Setting Up a Socket Mobile Scanner

This guide provides instructions for connecting Socket Mobile Series scanners to Android devices running the Roadnet Technologies, Inc. GPS based mobile application. Omnitracs Roadnet Transportation Suite customers will use the Omnitracs MobileCast application. Omnitracs Roadnet Anywhere customers will use the Omnitracs Roadnet Mobile application. Throughout this document, the term mobile application is used to refer to either MobileCast or Roadnet Mobile, whichever application you are installing. There may be slight variations for prompts and screens across different device models.

Mobile Device Prerequisites

Setting up and Connecting the Socket Mobile Series Scanner

Before setting up the scanner, the battery should be installed and fully charged.
Note: It is recommended that you charge the scanner using an AC adapter or charging cradle. Charging from a computer USB port is not reliable and not recommended.