Bolt IoT: A fully integrated IoT Platform

The Bolt IoT Developer Hub

Welcome to the Bolt IoT developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with Bolt IoT as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

Guides    Guides

Sharing Device

There are two user roles in the Bolt Cloud.

  1. Owner
  2. User

Owner

An owner is a person who links the device to his account. The owner can configure the product, can link a product to the device and can control the access to the device for sharing and unsharing.
The owner can perform the following access control operation.

1. Sharing the device with Users

  1. Login to Bolt Cloud https://cloud.boltiot.com
  2. Go to the device tab
Cloud Dashboard

Cloud Dashboard

  1. Click on Share this device icon
Cloud Dashboard

Cloud Dashboard

  1. A sharing device pop up will open.
Share Device Pop Up

Share Device Pop Up

  1. Type the email id and the name of the user and click on Share button.
    Note: Only email is used for sharing the device. Entered email id must have an account on Bolt Cloud. If you enter the wrong name, the device will be shared with the email id given in the text box.
Click on Share button

Click on Share button

  1. After sharing the device, you can see the list of the shared users with their role.
Role of each user

Role of each user

2. Unlinking the device from Account

An owner can unlink the device from his account. The owner must remove all other users who have access to the same device before unlinking the device. After unlinking the device, all the data for a particular device will be deleted from the Bolt Cloud.

  1. Go to the Share device icon pop up.
  2. Remove the other users by click on theX icon.
  3. And then click on the X icon for your email id.
  1. A warning pop will be shown, Click on OK to unlink the device.

After clicking on the OK button, The device will be removed along with the device data.

User

The user on a Bolt Cloud is a person with whom the device is shared. He/She can only monitor the device. The user can not share the shared device with other users. But he can remove the device access from himself.

When the owner shares a device with the user, the device will be shown on the user's dashboard.

To view the device, Go to Device tab and click on View this device.

Unlinking the device from Account

  1. The user can remove the shared device from his account. To remove the shared device from your account, Click on Share this device icon
  1. A pop will be open and then click on the X to unlink the device from your account.
  1. A warning pop will be shown, Click on OK to unlink the device.