A Comprehensive Guide to the Enhanced ACR Bivy Stick Check-ins Feature

The ACR Bivy Stick Check-Ins feature has been a remarkable tool for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers. With the latest enhancements, it’s now even more powerful and user-friendly. Let’s explore what’s new and how to make the most of this feature.

What’s New with ACR Bivy Stick Check-ins?

The latest enhancements to the ACR Bivy Stick Check-ins feature are designed to offer a more interactive and comprehensive experience:

  1. Access to All Previous Check-ins: Contacts can now view all previous check-ins and tap on each one to see the exact location on the map.
  2. GPS Tracks Sharing: Your contact will see a history of any tracks your shared with them, and they can tap on each track to view the location on the map.
  3. Web Messaging Tab: The new messages tab on the check-in webpage brings all your custom conversations into one convenient place. View and respond to messages directly on the webpage, making your interactions smoother and more efficient. Everything you need, all in one spot!
  4. Maps Tab: The existing map features, including pinch to zoom, zoom in and zoom out buttons, recenter on location, and satellite or map view, continue to offer a seamless navigation experience.

Access to All Previous Check-ins
Now, the contacts can view all previous check-ins and click on each one to see the exact location.

View Shared Tracks
Contacts can access any GPS tracks shared by the user and view them on the map.

Web Messaging
The newly-added messages tab allows contacts to see custom messages between them and the user. They can even respond directly on the webpage!

Sending a Check-in Message: A Step-by-Step Guide

Sending a check-in message is easy. Check-in messages include your GPS location and a link that shows your location on a map. Check-in’s are always UNLIMITED and FREE!

Using Your Bivy Stick:

  1. On the device, press the Check-in (check mark) button.
  2. The status light will start to blink yellow.
  3. The status light will continue to blink yellow until the message sends.

Note: If the signal light goes off before your message sends, you can quickly press the power button to wake up the modem, so it will continue to look for a signal and send your message.

Using the App:

  1. In the app, you can press “Send Check-in” on the STICK screen.
  2. You can also send a Check-in while you’re in the messages menu by pressing the blue CHECK-IN button in the top menu.


The ACR Bivy Stick Check-ins feature continues to evolve, making connections more interactive, engaging, and comprehensive. Whether you’re out exploring the wild or embarking on a new adventure, the ACR Bivy Stick keeps you connected and safe.

Experience the next level of interaction today! If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to contact us or explore our website for more information. Happy exploring!

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