What does a SPOT device do?

What does a SPOT device do?

SPOT determines your GPS location and sends your location and pre-programmed message to communication satellites. Communication satellites relay your message to specific satellite antennas around the world. Satellite antennas and a global network route your location and message to the appropriate network.

How do I cancel my SPOT tracker subscription?

How Can You Cancel Spot Service?

  1. Call 866-651-7768.
  2. Tell the Customer Care agent that you want to cancel Spot.
  3. Ask them to provide you with an email confirmation.

Does SPOT charge for tracking?

The SPOT Trace device requires an active service subscription to properly perform tracking functions. All subscriptions auto-renew at the end of the contract term. *Enrolment in any Flex Plan is subject to an Annual Flex Charge that is collected once per year at renewal, even if the device is suspended at that time.

Is SPOT Connect still supported?

The SPOT Connect has been discontinued. It was replaced by the SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger.

What network does SPOT use?

Globalstar satellite network
SPOT is a GPS tracking device that uses the Globalstar satellite network to provide text messaging and GPS tracking (depending on the subscription type purchased).

How does Spot trace work?

SPOT Trace is designed to only send track messages when it detects movement. When it is stationary for more than five minutes, Trace will enter Suspended Track mode. It will automatically send one more track message from the resting location as part of the suspension process.

Who makes SPOT tracker?

The device is sold by SPOT LLC, a subsidiary of Globalstar. With the purchase of a subscription, SPOT allows short (41 character) user-defined text messages which can be sent to a list of telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. This subscription also allows users to push their location to emergency services.

Does SPOT work in Australia?

Coverage: SPOT works around the world, including virtually all of North America, Europe and Australia, portions of South America, Northern Africa and Northeastern Asia, and hundreds or thousands of miles offshore of these areas. See coverage on findmespot.com for maps and current coverage. See here for plan options.

Can you receive messages on a SPOT?

Can I receive messages with SPOT Connect? SPOT Connect can only send messages through the application. It sends one-way text/ type via satellite and only works once you have downloaded the application and registered a subscription to use the app. You cannot receive messages. …

How does the spot global phone work?

The SPOT Global phone comes with a standard U.S. phone number (254 area code)—no additional charges for calls between the United States, Canada and the Carribean. Phone features simple emergency calling, automatic international roaming and easy access to voice mail and inbound SMS messages.

Why choose Globalstar and spot?

Globalstar and SPOT offer affordable solutions for remote or lone workers and assets. As SPOT continues to grow, we remain committed to offering affordable assistance to those who may need it. Everyone can benefit from SPOT’s satellite technology! It’s time to get yours and go! Purchase SPOT from us or from one of our retailers near you.

How do I purchase a spot Gen4 service subscription?

Select a SPOT device to view service plan options. Service plans are purchased at the time of device activation. All subscriptions auto-renew at the end of the contract term. SPOT Gen4 offers two different service subscription options. What fits your lifestyle best? Choose between our Contract Plan or Monthly Flex Plan.

Why choose spot?

We’re here to help in these uncertain times. Powered by the Globalstar Satellite Network, SPOT is always on and always reliable. Go anywhere, Do anything. WHICH SPOT PRODUCT IS RIGHT FOR YOU? Do you have a need for SPOT for Business? Globalstar and SPOT offer affordable solutions for remote or lone workers and assets.