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1. What kind of coverage does the SPOT Trace offer?

SPOT Trace works around the world, including virtually all of North America, Europe and Australia; portions of South America, North Africa and Asia; as well as hundreds of thousands of square miles off-shore from these areas. It is important that you chec ...

2. What is Suspended Track mode?

SPOT Trace is designed to only send track messages when it detects movement. When it is stationary for more than five minutes, Trace will enter Suspended Track mode. It will automatically send one more track message from the resting location as part of th ...

3. How do I power my SPOT Trace?

The SPOT Trace is compatible with the following power sources: • (4) AAA EnergizerTM Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92) – installed• (4) AAA EnergizerTM NiMH rechargeable batteries (NH12) – sold separately• Line power with a 5v USB connection ( ...

4. Will I have to pay text messaging charges if use the text message alert function on my SPOT Trace?

Standard text messaging charges from your mobile phone provider may apply. Check with your mobile provider for details.

5. How do I perform an initial system test for my SPOT Trace?

After activating service and powering on SPOT Trace, perform an initial system test to evaluate: your messaging system, the chosen location of the unit (ensuring the unit has clear line of sight to the sky and can transmit messages) and profile settings. ...

6. When should I use dock mode on the SPOT Trace?

For assets stored on the water, where vibration would cause false tracking, enable Dock Mode to help eliminate tracks caused by waves while the boat is safely docked. When Dock Mode is enabled, Trace uses the vibration sensor and location to determine if ...

7. What do I do if I believe my asset is, in fact, being stolen?

In the event that you receive a movement alert that is unauthorized and you believe your asset is being stolen, contact your local authorities immediately and alert them of the situation. Be prepared to supply them with the latitude and longitude of your ...

8. What are the default settings on my SPOT Trace?

The following features are ENABLED by default unless otherwise changed during account setup:LOW BATTERY - Receive a notification when the device’s batteries are low. POWER OFF - Receive a notification if your device is powered off. FACTORY SETTINGS FOR ...

9. What is a SPOT Trace status message?

Receive a daily alert so you know your asset is secure. The daily alert with GPS coordinates will be sent every 24 hours (based on time of day when the unit is first powered on). The Status feature is DISABLED by default unless otherwise changed during ac ...

10. How do I clean my SPOT Trace?

Follow these general rules when cleaning the outside of your SPOT Trace:• Make sure the power is off• Use a damp, soft, lint-free cloth and avoid excess moisture near buttons or openings• Do not use aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol or abrasives• ...