Adding a Data Logger to a Project on WQData LIVE

During first-time configuration, data loggers are added to WQData LIVE projects using a Claim Code supplied with each data logger.

To assign a data logger using a Claim Code:

  1. Log in to WQData LIVE and find the username in the top right hand corner of the page. Mouse over the username to reveal a drop down menu and click PROJECTS.



  1. Choose an existing project or select Create New Project. Follow the link below for additional information on creating a new project.
    1. Creating a Project on WQData LIVE

Example project list with Create New Project option.


  1. Once a project is selected or created, click on the ADMIN tab and then Settings located at the top of the dashboard.

Navigate to ADMIN | Settings at the top of the project dashboard.


  1. Click on the gray bar that says Project/Site to open a drop-down menu. Choose Sites to open a second drop-down menu.

Project/Site settings.


Enhanced view of Project/Site settings.


  1. The Sites drop-down menu displays all of the current sites within the project. View the site settings by clicking on the site name.

In the example above, the site settings for Pond Buoy are displayed.


  1. Add a new logger by entering the Claim Code in the field near the bottom of the Sites menu. Then click Add Device.
    1. The Claim Code can be found on the serial label attached to the data logger’s Quick Start Guide.

Data logger serial label.


    1. The logger will now appear in the Assigned Devices box.

The added device is displayed in the Assigned Devices box.


  1. Click SAVE when finished.