Device Firmware Upgrading

If the firmware version of your RAK811 LoRa® Breakout Module is newer than V3.0.0.0 or you have just burned the bootloader into RAK811 LoRa® Breakout Module according to the Burning Bootloader into the Device section, you just need to burn the upgrade firmware according to the following steps now:

  • Using the RAK Serial Port Tool, type the command below to let the RAK811 LoRa® Breakout Module work in boot mode.
    at+set_config=device:boot
    

Figure 1: Boot Mode

  • Next, close the RAK Serial Port Tool and download the RAK Upgrade Tool from this website. Then, open the tool.

Figure 2: File Choosing

  • Click “Choose File” button to choose the correct upgrade file:
  • Click “Start” to upgrade, this may take a minute:

Figure 3: Upgrade Start

Figure 4: Upgrade Success

  • Now, close the Upgrade Tool and open your chosen Serial Port Tool.
  • We recommend you to use RAK serial port tool, because there are built-in AT commands in this tool and this will be very useful for you. You can get it from RAK website available for free at this RAK directory.
  • Choose the correct COM port and set the baud rate to 115200. Then open the serial port and enter the AT command provided below to restart.
    at+set_config=device:restart
    

Congrats! This information means that you have upgraded successfully the new firmware.