You will need the following Apps on your device (iPhone/iPad or Android) to make voice calls, send & receive SMS messages, send & receive email and access the PredictWind weather services with the Iridium GO! system.
These Apps can be found in the App Store or PlayStore, search by name.
Iridium GO! App - for Voice Calls / SMS text messaging/ SOS
Use the Iridium GO! App on your mobile device (iPhone/iPad or Android) to voice call, send/ receive SMS messages, set up SOS and control the features of the Iridium GO! unit. Your mobile device becomes the handset and connects via Wi-Fi to the Iridium GO! unit.
Iridium Mail & Web App - Email Access
Use the Iridium Mail & Web App on your mobile device (iPhone/iPad or Android) to send & receive emails using your Iridium GO! unit. This is NOT available to download on a Windows computer or Mac.
NOTE: The Iridium GO! data speed is too slow for general web browsing.
Offshore App - PredictWind Weather Data
Use the PredictWind Offshore App to get PredictWind weather data (GRIB files, weather routing, departure planning, GPS tracking, satellite imagery, GMDSS, Observations etc) via the Iridium GO!, from other satellite capable devices, SSB (HF Radio) or email request.
The PredictWind Offshore App is compatible with PC, Mac, iPad/iPhone or Android.
You will need a PredictWind Standard or Professional Package to use the Iridium GO! interface in the Offshore App. You can log on to your existing PredictWind account and upgrade, or if you are a new customer make your purchase on the pricing page.
Summary of Iridium GO! Compatible Apps:
Iridium GO! App - iOS/Android Iridium -Phone calls / SMS messages
Iridium Mail App - iOS/Android - Email
XWeb - iOS/Android - Web access (text websites only)
PredictWind Offshore App - Mac/Windows/iOS/Android - GRIB files, Routing, GMDSS, Satellite data, GPS tracking, Blog Posts
Xgate - If you wish to send & receive emails or have web access (text websites only) on a PC/ Mac computer you need an additional email client, we recommend XGate .