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    Iridium GO!
    Quick Start Guide

    To get started quickly and easily simply follow the step by step instructions below to get set up and stay connected no matter where you are on the planet!
    Iridium GO Satellite Hub @ Apollo Satellite Communications

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    Iridium GO! Quick Start Guide

    Device Overview

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    • 1: Device Screen

    • 2: Navigation Buttons

    • 3: Status LED

    • 4: Swivel Antenna

    • 5: Power Button

    • 6: USB Power/Data Connection

    • 7: SOS Button

    • 8: External Antenna Connector
      and Reset Button

    • 9: Lanyard Connector

    • 10: Battery Cover

    • 11: Accessory Connector (1/4″ Screw Mount)

    • 12: Loudspeaker

    • 13: Pressure Vent

    Device Screen Overview

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    Iridium GO! Quick Start Guide

    Step One: Setup Your Iridium GO! Device

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    Step Two: Set Up Your Smartphone

    Before using your Iridium GO! on the Iridium network, first download
    and install the required applications using your standard wireless network.

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    Step Three: Set Up the Iridium GO! App

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    Iridium GO! App Overview

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    Step Four: Use Your Iridium GO! App

    Step Four Use Your App

    Tips on Efficient Operation

    For the Iridium GO! to operate most efficiently:

    • 1: Keep the battery charged to ensure that the device is ready for use when needed.

    • 2: Ensure antenna is pointed directly up with a clear unobstructed view of the sky.

    • 3: Ensure your smartphone or device is within the approximately 30 m (100 ft) Wi-Fi range.

    • 4: Do not touch the antenna unnecessarily when the Iridium GO! device is in use.

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