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11. Where do I find my SPOT Global Phone number?

The SPOT Global Phone number is located on the sticker on the top of the box. In Canada, the phone number will start with 403. In the United States, the phone number will start with 254. You can also find your number on your phone by pressing “Me ...

12. How do I receive a call with the SPOT Global Phone?

To receive a call on the SPOT Global Phone, your phone must be activated, powered on, and you must be outside, with a clear view of the sky with the antenna extended.The antenna must be rotated, extended and pointed straight up to the sky.To raise the ant ...

13. Where do I find my SPOT Global Phone ESN?

Your SPOT Global Phone ESN is required for activation. The ESN can be found on the sticker on the top of the box (ESN DEC). The ESN is also located in the battery compartment of your phone (D).

14. How do I charge my SPOT Global Phone battery?

The SPOT Global Phone battery can be charged in your phone by using the included wall charger or by using the optional vehicle charger. You should always carry a backup battery. What is the battery life of the SPOT Global Phone ...

15. What type of satellite network does the SPOT Global Phone use?

SPOT uses a commercial LEO (Low Earth Orbit) satellite constellation.

16. Which commercial satellite network does the SPOT Global Phone use?

SPOT uses the second-generation Globalstar network. Globalstar is the first mobile satellite service provider to successfully launch and deploy a second-generation satellite constellation.   

17. SPOT Global Phone Tips & Tricks

Here are some important SPOT Global Phone Tips & Tricks to rememberMake sure the phone has a clear view of the sky away from obstructions like tall buildingsFor best reception, antenna must be rotated, fully extended and pointed toward the skyMake a t ...

18. How do I setup and access voicemail on my SPOT Global Phone?

To set up voicemail the first time on your SPOT Global Phone: Call your number from any touchtone phone Dial 1 when you hear the greeting
 If prompted, enter the temporary password 12345 Follow the promptsAfter initial setup, if someone leaves a voice ...

19. How can the SPOT interference be prevented in aircraft?

In many cases, keeping the SPOT device at least 12-18 inches away from any navigation equipment or GPS antennas will resolve the problem.   This can be difficult in smaller planes as many pilots want to place the SPOT device on the glare shield. ...

20. Is my SPOT device considered a Portable Electronic Device by the FAA?

Yes, when SPOT products are used on an aircraft, they are considered a Portable Electronic Device (PED).  Per 14 CFR Part 91.21, the pilot is ultimately responsible for approving the use of any Portable Electronic Devices on their aircraft and must b ...