What Is SPOT X
The SPOT X is a 2-way satellite messenger that allows you to stay connected with family and friends when you are off the grid and beyond cellular coverage.
Each SPOT X has its own unique US mobile number allowing you to exchange SMS messages with mobile phone users, or send and receive emails, wherever you’re located.
If preferred, you can connect the SPOT X to your smartphone via Bluetooth and use your mobile phone and the SPOT X app to communicate easily with family, friends, or directly with Search & Rescue services in a life-threatening situation.
Connect SPOT X to your smartphone and stay connected using the SPOT X app.
Exchange messages with any mobile phone number or email address from virtually anywhere in the world.
Send an S.O.S. to the 24/7 Search & Rescue Centre, message back and forth about the nature of your emergency, and receive confirmation when help is on the way.
Choose 2½, 5, 10, 30, or 60 minute tracking intervals, and track your adventure with SPOT’s easy to use cloud-based mapping.
Quickly and easily let friends and family know that you’re OK.
Built-in compass and programmable waypoints help you navigate.
Link your social accounts to keep your friends and family in the know, wherever you go.
Already have an active SPOT Gen3 and thinking about upgrading to the new SPOT X?
Great news, you can upgrade your SPOT Gen3 service to a SPOT X service free of charge. SPOT will transfer your existing connected SPOT Gen3 service to a SPOT X Unlimited Plan for the remainder of your SPOT Gen3 service term, and waive the activation fee.
Simply purchase a SPOT X device online, or from an approved retailer. Then log into your SPOT account in MyAccount, click on ‘My Devices,’ select your SPOT Gen3 device and then click on ‘Upgrade Your SPOT Device.’ You will need the ESN & Auth Code of both your SPOT Gen3 and SPOT X device to complete the upgrade.
Other SPOT Devices:
SPOT Service Plans
SPOT devices require a service plan to operate. You can choose between an Annual Contract Plan or a Flex Plan.
Annual Contract Plans are perfect for use all year round, you can pay monthly or pay the yearly subscription upfront. Flex Plans are ideal for seasonal use and only require a minimum one-month subscription.
Please refer to the various SPOT Device links for plan options below:
SPOT services are provided by SPOT LLC (SPOT). Satellite reception limitations apply. Visit http://www.au.findmespot.com/en for a coverage map. A compatible SPOT device is required to access the SPOT service. SPOT X: Total minimum cost is the cost of the SPOT X device plus US$203.50 for a 12 month subscription to the 12 Month Basic Plan or US$67.38 for a for 1 month subscription to the Flex Basic Plan. SPOT Gen3: Total minimum cost is the cost of the SPOT Gen3 device plus US$206.09 for a 12 month subscription to the 12 Month Plan or US$68.05 for a for 1 month subscription to the Flex Plan. SPOT Trace: Total minimum cost is the cost of the SPOT Trace device plus US$179.69 for a 12 month subscription to the 12 Month Plan or US$65.35 for a for 1 month subscription to the Flex Plan. Other SPOT service fees subject to change. For more detail regarding Service Plans and Additional Services visit http://au.findmespot.com/en