Rideshare companies have been notoriously bad at picking up their towed vehicles, so it’s not uncommon to be able to pick up Ninebot Scooters from companies like Lyft and Bird that can be legally yours and rideable without having to pay each time.
They do need to be flashed to put OEM software on them in order to unlock this functionality.
My scooter has an IoT Port or My scooter does not have an IoT Port
Don’t Know what an IoT port is?
Check the bottom area of the scooter for a wire or hole where a GPS box might be mounted.
- If you have a retail/OEM/foldable Ninebot ESX(ES1, ES2, ES3, ES4), there will likely not be an IoT port.
- If you have an IoT port, you can use either method.
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