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How do I edit the beacon parameters?( Transmission power, Ad interval etc)

Steps to Configure Beacons through iOS App:

1. Go near to the beacon you want to configure.

2. Tap on "My Beacons" from the main screen in the app.

3. Get the beacon detected, which will enable the edit option for that beacon.

4. Click the beacon once enabled. You will be taken to Beacon properties.

5. After this click "Edit" on the action bar at the top it will connect to the beacon for editing the properties.

6. Don't forget to click the save icon on the action bar to save the changes once done.

7. Observe the LED light is on to ensure the connection with that beacon.



Steps to Configure Beacons through Android App :

1. Go near to the beacon you want to configure.

2. Go to "My Beacons" from the Navigation menu in the app.

3. Get the beacon detected, which will enable the edit option [the gear icon] for that beacon.

4. Click the gear icon once enabled. You will be taken to Beacon properties.

5. After this click the 'Pencil' icon on the action bar at the top, now you are good to edit the values of that beacon. 

6. Don't forget to click the save icon on the action bar to save the changes once done.

7. Observe the LED light blinking once you click the save icon.



Drawbacks:

1. If the transmission power is changed to a higher value [ in your case -4dbm is a higher value] the battery consumption is relatively higher


Please Note:

1. If the beacons are set to transmit at -4dbm then the beacons should at least be 20 meters apart to avoid overlapping of their regions

2. Please connect only one device with the beacon while editing



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When I try to update the parameters for transmit power and advertising interval it defaults back to -8 dBm and 152.5 ms.  The settings do not stay.  I see the green light blink and on the app I see the parameters immediately revert back.  This is on BLE M1-AA.  Thank you.

I cannot edit my beacons while in the "edit" menu.  All fields are grey and don't allow me to edit.  Is this a restriction based on my subscription plan?  Our account plan says "Starter Kit + Platform".  Please advise.

@Texas We only allow changing Tx Power and Adv. interval of the beacon. Let me know if you are unable to change those.

Whenever i change the Tx Power the beacon stops scrolling through the different modes and just sits on iBeacon. Essentially useless.

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