Newt Manager (newtmgr) is the application tool that enables a user to communicate with and manage remote devices running the Mynewt OS. It uses a connection profile to establish a connection with a device and sends command requests to the device. The newtmgr tool documentation can be found under /docs which are published at


Build the newtmgr tool as follows:

  1. Unpack newtmgr source.
  2. Rename resulting apache-mynewt-newtmgr-1.3.0 directory to $GOPATH/src/
  3. cd $GOPATH/src/
  4. go build