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Loading new firmware onto an ESP8266


First you need a firmware file. You can build one yourself with the Toolchain or download one:


To flash the ESP2860, you'll need first need to wire things up. See Getting Started with ESP8266 for the basics.

Connect GPIO 0 to ground and reboot the ESP8266 to enter flashing mode.

GUI Flashing tool: NodeMCU

The NodeMCU flasher is designed for use with the NodeMCU firmware, but it can also be used to flash other firmware files. Windows-only currently, but a cross-platform version is in the works.

Command Line Flashing: esptool

Uploading Scripts

For NodeMCU or MicroPython, use ESPlorer or NodeMCU Studio to upload the Lua or Python scripts after uploading the initial firmware.

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