OK. I’ll assume you are using windows 10 unless you advise differently. You’ll need a version of python 2.7 and you need to install ESPTOOL.PY from
The `files on the IoTaWatt will not match the new firmware, so you will need to power down the IoTaWatt, open it up (screws are under the rubber pads), and remove the SDcard. Clean that and copy the files in the directory SD on github to the root.
Put the card back in the IoTaWatt and you will be ready to flash.
When you get that done, I’ll have
“update”: “MAJOR”,posted where to get a current firmware and how to use ESPTOOL to flash.
UPDATE: After you load the new files on the SDcard, edit config.txt with a text editor and change
Because I don’t want your device to try to update firmware again until you are running. The SD files in the github repo match the latest version. The MAJOR files are available, but they are buried in a release ZIP, so lets go with ALPHA.
The firmware is in the repo in the 02_03_05 release. Download that. It’s called firmware.bin.