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How do I connect my Garmin GPS to my smartphone?

Last Updated: 2nd January, 2020

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Connecting to Smartphone Link
  1. On your smartphone, install theGarmin® Smartphone Link app.
  2. On your Garmin Drive device, select Apps >Smartphone Link > Connect.
  3. On your smartphone, open the Garmin SmartphoneLink app, and accept the licence agreement.
  4. Select an option:
  5. On your smartphone with Android, select BluetoothSettings.

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Also question is, does Garmin Smartphone Link work?

Smartphone Link allows you to connect acompatible Garmin navigator and your iPhone®. Oncelinked, the compatible Garmin navigator uses your existingmobile data plan[1] to share information with your iPhone,including contacts, search results, favorite locations, yourdriving destination, and even your parking spot.

One may also ask, does Garmin GPS have Bluetooth? With a compatible Bluetooth phone, you can accessnew features on a Garmin GPS like hands-free calling andpoint-of-interest dialing. Garmin has a Web page thatenables you to find out what GPS models are built withBluetooth technology, and with which phones they cansynchronize.

Herein, what does Garmin Smartphone Link do?

Smartphone Link is a free app that allows yourcompatible Garmin navigator to wirelessly connect with yourcompatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. Once connected,drivers get access to many additional features to assist with theirjourney.

How does Garmin traffic work?

Traffic alerts come from a traffic datacollection system that analyzes traffic flow data collectedfrom more than 2 billion observation points every month: data frommillions of Garmin device owners. data from millions ofcellular phone owners.

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