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21. Is cell service required to use SPOT Connect?

No! Because SPOT uses 100% satellite technology independent of cellular, SPOT works around the world or in your back yard. See the coverage map at findmeSPOT.com.Note that SPOT Connect is not a phone. It sends one-way text/type via satellite and only work ...

22. What happens if my smartphone battery dies or I lose my smartphone?

SPOT Connect has an on device SOS button for stand-alone emergency operation if you encounter a life-threatening emergency.

23. Can I receive messages with SPOT Connect?

SPOT Connect can only send messages through the application. It sends one-way text/type via satellite and only works once you have downloaded the application and registered a subscription to use the app. You cannot receive messages.

24. How does SPOT Connect Work?

25. Is there an additional charge for Type & Send Messaging?

Yes. For detailed information please see Type & Send.

26. Type and Send

Type & Send allows custom messages to be created from your SPOT device that are delivered over the satellite network to emergency personnel, your personal contacts, or selected social networks from virtually anywhere regardless of cellular service.