nRF Toolbox App

Container App


The nRF Toolbox is a container app that stores your Nordic Semiconductor apps for Bluetooth® low energy in one location.The nRF Toolbox works with a wide range of the most popular Bluetooth low energy accessories.It contains applications demonstrating the following profiles: Cycling Speed and Cadence, Running Speed and Cadence, Heart Rate Monitor, Blood Pressure Monitor, Health Thermometer Monitor, Glucose Monitor and Proximity Monitor. All these profiles support any Bluetooth device and manufacturer, as long as the Bluetooth profiles are properly configured.

The Device Firmware Update (DFU) app allows you to upload the application image Over-the-air (OTA). The DFU app and the also included Nordic UART are compatible with Nordic Semiconductor nRF5 Series devices that have the SoftDevice and bootloader enabled.

The Android version supports Android Wear devices.


nRF Toolbox icon
Available on App Store
Google Play



Source code available to download for iOS , Android 4.3 or later and Windows Phone here.


Bluetooth low energy functionality requires:

iOS Android
Software iOS 7 or later Android 4.3 or later
Tested with iPhone 4S, 5, 6 and 6+ Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Samsung S3, Samsung S7


nRF51 Development kit and nRF52 Development Kit can be ordered here.
The nRF5 SDK and SoftDevices are available online here for developers.


Features in apps: iOS Android
nRF Logger plugin support   X
Over-the-air Device Firmware Update (OTA DFU) X X
Pre-installed examples of Bluetooth Smart heart rate and running speed and cadence service X X
Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) X X
Health Thermometer Monitor (HTM) X X
Blood Pressure Monitor (BPM) X X
Proximity Monitor X X
Blood Glucose Monitor X X
Running Speed & Cadence X  
Cycling Speed & Cadence X  
Nordic UART X X

Supported products/complementary

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