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Entry type: Download Entry ID: 109745562, Entry date: 12/03/2019

MindConnect IoT2040 – Firmware and Open Source Software (OSS)

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This firmware version is valid for all MindSphere regions (EU1, EU2 and CN1)


  • For MindSphere on Alibaba Cloud in region China 1 Version V3.3.0.4 is the minimum required version.

  • Not all features are available in each region at the same time. Please refer to the release notes.

By clicking on any of the download links below, you accept the MindSphere Development License Agreement, which applies to the SDKs made available on this page and which you can access by following the link:

MindConnect – MindSphere V3 Firmware (Update December 2019)

First of all the MindConnect has to be set to factory settings. (Only necessary if the Box was already connected to V2 MindSphere)

1. Create a “ConBox_Commands.json” file (e.g. with Notepad)

JSON format


  "Commands": [


    "Cmd": "DoFactoryReset",

    "DeviceID": "_MindConnect_ID_"




The label “_MindConnect_ID_” has to be replaced with the ID which is located on the label of the MindConnect Box. The number is right below the article number.

Put it on a USB stick and plug the stick in the MindConnect

3. The MindConnect will be restarted automatically

The network and SAL settings will be reset to their initial state on MindConnect. All SAL and script logging files will be then deleted.

To load new firmware on your MindConnect hardware please follow these steps:

1. Download the firmware ZIP file.

Version December 2019:  Registrierung notwendig  IoT2040_03.03.00.07_b006.zip (79,1 MB)

SHA256: 30D98E1513C6FE39C171762B94235CE109316FDB8A6D7BB3D6E1D6B9A58C4CDE

2. Extract the firmware.

3. Copy the extracted/unzipped fw.tar file to a USB stick (fat32 formatted).

4. Insert the USB stick and wait until the firmware update is complete.

  • Update carried out: USER LED flashes fast orange
  • MindConnect hardware reboots
  • USER LED flashes orange for a few seconds
  • USER LED orange (not connected to MindSphere)
  • USER LED red – wrong firmware

5. Disconnect the USB stick.

6. Ready.

Note: During the firmware update of the device the data collection will be stopped for a short time frame. So some data points will be lost. 

More Information: Getting connected to MindSphere V3 109755908

Open Source Software (OSS)

 Registrierung notwendig  ReadMeOSS_IoT.zip (399,0 MB) (Version November 2018)

SHA256: 8CAF77EB65EDE787393B281F0B6C00C60F11097F4E811E3612765C6E8D75C9C6

Firmware Update Guide

Current versionUpdate to
< V01.02.04.00 b002= V01.02.04.00 b002
= V01.02.04.00 b002Current V3 version (see above)

V01.02.04.00 b002:

Version July 2018:  Registrierung notwendig  IoT_01.02.04.00_b002.zip (34,2 MB)
SHA256: 13D79F0FDB01C00B81B63DA5E40F07859C897E0CDBBA9CBF11B93BF759C83404

Open Source Software (OSS)

Version August 2017:  Registrierung notwendig  MindConnect_IoT2040_1.3_OSS.zip (314,8 MB) 
SHA256: 79de5bae9437af2254ea517a2ca53b40c708b7759ca47d4f5bacb79e03f796f7

Former firmware version:

Version October 2019:  Registrierung notwendig  IOT__03.03.00.06_b003.zip (79,0 MB) 
SHA256: 58FB9C785E15EAD90BAB949A7F851656207DF77E05BA33998C3062F1D6434795

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