Charging and Powering On


Charge the Bad Elf GPS

The Bad Elf GPS is charged via the mini-USB connector on the back of the device.

Before using the Bad Elf GPS, fully charge the device. To charge, simply use the provided cable and plug the Bad Elf GPS into any standard USB power source, such as a computer, wall charger, or the included car charger. It takes up to 4 hours to fully charge the Bad Elf GPS.

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Power On the Bad Elf GPS

  • To turn it on, press and hold the Power Button for 3 seconds until the display shows the splash screen.
  • Once powered on, the device is ready to accept incoming Bluetooth® connections from your phone or tablet.
  • Download the Bad Elf GPS utility app (iOS only) and any other location-based apps you want to use with your Bad Elf GPS.
  • In the meantime, the unit will start searching for GPS satellites. Once a GPS lock is acquired, location data will be displayed on the LCD. The accessory will also begin sharing received location data with any devices (and apps) that have been connected via the Bluetooth connection.