nRF Connect for Cloud

Cloud-based connect, develop and deployment solution for cellular IoT and Bluetooth Low Energy

nRF Connect for Cloud is a versatile IoT connectivity enabler that can be used with Nordic’s cellular and Bluetooth Low energy devices. The same portal supports both cIoT and Bluetooth Low Energy. It is a part of Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF Connect suite of development tools which comprise of: nRF Connect for Desktop, nRF Connect for Mobile and nRF Connect for Cloud.


nRF Connect for Cloud and cellular IoT

nRF Connect for Cloud is an integral part of you cellular IoT development workflow. We have made nRF Connect for Cloud simple to use, yet powerful and efficient when getting your cellular designs and products connected.

nRF Connect for Cloud supports:

  • SIM activation
  • Development kit management
  • Tracking of development kit metrics and geographical location
  • Monitoring of cellular data usage
  • Cellular data visualization
  • Multiple connection of development kits
  • Asset tracker example application

nRF Connect for Cloud and Bluetooth LE

nRF Connect for Cloud is an IoT platform for development, test and evaluation of Bluetooth LE devices. 

It is cloud-based, but offers similar functionality to the other nRF Connect products for desktop and mobile from Nordic.

nRF Connect for cloud works with all popular browsers and requires no local installation. It offers easy connectivity to remote internet connected devices using a gateway such as a phone, computer or Bluetooth enabled gateway device.

Devices and data can be graphically represented simply and it offers the ability to create a custom UI to represent your proprietary services and characteristic data.

  • Easy-to-use browser-based development for test, evaluation and verification of Bluetooth Low Energy devices
  • Supports Bluetooth LE services
  • Supports unlimited number of gateway connections to nRF Connect for Cloud


nRF Cloud Gateway 

Bluetooth LE projects on your desk can easily connect to nRF Connect for Cloud via your mobile phone. It can be based on a Nordic development kit, or hardware of your own design - as long as it "speaks" Bluetooth Low Energy.

You can do this with our gateway app called nRF Cloud Gateway.
The nRF Cloud Gateway is a completely "dumb" gateway app. You install it on your mobile phone, start it, and forget it.
All configuration happens from the browser-based interface of nRF Connect for Cloud.

nRF Cloud Gateway is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Key Features
  • Cloud-based development tool
  • Compatible with most web browsers
  • Mobile gateway available

Other nRF Connect Tools

Supporting your development 

nRF Connect for Desktop

nRF Connect for Desktop is a cross-platform framework for development applications. It contains applications for testing Bluetooth Low Energy and LTE links, power optimization, programming and more.

nRF Connect for Mobile

nRF Connect for Mobile is a powerful generic mobile tool that allows you to scan and explore your Bluetooth Low Energy devices and communicate with them. Also supports DFU and Eddystone.

Latest news

06 Apr 2021

Telenor’s Managed IoT Cloud and the Nordic Thingy:91 enables...

Read More
29 Mar 2021

Certification of the nRF9160 SiP by Anatel paves the way for...

Read More
15 Mar 2021

BP&M will support Nordic’s complete portfolio of low power c...

Read More