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21. How does international SMS messaging work?

At this time, there are no additional fees for SMS texting. Globalstar reserves the right to change this policy.

22. How do I reset my SPOT X if it becomes unresponsive?

If the SPOT X becomes unresponsive, you may have to do a hard reset. Simply press and hold the Select and Power Button for 12 seconds until the user interface flashes off, then release the buttons. The SPOT X logo should be displayed on the screen. *A ...

23. When an SMS message fails to send, is it added to a queue for the next fetch so the message can eventually send?

If it’s not sent within 20 minutes (multiple attempts – an initial attempt and 3 subsequent attempts), it will be marked not sent. It will not be in the queue to be auto sent. ...

24. How many waypoints can you have?

Unlimited.

25. Can you send a message to someone on your blacklist?

Yes; but you won’t get their reply.

26. Is there a way to import waypoints from a file into a SPOT account, which then can be sync’d with a SPOT X?

No.

27. Do undeliverable messages, when device is off for 72 hours, count toward your messages?

No, it has to go over the satellites to count and this is sent to your email.

28. When you receive a message, does it deduct from your message count if you do not open the actual message?

Yes; for US registered SPOT X units on all plans except the Unlimited plan. For units registered in Europe no charge is made for incoming SMS messages. ...

29. What happens if I press the S.O.S. button?

GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center provides the S.O.S./911 monitoring included in your Basic Service. Your device will send GEOS your GPS coordinates every 2.5 minutes. Once acknowledged, your GPS location is provided every 5 minute ...

30. 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.