Iridium 9575 Extreme GPS Blog Tracking

Setup Iridium 9575 Extreme GPS Blog Tracking

What you will need

  • Iridium 9575 Extreme Handset
  • Iridium Airtime and Minutes (Call 2888 for balance)
  • Satellite Coverage (4-5 Bars on your screen)
  • Active MailASail Email Address and Subscription - Click here to signup today!
  • Your MailASail Diary Pin Number.

Working knowledge of your special diary update email address (including pin)

  • Email will be in the format eg) username+diary-pin@mailasail.com

Contact Us if you dont know your PIN.

Step 1

  • Turn on your Iridium 9575 Extreme Satellite Phone
  • Access the Menu by clicking to select Menu (red circle)

Step 2

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Setup then click to Select (red circle)

Step 3

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Location Options then click to Select (red circle)

Step 4

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Message Options then click to Select (red circle)

Step 5

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Quick GPS List then click to Select (red circle)

Step 6

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight the first (empty) then click to Select (red circle)

Step 7

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Edit then click to Select (red circle)

Step 8

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Enter Email Address then click to Select (red circle)

Step 9 - Useful Tips and Hints for entering your email address

The next step is a bit more complex when it comes to entering and capturing your email address correctly (refer to the 2 screen shots below)

  • The Letters are accessed using the Keys eg) [2ABC] - You would press the [2] button multiple times to switch between the letters - the same applies to all the other keys. If you need to switch between Letters and Numbers you will need to press the [# aA] key (bottom right corner). Each press will change between Uppercase Lowercase Number so you may need to use the to Clear (lower right corner) to remove errors and Press [# aA] again to be successful.



  • The [@] [+] [-] & [.] symbols can be accessed using the [*] button and then the Up / Down Arrows (Refer to image below below)
  • We have highlighted these 4 symbols in red to help you find them more easily
  • Begin to capture your email address eg) username+diary-pin@mailasail.com then click to OK (red circle). If successful your email address should now appear on the screen.

Step 10

  • Click to Back multiple times (red circle) until you return to the home page

Step 11

  • Test your phone by pressing the Button on the Right Hand Side - This will place your Satellite Information on the Screen (see image below)
  • Click to Share (red circle)

Step 12

  • Using the Up / Down Arrows highlight Quick GPS then click to Select (red circle) - this will send the co-ordinates to the email address/s you setup.

Step 13

  • It may take a few moments - You will receive an on screen message SMS Message sent OK
  • You should how check your Blog - eg) http://blog.mailasail.com/username for your most recent post,

You have now completed the Setup