KMP en-us KnowlageBase RSS Generator Perform a Firmware Update or Device Sync - SPOT Trace Thu, 13 Jun 2019 06:00:00 -0500 Dock Mode for asset monitoring a vessel that is primarily stored on the water. Dock Mode
changes the way your SPOT determines new movement from motion activated to
distance travelled, to accommodate for the constant movement of a vessel on the

When multiple track points with similar GPS coordinates are
detected, tracking will go into standby mode. While in standby mode SPOT will
not send track messages, but it will continue to attain your GPS coor]]>
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Create a Share Page real-time messaging and location information with family, friends, and
colleagues.  If you prefer to share SPOT
activity after you finish your trip, we recommend using SPOT Adventures! 

To create a share page, please login to your SPOT account.Click on Share.Select Create
a Share Page.Enter your Share
Page Name.Make sure the correct Devices to Share are selected.In the Location
Messages to Share section, check the message types you would like]]>
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Sending an SOS Message from your SPOT Gen 3 Services – How it works:

SPOT's S.O.S. function should only be used for critical, life-threatening situations.
Pressing the S.O.S. button sends an alert directly to GEOS International
Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC). GEOS notifies the appropriate
emergency responders of your S.O.S. based on GPS location and personal
information. Depending on your GPS location, responders may include local
police, highway patrol, the Coast Guard, your country’s embassy or consulate,
other e]]>
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Change your SPOT account Username and Password & BillingIn the general column, under Username Settings, click UpdateEnter your new username, confirm the username
entered, then click Save

Note:     Your
username is not case sensitive, must be unique, and have a minimum of 5


Change your SPOT account password:Login to your SPOT accountSelect Settings
& BillingIn the general column, under Password Settings, click UpdateEnter your old]]>
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Sending Help Messages Request to Your Contacts:

The SPOT Gen3 offers a help request feature that allows you
to request for help for non-life-threatening situations.  If you had opted to add SPOT SOV to your
account, the help feature will be replaced with SPOT SOV services.  For information on SPOT SOV, please click here.

To send a Help (or SOV) message from your Gen 3, please
follow the steps below:Find a location with a clear view of the sky.Open the protective cover (two hands) to expose
the he]]>
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Backup and Save your SPOT Activity activity:

Your SPOT account will only display the last 30 days of
messaging activity.  We recommend backing
up your data should you need to access it in the future. 

To back-up your SPOT activity:Loginto your SPOT
accountClick on My
Locations.Select Download
beneath the Map and Message FiltersIn the new window that appears, you may choose a
file type (GPX, CSV, KML) to download
the messaging info as it is currently displayed on the My Locations page.Otherwise, you may choo]]>
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SPOT Gen 3 and SMS Messaging phones.  Mobile contacts may be
configured in your SPOT account by accessing your device settings, then viewing
the configuration of your check-in/ok, custom, and/or help messages.To configure a mobile contact for SMS delivery:From the device
settings page of your device, select the message type from the Message Profiles section.  For example, Check In.Select Add
Mobile NumberSelect the Wireless
Carrier of the mobile contactEnter the 10-]]>
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Using the SPOT App
A great way to view your SPOT activity is to use the SPOT
app!  The SPOT app is available on iOS
(8.1 or later) and android (2.3.3 or later).  For information on the SPOT app click here.

After installing the SPOT app on your phone you will have
access to your SPOT activity as you would on the My Locations page of your SPOT

Please note:  The SPOT app supports the HUG,
Communicator, Connect, SPOT Trace, SPOT Personal Tracker, SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger, an]]>
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Low Battery Indicators
For the SPOT Gen 3, there are two indicators for a low battery state.The power LED will blink red when batteries are
low.The My Locations page will display a low battery
icon in the rightmost column of displayed messagesPlease note that extreme weather conditions may have an
impact on battery life and performance. 
We recommend bringing spare batteries with you on your adventures.


Common Issues

My device keeps turning off by itselfThe SPOT Gen 3 has been designed to effec]]>
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