How to transfer files using ‘Tera Term’(on Windows PC) to Discovery Kit

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The article is written as an extension to the article X-NUCLEO NFC05A1 expansion board. The purpose of this article is to specifically help users with steps to transfer any file from a Windows PC to the STM32MP157C-DK2 Discovery kit More info green.png using "Tera Term" (http://tera-term.en.lo4d.com/). Please download and install Tera-Term on your Windows PC and follow steps explained here after.

  • Plug the power cable to power-up the STM32MP157C-DK2 More info green.png.
  • Connect the STM32MP157C-DK2 Discovery kit More info green.png to your PC via micro USB Type B cable through CN11.
  • Check the Virtual COM port number visible in the device manager. For example, in the snapshot below, the COM port number is 14.

VCOM Port Enumeration On DevManager.png


  • Open Tera-Term on your PC and select the COM port (as found in step 3 above). The baud rate should be 115200 baud. The virtual terminal (remote access) will appear as shown in below snapshot.

Snapshot Terminal TeraTerm.png

  • To transfer a file from host PC to STM32MP157C-DK2 More info green.png,click on File menu on top left corner of the Tera-Tem window and go to File>>Transfer>>ZMODEM>>Send. Refer to below snapshot

Snapshot TeraTerm ZMODEM Send.png


  • Select the file from pop up window (example in snapshot below) to be transferred and click on the Open tab.

Snapshot TeraTermOpenFile.png

  • A progress bar shows the status of file transfer. as shown in snapshot below

Snapshot FileTransferProgressBarTeraTerm.png

  • The transferred file is then available at location : /home/root on the STM32MP157C-DK2 More info green.png.