Quickstart: Subscribe to Azure Sphere notifications

Microsoft notifies customers about Azure Sphere service interruptions and planned outages on the Azure Health Service Issues page, which is available through the Azure Portal. You can set up alerts and subscribe to Azure Health Status Issues by using Azure Monitor. Learn about alerts.

Notification of software updates, termination of support for older preview OS versions, and similar information is posted on the Azure Updates website. We also post technical information in the IoT blog on the Internet of Things website.


We strongly encourage you to subscribe to the Azure Updates RSS feed so that you receive timely and essential information about Azure Sphere.

To subscribe to Azure Updates through the RSS feed:

  1. Go to the Azure Updates website.
  2. In the Search all updates box, enter Azure Sphere.
  3. Right-click the RSS feed button and select Copy link.
  4. Use the copied URL in any RSS reader to subscribe to the RSS feed.

The Microsoft Outlook RSS reader can deliver Azure Sphere notifications to your email inbox. For more information, see Subscribe to an RSS feed.

Next steps

Azure Sphere setup is now complete. Next, learn how to build and deploy a simple application:

Build a high-level application