SPOT Firmware Updater

SPOT X and SPOT X with Bluetooth® Device Updater



This software is for updating the firmware or modifiable settings for the SPOT X.


NEW Firmware Update Required – Release date September 9th, 2019 »

  1. Download the SPOT Device Updater by selecting the button below for your operating system.



    Depending on which browser you are using, you can 'Save' in order to download the installer or 'Run' to launch.
    (If saved, check your downloads folder and select "Run" to launch the install wizard.)

    For Mac : Installing Updater package requires system admin password when prompted.

    NOTE: Some Antivirus programs may prevent this application from starting. If you do encounter installation problems, please contact SPOT X Customer Service.

  2. Install the SPOT Device Updater.
    • Open the downloaded file and run the install wizard, follow the prompts.
    • After installation is complete the updater will open automatically.

  3. Enter your MyAccount Username and Password and press "Sign In"

  4. Plug in your SPOT device.
    • Using a micro USB cable, connect your device to a computer.
    • Windows Users: If this is the first time you are plugging in your SPOT device, wait for the device drivers to install.

  5. Press the "Connect" button.
    • This will display your ESN and current firmware version below the picture of the device.

  6. Update your SPOT device.
    • Your device's firmware version will be checked to see if it is the latest automatically.
    • If an update is available, the “Update to Latest Firmware” button will be blue and selectable. Otherwise it will be greyed-out.
    • Once selected, the update will begin.

    DO NOT DISCONNECT DEVICE UNTIL PROMPTED TO DO SO

  7. Sync your SPOT device.
    • Sync will update your device with the selected contacts from MyAccount
    • Select sync and wait until you are notified on your computer and device with “Update Successful” on the screen

SPOT Device Updater



This software is for updating the firmware or modifiable settings for the SPOT TRACE.

  1. Click the Download SPOT TRACE Firmware Updater button for your operating system.



    Depending on which browser you are using, you can 'Save' in order to download the installer or 'Run' to launch.
    (If saved, check your downloads folder and select "Run" to launch the install wizard.)

    For Mac : Installing Updater package requires system admin password when prompted.

    NOTE: Some Antivirus programs may prevent this application from starting. If you do encounter installation problems, please contact SPOT Customer Service.

  2. Install the SPOT Device Updater.
    • Open the downloaded file and run the install wizard, follow the prompts.
    • After installation is complete the updater will open automatically.

  3. Plug in your SPOT device.
    • For best performance, the Trace unit should be turned off.
    • Using a micro USB cable, connect your device to a computer.
    • Windows Users: If this is the first time you are plugging in your SPOT device, wait for the device drivers to install.

  4. Update your SPOT device.
    • Enter your device's Auth code and click Submit. The Auth code can be found in your device's battery compartment.
    • Click Update Device to transfer your new settings from your account to your SPOT device.

SPOT Device Updater



This software is for updating the firmware or modifiable settings for the SPOT GEN3.

  1. Download the SPOT Device Updater by selecting the button below for your operating system.



    Depending on which browser you are using, you can 'Save' in order to download the installer or 'Run' to launch.
    (If saved, check your downloads folder and select "Run" to launch the install wizard.)

    For Mac : Installing Updater package requires system admin password when prompted.

    NOTE: Some Antivirus programs may prevent this application from starting. If you do encounter installation problems, please contact SPOT Customer Service.

  2. Install the SPOT Device Updater.
    • Open the downloaded file and run the install wizard, follow the prompts.
    • After installation is complete the updater will open automatically.

  3. Plug in your SPOT device.
    • Make sure your batteries are installed.
    • Using a micro USB cable, connect your device to a computer.
    • Windows Users: If this is the first time you are plugging in your SPOT device, wait for the device drivers to install.

  4. Update your SPOT device.
    • Enter your device's Auth code and click Submit. The Auth code can be found in your device's battery compartment.
    • Click Update Device to transfer your new settings from your account to your SPOT device.
    • Reinstall your batteries, if you removed them to secure the Auth code.


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