SPOT Gen4 Assistance
Can I send a message to indicate that I have started tracking?
Yes! You may send a Check In or Custom message from your device to notify your contacts that you have enabled tracking mode. We recommend communicating with your contacts prior to leaving for your adventure to let them know that they may be receiving messages from your SPOT messenger or an email containing a Shared View link that will display your location information. Your tracking information may be viewed from the SPOT Mapping platform, a Shared View, and/or the SPOT app.
Please note, tracking mode does not send messages to contacts. Tracking mode records your location by sending a transmission with your GPS coordinates at a regular interval. Tracking intervals may be configured from your SPOT account.