Netgear Aircard 782S Hotspot GPS Settings

To those who are using unlocked Netgear Aircard 782s mobile hotspot with GPS functionality, it is a waste of advantage for 782 users if they don’t fully utilize this functionality. Here is the guide about how to use your GPS module in 82s router.

1Enable / disable GPS

Before you can use the GPS feature of 782s 4G hotspot, you must enable GPS at first. Here is the guide for you:
On the LCD screen:
1. From the home screen, tap Settings > GPS.
2. Tap On (or Off to disable GPS).
On the Homepage:
1. On the Homepage, log in as Administrator.
2. Click GPS.
3. In the GPS Settings section, select Yes next to “Enable GPS” (or select No to disable
GPS).

2. Set the GPS Mode

The GPS mode indicates how frequently location fixes are done:
• Once (“One-time”, which can prolong the battery life), or
• Periodically (“Continuous”)
You can set the GPS mode from the LCD screen or from the Homepage. Here are the steps:
On the LCD screen:
1. From the home screen, tap Settings > GPS.
2. On the second page, tap GPS Mode.
3. Select the desired mode (One-time or Continuous).
On the Homepage:
1. On the Homepage, log in as Administrator.
2. Click GPS.
3. In the GPS Settings section beside GPS Mode, select the desired mode (One-time
or Continuous).

3. Set the GPS measurement unit type

From the hotstpot 782S, you can choose whether to show GPS information using Metric or
standard units.
1. On the Homepage, log in as Administrator.
2. Click GPS.
3. In the GPS Settings section beside Use Metric units, select Yes (or select No to use
standard units).

4. Use GPS to track your location

After enabling GPS, you can use the GPS feature to get your current location
coordinates (latitude, longitude, altitude, etc.) on demand (one-time) or continuously.
On the LCD screen:
1. From the home screen, tap Settings > GPS.
2. Tap Get GPS fix.
On the Homepage:
1. On the Homepage, log in as Administrator.
2. Click GPS.
3. Click Update Location.

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