Have you considered purchasing a satellite phone, but can’t find anything that will give you the ability to make calls, send text messages, and access to the internet? The Thuraya SatSleeve+ may be your answer. It has a universal adapter that turns almost any smartphone into a satellite phone.
In this blog post, we are going to discuss how the SatSleeve+ works, its features, and benefits. Continue reading to learn more and if you would like to turn your smartphone into a satellite phone, purchase the Thuraya SatSleeve+ from Outfitter Satellite.
What Is the Thuraya SatSleeve+?
The Thuraya SatSleeve+ allows you to turn your smartphone into a satellite phone using WiFi. You simply dock your smartphone in the SatSleeve+ and utilize an app provide by Thuraya to connect to the satellite network. You can use your phone to make calls, send text messages, access email and social media apps, and browse the web.
What Phones Are Compatible With the SatSleeve+?
The SatSleeve+ has a universal adapter that makes it compatible with iPhones and Android phones that are between 58mm and 85mm in width. The SatSleeve Hotspot app is compatible with all iOS and Android smartphones. Because of the universal adapter, the SatSleeve+ works with a long list of smartphones. View the smartphone models that have been tested by Thuraya for compatibility.
How Does the S.O.S. Button Work?
The SatSleeve+ has a built-in S.O.S. button that you can use with or without the smartphone connected. The button will allow you to make an outgoing call to a predefined number with or without WiFi. You can also use the S.O.S. button to answer incoming calls.
Will My Phone Still Work in Cellular Mode When Docked?
Your smartphone will still work in cellular mode even when it is docked. In fact, inbound calls over your cellular network actually take precedence over satellite mode calls and will automatically terminate them.
The Benefits of the SatSleeve+
The Thuraya SatSleeve+ isn’t just another satellite phone. It is designed specifically so that you can use your smartphone as a satellite phone. With this device, you can get access to the wide-reaching Thuraya satellite network through your own smartphone and if the battery on your smartphone happens to die, you can still use the SatSleeve+ on its own. Continue reading to learn about these benefits and more.
You Can Use Your Own Cell Phone
When you purchase a satellite phone, a common concern is spending a large amount of money on something when a newer version may soon become available. When you use the SatSleeve+, you can use the smartphone that you already own, and when you decide to upgrade, there is a good chance that your new phone will also fit the SatSleeve+ since its equipped with a universal adapter.
You Get Access to the Thuraya Satellite Network
When you use the SatSleeve+ you will have access to the Thuraya Satellite Network through your smartphone. The Thuraya Satellite Network covers much of Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
The SatSleeve+ Works Even Without a Cell Phone
One of the biggest benefits of the SatSleeve+ is that even if your smartphone is not docked, you can still use it to dial a preset number with your S.O.S. button. You can also receive incoming calls in the same manner. So, in case of an emergency, you can use the SatSleeve+ to call for help even in your cell phone is dead.
Purchase Your Thuraya SatSleeve+
The Thuraya SatSleeve+ is perfect for those who like to adventure or work outside the range of cell service, but don’t want to carry around an extra phone. The SatSleeve+ can turn almost any smartphone into a satellite phone. Order yours from Outfitter Satellite today.