By disabling a device, the device cannot be connected to IoT Platform. By enabling a disabled device, the device can be connected to IoT Platform again. This topic describes how to disable and enable a device.

Disable a device

Note After a device is disabled, IoT Platform retains the information associated to the device. However, the device cannot be connected to IoT Platform, and you cannot perform operations related to the device.

To disable a device in the console, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the IoT Platform console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Devices > Devices.
  3. In the Device List section on the page that appears, find the device that you want to disable. Turn off the Enabled switch.

Enable a device

After you disable a device, you can enable it again.

To enable a device in the console, Follow these steps:

  1. In the IoT Platform console, open the Devices page. In the Device List section, find the device that you want to enable.
  2. Turn on the Enabled switch.