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How Tos

This section provides all the information that you need to quickly start using the MindSphere Platform. If you are interested in more detailed information about the working principles behind MindSphere, refer to Concepts.

Application Management

Topic Description
Running a Cloud Foundry-Hosted Application Learn how to create a simple Cloud Foundry-hosted application and how to register it on MindSphere using the Developer Cockpit.
Integrating Self-Hosted Applications into MindSphere Learn how to integrate a self-hosted application into MindSphere.
Integrating Applications into your Native Mobile App Learn how to develop a simple native mobile app to launch MindSphere applications.
Get your Application Ready for Productive Use Learn the requirements for running applications in MindSphere.
Cloud Foundry Single Manifest Configuration Learn how to create a single Cloud Foundry manifest for your Cloud Foundry applications.

User Management

Topic Description
Managing Users and Permissions Learn how to add users to your tenant and manage their permissions.
Using Subtenancy Learn how to use subtenancy to isolate partitions of your tenant.

Application Development

Topic Description
Using MindSphere APIs in Self-Hosted Applications Learn how to write your first self-hosted application that uses MindSphere APIs.
Configuring Content Security Policy Learn how to configure the Content Security Policy of your application.
Migrating from V2 to V3 Learn how to migrate your application from MindSphere v2 to v3.
Importing and Using High Frequency Simulation Data Learn how to import and use high frequency simulation data for testing your application.


Topic Description
Onboarding an Agent Learn how to onboard an agent.
Acquiring an Agent Access Token Learn how to acquire an access token for the agent.
Uploading Agent Data Learn how to upload data of an agent to MindSphere.
Using MQTT via MCIoT Extension Learn how to use MQTT features in MindSphere.
Using Data from a Mobile Device in MindSphere Learn how to upload data from your Android mobile device into MindSphere.

After the successful creation of your tenant, you can immediately visit the Launchpad using the following URL:


The Launchpad is the application which displays all the apps that you can currently access. These can be platform apps, specific apps that are included in your tenant package and apps that have been created by yourself. As soon as you have registered the first application, it will be shown on the Launchpad.

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