Install the ESP32 plugin in the Arduino IDE

When you open the Arduino IDE, select Tools > Board, you will find that the Arduino IDE only has Arduino AVR Boards and no esp32.

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This time we use the control board is the ESP32 control board, so we need to install the ESP32 board in the Arduino IDE. Follow these steps:

1.Open File >Preferences

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2.Add the development board management address URL.

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3. Copy the URL in the lower box and add it to the “Additional Boards Manager URLs”.

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4. After adding the URL, click “OK”.

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5.Click Tools > Board > Boards Manager.

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6.Search for “ESP32” in the BOARDS MANAGER’s search bar and install it.

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7.If the following screen appears, please wait until the installation is complete then turn off the Arduino IDE.

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8. Open the Arduino IDE again and select Tools > Board. You will see the esp32 board appear.

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