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My garmin zumo 550 gives the following error "failed to initialize bluetooth" please help

When trying to activate the bluetooth I get out the following error "bluetooth failed to initialize" and I can not connect my devices.

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  • Arturo Baptista Dec 11, 2012

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  • Arturo Baptista Dec 11, 2012

    Reinstall system updates and bluetooth but the error persists.

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1) Assuming the N95 and Zumo are paired via BlueTooth
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SOURCE: how do i reset my garmin zumo 550

Press and hold Power and + at the same time.

Go to http://www.manualnguide.com/dl/4354/ for more information.

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When I turn my Garmin 550 on it says loading maps, then goes to the select a local: It's frozen their on United States i push OK and nothing happens can not change the Locale it's frozen I tried...


Hi tkfranks331,

Press the power key and hold it if the screen of your Zumo is frozen. Keep holding the power key while pressing the key that has a plus symbol ("+") on it. This will reset your device and unfreeze the screen. You can also try calibrating the screen by pressing the power key for one full minute.

If this does not work, please follow these steps.

1. Update the internal disk software. Download and install WebUpdater on the computer. Please visit this link to download the WebUpdater.

2. Open WebUpdater on the computer.

3. Connect the Zumo 550 to the computer with its USB cable.

4. WebUpdater will automatically search for updates.

5. Follow the prompts to download any pertinent updates for the Zumo 550.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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I have problems with the touchscreen zumo 550 An example: When you press the A activate the B in all the tabs do the same Is there any way to calibrate the screen;


To (re-) calibrate the touchscreen you must hold the power button for approximately 1 minute when turning it on. Then follow the onscreen instructions.

http://garminzumo.wikispaces.com/Tricks

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I cannot get audio at all for my garmin zumo 550. all it says onscrean is to connect zumo to holder which i have done or to connect to bluetooth headset.i think i may have a problem with my power lead but...


The 550 relies on the car base for audio as it has no speaker. If the base is not powered up it will not amplify the sound out of the GPS unit, Check the in-line fuse on the power cord, it is usually located in the tip of the cigarette lighter adapter. twist off the tip and this should expose a fuse.
HAve you tried connecting to it with a bluetooth headset, this should work regardless of whether or not it is on the base.

Hope this is of some help.
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I have a motorola phone, and it's fine.
I have paired the phone to the zumo, and the phone is set to connect to the zumo automatically.
Check the phone is set up this way, and all should be well.
Hope this helps.

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I'd remove the battery first, leave it out some time, put it back, fully charge it and use webupdater to see if all is up to date. There is a test menu on the Zumo to see if all works. I will tell you how to get there, only after you have tried the above first!

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Have you connected the device to the computer and run webupdater? Mine showed up with a bluetooth firmware upgrade. Bluetooth works fine, however, lost the functionality of the phonebook after the update. Sometimes you win sometimes you loose

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Touch screen not working properly


I'm not familiar with the Zumo family of GPS from Garmin, but if they are similar enough to the StreetPilot, you should be able to recalibrate the screen. In the StreetPilot series, to recalibrate you turn the unit off. Press and hold the bottom right of the screen and turn the unit on. Keep pressing the screen until the calibration information begins. Try this, see if it works on the Zumos, too.

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Try the garmin webupdater with the unit connected to the computer to see if your bluetooth firmware is the latest. Beware however, I lost phonebook functionality!

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I have recently purchased a Zumo 550 and successfully copied across selected phone book entries from a Nokia N95 without the need to use any additional apps:-

1) Assuming the N95 and Zumo are paired via BlueTooth
2) In N95 Contacts - use 'Mark' / 'Mark All' as necessary to select the contact entries you wish to transfer to the Zumo 550
3) In N95 Contacts - select 'Options' then 'Send Business Card' then 'Via Bluetooth'
4) Select the Zumo 550 device from the list of paired Bluetooth devices
5) Contact data is transferred from N95 phonebook to Zumo 550 phonebook

Interestingly, Garmin don't seem to list the Nokia N95 as being a supported device on their website, but the above process worked for me!!

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