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11. How do I know that the message was sent?

When you send a message from your SPOT Gen 3 the flashing LEDs indicate whether or not satellite communications are successful.  Green flashing LEDs indicate that your device has successfully acquired your location and the SPOT is sending a message.& ...

12. How do I test my SPOT Gen3 S.O.S. ?

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13. How do I know that I can depend on the SOS feature working when I really need it?

The SOS feature of the SPOT Gen 3 is the highest priority message sent from the device.  When initiated, the SOS message transmission takes priority of all other messaging schedules.   When SOS mode is initiated, the SPOT will acquire GPS c ...

14. How do I create a SPOT Adventure?

SPOT Adventures allows you to share your SPOT tracks on a detailed map, add photos, video, and stories with everyone online!To get started, please visit www.SPOTAdventures.com and login to your account using the same credentials as your SPOT MyAccount.Upo ...

15. How SPOT works?

SPOT products transmit short 1.5 second one-way messages on either 1611.25 MHz in North America and portions of Central America or on 1616.25 MHz throughout the rest of the world.  These frequencies are just above the GPS L1 frequency (1575.42 MHz) u ...

16. How do I use message profiles?

Message profiles allow you to have different messages and contacts configured to your device based on your activity or the individual using a SPOT device.To access and manage your message profiles, log into your SPOT account and select the My Devices tab. ...

17. How many contacts can I have notified when I send a message?

You may have up to 10 contacts notified when you send a message. The contacts can be only email, only SMS or  a mix of the both, but not over 10 contacts.

18. How long will the SPOT Gen 3 track for?

The SPOT Gen 3 will track as long as movement is detected and the power source remains constant.

19. Will my device work without the firmware update or device sync?

Your SPOT Gen 3 is shipped with the factory default settings.  After the activation of a SPOT Gen 3, the SPOT website may offer you the option to configure your device.  Depending on how you will use your device and the settings you have selecte ...

20. What apps are compatible with my device?

SPOT offers two different mobile applications that are available for Android and Apple iOS.  The SPOT Connect App is intended for use only with the SPOT Connect.For more information on the SPOT Connect, please visit:  https://www.findmespot.com/ ...