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11. Do check-in and S.O.S.messages count towards my messaging limit?

Both the S.O.S. and Check-in message do not count towards your messaging limit.

12. Does S.O.S. work on a Flex plan during a period of suspension?

The S.O.S. feature will only be available on the device with an active subscription. The S.O.S. feature will not be available when the service is suspended.

13. Will SPOT international customers have MDNs corresponding to their country?

Yes; eventually. Brazil will have their own numbers; Europe will have a European number (from France); South Korea and Japan will have their own number. USA and Canada currently have their own numbers.

14. How long does it take to fully charge the SPOT X?

4 hours using the wall charger we provide. It takes longer to charge on the computer.

15. How do I know if my message was sent?

Your sent messages will be displayed in the Messages screen. The Check-In Message will not display the texts sent, but only the GPS coordinates and date/time it was sent. You also can view your sent messages in your SPOT MyAccount. Before heading off the ...

16. Where do I find my ESN and Mobile Device Number?

The ESN and Authorization Code can be found on the SPOT X device by selecting System Settings and scrolling to and selecting SPOT X Info. The ESN can also be found on the bottom of your SPOT X retail box or on the back of your device.

17. How does the SPOT X compass work?

1. This is a true compass experience, unlike what is used on Smartphones. 2. Always points North. 3. Needle does not point to the direction you are heading towards. Instead, the needle always points North. 4. The Spot X Antenna should be pointing forward ...

18. Does the SpotX turn off if it's idle?

No, the device does not need to turn off to save battery. The SPOTX uses technology which allows it to use very little power when not actively sending messages or navigating.

19. Why does my character count go down so quickly when I used a typed-in contact?

Because of the larger number of characters that need to be available for email addresses, the address characters are counted as part of the message. You can avoid limiting your character count by adding Contacts before sending your message.

20. How long will the power light blink green before going idle?

5 minutes. It will blink unless it’s in sleep mode/idle mode or turned off.