Garmin Smartphone Link

Garmin Smartphone Link

By Garmin

  • Category: Navigation
  • Release Date: 2013-03-18
  • Current Version: 2.7.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 47.36 MB
  • Developer: Garmin
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later.
Score: 1.5
From 562 Ratings


Smartphone Link works with select Bluetooth®-enabled 2012 through 2017 Garmin devices, including: • DriveSmart, DriveAssist, DriveLuxe • nüvi 2417, 2467, 2497, 2498, 2517, 2559, 2567, 2577, 2589, 2597, 2598, 2599, 2689, 2699, 2789, 2797, 2798 with Backup Camera, 3597, 3598 • nüviCam • RV 660, 760 • zūmo 590, 595 • dēzl 570, 770 • dēzlCam Some of these models require a software update, available at Smartphone Link allows you to connect a compatible Garmin nüvi® and your iPhone®. Once linked, the nüvi uses your existing mobile data plan* to share information with your iPhone, including contacts, search results, favorite locations, your driving destination, and even your parking spot. With Smartphone Link, your nüvi can also access Garmin Live Services** for useful, real-time driving information. Live Services for Real-Time Information With Smartphone Link, your nüvi 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 purchase. All information can be viewed within the app itself, on your iPhone. Free Live Services include: • Address sharing - Send locations and online search results from your phone to your nüvi, and navigate there • Garmin Live Traffic Avoid delays and find detours with the best-in-class real-time information. Garmin Live Traffic is updated every minute and receives more than 1,000 messages every update cycle • Weather - View forecasts and current conditions • Dynamic Off-Street Parking - Find parking close to your destination, including the number of spots available and current cost • Last Mile - Remembers your parking spot and shows your destination, so you can find your way on foot and back again Premium Live Services, available for a one-time*** purchase within the app, include: • photoLive traffic cameras** Look up live photos from over 10,000 traffic cameras in the U.S. and Canada, to see traffic and weather conditions • Advanced Weather** View detailed forecasts, current conditions and animated radar images, plus receive severe weather alerts * Contact your mobile service provider for more information about your service plan’s data and roaming rates. ** Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Subscriptions required. *** See for terms, conditions and limitations. Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.



  • Drive smart aka Drive blind

    By curseddaveed
    This is the most useless app ever made. I spend more time trying to get my garmin and phone to connect than I would if I just used and old school book of maps.
  • Bluetooth compatability

    By sfd324
    This app does not work with Dezl 760, need to fix this cause a lot of folks doesn’t have the new dezl 770. For what it’s worth, it does work on android for the 760 though.
  • Crashing

    By gperez2000
    App crashes my gps
  • Does this work? Connectivity issues

    By iMacedon
    Why am I having connectivity issues between the GPS and the App? It connected once. It no longer connects
  • Not workk

    By Brayan fernandez
    Se desconecta contastente
  • Connection issues

    By Lcholt
    BT connection totally unreliable, shows connected on my phone but not on GPS. Only works sometime.
  • 11.1.2 killed app.

    By Smoking Moose
    Worked till I upgraded iOS Systems. Now doesn’t connect
  • Cannot get it to connect to my BMW Navigator VI

    By daneav8
    I have been sitting here trying to connect this to my Navigator VI with no luck. It did work once for about a minute, but not since. Have tried all tips provided on Garmin’s website. No luck.
  • When it works, it’s great.

    By Biggee72
    Had the Garmin 60LMT-s for less than 6 months. Randomly the connection to this app just stops working. It’s not as easy as just reconnecting it either. Still working on whatever the issue is but it’s 2017 and the BT function seems to be severely flawed.
  • Horrible

    By Tate0328
    Will not stay connected