View track on inReach mini?

I am new for inReach mini, got it for my BD. Happy with it too much!

I understand main function is messaging and SOS, but still want to know how to use this amazing small piece of tech for maximum.

Can't find how to view on screen recorded track(s)? Is it possible to record a few track by device himself then select one of them for navigation?

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  • I think the IR Mini is sort of intended to be a "companion device", in so far as it's not really meant to be a navigation GPS unit by itself. The larger IR models have a lot more navigation functionality, for people who only want to carry one device with them. The IR Mini is more designed to work in tandem with another GPS unit or your phone for navigation. It has some very basic navigation functionality, but it's sort of meant to just be for emergency use, or in a pinch if your other GPS device(s) fail and you need something to help point you in the direction of your car. It's super tiny and light (and limited on functions) because it assumes the user already has another primary GPS device and doesn't want/need the redundancy.

    I honestly don't even know what kinds of limited navigation functions it has because I've never bothered to figure it out, I've always used another device (primarily my Fenix 6X) for navigation. But I think it at least has the "track back" function as  mentioned, where it will tell you which way to go and how far it is to get back to the starting point of your current track, but not much beyond that.

    That's why I picked the Mini - I already have my Fenix 6x watch and my smartphone with me on every trip, so it would be unnecessary for me to carry yet another navigational/mapping GPS unit with me.

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  • I think the IR Mini is sort of intended to be a "companion device", in so far as it's not really meant to be a navigation GPS unit by itself. The larger IR models have a lot more navigation functionality, for people who only want to carry one device with them. The IR Mini is more designed to work in tandem with another GPS unit or your phone for navigation. It has some very basic navigation functionality, but it's sort of meant to just be for emergency use, or in a pinch if your other GPS device(s) fail and you need something to help point you in the direction of your car. It's super tiny and light (and limited on functions) because it assumes the user already has another primary GPS device and doesn't want/need the redundancy.

    I honestly don't even know what kinds of limited navigation functions it has because I've never bothered to figure it out, I've always used another device (primarily my Fenix 6X) for navigation. But I think it at least has the "track back" function as  mentioned, where it will tell you which way to go and how far it is to get back to the starting point of your current track, but not much beyond that.

    That's why I picked the Mini - I already have my Fenix 6x watch and my smartphone with me on every trip, so it would be unnecessary for me to carry yet another navigational/mapping GPS unit with me.

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