To test that this actually works you'll need an iOS 7 based iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch, and a Beacon application.

Start the app up, going into 'Listen' mode, and you should see a screen similar to the capture below, where the range will go in and out depending on your proximity to the node:

Beacon Toolkit only searches for specific Beacon UUIDs -- the same UUID used in this tutorial. If you use a different UUID, you will have to find a different tool to test on your iOS device.

This guide was first published on Dec 04, 2013. It was last updated on Apr 18, 2024.

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