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IsatPhone 2 Satellite Phone Quick Start Guide

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IsatPhone 2 Satellite Phone
Quick Start Guide #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Phone Overview

IsatPhone 2 @ Apollo Satellite Communications

Step One
Insert the SIM Card

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Insert SIM Card

  • If the battery is in place, lift it out
  • Slide the catch down on the SIM holder and flip it outwards
  • Make sure the angled corner of your SIM card is on your left and slide it into the holder
  • Flip the holder back into place and slide the catch back up
  • Insert the battery in the IsatPhone 2 Satellite Phone

Step Two
Charge the Battery
and Switch On #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Charge Battery

  • Connect the charger to a power source and the micro USB connector to the port at the base of the phone
  • Hold down the red key until the screen lights up
  • The first time you use your phone, use the navigation keys to select your language and set the time zone
  • To switch off, hold down the red key until the screen shuts down

Step Three
Connect to the Satellite #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Connect To Satellite

  • Stand outside in a place where there are no obstacles between you and the sky
  • Fully deploy the handset antenna and point it upwards
  • To register to the Inmarsat network, your handset must acquire a GPS fix and simultaneously find the Inmarsat network – this happens automatically
  • When the handset is registered to the network, the name Inmarsat is displayed beside the signal strength indicator
  • To send and receive calls, at least two indicator bars must be filled – if the signal strength is too low, on-screen instructions will help you to improve it


IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - GPS Fix Icon

  • Before you make a call, your phone needs a GPS fix so it can be located by the satellite – this happens automatically, but if a new GPS fix is needed the red icon above will be displayed – place the phone in the open with a clear view of the sky until the icon disappears

Make a Call #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Green and Red Key

  • Enter the full international number by pressing +, country code, area code (without the leading zero), telephone number, and then press the Green KeyExample (+44 1621 123456)
  • To end the call press the Red Key

Answer a Call #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Answer a Call

  • When your phone rings, press the Green Key
  • Remember, to receive a call, you must be connected to the satellite with the phone antenna pointing upwards

Listen to Voicemail #

IsatPhone 2 Quick Start Guide - Listen To Voicemail

  • Hold down the “1” key (pictured above) and you will automatically be connected to your voicemail
  • Alternatively, call +870 772 001 899 and press the Green Key

Incoming Call Alerts #

  • The handset has the capability to alert you to incoming calls and text messages when the antenna is stowed or the satellite signal reception is limited
  • Whenever you switch the handset on and deploy the antenna, the handset attempts to register to the network (see “Connect to the Satellite” above)
  • If successful, the screen displays “Ready for Service” and the two status LEDs change to green
  • After successful registration, you can stow the antenna
  • The status LEDs will change to amber to show that the handset is monitoring the network for incoming call alerts

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