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Bluetooth I have the garmin c550 and the bluetooth will not connect to my phone. It connects to my husbands phone just fine, and it connected to my phone once and I used it and it worked properly, but now it won't connect.

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Re: bluetooth

My phone is not on the list either, but does work as well. If yours had never worked, I would have said it may just not work with it. Are you sure your phone is set to show up on the bluetooth menu? I have to set mine to be seen every time, and it lasts for just a minute. What phone do you have?

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Re: bluetooth

Are you trying to connect from the phone or from the unit? If you haven't already done so, try connecting either way. Let me know if you have any luck.

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