Smartphone Link allows you to connect a compatible Garmin navigator and a compatible smartphone to display smart notifications right on your navigation display. Once linked, the navigator uses your existing mobile data plan¹ to share information, including contacts, search results, favorite locations, your driving destination, and even your parking spot. With Smartphone Link, your navigator can also access Garmin Live Services² for useful, real-time driving information.
Connect for a Better Drive
With Smartphone Link, your navigator can access Garmin Live Services* for up-to-date “live” information that can be useful while driving. Some services are free when you connect to Smartphone Link. Premium content and enhanced features are available through a one-time, in-app purchase.
NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life).
iPhone® Smartphone Link works with select Bluetooth®-enabled Garmin Drive™, nüvi®, dēzl™ and RV models.
Android™ Smartphone Link works with select Bluetooth-enabled Garmin Drive, nüvi, dēzl and RV models.
Garmin Live Services
Garmin Live Services² provide the most up-to-date “live” information to your nüvi using your smartphone’s existing mobile plan¹. Some services are free when you connect to Smartphone Link. Others are available through a one-time, in-app purchase.
Send locations and online search results from your phone to your nüvi, and navigate there.
View forecasts and current conditions.
Find parking close to your destination,including the number of spots available and current cost (free for North America).
Remembers your parking spot and shows your destination, so you can find your way on foot and back again.
Premium Live Services
These services are available for a one-time purchase within the app.
Garmin Live Traffic
Avoid delays and find detours with the best-in-class real-time information. Garmin Live Traffic is updated as often as every 2 minutes and receives more than 1,000 messages every update cycle.
photoLive Traffic Cameras
Look up live photos from more than 10,000 traffic cameras in the U.S. and Canada, to see traffic and weather conditions.
View detailed forecasts, current conditions and animated radar images, plus receive severe weather alerts.
NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
¹Contact your mobile service provider for more information about your service plan’s data and roaming rates.
²Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Subscriptions required.