Remember to test your phone

October 03, 2013

Your satellite phone can be a critical lifeline in times of need. Regular testing can ensure your phone is ready for anything and keep you prepared for the unexpected.

As a service to all satellite phone users, Iridium provides you with the opportunity to test your satellite phone to ensure it is functioning properly. When an emergency situation arises, you need to be prepared. With regular testing, you can know that your satellite phone is ready to assist you when you need it most. Call 1-480-752-5105* now and get prepared.

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*Calls from Iridium handsets will not be charged airtime.

Tips to Test Your Phone Anytime

  • Go outside
  • Turn on your phone
  • Extend the antenna toward the sky
  • Wait for the green LED network indicator
  • Dial 00 + country code + phone number
  • Press the green button to start your call

Tips to Stay Prepared at All Times

  • Test your phone monthly
  • Keep the battery charged
  • Ensure SIM card is locked in place
  • Protect your phone’s antenna
  • Call in an unobstructed outdoor area
  • Refer to your User Guide for proper use