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Get your BLE sensors data into Home Assistant in 5 minutes

You can now upload your board directly from the web browser!  So let's imagine you want to read data from a sensor like a Mi Flora or a LYWSD03MMC,  Plug an ESP32 dev board to your computer USB port Go to this website: https://docs.openmqttgateway.com/upload/web-install.html Select esp32dev-ble Click the install button Depending on your board you may have to press the BOOT button Choose the port that the ESP is connected to. Wait until the process is complete. Release the BOOT button That's it, OMG is now loaded into your ESP32 board without Arduino IDE, platformIO or a binary flasher. Here are the steps in images: Now comes the Home Assistant part: Add the MQTT integration and activate auto discovery Create a user and a password (Configuration->Users) without administrator right for the gateway Well, this is enough for Home Assistant. So let's now connect both: Check the Wifi Access points available with your smartphone Search for one named OMG_something or OpenMQTTGate