The inReach Mini has a few functions that work without an inReach subscription plan, but there are a number of communication features that require an active plan. See below for more information on both.
When you power on your Mini, select your language and you will reach a message stating, “Device Setup”. From this screen, select Skip with the OK button and the Mini is ready to use.
Functions That Can be Used Without a Subscription
- Saving waypoints
- Track recording1
- Navigation to waypoints2
Communication Features Requiring an Active Subscription
- SOS Messaging
- Text Messaging
- Check-In Messages (formerly known as Preset Messages)
- Location Requests
- Send Tracking