opportunity

Connect with our team of Microsoft partner technical consultants to help your business develop key capabilities. Azure Sphere manufacturing tooling and documentation are available for OEMs to incorporate Azure Sphere into your product.


Comprehensive support options are available to meet your needs, whether you're getting started or are already deploying Azure Sphere.


Third-party disclosures

Included here are the notices and source code for third-party components shipped with Azure Sphere, in accordance with the corresponding licences that contain disclosure obligations.

Third-party notices for TP4.2 release

Third-party notices for TP4.2.1 release