How Do I Make a Device Historical? 

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Applies To

  • MyGeotab
  • Device Management
  • Historical Device
  • GO device


  1. Select Vehicles
  2. Click the vehicle you wish you make historical
  3. Click +More Details
  4. Click Unplug Device
  5. Click Unplug Device again to confirm

Additional Notes

This will stop the device reporting into the database for the future, but keep the historical data for reporting purposes. 

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