Arduino nano 33 ble not supported

Hi there,

Looking for some help to trouble shoot an uploading issue.

I'm looking at using an Ardunio nano 33 ble for a project but everytime I upload a code (any code even blank)
it comes with the error that device is unsupported.
It is connected via USB and the cable is full in,
I have installed the Ardunio nRF528x board manager.
port is set to COM8 (the one that shows and disappears when USB is unconnected)
Using the simple example 'blink'
The panel runs like this:

Arduino: 1.8.13 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino Nano 33 BLE"
Sketch uses 77860 bytes (7%) of program storage space. Maximum is 983040 bytes.

Global variables use 42192 bytes (16%) of dynamic memory, leaving 219952 bytes for local variables. Maximum is 262144 bytes.

Device unsupported

An error occurred while uploading the sketch

This report would have more information with

"Show verbose output during compilation"
option enabled in File -> Preferences.

I've gone through the forums and run multiple searches and 'problem fixed' solutions but I am still getting the same error (i;ve tried pressing reset twice rapidly) any ideas?

I have exactly the same configuration hardware/Software Board.

I'm surprised that your board is not supported while you are compiling :o ...Anyway.

Firstly, go to IDE menu/Tool/Type of board or sommething like this. What do you have in board tab?
Find this => Arduino nRF528x Boards => Arduino NANO 33 BLE should be selected

Next check that your port is correct. Probably Ok since you compiled but check again.
From IDE again, check Tool/COM PORT/ COMx (Arduino NANO 33 BLE).

Is Windows detect "COM serial port" in peripheral device manager// Ports(COM & LPT) //Serial USB Peripheral (COMx) ...something like this
Keep informed

See the sticky at the top of this section for the newer NANO's

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