How to Manually Set a VIN

Not all vehicles send a VIN to the Samsara gateway. In this case, admins can set the VIN manually from the Samsara dashboard.

  1. From the dashboard, select "Settings" > "Gateways"
  2. Hover your cursor over the desired gateway (vehicle)
  3. Note that a dropdown arrow will appear in the right-hand corner of the row
  4. Select the dropdown arrow
  5. Select "Settings"


  1. In the Edit Gateway menu, under VIN, select the "Reset" button
  2. Type in the correct VIN number
  3. Scroll down and select the "Save" button to complete the edit