We know that setting up any new system on your boat can be challenging! This essential Iridium GO set-up video tutorial will help you learn all the key points needed to get the Iridium GO working. It is a MUST WATCH video for any person who has never used the Iridium GO before.

The video is in sections (details below) so you can easily jump to the next step at any time.

  • Introduction @ 0:00- 2.46 minutes

  • Section 1: Receiving the Iridium GO and the installation process 2:47 Minutes

  • Section 2: Activating the SIM card and having the correct subscription @ 14:05 minutes

  • Section 3: How to use the Iridium GO, SOS, SMS and voice calls @ 23:20 minutes

  • Section 4: How to set up Iridium Email @ 30:22 minutes

  • Section 5: How to use the PredictWind Offshore App @ 34:06 minutes

  • Section 6: How to use GPS Tracking @ 42:57 minutes

  • Section 7: Troubleshooting @ 46:20 minutes

KEY LINKS FOR EACH SECTION

Section 1: Receiving the Iridium GO and the installation process 2:47 Minutes

*How to Install the Iridium Go and external antenna Click here

*Take note of the IMEI number > you will need this later when activating the SIM card

Section 2: Activating the SIM card & having the correct subscription @ 14:11 minutes

  • Iridium GO Satellite Airtime:

*To activate a SIM card click here

*To access your PredictWind Iridium GO Satellite Portal Go to https://satellite.predictwind.com/dashboard/account

*To view the Iridium GO airtime packages (Basic, Plus & Unlimited) Click here and scroll down to 'Airtime plans'

*The website to send SMS messages from land to the boat is https://messaging.iridium.com/

* An example of a GPS tracking page is https://forecast.predictwind.com/tracking/display/HIR-3-across-3-OCEAN

*Full Iridium GO Terms and Conditions can be found here

  • PredictWind Forecast Subscription :

*To view the PredictWind Forecast subscriptions (Standard & Professional) click here

*Full PredictWind Forecasting Terms and Conditions can be found here

Section 3:How to use the Iridium GO, SOS, SMS and voice calls @ 23:28 minutes

*How to make phone calls, send SMS, SOS and use the Iridium GO click here

*What Apps do I need to download, click here

*DON'T CHANGE ANY OF THE DEFAULT SETTINGS IN THE IRIDIUM GO

Section 4: How to set up Iridium Email @ 30:29 minutes

*How to set up Iridium Mail for iPhone/ iPad, click here

*How to set up Iridium Mail for Android, click here

Section 5:How to use the PredictWind Offshore App @ 34:13 minutes

*How to access PredictWind weather forecasting, click here

*How to use the Offshore App on iPad/ iPhone, click here

*How to use the Offshore App on Android, click here

Section 6:How to use GPS Tracking @ 43:04 minutes

*How to configure the GPS Tracking, click here

Section 7: Troubleshooting @ 46:27 minutes

*General troubleshooting tips, click here

*Troubleshooting the iOS (Apple) Iridium Mail App, click here

*Troubleshooting the Android Iridium Mail App, click here

*Troubleshooting voice calls on Iridium GO, click here

*Iridium GO! GPS Tracking has stopped working, click here

PREDICTWIND CONTACT DETAILS:

https://www.predictwind.com/contact-us/

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