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Test Serial Driver Installation

Test Serial Driver Installation

You can verify that you have a proper data cable (rather than a charge-only type cable) and that the appropriate drivers for your system are installed by performing the following test:


  1. Connect your Meshtastic device to your USB port

  2. Open a Terminal and enter the following command:

  3. You should see something like:

    ID xxxx:xxxx Silicon Labs CP210x UART Bridge
    # or
    ID xxxx:xxxx QinHeng Electronics USB Single Serial
    # or
    ID xxxx:xxxx Adafruit WisCore RAK4631 Board

If you are unable to see your device:

Flash Firmware

After completing the previous steps, you can now flash the Meshtastic firmware onto your device. To proceed, select the appropriate device type for your device.