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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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  • AudreyS Jan 22, 2008

    I tried it from both the phone and the garmin. My phone is not on the list of one's that works with the garmin, but my husband's phone isn't on that list either and his connects easily every time. AND mine had connected before it just won't reconnect, so that's why i'm confused.

  • AudreyS Jan 22, 2008

    I have the LG VX8700 and I go to the bluetooth menu and put it in discovery mode and under visible and it says it will stay visible for 3 minutes and it wouldn't work, so i tried connecting from the phone and it still wouldn't work.

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    I had the same experience - My Motorola Q9h phone connected with my Garmin C550 the first time I tried, but later that day I got an on-screen message on the Garmin that said the phone was disconnected, and I have not been able to get it to connect again since. When I try, the choice for Motorola Smart Phone comes up on the Garmin screen, but then when I touch it, it says it is not on the list of compatible phones. The first time, the screen said to enter the (default) password on the phone, which I did, and the connection was made. I've never even been asked for a password since then.

  • ozhanakman Nov 15, 2008

    i have the same problem, my old Palm treo connected by the Motorola connected once, worked for a little bit then it stopped working, I did updates to Garmin GPS but still no luck. dont know what else to do.



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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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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.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

  • Kevin Miller Jan 22, 2008

    When you put your phone in discoverable mode, does the unit show it at all? What exactly shows on the screen(s)?



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