Live Services, Traffic, and Smartphone Features


Do not read or interact with notifications while driving, because doing so can cause distraction that could lead to an accident resulting in serious personal injury or death.

The Garmin Drive™ app allows your device to receive smart notifications and live information, such as live traffic data and weather information.

Garmin® voice-activated navigation

Allows you to use voice commands to search for locations and addresses, start routes with turn-by-turn directions, place hands-free phone calls, and more (Voice-Activated Features).

Amazon Alexa skills and features

With Alexa Built-in, you can ask to play music, listen to audiobooks, hear the news, and more—All while you keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road (Voice-Activated Features).

Live traffic data

Sends real-time traffic data to your device, such as traffic incidents and delays, construction zones, and road closings (Traffic).

Weather information

Sends real-time weather forecasts, road conditions, and weather radar to your device (Viewing the Weather Forecast).

Hands-Free calling

Allows you to place and receive phone calls using your device, and allows you to use the device as a hands-free speaker phone. If the selected language supports the voice command feature, you can place calls using voice commands.

Send locations to device

Allows you to send locations from your smartphone to your navigation device.

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