Getting to Know the Welcome Screen
The eFleetSuite Welcome Screen will automatically display when the vehicle’s ignition status is turned to ON. You will use this screen to sign in to your ELD tablet. Additionally, some of the features/icons appearing on this screen (e.g., Trailer icon, Shipment icon, Communication icon, Connection icon, System Time) will be displayed throughout your use of the ELD tablet. Therefore, please take some time to familiarize yourself with the properties of the Welcome Screen as provided below.
|1 – Version Number||Displays the current software version.
Note: Tap to view Provisioning Information and System Check for troubleshooting purposes, which can be especially helpful when verifying ignition installation.
|2 – Driver ID Field||Tap to enter your Driver ID in this field.|
|3 – Password Field||Tap to enter your Password in this field.|
|4 – Sign In button||Tap this button after entering your credentials to sign in to the device.|
|5 – Trailer Icon ()||Indicates that trailer information has not been entered into the logs.|
|6 – Shipment Icon ()||Indicates that shipment information has not been entered into the logs.|
|7 – GPS Icon ()||Displays the status of the ELD's GPS lock on location data.
Green = Location received
Yellow = Location data received but unable to get a valid fix on the location
Red = No location received
|8 – Communication Icon ()||Displays the status of the ELD's connectivity to the host software.
Green = Connection
Yellow = Communication is temporarily turned off (no data to send)
Red = No connection
|9 – Connection Icon ()||Displays the status of the ELD's connectivity to the GPS hardware.
Green = Connected and recording data
Grey = Data has stopped being received and paper logs should be used
Red = Connection to GPS hardware has been lost and paper logs should be used
|10 – System Time||The system date and time against which activity is logged.|
More reference materials:
- Error message on the tablet? Check out Understanding ELD Tablet Malfunctions and Warnings.
- Icons on the top of the tablet orange or gray? View Dashlet Types.