Steps to activate your GPS
- Configure your GPS receiver to output data using one of the GPS protocols supported by ArcPad.
- Connect your GPS receiver to your mobile device using the appropriate cables, null modem adapters, and gender changers—or, if using Bluetooth, via the Bluetooth Manager.
- Set the GPS Protocol and communication parameters in the GPS Preferences dialog box to match the settings on the GPS receiver.
- Tap the arrow below the GPS Position Window button to display the dropdown
- Tap GPS Active.
The GPS cursor is displayed when the GPS is active and is initially located at the last known or current GPS position. The GPS cursor is shown with a slash when using the last known GPS position.
The GPS Active icon is also highlighted with a red box when the GPS is active.