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What do the indicator lights mean?

by Shopify goTenna Group

goTenna Mesh’s LED light indicates multiple functions. It will flash a long, slow blink when the device is activated. It will blink repeatedly at one-second intervals while waiting to pair over Bluetooth (and will stop blinking once paired — a working and/or paired goTenna Mesh will NOT have any lights on to save battery). goTenna Mesh will also blink the instant a message is sent or received.

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How do I turn OFF goTenna Mesh?

by Shopify goTenna Group

Press & hold the power button on the right side, until the indicator light turns off.

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How do I turn ON goTenna Mesh?

by Shopify goTenna Group

Press & hold the power button on the right side until the indicator light starts flashing.

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Will my goTenna Mesh work with goTenna v1 devices?

by Shopify goTenna Group

goTenna Mesh devices are not interoperable with our goTenna v1 devices (which are only available for sale in the U.S.) because they operate on different frequencies. Interoperability is physically and legally impossible due to regulatory restrictions that prohibit meshing on the first-gen product's frequencies. (e.g. It’s sort of similar to why your TV doesn’t “speak” to your microwave.)

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What is goTenna Mesh?

by Shopify goTenna Group

goTenna Mesh is the first 100% off-grid, mobile, long-range consumer-ready mesh network. The device pairs with smartphones to enable communication among users without any reliance on cell towers, wifi routers, or satellites. Additionally, goTenna Mesh intelligently enables automatic and private message relay, effectively doubling or tripling any device's effective range, creating a network which actually gets stronger the more people join it.

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